Southern Georgian Bay is full of fun and adventure in the winter time. With Collingwood and Blue Mountain being four-season towns, there is always something to do! Whether you are planning a vacation or weekend away with friends and family or taking a staycation, here is a guide on what to do!
Where To Stay
Blue Mountain Resort
Blue Mountain has a variety of accommodation types to suit your needs such as a hotel-style property, a boutique hotel, or a private home. Take a look at these options!
For more information and for deals and packages, visit the Blue Mountain website.
Southern Georgian Bay’s newest boutique motel, Penny’s is your hub for the ultimate Georgian Bay experience! Located in Thornbury, Penny’s Motel offers a relaxing vibe fit with a courtyard, 3 fire pits, picnic tables, heated patios, a bocce ball court, a restaurant and bar with room service. Perfect for trips with friends, family, and your pets!
Living Water Resort
Living Water is a four season vacation resort in Collingwood, the perfect spot for adventures or relaxation. Experience their championship length golf course, full service spa, waterfront access, and waterfront restaurant.
VanderMarck Boutique Hotel
The VanderMarck is located in the heart of Collingwood’s vibrant downtown and is steps to shopping, restaurants, and activities. It’s just a short drive to the area’s many attractions, including Blue Mountain, Scenic Caves, Wasaga Beach, The Bruce Trail. This boutique hotel has only 9 suites, studio, 1 or 2 bedroom, offering a unique and comfortable experience. The VanderMarck has partnered with different businesses in the area to create experiences such as the Scandinave Spa, Cedar and Sage, Vortex Wellness Studio, and the Northwood Club.
What To Do
Skiing & Snowboarding
The skiing and snowboarding scene is one of the driving forces of Southern Georgian Bay Tourism. With a variety of public and private ski hills and clubs, we are very fortunate to live in a ski-focused region! We have compiled a list of ski hills and clubs in Southern Georgian Bay to check out for your next visit or to research for joining a club.
Check out our blog post about the ski hills and clubs in the area
Scandinave Spa located in Blue Mountain has been named one of Ontario’s top spas! Enjoy total relaxation with their thermal spa experience, massages, and getaway packages.
Living Shore Spa
Living Shore Spa offers a full-service spa and has the area’s only Aquapath™, as well as traditional spa treatments. Other spa treatments include relaxation massages, facials, body treatments, manicures and pedicures.
Explore Blue Mountain Village
Blue Mountain Village has a ton of attractions such as tubing, mountaintop skating, and their mountain coaster, as well as constantly having events throughout the winter.
We are so lucky that Southern Georgian Bay has a large, beautiful trail system. Our trail system includes a wide variety of wilderness trails, footpaths, and railway trails that wind through the landscapes along Georgian Bay, the Niagara Escarpment, and through Collingwood and The Blue Mountains. Time to get walking!
Check out our blog post about the best hiking trails in the area.
Scenic Caves is full of fun and adventure during the winter months, perfect for a day with family or friends. Experience nature through unique adventures while cross country skiing, snow shoeing, walking the suspension bridge, or having fun at the children’s playground. Enjoy winter at Scenic caves with a day or season pass.