GBay Life Blog

Summer's here in the Heart of GBay and we're making the most of it! Days on the bay and everything in between, make amazing memories that will last you forever! Check out our blog posts below for stories about the unique, beautiful, fun and cool things to do and see, all year long. Check back as often as you can for travel inspo and good reads. Leave a comment or hashtag #GBaylife on social media and tell us about your experiences in the Heart of Georgian Bay!

SS Keewatin Tour!

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | August 10, 2018 | Georgian Bay, history, Keewatin, Port McNicoll, ship, SS Keewatin
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The SS Keewatin’s story begins in 1907, and we were lucky to travel back in time and take a tour of this magnificent ship. Using the word magnificent seems like an understatement while reminiscing on our historical tour. I learned so much more than I could have ever imagined about her on a 90-minute Combination Tour. From funny anecdotes to the most haunted areas of the ship, our tour guide did not disappoint and I would definitely say this tour a must see during your next visit in the Heart of Georgian Bay!

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Heart of GBay FAM Tour!

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | July 19, 2018
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The Heart of Georgian Bay’s Familiarization Tour is a full-day tour where we take students and front-line staff from municipal information centres, restaurants, attractions and more, put them on a bus and take them to experience some of the cool things you can see and do, right here in the Heart of Georgian Bay! This means ushering 37 people on and off a bus, to 12 different local attractions so that they can share and recomment their experiences with visitors.

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Discovery Harbour Tour!

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | July 06, 2018
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Another sunny day, another great attraction in the Heart of Georgian Bay to tour and fill you in on some of the things you will be experiencing when you make your way here! Discovery Harbour was a must see on my list and it should be for you too! From history, to architecture and scenic views, this historical site has so much to offer and you will definitely not want to skip this attraction while spending time in the Heart of Georgian Bay. 

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I Survived Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival... And I LOVED IT

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | June 11, 2018
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Well people, the big day was finally here, and boy was it ever worth the anticipation and build up! Being a first-time attendee at Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival, I must admit I was a little nervous and very excited! This event brings in people from all over the privince and is a great weekend put on by the Town of Midland! Going into Saturday I didn’t know what to expect other than a ton of people waiting to get their hands on some delicious treats! But this was only one portion of the day! Come find out about my first ever Butter Tart Festival!
 

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Roadtrip Through the Heart of GBay - Part 2

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | May 30, 2018 | georgian bay, keewatin, midland, murals, north simcoe blog, port mcnicoll, ss keewatin, steamship
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Having a co-worker who is fairly new to the area means that she needs to be shown around! She needs to be given a tour so that the poor girl doesn’t get lost trying to deliver our awesome Discovery Guides or visiting one of our awesome local attractions! So me and our boss Brianne (both being locals) thought we would show her around! This post is about our Midland and Tay Township portions of our educational roadtrip around the Heart of Georgian Bay

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Roadtrip Through the Heart of GBay - Part 1

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | May 28, 2018 | Awenda, Georgian Bay, Heart of Georgian Bay, Penetanguishene, Simcoe County, Tiny, tour
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       Having a co-worker who is fairly new to the area means that she needs to be shown around! She needs to be given a tour so that the poor girl doesn't get lost trying to deliver our awesome Discovery Guides or visiting one of our local attractions! So me, and our boss Brianne (both being locals) thought we would show her around! This post and the next one are all about our little educational roadtrip around The Heart of Georgian Bay. 
 

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Sainte Marie Among the Hurons Visit!

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | May 23, 2018 | Huron, North Simcoe History, Sainte Marie, Wendat

IMG_4154_2.jpgSainte-Marie Among the Hurons... What is the story behind this enticing name? Why visit? What will it teach me?
I have the answer to all of these questions because I did it!  I learned cool facts and I can definitely tell you why Saint Marie Among the Huron should be on your bucket list for the summer of 2018! 

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