Ontario's Bluewater regional and community tourist associations and information centres help you find the best services and experiences to make your visit satisfying and memorable.
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Visitors to Downtown Chatham can sample an eclectic mix of food, fashion and fun while browsing through stylishly restored heritage buildings that lend the downtown its old fashioned charm. The riverside walkway is a lovely promenade that parallels downtown King Street and Tecumseh Park makes a great place to have a picnic. Perry Molema Garden is a nice spot to relax beside the fountain at the corner of William & King Streets.The first big event for downtown Chatham is RetroFest™, the 17th annual festival of classic cars with two full days of nostalgic fun on May 26th and 27th, 2017
The Port of Goderich, known since Victorian times as the “Prettiest Town in Canada”, is a complete community that offers something for everyone. Goderich’s downtown core, known universally as “The Square” is home to over 140 shops, restaurants, and other businesses that cater to every taste imaginable. In summer months, the downtown is home to Goderich’s well-known Farmer’s and Flea Markets, selling Ontario grown fruits and vegetables, honey, maple syrup, plants and flowers, some pork products and fish, homemade baked goods, homemade preserves
Ceud Mile Failte – A hundred thousand welcomes from the Municipality of Kincardine! In this community deeply rooted to Scottish Heritage and Culture, you’ll delight to the sights and sounds of Scotland…in Ontario! March with the Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band, as they parade Queen Street EVERY Saturday evening throughout the summer, a ‘must-do’ while visiting! Not visiting on a weekend? Be sure to take in one of our breathtaking Lake Huron sunsets, and listen to the tranquil sounds of the Phantom Piper who lulls the sun to sleep from atop the Kincardine
Manitoulin Island is unique in many ways – it is the world’s largest sweet water or fresh-water Island. It has more than a hundred inland lakes between its shores, and many of those lakes have islands in them! There are more than two dozen small settlements, First Nations and towns spread out across more than 160 kilometers of boreal forest, lakes, rivers, shorelines, escarpments, meadows and alvars.Follow us on Facebook Visit www.manitoulintourism.com for information on Accommodations, Dining, Eateries, Activities and the Latest Current/Upcoming Events on the Largest
Grey Roots Museum & Archives is located on Grey Road 18, the city bypass west of Rockford. The impressive complex hosts exhibits, a theatre, café, museum store, archives and educational programs. Moreston Village is open daily during summer. See costumed interpreters perform pioneering life skills that would daunt the most accomplished multi-tasker! Buildings include 1800s log homes, a blacksmith shop, schoolhouse, 1900s automotive garage and bandstand. Special traveling exhibits change each season and children's programs augment the interest for young people. This summer's special
The Tobermory Chamber of Commerce provides detailed information about local businesses and activities in the Tobermory area. Visitors may consult our web site or visit the Information Office located in the Community Centre at 7420 Highway 6 in Tobermory. Hours: Winter: Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm Spring & Fall: Daily from 9 am - 5 pm Summer: Daily from 8 am - 8 pm
Your time is precious so visit Discoveries That Matter in Sarnia & Lambton County. With “Blue Flag” rated beaches and million dollar gallery and museum exhibits, our blue water vacation playground offers attractions for all ages in all seasons. Be sure to stop by and take your picture with our giant Canada geese! Visit us online: www.tourismsarnialambton.com/bwvg
Where friends and family meet...memories are made. French River Resorts Association members offer accommodations in resorts, wilderness lodges, housekeeping cottages, cabins, trailer parks, and campgrounds. Enjoy the French River Provincial Park, outdoor and Eco-tourism, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, camping, bird watching, star gazing, outdoor photography, biking, ATV motor sports, and golfing nearby. Experience fine dining with American Plan Lodges or prepare your own meals at cottage resorts. French River area is a paradise for outdoor adventures year
The Municipality of Killarney stretches from Baie Fine and Frazer Bay in the west to the French, Pickerel and Key Rivers in the east. Its boundaries are included within the districts of Manitoulin, Sudbury and Parry Sound and its 1,578 square kilometres encompass a large area of natural forests, wetlands, mountains, lakes, bays and rivers. For those who love the rugged wilderness, sport fishing, camping, kayaking and other outdoor activities, the place to be is anywhere in the Municipality of Killarney. The Township of Rutherford and George Island was incorporated in 1929.
The Leamington & District Chamber of Commerce is a community organization dedicated to being a visible and pro-active voice for business, tourism and promotion of the district. This is achieved through strong partnerships, active members, and involvement of volunteers, dynamic leadership and implementation of innovative programs.? We are keeping busy at the Leamington District Chamber of Commerce and if there is something you would like to see, please drop us a line, call or even stop into our office at 318 Erie Street South - we would love to hear from you! Keep posted on
The Town of Midland is situated at the gateway to Georgian Bay's picturesque 30,000 Islands. Our culturally rich town has become the economic hub of North Simcoe for economic prosperity, envious lifestyle in idyllic surroundings and an abundance of recreational pursuits.? Midland flourishes with: • A vibrant and bustling downtown core consisting of unique stores and professional business offices promoted by a Business Improvement Area. • Recent commercial growth includes Wal-Mart, Real Canadian
The beautiful clear waters of the North Channel await your arrival into the Port of Little Current. Enjoy some of the best boating in Lake Huron on your trip through the North Channel, staying a while in the quaint town of Little Current. Little Current is a picturesque small town, its downtown bustling in the summer months with boats, and travelers strolling the newly renovated docks. From the Downtown Docks you are at a prime location for just about everything you need, and from Spider Bay Marina just a short, scenic walk to downtown Little Current. Browse the shops on Water Street, grab
The Collingwood Museum and tourist information are housed in the Station Welcome Centre at St. Paul & Huron Streets. The building is an impressive reincarnation of the original 1873 railway terminal. The museum displays genuine aboriginal artifacts and exhibits of Collingwood's shipbuilding days, including a video of the port's last side launch.
Nestled against the towering bluffs of the Niagara Escarpment, Wiarton is a thriving four seasons community. Founded in 1894, Wiarton is the largest community within the amalgamated municipality of The Town of South Bruce Peninsula. Its most famous resident, Wiarton Willie, fuels Wiarton’s international recognition, as part of the Wiarton Willie Festival, which can run as long as 5 days. Wiarton Willie hosts national and often international media for his Groundhog Day prediction.While a primary destination for visitors and tourists in the summer months, there is always something to see
Every year thousands of visitors arrive at the Bruce Power Visitors’ Centre to learn more about nuclear energy and electricity generation. Looking out over the world’s largest nuclear power facility, the Visitors’ Centre is located north of Tiverton, adjacent to Ontario’s first commercial wind farm, Huron Wind. It is open year-round Monday to Friday as well as weekends in July and August; closed statutory and year-end holidays. Admission is free with complimentary Wi Fi and electric car charging stations. A picnic area with tables is available during the warmer months
“With deep roots, the sky is our only limit” Explore the villages of Providence Bay, Mindemoya, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake, home to beautiful beaches and lakes. Tourist services include accommodations, restaurants, LCBO, pharmacy and grocery store. High speed internet and cellular service is available in most areas. Boat launches are located at: 570 Dial Road at Windfall Lake, 25 Hutchinson Road at Manitou Lake, northwest end of Big Lake, Perivale Road West at Kagawong Lake, and Ketchankookum Trail at Mindemoya Lake. A marina is located at Providence Bay. In the village
An Inaugural Tourism Federation of Ontario's Innovation Award Winner, nominated by Attractions Ontario in 2003. This mini-golf is said to be best in the world, featuring seven unique courses, a total of 63 holes with dinosaur and dragon exhibits, both realistic and fantastic. Visitors walk through a 22 by 18-foot steel dragon skull to enter the park. Exquisite metal sculptures of dinosaurs and dragons preside over holes fashioned from angular and curved steel rails, ensuring unpredictable surprises that will make you laugh and have lots of fun. Play any combination you like to ensure a unique
Wasaga Beach Area 6 has an information centre, band gazebo, soccer pitch and tennis courts at the Oakview Woods recreation complex on Mosley Street at 42nd Street. Skateboard and bike parks with ramps, rails and dirt jumps, and a “Bark Park” for exercising dogs, are located beside the information centre. All beach areas have washrooms, picnic areas and bike paths.
The Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce operates the Port Elgin Tourist Information Office at 559 Goderich Street and the Southampton Visitors’ Centre at 201 High Street. Our helpful experts can provide you with maps, brochures, restaurant, accommodation and attraction information. Get directions, referrals to local businesses and weekly event listings. Pick up our Experience Guide, ideas for day tripping, theatre playbills, provincial tourist information and more. It’s all here and we can’t wait to see you! Our Chamber also offers accommodation