21 days in Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Itinerary

21 days in Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Itinerary

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Barrie
— 5 nights
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Blue Mountains
— 7 nights
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Tobermory
— 4 nights
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Sauble Beach
— 4 nights
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Barrie

— 5 nights
Barrie is a city in Central Ontario, Canada, on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay, the western arm of Lake Simcoe. You've added Tyndale Park, Ontario Travel Information Centre - Barrie, Grey & Simcoe Foresters Regimental Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Barrie side-trips: Midland (Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, &more), Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (in Wasaga Beach) and Orillia (Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 & Couchiching Beach Park). The adventure continues: walk around Barrie Centennial Park, do a tasting at Heritage Estate Winery & Cidery, look for gifts at Wolf's Den Sporting Supplies, and admire the masterpieces at Orillia Museum of Art and History.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Barrie driving holiday app.

Montreal to Barrie is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Blue Mountains.

Things to do in Barrie

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 23:

Blue Mountains

— 7 nights
Named after the shady peak that dominates its background, Blue Mountains sits between alpine playgrounds and an appealing coastline.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Blue Mountain Village, experience the excitement of Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Side Launch Brewing Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Georgian Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Blue Mountains journey planner.

You can drive from Barrie to Blue Mountains in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Blue Mountains can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tobermory.

Things to do in Blue Mountains

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 30:

Tobermory

— 4 nights

Fresh Water Scuba Diving Capital of the World

At the tip of Bruce Peninsula, little Tobermory is a big tourist destination for visitors interested in learning or perfecting their scuba diving skills.
Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Bruce Peninsula National Park. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Flowerpot Island, explore the activities along Cyprus Lake, enjoy the sea views from Cove Island Lighthouse, and see the interesting displays at St. Edmunds Township Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Tobermory trip planner.

Traveling by car from Blue Mountains to Tobermory takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sauble Beach.

Things to do in Tobermory

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails
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Sauble Beach

— 4 nights
A vacation in Sauble Beach--home to one of the world's longest freshwater beaches--typically includes a number of water-related activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Sauble Beach side-trips: Owen Sound (Inglis Falls, Harrison Park, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sauble Beach, admire the sheer force of Jones Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Owen Sound Artists' Co-op, and stroll through Indian Falls Conservation Area.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sauble Beach holiday planner.

Getting from Tobermory to Sauble Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Sauble Beach, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sauble Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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