Georgian Bay

Georgian Bay is a large bay of Lake Huron in Ontario’s Great Lakes.  Collingwood, Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach, Midland-Penetanguishene, Owen Sound,  Parry Sound are favoured resort destination towns in Ontario’s cottage country. The Trent-Severn Historic Waterway links Georgian Bay to Lake Ontario. Find Georgian Bay family vacation packages and Georgian Bay Romantic  Getaways.    

Georgian Bay Beaches

Georgian Bay is well know for some for some of the best fresh water beaches and island hideaways in the world. It also is known for the longest fresh water beach in the world…Wasaga Beach. Two United Nations designated biosphere reserves highlight the Bruce Peninsula on the west side, and the 30,000 Islands on the East side.  Fresh water swimming and water sports are  available all around the Bay.  See Georgian Bay Beach Gallery

Georgian Bay Fall Colours

A road trip around Georgian Bay is one of the best ways to experience the natural vistas and  clean fresh waters.  Walk the beaches, hike the trails and discover the beauty of two biosphere reserves along the Niagara Escarpment Bruce Peninsula portion and the eastern coast of Georgian Bay is also known as the “30,000 Islands” and is considered the world’s largest fresh water archipelago. This is a good road trip for romance and adventure on a romantic getaways or for family getaways for fun. See resorts offering fall  Family Getaways & Autumn Romantic Getaways along Georgian Bay. 

Georgian Bay Area Fall Road Trips

Georgian Bay | Midland | Penetanguishene | Honey Harbour | Port Severn | Parry Sound | French River | Point au Baril     
Old Fort Road Fall Tour to Midland Ontario Colours
Collingwood Beaver Valley Fall Colours Route
Bruce Peninsula | Owen Sound | Wiarton Return Fall Colour Trip
Bruce Peninsula-Northern Section.  
Coldwater to Big Chute-Port Severn: Trent-Severn Historic Waterway

For latest fall colour (color) changes please see Fall Colours Leaf Change Northern Ontario

For latest fall colour (color) changes please see Fall Colour Changes Southwestern Ontario Bruce Peninsula

Towns to visit along Georgian Bay

Ontario Parks


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Family Fun Getaways Georgian Bay Area

Blue Mountain-Collingwood | French River | Honey Harbour | Midland | Owen Sound | Parry Sound | Penetangushene
Pointe au Baril | Port Severn | Severn Bridge | Walter’s Falls | Wasaga Beach

Bayview Wildwood Resort – Severn Bridge
Best Western Plus Highland Inn & Conference Centre – Midland
Blue Mountain Lodges – Collingwood
Cranberry Golf Resort – Collingwood
Discovery Harbour – Pentanguishene
Four Winds Cottage Resort – Parry Sound
Georgian Bay Airways – Parry Sound
Midland Tours (Cruises) – Midland
Muskey’s Landing – Port Severn
Pleasant Cove Resort – Pointe au Baril
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures – Collingwood
Severn Lodge – Port Severn
The SunDog Retreat – Parry Sound
Sunnylea Resort – Port Severn
Tyrolean Village Resorts at Blue Mountain – Collingwood
Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain – Blue Mountains
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre – Midland

Georgian Bay Resort Area Romantic Getaways

Best Western Plus Highland Inn& Conference Centre – Midland
Blue Mountain Village – Blue Mountains
Christie’s Mill Inn & Spa – Port Severn 
Georgian Bay Airways Ltd. – Parry Sound
Pleasant Cove Resort – Pointe au Baril
Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain – Blue Mountains
Sunnylea Resort – Port Severn
Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain – Blue Mountains 

Georgian Bay Winter Fun Vacations & Getaways

Ontario outdoor winter sports abound in this Great Lake region north of Toronto.  Snowshoeing, snowmobiling, snow tubing, downhill skiing and boarding can be combined with overnight accommodation at resorts, inns, cottages, lodges, chalets and bed and breakfast locations.  Situated in one of Ontario’s best snow belt regions one can almost be guaranteed fresh snow on a daily basis.  Most ski resorts have initiated snow making equipment that extends the ski and snowboard season. Trails abound for winter photography (photo gallery) cross-country skiing or just simply winter walking or hiking. Check Ski resort and snow reports before heading out. 

Georgian Bay Snowfests and Winter Carnivals

Winter fun is infectious at the many outdoor winter fun activities taking place throughout the season.  Dog sled races, snowmobile poker runs, outdoor skating, polar bear swims, ski races, ice sculpture contests and the Festival leading to Wiarton Willie’s appearance on Ground Hog Day February 2.  See Ontario Winter Carnivals