If there is one thing that everyone notices when visiting The Blue Mountains, Ontario area, it is that there is always something fun to see and do, no matter what time of year you are there. Vacation rentals are a great way to lodge as you check out all the local attractions. Don’t worry if you don’t get to them all in one trip, as you can always extend your stay or make plans to come back. Here are the top 10 things to see while enjoying vacation rentals in The Blue Mountains area:
1. Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster– The views from this gravity-powered coaster are incredible. You’ll see natural rock formations, forest scenes, and other spectacular views, all from a brake-free run that is sure to please even the most avid adrenaline junkie!
2. Blue Mountain Resort- It doesn’t matter which season vacation rentals are reserved in the area as there are many different types of outdoor adventures awaiting at Blue Mountain Resort. Among the appealing options are winter sports, mountain biking, camping, scenic lift rides, and disc golf.
3. Blue Mountain Village- There are 25 retailers and 25 cafes and restaurants along with plenty of unique attractions all in one wonderful setting.
4. Craigleith Provincial Park- An ideal place to go for a variety of activities, including biking, birding, camping, and fishing. The park staff offers a Discovery Drop-in program during July and August. The shoreline has fractured plates of shale where you could find a 450 million year old fossil.
5. Downtown Collingwood, Thornbury & Meaford- These communities have gone all out to create a great time for those utilizing vacation rentals in the area. Check out options such as the Thornbury Antique Market, Meaford Factory Outlet, Meaford Museum, Collingwood Museum, and more.
6. Scandinave Spa- This award-winning spa is open to guests 19+ years of age. It features many rejuvenating options, including hot baths, thermal and Nordic waterfalls, Finnish sauna, indoor and outdoor areas for relaxing, cold plunges, eucalyptus steam room, and an infra-red sauna.
7. The Bruce Trail- The Bruce Trail runs 890 km from Niagara to Tobermory as the oldest and longest trail in Canada. There are another 400 km of side trails. Even if you experience only the section in The Blue Mountains area, you won’t tire of the expansive views from the high bluffs.
8. Plunge! Aquatic Centre- You don’t have to wait for summer to enjoy a water playground. Plunge! is open throughout the year with indoor and outdoor water adventurers.
9. The Apple Pie Trail- Not all trails are for hiking, as this one demonstrates. This is a trail of all the things that apples provide. The trail takes you on an epic journey of outdoor experiences laced with culinary and drinking adventures. You’ll visit artisans, distillers, local farmers, and other business owners as you learn the history of apple country.
10. Scenic Caves Nature Adventures- If you are looking for an attraction that is both fun and educational, don’t miss this one. Enjoy a self-guided trail of caves that were carved millions of years ago, experience a treetop canopy of platform decks and walkways, and take a breathtaking ride on the Thunderbird Twin Zip Line. There are also winter activities with 27 km. of ski trails and 8 km. of forest trails perfect for snowshoeing.
This list is just to get you started on all you can see and do in The Blue Mountains, Ontario area. Reach out to us at StayInBlue.ca to learn about short-term and seasonal vacation rentals that are perfect for being right in the action.