Georgian Bay Fresh Air Escape

Weekend Get-a-way Description Escape to Parry Sound in the heart of the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and experience its impressive beauty and unique story.

Your weekend begins at the quaint Bayside Inn; with host Jeff Quathamer. Settle in Friday evening, and be welcomed with a screening of TVO’s Striking Balance, a fascinating documentary about the region and efforts to sustain its natural beauty.

Saturday, following a hearty breakfast, you’ll set out for a gently-paced, 3-hour kayak tour with experienced White Squall guides who will share tales of the town’s early days and highlight the bay’s geology & ecology. Your lunch stop destination is Glenn Burney Lodge lakeside patio, for a delicious meal, featuring local delicacies. Saturday evening board the MV Chippewa III and savour a delightful local-flavour infused meal, while cruising amongst unique summer cottages, spectacular granite bluffs and windswept islands.

Awaken Sunday, to a tasty breakfast and a meet-n-greet with Aleesha Mullen, local cycling enthusiast & Parry Sound Bikes founder. Get insights on their self-guided tour and customized options based on your interests, and then explore the area to your heart’s content.