Tobermory has become one of the most popular destinations in Ontario in recent years. The cozy town, which sits a the edge of the gorgeous Bruce Peninsula, is brimming with natural wonder and history - Indian Head Cove, Cyprus Lake Grotto, Flowerpot Island and the Shipwrecks of Big Tub Harbour are just a few of the countless attractions to be explored there.
Most road trippers from Toronto make the straight journey without making any stops. But those seeking a more fulfilling trip should consider visiting some of the cool provincial sites along the way. Here's a guide I made on the coolest road trip you'll ever go on from Toronto to Tobermory:
- Trip distance: 437 km
- Time spent on the road: 6 h
- Number of stops: 6
Treetop Trekking takes participants on an exciting journey high up in the canopy of a forest, where they'll make their way through a series of suspension bridges, ziplines and Tarzan rope swings.
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Belfountain Conservation Area
The Belfountain Conservation Area is a charming green space in the Credit Valley that consists of waterfalls, suspension bridges, flower gardens caves and historic sites like gristmills. The beautiful scenery and interesting wildlife makes this spot perfect for a nature stroll.
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Elora Quarry is a popular swimming hole in Ontario that features clear waters surrounded by limestone cliffs and forested spaces. A sandy beach leading to the quarry offers great opportunities to relax in the sun.
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The Blue Mountains are the site of an award-winning ski resort that is open year-round. Guests can experience cool shops and restaurants at the Blue Mountain Village, as well as other exciting experiences like nature tours by Scenic Caves and the Scandinave Spa.
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Inglis Falls is known as one of the best waterfalls in the Grey-Sauble area. The 18-metre tall waterfall is characterized by a surging cascade of water that feeds into a carved out gorge at its base. Several scenic hiking trails are also accessible in the nearby area.
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Sauble Beach is a gorgeous freshwater beach that features white sands, restaurants, shopping and recreational attractions. It's the perfect place for a day trip or for spending a weekend with family and friends.
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