Southern Georgian Bay's Best Beaches! (5 - 7 Days)

Splash around on Southern Georgian Bay's best beaches on this 5 -10 day Georgian Bay Coastal Route Beach Tour.

Day 1

Arrive in the Midland area today, and spend the day playing along one of two area beaches. The clear shallow waters and white sand make Balm Beach perfect for the whole family. Or plan a daytrip (or camping trip) to Awenda Provincial Park. The beach area is located below the Nipissing Bluff, with five differing Georgian Bay beaches to choose from. (There’s even a pet friendly one!) Access to the Awenda beaches is along a walking trail, so be prepared to carry your beach accessories!

Accommodation Options:

Note - for camping suggestions, please see the Go RVing listings for this area.

Sunport Beach Resort & Motel
24 Tiny Beaches Road South, Perkinsfield
P. 705-361-1617
http://www.sunportbeachresort.com/
Knights Inn, Midland
751 Yonge Street, Midland
P. 705-526-2219
http://www.knightsinn.com/hotels/ontario/midland/knights-inn-midland/hotel-overview
Wymbolwood Beach Family Cottages
633 Tiny Beaches Road South, RR#1, Wyevale
P. 705-361-1130
http://www.wymbolwoodbeachfamilycottages.com/
Balm Beach Motel & Resort
15 Tiny Beaches Road North, Balm Beach
P. 1-866-266-3978
http://www.balmbeachresort.com
Paradise Cottages
57 Oliver Drive, Balm Beach
P. 705-361-3751
http://www.thunderstar.net/~paradise/
Super 8 Midland
1144 Hugel Avenue, Midland
P. 1-800-800-8000
http://www.super8midland.com/
Georgian Bay Beach Club
739 Concession 15 W, RR#3, Penetanguishene
Directions: Located at concession 15W and Tiny Beaches Road.
P. 1-888-293-2749
http://www.georgianbaybeachclub.com

Dining Options:

Georgian Grill
7 Tiny Beaches Road N, Balm Beach
P. 705-361-1861
http://www.georgiangrill.com/
Henry's
3282 Ogdens Beach Rd, Midland
P. 705-528-1919
http://www.henrysfishrestaurant.com/
The Surf Family Restaurant
369 Balm Beach Rd. West, Balm Beach
P. 705-361-1612
Boston Pizza
16835 Highway 12, Midland
P. 705-526-9966
http://www.bostonpizza.com/?q=bostonpizza_splashpage
Mom's Restaurant
200 Pillsbury Drive, Midland
P. (705) 527-0700
http://www.shopmidland.com/moms/
Kelsey's
917 King Street, Midland
P. 705-527-7200
http://www.shopmidland.com/kelseys/
Mueller Sausages
159 Balm Beach Road, Perkinsfield
P. 705-527-7263
http://www.muellersausages.ca/
World Famous Dock Lunch
4 Main Street, Penetanguishene
Directions: Penetanguishene Town Dock
P. 705-549-8111
http://www.penetang.com/docklunch/?listing.action=reviews

Things to Do:

Awenda Provincial Park
PO Box 5004, Penetanguishene
Location: From Penetanguishene follow signs to the park
P. 705-549-2231
https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/awenda
Balm Beach
Midland
Location: Tiny Beaches Road
P. 705-999-0650
http://visitbalmbeach.com/

Day 2

The world’s longest freshwater beach is your location for fun in the sun today. Wasaga Beach boasts 14 km of white sand beach, with shallow warm Georgian Bay waters for splashing about. Enjoy the beach shops, rent a personal watercraft for some adventure, or stroll the boardwalk.

Distance:

Midland to Wasaga Beach (40 km (25 miles), 1 hour)

Accommodation Options:

Angels Wasaga Inn
159 Main Street (Beach area 1), Wasaga Beach
P. 1-888-557-7706
http://www.angelswasagainn.com/
Kingsbridge Inn
268 Main Street, Wasaga Beach
P. 1-705-429-6364
http://www.kingsbridgeinn.com/
Lakes of Wasaga
91 Theme Park Drive, Wasaga Beach
P. 1-866-378-0833
http://www.lakesofwasaga.com/index.html
Saga Resort
88 Main Street, S., Wasaga Beach
P. 1-800-263-7053
http://www.sagaresort.com
Woodland Cedars Family Cottage Resort
1985 Tiny Beaches Road South, Woodland Beach
P. 705-361-1461
http://www.woodlandcedars.com/

Dining Options:

Goodies
1470 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach
Directions: Mosley at 34th.
P. 705-429-0200
http://www.goodiescafe.ca/
 

Things to Do:

Wasaga Beach
Town of Wasaga Beach
P. 705-429-3844
http://www.wasagabeach.com
 

Day 3

Check in at Blue Mountain today, and as guests, you’ll relax along the Blue Mountain private beach. Complete with water toys, paddle boats and beach volleyball; the blue mountain beach staff will help you make the most of your outing.

Distance:

Wasaga Beach to The Blue Mountains (14 km (9miles), 15 mins)

Dining Options:

Boston Pizza
390 First St., Collingwood
P. 705-443-8776
The Olde' Town Terrace
219 Hurontario Street, Collingwood
P. 705-445-6950
http://www.oldetownterrace.com
Leeky Canoe
94 Sykes Street North, Meaford
P. 519-538-1377
East Side Mario's
499 First Street, Collingwood
P. 705-444-8292
http://www.eastsidemarios.com
SanDiego Restaurant
72 First Street, Collingwood
P. 705-445-9876
http://www.sandiegorestaurant.ca/
Firehall Pizza Co
162 Jozo Weider Blvd, Town of the Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village
P. 705-444-0611
http://www.firehallpizza.com

Things to Do:

Blue Mountain Resort Private Beach
Town of The Blue Mountains
Location: Hwy 26, east of Thornbury
P. 1-877-445-0231
http://www.bluemountain.ca/green_blue_beach.htm
 

Day 4

Head west today, with a stop in Meaford at Memorial Park. This park is a campground and a day-use park complete with 2000 feet of Georgian Bay beach, a playground, picnic area, mini golf and a separate pet beach. Spend the night in Owen Sound tonight.

Distance:

Collingwood to Meaford (34 km (21 miles ), 25 mins)
Meaford to Owen Sound (30 km (18 miles), 20 mins)

Accommodation Options:

Days Inn
950 6th Street East, Owen Sound
P. 519-376-1551
http://www.the.daysinn.com/owensound07107
 

Dining Options:

Montana's Cookhouse Saloon
1555 8th Avenue East,, Owen Sound
P. 519-376-1943
Joe Tomato's
1020 10th Street West, Owen Sound
P. 519-371-5637
http://www.joetomato.net/

Things to Do:

Memorial Park
179 Grant Avenue, Meaford
Location: Grant Avenue in Meaford
P. 1-800-399-6323
http://www.meaford.ca/parks-a-trails/memorial-park.html
 

Day 5

The final beach of your tour is the world’s second longest freshwater beach. Nearby on Lake Huron,Sauble Beach boasts 11 km of pure golden sand for your family to enjoy. Previously voted the number one beach in Ontario, a day at Sauble Beach is not to be missed!

Find out why Sauble Beach is called the Retro beach as you talk a walk amongst the classic vehicles that line the Main Street every Tuesday night in the summer. Walk across the street to the grab burgers and fries in your bathing suit from The Crowd Inn or Mars Fries. Looking for some excitement? Try the Ariel Park! Three levels of rope courses that get more difficult the higher you climb and then The Fall – the fastest way down!

Take your beach vacation to a whole new level and explore the Retro Beach!

Distance:

Owen Sound to Sauble Beach ( 30 km (18 miles), 30 mins)

Things to Do:

Sauble Beach
Sauble Beach
Location: Take Bruce County Rd 8 to the Town of Sauble Beach
P. 519-422-2457
http://www.saublebeach.com