Off-site Activities

The  Georgian Triangle encompasses the towns of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Town of the Blue Mountains and Meaford. These coastal towns are all nestled between the Niagra Escarpment and Georgian Bay. Boasting Ontario’s largest ski area, dozens golf courses, the longest freshwater beach in the world, plus stunningly beautiful hill communities, the Southern Georgian Bay region is a a four-season hub driven by outdoor activities, destinations for food & beverage connoisseurs, cultural sites and numerous attractions. The area is rightly termed “Ontario’s playground".

One of the area’s most popular destinations is the town of Collingwood, a hotspot for winter activities. It’s also home to a number of public beaches, Ontario’s apple country, and incredible hiking trails. Living Water Resorts' ideal location in the town of Collingwood makes us a vacation destination all year round and your gateway to LIMITLESS experiences!

Shop Local
SHOPPING

Downtown Collingwood might just surprise you with its 60 plus boutique shops, all in the only downtown core recognized in Canada’s Registrar of Historic Places! Many shops source both local and far-reaching artisans, designers and brands. From sustainably sourced clothing to high fashion, from regionally inspired art and knick-knacks to fine cheeses and wine, you're sure to find many great items.

Neighbouring towns like Creemore, Thornbury, and Meaford are also gems for those with a serious retail habit. Browse boutique shops with the latest trends to the one-of-a-kind eclectic. Not only will you be supporting our local, small businesses, you will be heading home with unique finds!

Winter Activity
RECREATION

The South Georgian Bay region offers an all-season list of recreational activities. No matter your passion, there is lots to keep you entertained:

  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding -  This is the premier downhill destination in Ontario. 

  • Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing - The ideal way to experience our winter wonderland. We have the best in Nordic adventures.

  • Cycling - Our region has become a hotspot for avid cyclists. Be you a road warrior or a trail adventurer, this is the place.

  • Hiking & Rock Climbing - A great way to get to know the area is to visit our many trail systems. The Escarpment consists of trails, caves and climbs with breathtaking views that are worth the climb.

  • Beaches - We have miles and miles of beaches. Starting in Wasaga (the world's longest fresh water beach) & heading west all the way to Meaford, there are so many ways to enjoy the summer!

  • Golf - There are numerous open-to-the-public golf courses in this area. Each offering beautiful views, unique challenges and a great experience on the links.

Local Tours
TOURS

With so much to do and see, a tour is a great way to pack a lot in and have a whole lot of fun along the way. Depending on your particular interests, there are tour options for a variety of tastes:

  • Wine Tours - with local vineyards offering tastings and pairings with exceptional views and friendly, knowledgeable staff.

  • Beer & Cider Tours - many breweries and cideries offer their own tours, but you can also use tour services to visit more than one location and have a designated driver!

  • Boat Tours - scenic and entertaining, thrilling and serene. A boat tour gives you a unique water perspective to see the sights, gather with a group, fish and even take a dip.

  • Adventure Tours - with this amazing natural playground at your doorstep, of course adventure is easy to find. Many outdoor adventure companies operate in our area. 

Local Attractions
ATTRACTIONS

Where to start? We have such a wide variety of area attractions that you need to visit us again and again to experience them all. From museums and historic sites, to waterfalls, salmon ladders and parks, you will never be bored or out of things to do. Explore Collingwood and visit the neighbouring towns to learn our unique history, experience the culture, expose yourself to great art and talented artists, and get your adrenalin pumping. Here's a few ideas:
 

  • Town of Collingwood - parks, heritage walks, museums, teatre and art galleries

  • Blue Mountain Village - numerous attractions year round

  • Town of Thornbury/Clarksburg - museums, art galleries, and parks

  • Town of Meaford - Music Hall, parks, art galleries, and museums