7 Small Ontario Towns With Big Appeal

7 Small Ontario Towns With Big Appeal

Ontario is Canada’s most populated region, filled by big cities buzzing with activity and laden with attractions. Grand, cosmopolitan cities like Toronto and Ottawa draw millions of annual visitors ready to pack their holidays with urban adventures, but it’s the province’s small towns that are most captivating and offer indulgences no big city ever could. “Charm” is the staple word here, amid these cozy, enchanting, and layered communities filled with unique stops and awash with interesting things to do and see. Find out which small, Ontario towns are loaded with appeal below:

7. Collingwood

Collingwood is a unique, small town in Ontario with endless appeal in every season. In the winter months, the Blue Mountain Resort is where X marks the spot for great skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and the après ski culture throughout the village where there are shops, outdoor fire pits, and lots of events. The spring and summer bring a whole new landscape to life: there are zip lining excursions, caving, eco adventure tours, and a slew of different cruises along beautiful Georgian Bay. There are long stretches of sand, golf courses, and the famous Apple Pie Trail where the Niagara Escarpment and Georgian Bay join forces to create perfect growing conditions along an extensive 37-stop trail through to nearby Meaford (where fishing is outstanding). Summer brings another special, world famous event, The Elvis Festival. The annual homage to Rock and Roll’s pioneer is held each year in July.

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