8 days in Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Itinerary

8 days in Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Itinerary

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8 days in Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Blue Mountains
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Midland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Detroit

4
nights
Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains ©
Named after the shady peak that dominates its background, Blue Mountains sits between alpine playgrounds and an appealing coastline.
Explore hidden gems such as The Thornbury Harbour and Grey Roots Museum & Archives. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blue Mountains: Owen Sound (Jones Falls, Weavers Creek Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Georgian Trail, look for gifts at Collingwood Olive Oil Co., indulge your thirst for a good beer at Side Launch Brewing Company, and do a tasting at Georgian Hills Vineyards.

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Detroit, USA to Blue Mountains is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Detroit in July, expect Blue Mountains to be slightly colder, temps between 76°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Midland.

Things to do in Blue Mountains

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Owen Sound, Collingwood
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The Thornbury Harbour ©
The Thornbury Harbour
Jones Falls ©
Jones Falls
Georgian Hills Vineyards ©
Georgian Hills Vineyards

3
nights
Midland

Midland ©
Midland is a town located on Georgian Bay in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. Explore hidden gems such as Skull Island Mini Golf and Little Lake Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Orillia (Stephen Leacock Museum & Scout Valley) and Barrie (Barrie Olive Oil Co. & Heritage Park). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Midland Murals and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Drive from Blue Mountains to Midland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Blue Mountains in July, with highs in Midland at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Midland

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Barrie, Orillia, Skull Island Mini Golf
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Little Lake Park ©
Little Lake Park
Skull Island Mini Golf ©
Skull Island Mini Golf
Midland Murals ©
Midland Murals