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Summer in Southern Georgian Bay Bucket List

Posted by merlot on July 28, 2021
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Summer in Southern Georgian Bay Bucket List

Summer is in full swing, and that means summer will be over before we know it, the time is now to take advantage of all the fun summer activities with a Summer in Southern Georgian Bay Bucket List! With the reopening of Southern Georgian Bay, I have compiled a list of some of the fun must do refreshing local summer activities to take advantage of in The Blue Mountains of Southern Georgian Bay area.

Much like real estate in the Blue Mountains, it sure is a HOT summer. There is nothing more refreshing than the crisp waters of Georgian Bay. Some fun water activities to add to the entire families bucket list:

InnerYogies for SUP

Rent kayaks from Surf and Turf along Highway 26

Kayak/Canoe/SUP down the Beaver River with Free Spirit Tours they also have some other awesome adventures so be sure to check out their website!


Grab a rod and head to beautiful Joe Park in Meaford for Bass

Fishing along the Beaver River or by the Thornbury Harbour

Book a Fishing Charter through Reel ‘em in

Clendenan Dam for fishing and hiking


Thornbury Local Adventures:

The Fishway to check out the fish ladder

Book a Round of Golf at Tomahawk 

Sunday Farmers Market on NOW until Thanksgiving weekend


Food & Drinks must-dos in Thornbury:

Good Grief Coffee

Bread and Butter for unique hot beverages and their cute market

Thornbury Bakery to get from-scratch baked goods

Pom Pom’s for their ice cream, vegan options are available as well!

Sterlings at the Thornbury Harbour for the views

The Mill for the awesome views of the Thornbury Dam

Bruce Wine Bar Bodega fabulous takeaway pizza’s and daily sandwiches

Winnifreds English Pub for their Patio vibes

Thornbury Village Cider for a sampler flight

Spy Cidery and Distillery 

The Roost Winery 

Cheese Gallery can make up a fabulous appetizer platter to take on your own DIY picnic by the bay


The Blue Mountains:

Loree Forest for a hike and some yoga on the viewing platform

Peasemarsh Beach

Imagination Studios for an artsy workshop

CraigLeith Provincial Park for some car camping, fishing, a day trip dip in the lake, or suntan on the beach

Scenic Cave Nature Adventures

Metcalfe Rock

Caving or Rock Climbing with Eagle Adventure Tours

Crock A Doodle for some Pottery Painting

Blue Mountain Goat Yoga 

Kimber Valley Farms for a Farm tour



See some of the best spots in Meaford by taking a self guided Big Red Chair Tour. There are 10 Big Red Chairs in 10 wonderful locations!

Cannot forget about the Meaford Farmers Market on Fridays from 4-6pm on NOW until October 8th 2021


I don’t think a summer in Southern Georgian Bay blog post could be complete without a Wasaga beach visit. So here are some activities in Wasaga to check off your summer bucket list:

Visit Wasaga beach

Tiki Tour Bar Boat

Wasaga Beach Farmers Market on Tuesdays from 4pm-dusk

Free Spirit Tours also operates out of Wasaga Beach so be sure to check out some of their fabulous tours.

Wasaga 500 Go Karts for Go-karting, mini-golf and their batting cages


If you are not a local and looking for accommodation in the area check out these spectacular spots and get started on some of these fun summer activities:

Pennys Motel 

Royal Harbour Resort

Rocklyn Inn Bed & Breakfast + visit their ice cream shop


If you have loved exploring the Blue Mountains and are considering purchasing a home in the area, be sure to contact me today. Let’s get you into a dream home that matches your new adventurer lifestyle!

Missing your favourite summer bucket list item? Comment with your local suggestions and we will be sure to add them!

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