The Blue Mountains is a town located in Grey Bruce County and is the home to many smaller communities, Thornbury, Christie Beach, and Clarksburg. This picturesque area features some of Ontario’s most diverse nature and scenery. It might be easy to mistake the Blue Mountains as a winter destination due to its winter activities, the summer weather brings a new season of activities and experiences that will leave you and your family with amazing memories.


We’ve put together a brief guide on how you can enjoy your summer in one of Ontario’s most breathtaking locations. 


Go For a Beach Day



Located just 10 minutes away from the famous Blue Mountain Resort, the nearest beach is located on a private shoreline on the shores of Georgian Bay. This beach, complimentary for overnight guests of the Blue Mountain Resort, has a wide variety of rentals available to your group if you so choose. Kayaks, paddleboards, canoes, and sporting gear are all available as rental equipment for your day out on the water. 




Looking elsewhere, Wasaga Beach is just 30 minutes away from the Blue Mountain resort while offering the largest freshwater beach shoreline in the world! Visit this wonderful summer oasis for picturesque views of Collingwood and Southern Georgian Bay. Stay for some of the most breathtaking sunsets in all of Canada and dont forget to spend your time visiting some of the nearby shops and food trucks. 


Explore Blue Mountain Village




Venturing through the blissful Blue Mountain Village is an easy-going way to spend your time as you’re bound to run into an interesting shop or restaurant that will catch your eye. Complete with over 25 retail stores and cafes, the village has more than enough to offer in terms of hospitality and service. Within a short distance of the village, you’ll be able to find the highly sought-after gondola ride that will take you to the top of the mountains in an open-air gondola where you’ll be greeted to amazing views of Lake Huron.


Treat Yourself To a Luxury Spa Experience



Looking to destress from your busy vacation schedule? Why not try one of the many relaxing spa experiences that the Blue Mountains has to offer? Scandinave Spa offers an outstanding 25-acre area full of natural birch where you can explore this sanctuary in pure bewilderment. Visit the spa for a mind-numbing message or their signature Scandinavian bath experience. The experience at Scandinave Spa focuses on providing a phone-free environment while maintaining the highest water quality to deliver their sensational service. 


Apple Pie Trail



Inspired by Southern Georgian Bay’s apple growing industry, the Apple Pie Trail is an outlined map of the region’s must-visit apple orchards with various locations spanning across the Blue Mountain village, Beaver Valley, Meaford, and Thornbury. These locations include everything from restaurants and orchards or anywhere where apples can be consumed and celebrated. Visit the official Apple Pie Trail map to find the nearest locations in your immediate area. 

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