Summer is winding down, and with only a few weeks left to enjoy the sunshine and warmth before the cold weather starts creeping in, now is the time to scratch the remaining things off your bucket list! While staying in the city is great, Toronto is conveniently located a short distance away from some of the most relaxing and stunning landscapes in Southern Ontario. Step into some of the most serene areas of Ontario where you can immerse yourself in the lifestyle the locals live.

 
A summer staple for many, Tobermory is a stunning harbour village located at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula. An outdoor lovers paradise, there are plenty of activities to take advantage of that will be sure to help you soak up the sun! From water sports including kayaking, canoeing and scuba diving, to hiking, bike riding and so much more! Spend the day, weekend or even a week surrounded by crystal clear Ontario waters. 
 
Hiking
 
 
There are plenty of hiking trails to take advantage of along the tip of the peninsula. The most famous is the Bruce Trail, which stretches 900km from Niagara Falls to Tobermory. The trail showcases some of the most beautiful views of Georgian Bay. Start at the Head of Trails and make your way through Cyprus Lake, Indian Cove, and down to The Grotto where you will be welcomed by white cliffs and crystal clear waters. Flower Pot Island is another must when visiting Tobermory! Board a beautiful Glass Bottom boat where you will cruise over stunning shipwrecks and see the escarpment from a whole new perspective. Once on the island explore the grounds where you will find caves, unique rock formations and the historic Flowerpot Lightstation! Other trails include the Georgian Bay Trail which is a 1km direct hike to The Grotto and Cyrus Lake Trail is a 5km hike from Little Cove to Cyrus Lake.
 
Air Tours
 
 
If you have been to Tobermory in the past and hiking isn’t anything new or doesn’t really excite you. New this summer 2017, experience Tobermory, the islands and shipwrecks in Georgian Bay from above the clouds. Choose from either the Blue Heron Helicopter Tours or Tobermory Air Tours and see some of the most stunning attractions Tobermory has to offer including, Big Tub shipwrecks, Flowerpot Island and The Grotto. Truly a unique and breathtaking experience! Book your tour here!
 
Kayak & Canoeing
 
(image from Northernontario.travel)
 
 
The perfect day trip! Spend the day on the water paddling around the shoreline of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. Explore many lakes, coves and islands as you paddle within Fathom Five National Marine Park. With different water currents conditions there are many inlets and open water routes for you to take. Watch for wildlife along the shoreline, which include beavers, deer and even blue herons! For a full list of kayak and canoe rental locations click here!
 
Dive & Snorkeling
 
(image from Tobermory.com )
 
Tobermory is famous for being the Shipwreck Diving Capitol of Canada, largely due to the numerous shipwrecks and the scope of the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay. At Fathom Five National Marine Park you will be welcomed to 45 square miles of the clearest water in Ontario. Explore an archipelago of 19 islands where you will see sheer white cliffs and limestone overhanging the large caves ready for you to delve into. There are over 20 historical shipwrecks that lie beneath the waters. Whether you are diving or snorkeling you will be able to swim over ships like the 213 ft. steamer, W.L Wetmore laying 30 feet under the surface and much more! Those looking to improve or take a beginner class, diving lessons are available at G+S Watersports.

 

Summer is winding down, and with only a few weeks left to enjoy the sunshine and warmth before the cold weather starts creeping in, now is the time to scratch the remaining things off your bucket list! While staying in the city is great, Toronto is conveniently located a short distance away from some of the most relaxing and stunning landscapes in Southern Ontario. Step into some of the most serene areas of Ontario where you can immerse yourself in the lifestyle the locals live.

 
A summer staple for many, Tobermory is a stunning harbour village located at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula. An outdoor lovers paradise, there are plenty of activities to take advantage of that will be sure to help you soak up the sun! From water sports including kayaking, canoeing and scuba diving, to hiking, bike riding and so much more! Spend the day, weekend or even a week surrounded by crystal clear Ontario waters. 
 
Hiking
 
 
There are plenty of hiking trails to take advantage of along the tip of the peninsula. The most famous is the Bruce Trail, which stretches 900km from Niagara Falls to Tobermory. The trail showcases some of the most beautiful views of Georgian Bay. Start at the Head of Trails and make your way through Cyprus Lake, Indian Cove, and down to The Grotto where you will be welcomed by white cliffs and crystal clear waters. Flower Pot Island is another must when visiting Tobermory! Board a beautiful Glass Bottom boat where you will cruise over stunning shipwrecks and see the escarpment from a whole new perspective. Once on the island explore the grounds where you will find caves, unique rock formations and the historic Flowerpot Lightstation! Other trails include the Georgian Bay Trail which is a 1km direct hike to The Grotto and Cyrus Lake Trail is a 5km hike from Little Cove to Cyrus Lake.
 
Air Tours
 
 
If you have been to Tobermory in the past and hiking isn’t anything new or doesn’t really excite you. New this summer 2017, experience Tobermory, the islands and shipwrecks in Georgian Bay from above the clouds. Choose from either the Blue Heron Helicopter Tours or Tobermory Air Tours and see some of the most stunning attractions Tobermory has to offer including, Big Tub shipwrecks, Flowerpot Island and The Grotto. Truly a unique and breathtaking experience! Book your tour here!
 
Kayak & Canoeing
 
(image from Northernontario.travel)
 
 
The perfect day trip! Spend the day on the water paddling around the shoreline of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. Explore many lakes, coves and islands as you paddle within Fathom Five National Marine Park. With different water currents conditions there are many inlets and open water routes for you to take. Watch for wildlife along the shoreline, which include beavers, deer and even blue herons! For a full list of kayak and canoe rental locations click here!
 
Dive & Snorkeling
 
(image from Tobermory.com )
 
Tobermory is famous for being the Shipwreck Diving Capitol of Canada, largely due to the numerous shipwrecks and the scope of the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay. At Fathom Five National Marine Park you will be welcomed to 45 square miles of the clearest water in Ontario. Explore an archipelago of 19 islands where you will see sheer white cliffs and limestone overhanging the large caves ready for you to delve into. There are over 20 historical shipwrecks that lie beneath the waters. Whether you are diving or snorkeling you will be able to swim over ships like the 213 ft. steamer, W.L Wetmore laying 30 feet under the surface and much more! Those looking to improve or take a beginner class, diving lessons are available at G+S Watersports.

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