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CollingwoodCanada

This attractive town in southern Ontario is a gateway to some of the area’s ski resorts, and blends fascinating history with beaches, parks and outdoor recreation.

With year-round outdoor pursuits, festivals and a vibrant food scene, Collingwood’s attractions are varied and celebrated with pride. The town’s natural scenery ranges from tree-lined parks and rocky beaches to the lake waters of Georgian Bay.

Downtown Collingwood, home to heritage buildings, boutique stores and restaurants, is pleasant to explore on foot. Discover 150 years of maritime history at the Collingwood Museum. Spot work by local artists at Collingwood Town Hall and then check out the street murals that adorn buildings on Hurontario Street. Enjoy people-watching from the outdoor terraces of the downtown cafés.

Within a short walking distance from downtown Collingwood you can experience the town’s natural beauty. Stroll among tall coniferous and deciduous trees at Collingwood Arboretum. Find picnic areas and watch local fisherman at Harbourview Park. Enjoy great views of Collingwood Harbour and nearby mountains from Millennium Park. Find more picnic sites, superb sunset viewpoints and a popular swimming and windsurfing beach at Sunset Point Park.

Weaving through Collingwood’s downtown, parks and waterfront is the Collingwood Trails Network. Walk or bike the trails during the summer and enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. Travel on foot, bike or snowshoe along the 21-mile (34-kilometer) Georgian Trail, which stretches between Collingwood and Meaford, on the southwest banks of Georgian Bay.

For more outdoor adventures, visit Collingwood Scenic Caves. Walk into millennia-old caves, learn about native tribes, hike to observation decks and thrill to the zip-line ride. Experience Ontario’s Apple Country and its famous apple pie on the Apple Pie Trail.

Throughout the year Collingwood hosts an eclectic schedule of events. Summer happenings range from a wake-boarding competition to a farmers’ market and an Elvis Presley impersonator festival. Visit in winter for the ice sculpting contest.

Collingwood is about a 2-hour drive north of Toronto. The picturesque setting makes getting around enjoyable on foot, skis, snowmobile and rental car or bike. Collingwood is also the gateway to the Blue Mountain Ski Resort.

Top Hotels in Collingwood

Comfort Inn & Suites
Comfort Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
4 Balsam Street, Collingwood, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $86 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in the heart of Collingwood, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Georgian Bay and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain. Lake Huron and Collingwood ...

4.1/5Very Good! (969 reviews)

"Cheap and cheerful located close to shopping and restraints , Staff were very friendly and helpful. Even had a breakfast sausage muffin for breakfast during covid"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 27, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites
Living Stone Golf Resort
Living Stone Golf Resort
3 out of 5
19 Keith Ave, Collingwood, ON
The price is CA $97 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16

This family-friendly Collingwood resort is located near the bay, within a 10-minute walk of White's Bay, Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. Collingwood Golf Course ...

4.1/5Very Good! (952 reviews)

"Staff was great. Close to attractions. Room was very clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Living Stone Golf Resort
Georgian Bay Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Georgian Bay Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3 out of 5
10 Vacation Inn, Collingwood, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $112 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in the heart of Collingwood, this spa resort is 1.9 mi (3 km) from Collingwood Golf Course and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain. Collingwood ...

4/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"We loved having an apartment room. With a toddler, this came in very handy. The room is a big outdated, but served its purpose."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 27, 2020

Georgian Bay Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Collingwood

2 Bedroom Condo at Living Water Resort - 2 Bedroom Condo at Living Water Resort
2 Bedroom Condo at Living Water Resort - 2 Bedroom Condo at Living Water Resort
9 Harbour Street East, Collingwood, ON

Situated on the waterfront, this condo is steps away from Georgian Bay, Lake Huron and Collingwood Harbour. White's Bay and Collingwood Golf Course are also ...

3.4/5 (8 reviews)

"Lots of room in this condo. I will definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

2 Bedroom Condo at Living Water Resort - 2 Bedroom Condo at Living Water Resort
308, Studio - Downtown Collingwood, Luxury Boutique Hotel
308, Studio - Downtown Collingwood, Luxury Boutique Hotel
Collingwood, ON

Located in the heart of Collingwood, this historic apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Eddie Bush Memorial Arena and St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Contemporary decor was lovely in a unique setting!

"Easy to rent, lots of amenities in the room. Close to downtown!"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 31, 2020

308, Studio - Downtown Collingwood, Luxury Boutique Hotel
Delightfully Modern Central Condo With Bbq!
Delightfully Modern Central Condo With Bbq!
11 Dawson Dr, Collingwood, ON

Situated in Collingwood, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Collingwood Golf Course, Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. Collingwood Harbour and ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Nice unit overall and great location

"The condo unit was very nicely updated in a nice grouping of condos near both Collingwood and Blue Mountain and off the highway so noise was not an issue. Pluses - upgraded appliances; kitchen had all the supplies and equipment needed - more than any unit I've been in previously which was great. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

Delightfully Modern Central Condo With Bbq!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Collingwood

4.4

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 20, 2020

Nice and quiet town to visit

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 15, 2020

Very nice place to live & work.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 3, 2020

Absolutely love the area, especially Blue Mountain

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Feb 18, 2020

Cute, fun, no Uber’s which was difficult

5/5 - Excellent

J

Feb 12, 2020

Try out cross county skiing

5/5 - Excellent

Lots

Feb 12, 2020

Lots to do and lots of budget friendly activities. Restaurants are amazing and lots to choose from. Local breweries were incredible. The view from Blue mountain over looking Georgian Bay was awesome.

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