"Collingwood" Top 5 Page for this destination Collingwood by kris-t
Collingwood Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 98 photos
It would be proper to say that the town of Collingwood developed because of a need to expand land and water transportation services. Collingwood's natural harbour and the creation of the railway played major roles in the town's rapid early growth.
Collingwood is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario. Geographically, it is situated on Nottawasaga Bay at the southern point of Georgian Bay
Collingwood was incorporated as a Town in 1858, nine years before Confederation and was named after Admiral Lord Cuthbert Collingwood, Lord Nelson’s second in command at the Battle of Trafalgar, who assumed command of the British fleet after Nelson's death.
- Pros:nice small town
The land in the area was originally inhabited by the Iroquoian Petun nation, which built a string of villages in the... more travel advice
High among 200 year-old oak trees, up to 60 feet above the ground, get ready for an experience like no other. Explore... more travel advice
kris-t's Related Pages
Collingwood Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "COLLINGWOOD****A GEORGIAN BAY GEM"
- "Georgian Baywatch"
- "Collingwood - 4 Season Destination"
- "Monday, Collingwood"
- "Blue Mountain"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Collingwood
- Hotels in Collingwood
- Transportation in Collingwood
- Restaurants in Collingwood
- Shopping in Collingwood
- Warnings and Dangers in Collingwood
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Collingwood
- 21 Reviews
- 29 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 6 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (39)
Have you been to Collingwood?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Collingwood
Photos in CollingwoodSee All Photos (29)
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Prague Intro, 229 reviews, 774 photos, 6 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Moscow Intro, 234 reviews, 636 photos, 6 travelogues
- London Intro, 221 reviews, 489 photos, 1 travelogue
- Paris Intro, 126 reviews, 470 photos, 4 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Las Vegas Intro, 108 reviews, 459 photos, 6 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Ottawa Intro, 82 reviews, 384 photos, 8 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Province of Ontario Intro, 64 reviews, 304 photos, 7 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Russia Intro, 67 reviews, 251 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Windsor Intro, 58 reviews, 219 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Niagara Falls Intro, 84 reviews, 188 photos, 1 travelogue