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Summer in Sauble Beach, Ontario

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The Retro Beach
The Retro Beach

Some collect driftwood, others collect memories, but all seek out classic relaxation removed from modern times. 11km of beautiful white sand make Sauble the world's second longest sandy beach where long sunny days and starry nights are your only worries. 

Close your eyes and listen to the waves or have your eyes opened to the delightful array of shops, treats and old-fashioned family fun on Main Street. Rent a bike. Ride the waves. Hike the falls or discover a good book. There's a different speed for everyone at Sauble and we'll let you in on a little secret … there's more to Sauble Beach than the beach, explore more here …

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Things to do in Sauble Beach
Things to do in Sauble Beach

So you know about the beach, it's right in the town's name, so it has be good, but what else can you do at Sauble Beach? Here's a few ideas;

  1. Water sports - we'll get the obvious out of the way first. Getting out onto the water is so easy it should be taken advantage of as often as possible. Pick up a rental - surfboard, SUP board, kayak, jet ski, paddleboat, etc., and hit the water! Jack N Jills Surf Shop has everything from floaties, boogie boards and Stand-up paddleboards. 
  2. Ascent Aerial Park for those brave explorers. Here you'll find a 40-foot rock wall as well as a 40-foot free fall and three levels of rope obstacles which vary in difficulty the higher you go. You'll also be able to take a ride on Canada's first and only zip coaster or try your hand at axe throwing.
  3. Visit Sauble Speedway during the summer on Saturday nights to cheer on the Thunder Cars, Four Cylinders and of course - lawnmowers! Just a little outside of town, but worth the drive.
  4. Sauble Falls Provincial Park can be found on the north end of town and is one of the few waterfalls in Bruce County. This park is perfect for picnics, watching the steelheads climb the natural waterfall ladder in the spring and the tiered waterfall make for a perfect Kodak moment. 
Shopping in Sauble Beach
Shopping in Sauble Beach

No need to stress about bringing everything - you'll find everything from bathing suits to cottage décor and everything in between along Main Street in Sauble Beach. You're coming to the beach to relax, so leave your worries at home and soak in the rays.

Swim gear is essential but just pop into Jack n Jills, Cabana or Bikini Paradise for a selection that's sure to knock your socks off - which is a good thing, who wears socks to the beach? If you're looking for everything from tops to pants and jewelry, check out the Patch or collect one of the Jack n Jill famous Sauble Beach sweaters, just be ready since new designs are added yearly so they might just become your newest collectable!

Snack shopping is serious business and there's a few fantastic places to find the best snacks around. Bruce County Nut and Fudge is filled to the brim with fresh - made in house goodies, ranging from beernuts to chocolate covered everything! You're in for an experience from the moment you want through the doors at Luscious Bakery, from the amazing smells that draw you off Main Street, to the warm welcoming atmosphere and the mouthwatering baked-from-scratch everything.

Eating in Sauble Beach
Eating in Sauble Beach

After all the fun in the sun, you need to fuel up and there are options around every corner, from some of the best burgers around to homemade pizza and tacos, finding food isn't going to be your problem - it'll be choosing!

  1. Beach Burger is where you can find the traditional burger, but also where you can find the juiciest burger topped with Pineapple. Located right on Main Street, you can see the Sauble Sign from their front patio.
  2. Casero Taco Bus treats your tastebuds to a bounty of flavours and you'll want to keep going back! Also on Main Street, you'll be looking for the parked double decker bus - just follow your nose.
  3. Two Chick's Café is just around the corner on 2nd Ave N and here you'll be able to pick up a Smoothie from the smoothie bar or some traditional Indian cuisine!

Being on the beach you may not want to leave, so here are places that you just need to cross the road for!

  1. Rustic Pizza caters to all your pizza needs, cooking them fresh every day with a variety of toppings. Grab a box and bring it to your beach towel because they are just steps from the beach.
  2. Sola's boasts the only dinner patio with a unobstructed view of the beach, from their stone pizza oven to the classic favourites - everything comes with a side serving of a stunning view!
  3. Stonehouse has one of the best breakfasts in town and just a hop, skip and a jump away from the beach, you'll be fueled up and rearing to go play all day in the sun after polishing off their Eggs Benedict or blueberry pancakes.
  4. Keep an eye out for Canada's first Caesar Bar's, second location, on Lakeshore Blvd right beside Sola's Grill. They have a wide range of Caesar cocktails with garnishes ranging from seafood, to burgers! Their grand opening will be on National Caesar day, May 20th, for To Go Caesars. 
Staying in Sauble Beach
Staying in Sauble Beach

With many campgrounds to choose from such as Carson's Camp, White SandsSauble Falls Tent and Trailer, Woodland Park and of course Sauble Falls Provincial Park. Your adventure continues into the evening for campfires and s'mores!

If you are looking for a comfortable bed down river from the falls, stay at Sauble River Marina and Lodge Resort where you can rent canoes, kayaks and bicycles.

Looking for a relaxing, spa-like stay? Check out the June Motel, located on Sauble Falls Parkway, where you can bring the vacation vibes back with you and enjoy the pink decor and all the wine you need. Perfect for a girl's trip or romantic getaway!