When it’s time to escape with your friends this summer, head to the miles and miles of Lake Erie and Lake Huron shoreline in Ontario’s Southwest.
Trip Inspiration | Wild Watersports
If you’re in the mood for an adrenaline rush, try skydiving, parachuting, or wakeboarding along the shores of Grand Bend.
Go parasailing, paddleboarding, and sea-doing, or for those who like their water sports just a little less active check out their local fishing charters.
Snap selfies and stop for a snack at these unique roadside attractions.
Itinerary highlights: fabulous food and unique roadside attractions.
You’ll feel the love from Facebook friends and Instagram followers when they see the one-of-a-kind pictures you’ll take on this road trip.
Friday, June 2, 2017 10:00 AM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Click your way to sun and fun with our easy-to-use cheat sheets
Canadian summers are just too short to not enjoy a few days at the beach. If you’re unsure which sandy shoreline will suit you best, choosing your best beach and creating an unforgettable summer escape has never been easier.
Lake Erie’s Big Creek and the Grand River offer sights, sounds and serenity
If you think going for a scenic paddle requires a long drive north, it’s time to think Big and Grand. Big Creek and the Grand River offer fantastic paddling that’s close to home with excellent opportunities for spotting wildlife.
Discover the birds of Rondeau Provincial Park.
Rondeau Provincial Park boasts 335 bird species including the endangered Prothonotary Warbler and rarities like Townsend’s Solitaire, Yellow-throated Warbler and Painted Bunting. It’s a perfect choice for a relaxing birding escape with some delightful diversions on the side.
Discover the birds of Pinery Provincial Park.
Pinery Provincial Park's sunsets, which have been ranked among the world’s top ten by National Geographic Magazine, will be the icing on the cake after a day exploring this beautiful park. It’s rare habitats provide shelter and space for 319 different species of birds, 124 of which have nested in the park.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 5:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
A 4-day cycle along Lake Erie shorelines.
This four-day journey, which begins and ends in St. Thomas, takes you along quiet rural roads and a waterfront trail, down Lake Erie’s northern shoreline and through communities with rich maritime heritage and vast agricultural lands.