Midland Ontario in the Southern Georgian Bay region of Lake Huron-Georgian Bay is known as the “Gateway to the 30,000 Islands”. Midland is one of Ontario’s favourite resort year round destinations with nearby beaches, family fun getaways, historic Georgian Bay cruises, sunsets and a long list of winter activities and a ton of snow during the winter season.
Distance from Toronto:
– 140 km
Driving Time from Toronto:
– 90 min
Canada’s earliest interior settlement
History and folklore are deep along this Georgian Bay community dating back to Samuel de Champlain’s exploration of Georgian Bay in 1615. Sainte Marie among The Hurons or St. Mary of the Huron Country (Sainte-Marie-au-pays-des-Hurons) has become a must visit for international tourists to Ontario.
The Midland area provides year round recreation. Summer features Georgian Bay cruise operations, sandy beach areas like Balm Beach, Awenda Provincial Park and nearby Wasaga Beach. Midland is easily accessible via Highway 400 to Highway 93, or to Highway 12. Our suggested road trips and side trips to Midland, Ontario provides a rural route tour through some picturesque Ontario country side as well as a number charming towns and villages.
Midland flourishes with:
A vibrant and bustling downtown core consisting of 180 stores and professional businesses office promoted by a Business Improvement Area. Shopping malls and plazas accommodating over 130 retail stores.
4 community parks, 10 neighbourhood parks, 2 golf courses, the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Complex housing a double pad arena and court facilities and community rooms, a Sports Hall of Fame, a curling rink, a lawn bowling club, cross country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling trails, a YMCA complete with an Olympic size pool and 10 km of waterfront trail for walking or biking.
There are 4 marinas offering over 2,800 wet slips on the Georgian Bay waterways
15 places of worship.
Huronia Airport is nearby having a modern terminal, with 4,000 feet of runway, an ARCL system, as well as aviation fuel storage and dispensing capabilities
Attractions in the Midland Area
- Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
- Downtown Midland Shops & Docks
- Midland Cultural Centre
- Historic Georgian Bay Cruises
- Huronia Museum
- SS Keewatin
Culture and History
Mildand Area Tourism Information
Official Town Web Site: Town of Midland
Local Business Directory
Nearby Georgian Bay Huronia Towns
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