The leaves are falling and the patio days are limited, but these transitional weeks are some of the best to enjoy crisp walks and tasty treats. On days and nights when you might feel like a quick road-trip, it feels fun and easy to hop in the car and visit some close - but “out of town” - gems in Blue Mountain Village and the surrounding areas.
With the Ontario Staycation Tax Credit, Ontarians can claim 20% of their eligible expenses for leisure stays at establishments including hotels, motels, cottages, campgrounds, lodges, resorts, and bed & breakfasts.
Exploring Georgian Bay has to be one of the most quintessential activities of a legit Grey County local. Its crystal clear depths, cliffs, beaches, expansive shorelines, and storied history make it one of the most tantalizing, iconic bodies of water in Ontario - if not Canada.
Culture and art are key pillars of identity and a strong sense of self. The two are intertwined and have a profound impact on one another. Art can’t exist without culture to inform it, and culture can’t develop without an artistic flair to call its own.
It’s no secret that Grey County is home to some of the best sights and nature-forward fun that Ontario has to offer. The easy part? You don’t have to bike, hike, or drive far to soak it up.
Grab a bike, grab some friends and hit the road in search of breweries, wineries and cideries, but be sure to bring a bag to collect all those tasty treats you find along the way, to enjoy when you get home.
There are several on-farm local food events this summer to consider, including exclusive multi-course dinners, wine and cheese tastings and more.
Picture yourself patio-side at one of the many breweries, wineries and cideries sipping on something delicious, locally made and ice cold. Does that not sound like perfection?
This gentle river flows 40 kilometres from Kimberley to Heathcote and was a key transportation route in the 19th century. Home to the great blue heron, the great horned owl, white tailed deer and its namesake – the beaver, this is a great route for beginner paddlers.
This year, please think local first when shopping for the holidays. Support your local community and economy. You may be surprised by what’s available right in your own backyard.
Flesherton’s geographic situation is appropriate, as it’s a place defined by contrasts. You’ll see old buildings with Victorian Mansard roofs, parapets and ornate brickwork, now home to many artsy, colourful people, running progressive, colourful businesses.