Local Attractions

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Discovery Bay

Across the Strait as seen while relaxing on the deck in your hot tub, is beautiful Discovery Bay, the scene of the Naval Establishment founded during the War of 1812-1814.

 

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Kings Wharf Theatre

On the shores of Georgian Bay in Penetanguishene is Discovery Bay, the location of a 19th Century British naval and military base. Follow a beautiful boardwalk past replica ships H.M.S. Bee and H.M.S. Tecumseth to the Kings Wharf Theatre, a pleasantly rustic, 385-seat venue that offers all the comforts of a modern facility. We have enjoyed many excellent performances here, but it is also an excellent place for a water-side stroll, or a meal or beverage at “Captain Robert’s Table.”

 

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Mount St. Louis Moonstone

A short drive will take you to a family friendly resort that offers both downhill skiing and snowboarding. With 36 slopes, 9 chairlifts, and 3 carpets, there is pride in accommodating everyone from beginner to advanced!

 

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Mountainview Ski Centre

Located right in Midland just off County Road 93, is the Midland Ski Centre & Ski Shop, offering 6 short downhill ski runs ideal for kids and beginners, and 25 km of cross-country ski trails. (phone to verify if open)

Balm Beach

Beautiful, clear, blue water and sandy beaches attract local residents and tourists alike. Mini golf and a go cart track are just up the road, or enjoy a hot dog at the Georgian Grill, or a meal and beverage on the beach-side deck at the Surf Restaurant.

Miss Midland 30,000 Island Cruises

Leaving from the town dock at the foot of Midland’s King Street, tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth on the centre pier. Experience the sparkling water, the windswept pines, and the rocky grandeur of Muskoka-Georgian Bay’s 30,000 islands – amongst the finest cruising areas in the northern hemisphere! For your added enjoyment, book one of the dinner cruises for which reservations are required.

Sainte Marie among the Hurons

Just off County Road 12, east of Midland, is this village where 8 missionaries were martyred in the Huron-Iroquois Wars. It has been reconstructed as both a historic site and living museum drawing thousands of visitors.

 

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Martyr’s Shrine

Just across the road from Sainte Marie is this church visited by Pope John Paul II in 1984. This historic and holy site includes the famous Shrine Church, the Martyr’s Hall and Education Centre, and 75 landscaped acres inviting you into prayer and tranquility.

 

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Boating on Georgian Bay

This wonderful cruising area is the home to many marinas, some of which are full service. A few hours sailing will take you out to a choice of island anchorages, or voyage north through the 30,000 islands to Parry Sound, Killarney, Sans Souci and other magical places, including the North Channel