"Georgian Bay and Muskoka" Parry Sound by windsorgirl
Parry Sound Travel Guide: 28 reviews and 55 photos
Parry Sound lies in the heart of the famous 30,000 islands which dot the eastern shores of Georgian Bay. It boasts the largest natural harbour on Georgian Bay and most importantly, is the birthplace of hockey legend, Bobby Orr.
Parry Sound is located 225kms north of Toronto. Follow Hwy 400 and then 69. It will take at least 3hrs depending on traffic.
As you can see, the coastline of Georgian Bay and the 30,000 islands are very rocky. It is a wonder that any trees or vegetation at all can survive here.
Just east of Parry Sound is the lovely Muskoka Lakes Region. This is the summer home to many wealthy Torontonians and a few famous Americans, namely Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. We regular folk can also enjoy Muskoka's clear lakes and pine forests by renting a cottage or camping in the area.
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