Nestled where the Beaver River flows into Nottawasaga Bay, The Blue Mountains is a ski resort known for its cross-country trails. Soak up the natural splendors, then explore leafy parks, local theatres, museums and breweries in nearby Collingwood.
Things to do in The Blue Mountains
The Blue Mountains is a delight for thrill seekers, where a quaint village ambiance reveals skiing, snowboarding and biking. You’ll find outdoor adventures catering to all skill levels, from the downhill descents at Blue Mountain Bike Park to the 36 trails, including beginner slopes and steep racing pitches.
Looking for a family-friendly adventure? Cycle along the Georgian Bay on the scenic Georgian Trail while soaking up seasonal forest foliage and wildlife, such as chipmunks and rabbits. Swim at Sunset Point Park, where you can picnic or indulge in a sweet treat from one of the ice-cream parlors.
If you’re looking for evening entertainment, snag tickets to a live drama performance at Theatre Collingwood performed by local artists. Sample German-style and seasonal beer at Side Launch Brewing Company or dine on American cuisine paired with craft beers at Northwinds Brewery.
Browse the shops in the pedestrian-friendly village, then drive 15 minutes to Collingwood to explore its cultural attractions. The Collingwood Museum showcases historical artifacts and handicrafts made by local people, while Tremont Studios is a renowned art gallery featuring an outdoor terrace at its on-site restaurant.
Getting around The Blue Mountains
Toronto Pearson International Airport is a two-hour drive from The Blue Mountains, while bus services connect Toronto with Collingwood. The easiest way to explore the nearby natural attractions is by car.