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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental at Georgian Bay, Ontario your home away from home

Georgian Bay is on the east coast of Lake Huron and features more than 30,000 islands and 2,000km of shoreline with superb beaches and wonderful natural beauty. It has a rich maritime history and plenty of historic lighthouses dotted along the coast. Holiday homes in Georgian Bay are well located to make the most of the area's four seasons of activities. In the winter, this area often has the first snow and in the spring the area celebrates its liquid gold – maple syrup!

Things to Do at Georgian Bay, Ontario Summer Activities at Georgian Bay

In the summer the area is ideal for water-based outdoor pursuits on Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. Swimming, boating, snorkeling, water skiing and scuba diving are just some of the activities on offer along with golf, hiking and biking. Alternatively, relax on one of the many quiet beaches or go fishing in the local rivers. Paddling a kayak around the islands in the Parry Sound is a relaxing way to see the local wildlife.

Winter activities at Georgian Bay

When the snow arrives in Georgian Bay a whole different set of activities is on offer. Downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, skating, ice fishing and snowboarding keep most visitors fully occupied.

Places to Visit Near Georgian Bay, Ontario Collingwood and the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains offer trips deep inside the mountain through the labyrinth of caves. Visit the ice cave – a crevasse so cold and deep that the snow remains here almost year-round. At the end of the day, relax on the 14km of sand at Wasaga Beach.

Scenic Caves

The suspension bridge at Scenic Caves is Ontario's latest attraction, standing more than 300 meters above Georgian Bay. The narrow bridge can be crossed by those who dare, to see the breathtaking panoramic scenery below.

Meaford

Located on the south shore of the Georgian Bay, the charming town of Meaford is in the centre of the Apple Orchard Country. It has a fine museum in the town's former pumping station and is a popular attraction with plenty of local history. The red brick Meaford Hall is the arts and cultural centre and the harbour is an interesting area to walk around with its retired Coast Guard search and rescue boat on display.

Weather at Georgian Bay, Ontario

Georgian Bay's location on the edge of the geological formation known as the Canadian Shield, gives it a unique microclimate. Winter temperatures are around 4°C (25°F) with 45 inches of snowfall in January. July temperatures are around 26°C (81°F) and the area enjoys an average 15 hours of sunshine with low rainfall.

Travel to Georgian Bay, Ontario

Georgian Bay vacation homes are easy to get to from the Toronto Pearson International (YYZ) Airport which is approximately 190km away. From there it is a pleasant drive through the scenic countryside.

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