"Return to Paradise..." Manitoulin Island by Canadian_girl
Manitoulin Island Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 10 photos
Okay, 'Paradise' might be stretching it a little, but Manitoulin is definitely a wonderful place to visit. The island is located in the north of Lake Huron, not far from Tobermory. I spent several summers here as a kid on my parents' boat, and was happy to have the opportunity to return for a weekend as a 'grown-up'.
The scenery is fantastic -- gorgeous rock formations & small islands, waterfalls, etc. The water is clear but cold, and in the summer you can go hiking and pick wild blueberries.
Definitely a great place to spend your summer!
- Pros:"Ooooh.... Aaaaah... Look at that view!"
- Cons:Giant pterodactyl-sized mosquitoes and black flies.
- In a nutshell:(semi-) Northern Ontario at its best!
During the August civic holiday (first weekend in August), the locals celebrate Haweater Weekend, which seems to be... more travel advice
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