Official Tourism Website of Bruce County, Ontario, Canada




Hike the path less travelled; breathe in gorgeous sunsets on sandy beaches; surge through forests on two-wheels or splash in a Great Lake! Bruce County is a place where children are encouraged to look under rocks, and parents help with the heavy lifting. Two hours northwest of Toronto, yet in a world of its own, the Bruce is part wonderland, part funhouse, where nothing is ordinary, much is unbeatable, and all is very welcoming.

Visit our communities for ideas for your shopping, dining and sleeping experiences and the stellar community activities.

Explore the Bruce in the Fall Foliage!

Little compares to the stunning beauty of Bruce County, except Bruce County in the fall. Read more to find 5 fall itineraries and enjoy a photographers dream – Bruce County in the fall. Read More

Lucknow and Ripley

Outdoor activity is a highlight in this region, with farm gate markets, a lighthouse and two downtowns to explore. Agriculture is the predominant industry in this region, providing chances for visitors to explore vegetable patches, roam with cattle herds and savour amazing local culinary delights. Be greeted by friendly local passersby, who will make you feel at home. Read More

Walkerton and Area

Bruce County’s capital and home to a spirited community. Walkerton is perfectly sighted on the banks of the Saugeen River. Cast your troubles away as you scout out the best fly-fishing in the region or try one of the Province’s premiere canoe routes. Read More

Paisley and Area

Paisley is a little gem waiting for you to discover. This historic village is centred around the two rivers, the Saugeen and Teeswater, that meet in the heart of the town. Visit this quint little village for a unique experience filled with heritage, local shopping, walking trails, beutiful bridges, and of course, the rivers. Pack your canoe, fishing rod or hiking boots and spend a day exploring what makes Paisley so unique.  Read More

Mildmay & Area

Mildmay and Teeswater are two enchanting towns in southern Bruce County. Bavarian charm meets rural countryside in Mildmay and Teeswater is the home to the Square Dancing Tractors and a local Tractor Town. Rural charm is overflowing in the South. Read More

Getaways: Fall in the Heart of Bruce County

Enjoy the fall colors in the Interior region of Bruce County. Bring your camera along for a weekend of sightseeing you won’t forget!  Read More

Kincardine, Ontario

Discover your inner tartan, where an original Scottish experience awaits. Explore Scottish-themed festivals. Marvel in the excitement of a pipe band parade. Kincardine’s historic downtown, with its unique shops and restaurants will ignite your curiosity and your taste buds. Read More

Port Elgin

You don’t need a special occasion to celebrate in Port Elgin. Because you’re here … is good enough. In the great company of friends, or surrounded by family, raise a pint or uncover the perfect gift... Read More

Southampton, Ontario

Whether you’re in fancy heels or flip flops, a walk down High Street will fulfill what you seek. Fill your shopping bag. Indulge your inner gourmet. Linger over a sumptuous meal. Forge a new path on the boardwalk and discover the charm of the Chantry Island Lighthouse. Read More

Sauble Beach, Ontario

The world’s second longest sandy beach anchors long sunny days and starry nights. 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. Read More

Getaways: Explosion of Fall on the Beautiful Lakeshore!

Take a stroll on the Lakeshore, with the waves of Lake Huron on one side and the stunning fall foliage on the other, you'll be sure to use that extra memory card you packed - or be in need of one!  Read More


Pack your bags. Get ready to explore the wilderness of the region and challenge yourself to the top of the escarpment. Wiarton is your home base, central to all the hidden gems that the Bruce Peninsula has to offer. Nestled between rugged limestone cliffs and the shores of Georgian Bay, and with plenty of shopping and sensational dining options, it’s the perfect place to launch a boat trip, camping or hiking adventure. Read More

Lion's Head, Ontario

Can one place be both relaxing and invigorating at the same time? Explore the dramatic beauty of the escarpment. Relax on one of the many serene shallow beaches. Check out the local eateries. With incredible hiking and caves to explore, your senses will be heightened, your body relaxed. Read More


Where water and land meet sky. With its 1,000-year old pines and pristine turquoise waters, you’ll see why it’s the 8th Wonder of Canada. Fathom Five National Marine Park is famous for its scuba diving. Read More

Getaways: The Peninsula Covered in Fall

Students are back in school, but still thinking of one last weekend getaway before the snow? Well, pack your bags and check out the Peninsula in the Fall. The sights are the same with a colourful twist you can only see in the fall. Read More

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