Collingwood is a charming town in Ontario that offers plenty for visitors. From its vibrant downtown district to the stunning waterfront scenery, there's something for everyone in this picturesque community. In this blog post, we’re going to go over just 5 of the best things to see and do in Collingwood. Let’s get to it!
1. Take a Walk or Bike Ride Along the Georgian Trail
The Georgian Trail is a 34km multi-use trail that runs along the southern shore of Georgian Bay, just between Meaford and Collingwood. It's the perfect place to take a nice walk or bike ride, and admire the stunning scenery of Georgian Bay. There are also several access points along the trail where you can go for a swim.
2. Visit the Historic Downtown Collingwood
The historic Downtown Collingwood is the perfect place to go for a leisurely stroll and do some shopping. There are plenty of unique shops and boutiques to explore, as well as some great restaurants and cafes. Be sure to check out the Collingwood Museum while you're downtown - it's housed in a beautiful heritage building and contains exhibits on the town's history.
3. Tour The Collingwood Brewery
Calling all beer lovers! A tour of The Collingwood Brewery is a must-do while in town. This brewery offers some truly delicious craft beer, and the tour is a great way to learn about the brewing process. And as of summer 2021, The Collingwood Brewery has opened up their very own Beer Garden, so you can enjoy a pint or two in the sun!
4. Explore Blue Mountain Village
Blue Mountain Village is a great place to spend a day if you're looking for some outdoor adventure. There's plenty of hiking and biking trails in the area, as well as a variety of shops and restaurants. And if you're feeling really adventurous, you can even go for a ride on the Village Gondola - it takes you to the top of Blue Mountain, where you can enjoy stunning views of Georgian Bay.
Prefer to come in the winter time? No problem! Blue Mountain is home to Ontario's largest ski resort, and there's plenty of other winter activities to enjoy, like snowshoeing and ice skating.
5. Enjoy a Day of Sailing, Fishing, or Kayaking on Georgian Bay
The waters of Georgian Bay are beautiful, and really, there's nothing quite like being out on the open water. This is what makes Georgian Bay such a popular spot for water-related activities such as sailing, fishing, and kayaking. There are several marinas in Collingwood where you can rent a boat or kayak, or you can join one of the many sailing and fishing charter companies.
In fact, if you're interested in a boat tour of this stunning area, Collingwood Charters almost certainly has the perfect tour for you! From sightseeing tours to dinner cruises to live on-board entertainment, we have boat tours that will help make your Collingwood trip truly unforgettable.
The Bottom Line
So there you have it - five of the best things to see and do in Collingwood, Ontario. This charming town has something for everyone, so start planning your trip today!
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