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Best Beaches :: Itineraries :: Southern Georgian Bay's Best Beaches!

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.

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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!

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Note - for campgrounds, please see the Go RVing listings.

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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.

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

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Dining Options:

  • Goodies
    1470 Mosley Street,, Wasaga Beach
    Directions: Mosley at 34th.
    P. 705-429-0200
  • Beech's at the Bay
    140 Main Street,, Wasaga Beach
    P. 705-429-0179

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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.

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

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Things to Do:

  • Blue Mountain Resort Private Beach
    Town of the Blue Mountains
    Location: Hwy 26, east of Thornbury
    P. 1-877-445-0231

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.

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

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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. 519-376-2492

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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!

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. 519-422-1262

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