Sometimes called the ‘sixth Great Lake’ and home to the iconic windswept pine, the rugged beauty of Georgian Bay inspired the Group of Seven landscape artists. Cottages hug the shoreline and cling precariously to granite islands. while the Georgian Bay towns of Midland, Penetanguishene and Parry Sound cater for all the needs of summer visitors.
Midland has all the shopping, restaurants and facilities you would need when vacationing in the southern Georgian Bay area. Boating , swimming, fishing, windsurfing, golfing and scuba diving are just a few of the summer activities to be found in the area, while ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross country skiing during the winter months make Midland a year round tourist destination.
The Town of Penetanguishene (meaning “the place of the rolling white sands” in Abinaki) is a picturesque bilingual community at the southern tip of peaceful and beautiful Georgian Bay. Known locally as just Penetang, the town overlooks Georgian Bay with rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands and picturesque views all around. Awenda Provincial Park is just a few kilometres out of town.
|The Martyrs Shrine
The Shrine honours the eight Jesuit saints who lived, worked and died here some 380 years ago. Come and learn about the Jesuit missionaries, Jean de Brébeuf, Gabriel Lalemant, and their companions who were responsible for bringing Christianity to Canada.
Enjoy cross country and snowshoe trails in winter and an abundance of wildlife in the spring, summer and fall
Cruise Georgian Bay and the 30,000 Islands on the M.S Georgian Queen
|Ice Fishing in Georgian Bay
Located in Midland Ontario on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay, Backwater Tackle & Line offers fishing adventures year round – including comfortable, clean, full-service Ice Hut Rentals
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