NORTH SIMCOE is located only 90 minutes north of Toronto on the southeast shore of Georgian Bay. The area includes the communities of Midland, Penetanguishene and Honey Harbour and is a hot spot for culture along the Georgian Bay Coastal Route.

Transport yourself back to a life behind palisade walls, longhouses and lookout towers at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, a reconstructed 17th century Jesuit mission. Experience the lives of early naval and military personnel at Discovery Harbour, a reconstructed 19th century British Military and Naval base. Learn about the Jesuit missionaries who lived, worked and died here over 350 years ago at Martyrs' Shrine. Or experience top-notch performances at the award-winning waterside King's Wharf Theatre or the Midland Cultural Centre

The eastern shore of Nottawasaga Bay, a popular area with cottagers, offers fine sandy beaches. Balm Beach is ideal for families; the clear, shallow water is perfect for splashing around, and there are restaurants and even an arcade, right there on the beach! You can also find a public beach at Awenda Provincial Park, offering plenty of outdoor opportunities for RVers and day-trippers alike.