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Area Attractions


  • For an organized outdoor adventure testing skill and balance in a safe and controlled outdoor environment, try something new! Treetop Trekking is now available just 40 minutes away at the Horseshoe Valley Resort in Barrie. 705-835-7600 or (toll free) 888-733-8679.
  • The M.S. Georgian Queen offers a variety of cruises of Georgian Bay's 30,000 islands from the Penetanguishene Town Dock. 705-549-7795 or (toll free) 800-363-7447.
  • The Georgian Bay Islands National Park includes all or part of 59 islands along the southeastern portion of Georgian Bay and includes many scenic hiking, picnicking, boating, camping, and fishing opportunities. The park can be accessed by boat only; the easiest access is from Honey Harbour. 705-526-9804.
  • The Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, near Midland, offers tours of its wildlife and wetlands. Hiking, canoeing, and kayaking are also available. 705-526-7809.
  • Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, also near Midland and associated with the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, is a living museum recreating a French Jesuit mission to the Hurons from 300 years ago. 705-526-7838.
  • Discovery Harbour, in Penetanguishene, is a picturesque 19th century British Naval and Military site on scenic Penetanguishene Harbour. The site includes 15 reconstructed buildings, an archeological dig, and two fully rigged replicas of 19th century schooners. 705-549-8064.
  • Castle Village and the Enchanted Kingdom Park, also near Midland, features detailed fairy-tale tableaux in near full-size houses. Includes a great playground for little kids, a big sandbox, nature walks, a haunted house (for older kids), and a gift shop. 705-526-9683.


  • The Tay Shore Trail is a 20 km paved Rail Trail providing excellent bicycle access along the Georgian Bay shoreline all the way to Midland. The trail is accessed just two miles from the Cottages off Coldwater Road in the town of Waubaushene. 705-534-7248 x235.

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  • Henry's South Fish Restaurant. 3282 Ogdens Beach Road, Midland. 705-528-1919. Casual. Large dockside outdoor deck as well as indoor seating. Excellent fish & chips. 20 minutes drive. Reservations not accepted.
  • Mill Stree Bistro (Italian/fusion/gourmet). 1 Mill Street, Coldwater. 705-686-3089. Indoor and outdoor dining. The most refined dining in the area. 15 minutes drive. Reservations recommended.
  • Olympia Gardens (Greek). 924 King Street (in the Best Western Highland Inn), Midland. 705-549-4802. Authentic cuisine, delightful atmosphere. 20 minutes drive. Reservations recommended.
  • The Riv Bistro (Mediterranean). 249 King Street, Midland. 705-526-9432. Bustling atmosphere, great food. 20 minutes drive. Reservations recommended.
  • The Boathouse Eatery. 177 King Street, Midland (Town Dock). 705-527-7480. Features a large deck overlooking Midland Harbour. 20 minutes drive.
  • The Dining Room at the Inn at Christie's Mill. 263 Port Severn Road North, Port Severn. (Toll free) 800-465-9966. Fine dining. Terrific views, good food, pricey for the area. Five minutes drive, just past the Port Severn locks. It is also possible to take the motorboat there and park at the Port Severn locks. Reservations recommended.
  • Arthur's Fine Family Dining. 3 Beck Boulevard, Penetanguishene. 705-549-6262. Fine dining. 25 minutes drive.


  • The Dam Grill (pizza, hamburgers, and full menu dining, cocktails). 3279 Port Severn Road (at Bush's Marina), Port Severn. 705-538-1234. Terrific deck overlooking the Port Severn locks, and inside dining room as well. It is also possible to take the motorboat there and park at the Port Severn locks. Five minutes drive.
  • Driftwood Café. 93 Port Severn Road North, Port Severn. 705-538-0334. Casual, outdoor dining, varied menu, dockside views. Five minutes drive.
  • World Famous Dock Lunch. 4 Main Street, Penetanguishene (Town Dock). 705-549-8111. Great takeout place with picnic tables overlooking beautiful Penetang Harbour. 25 minutes drive.

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