"Georgian Baywatch" Top 5 Page for this destination Collingwood by yooperprof
Collingwood Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 98 photos
Yes, let's get this straight. Collingwood is a town of about 17,000 on Nottawasaga Bay, which is a section of Georgian Bay, which is a section (sort of) of Lake Huron. It's about 90 miles NNW of Toronto.
The region south of Collingwood is a productive grain belt. Agricultural prosperity was the foundation of the town's growth, but now it is being supplemented by holiday-makers from the greater Toronto area who are attracted by not only by the open spaces near the waters, but also by the nearby Blue Mountain (ski-ing).
The Blue Mountain is a long ridge whose slopes line Nottawasaga Bay immediately to the west of Collingwood. You get a good view of the from the tip of the peninsula that juts out into the Bay.
The town of Collingwood is generally clean and spiffy, and a good deal of care and effort has gone into restoring and preserving several blocks of interesting architecture.
Nice little coffeeshop on Hurontario St. in central Collingwood. Lots of parking nearby. It's next door to a nifty... more travel advice
The civic center is a real masterpiece of late Victorian architecture. It's in the style widely known as "Richardsonian... more travel advice
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