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    Scenic countryside, rolling hills, winding rivers and breathtaking views
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    Rated as one of Ontario's best golf destinations
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  • FARMERS' MARKETS

    Feed your passion for local products
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  • HIKING TRAILS

    Up close with wildlife and wildflowers in meadows, caves, ancient forests and old mills
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    Scenic Drives


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    scenic drives in collingwood, the blue mountains BEAVER VALLEY TOUR
    Collingwood - Eugenia - Kimberley


    Head south on County Road 124 from Collingwood. Turn right on County Road 4, then venture down Road 63 to find the Osprey
    Bluffs Honey Company
    beautifully nestled atop of Osprey Bluffs just beyond the Pretty River Valley. Return to County Road 4 and
    head west again. When you reach County Road 13, turn right and stop in at the
    Eugenia Falls Emporium. Get ready to descend into expansive views of the Beaver Valley and the quaint village of Kimberley
    where you’ll find Justin’s Oven where you can sample delicious
    local organic foods.
    Turn right on County Road 119 to make your way up the hill again
    for more incredible views, and back to Collingwood down Scenic
    Caves Road and Mountain Road. Make a final stop at the Serendipity
    Candle Factory
    to browse the array of on-site produced soy
    candles and the artisan market.

    Osprey Bluffs Honey Company
    • Bee and Honey farm
    • Pure all natural honey & beeswax products
    • Bee yard tours (call/text ahead 647-272-5006)

    Eugenia Falls Emorium
    • Old-fashioned garage redesigned as an ice cream parlour
    • Café serving espresso coffee and lunches
    • The Pickle Guy products headquarters

    Justin's Oven
    • Local and organic menu, seasonal and fresh
    • Made in-house by Justin
    • Licensed restaurant and take-out options

    Serendipity Candle Factory
    • Candle factory producing all-natural soy candles
    • Retail shop and artisan market
    • Candle making workshops

    Google Maps route can be found HERE



    CLEARVIEW TOUR
    Glen Huron - Creemore - Stayner


    Take County Road 124 south from Collingwood.
    Turn left onto Concession 8/Nottawasaga Road and then turn left on Station Street. Stop in at Giffen’s Country Market in Glen Huron for the best apple pie in the region.
    Continue on Station Street until you reach Fairgrounds Road South.
    Turn right and keep heading south. You are
    going to be on high ground overlooking rolling
    farmland to the west and panoramic views of
    Nottawasaga Bay to the east.
    Be prepared for a steep descent into the village of Creemore’s treelined
    main street with quaint shops and pubs.
    Stop in at the Clearview Tea Co.
    Get back onto County Road 9 and head east. Turn left on County Road 10. Just ahead, stop in at the Leishman Pottery old schoolhouse.
    Head north again and turn left on Highway 26 to Stayner’s lovely small
    town streets and shops. Stop in at Friend’s Pub & Grill for a delicious home-made meal.

    Giffens Country Market
    •  Award-winning pies and tarts
    • House-made fresh & frozen entrées
    • Local specialties

    Clearview Tea Co.
    • Loose leaf teas with the finest ingredients
    • Tea accessories
    • Mill Street, Creemore location

    Leishman Pottery
    • Truly Canadian pottery since 1975
    • Each piece handcrafted and kiln fired on site
    • Buy direct from the artists in The Shop

    Friends Pub & Grill
    •  Warm friendly atmosphere
    • Home-made meals, soups, fresh cut fries
    • Open for breakfast Saturday & Sunday

    Google Maps route can be found HERE


    THE BLUE MOUNTAINS TOUR 

    Clarksburg - Pretty River Valley
     - Blue Mountain

    In Clarksburg, start your drive by heading south on County
    Road 2. Turn left on County Road 31, then look for the
    Pretty River Valley Road on your left. Stop in at the Pretty
    River Valley Country Inn and organic farm. Continue your
    journey down Pretty River Valley Road and when you reach
    Concession 10, turn left and look for views of Clearview on
    your right and the Blue Mountain ridge on your left.
    Turn left on Poplar Sideroad, then right on County Road 19.
    At Mountain Road, turn left for a stop at the beautiful Bonnie
    Dorgelo studio
    . At the roundabout, follow the signs to Blue
    Mountain Village
    for a walk throughout the pedestrian
    village. Continue on County Road 119 to County Road 2
    and turn right to head back to Clarksburg, but not before
    stopping for locally grown apples at T&K Ferri Orchards.

    Pretty River Valley Country Inn
    • Upscale agro-tourism destination
    • Organic farm home to reindeer and Icelandic horses
    • Small intimate inn reminiscent of a European lodge

    Bonnie Dorgelo Jewellery & Paintings
    • Once a historic school house, now a captivating art galley studio
    • Sterling silver and semi-precious stone jewellerly
    • Wire sculptures and abstract paintings inspired by nature

    Blue Mountain Village
    •  Over 40 unique shops & eateries
    • Open late 365 days a year
    • Accommodations, activities, events and attractions

    T&K Ferri Orchards
    • Award-winning orchard offering premium sized hand-picked apples
    • Pre-book a Pick-Your-Own experience
    • Grandad Jack's apple cider pressed on site

    Google Maps route can be found HERE



    GEORGIAN BAY SHORELINE TOUR
    Meaford – Craigleith 


    Starting at the Meaford Hall Arts and Cultural Centre, the
    beautifully restored, century old landmark, explore Meaford’s
    lovely downtown shops and the Meaford Harbour before
    heading west on Highway 26.
    Go north on County Road 112/12 and get ready for expansive views
    at the Irish Mountain Lookout. Head back east on Highway 26 and
    just past the town, a stop at Grandma Lambe’s is a must.
    As you head further east on Highway 26, you will spot an old barn uniquely
    re-designed into a market. Stay on Highway 26 for a beautiful shoreline
    drive along Georgian Bay. Beverages and snacks await you at
    Shale Rock Coffee House. Head back west on Highway 26. Make
    a left turn on County Road 40 and get a panoramic look at the
    edge of Escarpment and Georgian Bay. Turn right on County
    Road 12 back towards Meaford


    Meaford Hall & Cultural Centre
    • Century old renovated Edwardian Opera House
    • Host to live theatre, music, films and dance events
    • Meaford International Film Festival in August  

    Grandma Lambes

    • Market with old time hospitality
    • Fresh baked pies with fruits grown on the farm
    • Locally grown seasonal vegetables

    The Barn Co-op
    • Local wellness co-operative in eco-renovated barn
    • Organic food market and coffee bar
    • Planet-friendly vendors, holistic practitioners

    Shale Rock Coffee House
    • Fair-trade premium coffees and teas
    • Pastries and sandwiches, local ingredients
    • Friendly and comfortable atmosphere

    Google Maps route can be found HERE

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