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Huron, Perth, Waterloo & Wellington
Lake Huron's beautiful beaches, parks and shoreline invite you to stay, play and relax. Moving inland, rolling countryside, pastoral landscapes and plush farmland roll into rural towns and inviting communities. Add to that unique histories, spirited festivals and events, world class theatre, fabulous local food and breathtaking sunsets - this region is one not to miss.
Venture to Mennonite communities where the main mode of transportation is still horse-drawn buggies. Savour local flavours at the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market - one of the oldest in Canada, featuring field-fresh vegetables, and traditional Mennonite quilts, handicrafts and homemade goodies. Catch the horse-drawn trolley tour that provides the rare opportunity to visit a Mennonite farm. Browse antique, craft and furniture shops in the quaint downtown.
Take your seat at the globally acclaimed Stratford Festival, featuring the plays of Shakespeare and other masterworks from classical to contemporary. The experience isn't just the theatre itself, but a variety of concerts, tours, lectures, discussions and more, offered Beyond the Stage. Browse the boutiques downtown for everything from fashion to fine art. See why Stratford has a national reputation for culinary creativity. From haute cuisine to country comfort food, fresh and inventive seasonal flavours await.
Visit Ontario's West Coast, where you'll witness some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world from the town of Goderich and the charming village of Bayfield, home to galleries and boutiques. Enjoy the warm waters and sandy beaches of Grand Bend.
Pack your knapsack and lots of film for a day filled with cascading waterfalls, curious caves and spectacular limestone walls that stretch high above the roaring rapids at the Elora Gorge. Spend a relaxing afternoon picnicking at Rockwood Conservation Area, a scenic park along the Eramosa River, surrounded by towering limestone cliffs, caves, glacial potholes and the ruins of an old cotton mill.