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Guidebook for The Blue Mountains

Jason & Tanya
Jason & Tanya
Joined in 2017
Jason & Tanya

Guidebook for The Blue Mountains

Food Scene
They have the best butter tarts and the kids love their pastries! The butter tarts often sell out, so go early. They are located in the village next to the Sunshine grill.
Royal Majesty Espresso Bar Bakery
190 Jozo Weider Boulevard
They have the best butter tarts and the kids love their pastries! The butter tarts often sell out, so go early. They are located in the village next to the Sunshine grill.
Good Greek food and a fun atmosphere. The Belly dancer usually does a good job getting kids and brave adults to join in the dancing. Located in the Village
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Tholos Restaurant
170 Jozo Weider Boulevard
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Good Greek food and a fun atmosphere. The Belly dancer usually does a good job getting kids and brave adults to join in the dancing. Located in the Village
This is our kids favourite place to grab a meal in the village. Casual atmosphere and good menu selection of casual fare.
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Firehall Pizza Co
162 Jozo Weider Blvd
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This is our kids favourite place to grab a meal in the village. Casual atmosphere and good menu selection of casual fare.
Our favourite ice cream shop in Wasaga beach. Located on the entrance road to beach area 3. They always have a great selection of fancy cones and flavours and well as fudge and other homemade treats.
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Grandma's Beach Treats
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Our favourite ice cream shop in Wasaga beach. Located on the entrance road to beach area 3. They always have a great selection of fancy cones and flavours and well as fudge and other homemade treats.
Great selections of craft beers and interesting menu with a unique take on "pub food".
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Northwinds Brewpub & Craft Beer Store
180 Jozo Weider Blvd
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Great selections of craft beers and interesting menu with a unique take on "pub food".
Great, fresh Thai cuisine located in the main building of North Creek Resort!
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Thonburi Thai Food
796468 Grey County Rd 19
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Great, fresh Thai cuisine located in the main building of North Creek Resort!
We like to stop here for lunch when biking the Georgian trail.
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The Mill Cafe
12 Bridge Street
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We like to stop here for lunch when biking the Georgian trail.
Starbucks location in the village.
Starbucks
1759 Village Crescent
Starbucks location in the village.
BeaverTails
170 Jozo Weider Blvd
Our kids love this place!
Mile High Poutine Ltd
156 Jozo Weider Boulevard
Our kids love this place!
We've never had a bad meal here. Great for a quick bite.
Camino Taco
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
We've never had a bad meal here. Great for a quick bite.
Our go to breakfast place when we don't want to cook. We recommend going early as the line gets long later in the morning, especially on the weekends!
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Sunset Grill
190 Jozo Weider Blvd
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Our go to breakfast place when we don't want to cook. We recommend going early as the line gets long later in the morning, especially on the weekends!
Date night? We leave the kids behind on this one...LOL!
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Copper Blues
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
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Date night? We leave the kids behind on this one...LOL!
Drinks & Nightlife
Casual eats and fun relaxed bar atmosphere. Good prices on drinks during happy hour. Our favourite place to grab a drink and some pub grub after a day on the slopes. Located in the Blue Mountain Inn.
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Jozo's Bar
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Casual eats and fun relaxed bar atmosphere. Good prices on drinks during happy hour. Our favourite place to grab a drink and some pub grub after a day on the slopes. Located in the Blue Mountain Inn.
Essentials
Small grocery store that stocks essentials. Pros: Close by and an easy walk to grab a few basics. Cons: Pricey compared to other stores.
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Village Market
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
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Small grocery store that stocks essentials. Pros: Close by and an easy walk to grab a few basics. Cons: Pricey compared to other stores.
Parks & Nature
Lovely small beach that is close by, but often very busy on the weekends.
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Northwinds Beach
209601 ON-26
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Lovely small beach that is close by, but often very busy on the weekends.
This is where the dog beach is located. Don't forget to pack dog towels, a dog brush and a Frisbee or ball to play. Remember to clean up after your pet :)
Wasaga Beach Area 3
This is where the dog beach is located. Don't forget to pack dog towels, a dog brush and a Frisbee or ball to play. Remember to clean up after your pet :)
Beautiful spot with lovely falls, but narrow trail with steep drop offs not recommended for young children or those with mobility concerns.
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Eugenia Falls
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Beautiful spot with lovely falls, but narrow trail with steep drop offs not recommended for young children or those with mobility concerns.
There is a hiking loop here that is almost 10 km long. Lovely! Don't forget your bugspray!
Webwood Falls Nature Reserve
There is a hiking loop here that is almost 10 km long. Lovely! Don't forget your bugspray!
Nice Hiking Trails that are well marked.
Duncan Escarpment Provincial Park
Nice Hiking Trails that are well marked.
Nice hiking trails that are dog and family friendly (dog's must be leashed and owner's are required to stoop and scoop).
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Pretty River Valley Provincial Park
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Nice hiking trails that are dog and family friendly (dog's must be leashed and owner's are required to stoop and scoop).
This is our favourite! Rocky beach area. Clear, clean water for swimming and space for a picnic. (note not a sand beach and dogs must be on leash here). We don't go out far into the bay and stay closer to the shore as there can be undertow and boat traffic if you venture out into the bay too far.
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Sunset Point Beach
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This is our favourite! Rocky beach area. Clear, clean water for swimming and space for a picnic. (note not a sand beach and dogs must be on leash here). We don't go out far into the bay and stay closer to the shore as there can be undertow and boat traffic if you venture out into the bay too far.
Our favourite place to bike. We travel from Meaford to Thornbury or Thornbury to Collingwood and stop for lunch and/or icecream with the kids.
Georgian Trail
Our favourite place to bike. We travel from Meaford to Thornbury or Thornbury to Collingwood and stop for lunch and/or icecream with the kids.
Entertainment & Activities
Our kids love the go carts, batting cages and mini golf here. The mini putt is much cheaper than in the Blue Mountain village and we usually tag on some time here when we head to the beach for the day.
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Wasaga 500 Go-Karts
152 River Rd W
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Our kids love the go carts, batting cages and mini golf here. The mini putt is much cheaper than in the Blue Mountain village and we usually tag on some time here when we head to the beach for the day.
This is a great place to visit in the Fall for Pumpkin Mania. They have lots of games and activities for the kids, a great pumpkin patch, corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides and more. Check out their website for operating hours and more information. Tonnes of fun for young families!
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Rounds Ranch
1922 County Rd 92
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This is a great place to visit in the Fall for Pumpkin Mania. They have lots of games and activities for the kids, a great pumpkin patch, corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides and more. Check out their website for operating hours and more information. Tonnes of fun for young families!
Our kids love the tree top trekking and zip-lining! Wide selection of eco-tours and both summer and Winter activities available.
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Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
260 Scenic Caves Rd
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Our kids love the tree top trekking and zip-lining! Wide selection of eco-tours and both summer and Winter activities available.
indoor/outdoor water park geared to younger kids. Check out their website for more information and day pass pricing.
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Plunge! Aquatic Centre
220 Gord Canning Dr
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indoor/outdoor water park geared to younger kids. Check out their website for more information and day pass pricing.
Beautiful views down to the bay. We also visit in the winter to snowshoe. In the Winter, they offer snowshoe rentals, marked trails- trail pass needs to be purchased, an outdoor menu (drinks and baked goods) and crackling fire. Check out their website for details and to confirm operating hours.
Duntroon Highlands Golf Club
Beautiful views down to the bay. We also visit in the winter to snowshoe. In the Winter, they offer snowshoe rentals, marked trails- trail pass needs to be purchased, an outdoor menu (drinks and baked goods) and crackling fire. Check out their website for details and to confirm operating hours.
Cross country ski club. See website for up to date information.
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Highlands Nordic
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Cross country ski club. See website for up to date information.
Beautiful sleigh rides in winter.
Valley Ridge Family Farm
615852 3 Line
Beautiful sleigh rides in winter.
Great golfing at your doorstep!
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Monterra Golf
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Great golfing at your doorstep!
Canoeing, kayaking, Stand up paddle boarding, caving, snowshoeing...and wine tours. Check out their website for more information.
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Free Spirit Tours
236720 Grey Road 13
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Canoeing, kayaking, Stand up paddle boarding, caving, snowshoeing...and wine tours. Check out their website for more information.
Wide range of outdoor programs, tours, adventures and rentals... Check out their website for up to date information about their offerings.
Eagle Adventures
Wide range of outdoor programs, tours, adventures and rentals... Check out their website for up to date information about their offerings.
Kayak and SUP rentals. We have also booked a private boat and had the owner take us out tubing with the kids. A total blast! They also offer jet ski rentals, wate rskiing, hummer tours and snowshoeing. We love the owner of this place and have booked with them several times. It's worth checking out their website!
Xtreme Adventures Watersports
15 Harbour Street East
Kayak and SUP rentals. We have also booked a private boat and had the owner take us out tubing with the kids. A total blast! They also offer jet ski rentals, wate rskiing, hummer tours and snowshoeing. We love the owner of this place and have booked with them several times. It's worth checking out their website!
Dinner Cruises, Beer/Wine and cheese sampling cruises, private charters. See their website for more information.
Collingwood Charters
Dinner Cruises, Beer/Wine and cheese sampling cruises, private charters. See their website for more information.
There is an access point to the Georgain trail close by if you wish to begin your ride in Collingwood. We have also rented from Ride On Bikes in Meaford and made the ride from Meaford to Thornbury for lunch (they even have some bikes with seats for a small well trained dog). Check them out on Facebook for more info.
Little Ed's Ski & Bike Shop
15 Balsam St
There is an access point to the Georgain trail close by if you wish to begin your ride in Collingwood. We have also rented from Ride On Bikes in Meaford and made the ride from Meaford to Thornbury for lunch (they even have some bikes with seats for a small well trained dog). Check them out on Facebook for more info.
Some great views of the Bay. Beautiful course.
The Golf Club at Lora Bay
109 E Ridge Dr
Some great views of the Bay. Beautiful course.
Sightseeing
Great place to watch the sunrise. A park has been built at the end of the terminal and you will often find people fishing here (make sure you have a fishing licence).
Collingwood Grain Terminals
45 Heritage Dr
Great place to watch the sunrise. A park has been built at the end of the terminal and you will often find people fishing here (make sure you have a fishing licence).
Spas
Well known local spa with outdoor baths, steam rooms and saunas. Massages can also be booked in advance. Can be busy on weekends and calling well in advance to make reservations is strongly recommended. Adults only.
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Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain
152 Grey County Rd 21
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Well known local spa with outdoor baths, steam rooms and saunas. Massages can also be booked in advance. Can be busy on weekends and calling well in advance to make reservations is strongly recommended. Adults only.
Great spa located in the village. Offers yoga and volcanic rock therapy as well as manicures, pedicures and facials. Check out their website and make reservations in advance to avoid disappointment.
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Iwa Spa
190 Jozo Weider Blvd
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Great spa located in the village. Offers yoga and volcanic rock therapy as well as manicures, pedicures and facials. Check out their website and make reservations in advance to avoid disappointment.
Spa located at the Blue Mountain Inn. Outdoor hot tubs and traditional spa services. Visit their website for a full list of services.
Kalola Spa
110 Jozo Weider Blvd
Spa located at the Blue Mountain Inn. Outdoor hot tubs and traditional spa services. Visit their website for a full list of services.