Summer 2021 is the perfect

time to create precious remarkable astounding splendid joyous

memories in your own backyard...

Summer Staycation radio contest

The best adventures are often right here, in your own backyard! This summer, stay local, and experience the Heart of Georgian Bay. Discover world-class attractions, delicious local restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shops. Enjoy hiking or biking through our stunning trails, or spend some time soaking up the sun at one of our beautiful beaches along the shorelines of Georgian Bay. With so much to see and do, the Heart of Georgian Bay has something for everyone!

To help inspire your summer staycation plans, we’ll be providing you with weekly updates, from day-trip itineraries, to weekend getaways, and blog posts covering a variety of topics including places to stay, foods to try, things to do and more! Be sure to check back in with us each week for all the details. Posts can be found below.

And to make this summer a little more special, the Heart of Georgian Bay and 20 of our local sponsors have teamed up with Corus Entertainment and Fresh 93.1 to bring you the Summer Staycation Contest!

Starting June 14th, Fresh 93.1 will explore a variety of staycation adventures located in the Heart of Georgian Bay. Want to learn more about these exciting opportunities? Scroll down below for a complete list of participating partners and businesses, and click on ‘more info’ for further details.  

Each week, contest entrants will have an opportunity to qualify for a chance to win amazing prizes from our local sponsors. To enter, click “More Info” on this week’s sponsors, and click “Enter Contest”. After you’ve filled out the form, be sure to return to our page to start planning the rest of your trip!

Don’t forget to share your summer staycation adventures with us on socials! Use
the hashtags #HGBStaycation2021 and #GBaylife to show us what you’re up to!

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This week's sponsors

August 16th – 22nd, 2021

Bayshore Lanes


Windlee Farms Maple Syrup


Upcoming sponsors

Each week, the Heart of Georgian Bay and Fresh 93.1 will be featuring 2 new sponsors and giving away some amazing prizes. You won’t want to miss it!
Find a list of our upcoming sponsors below, and learn more about each one by clicking on ‘more info’. 

Previous Sponsors

Blog Posts

We do Winter Well

If you think you’ve experienced all that the Heart of Georgian Bay has to offer, we challenge you to visit during the winter months, when

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5 Autumnal Treats to try in the Heart of Georgian Bay

The first official day of autumn is next week and though we are sad to see summer go, we are excited for all the treats that incorporate pumpkin and apple flavours that are associated with the fall. This week we have compiled a list of five autumnal treats in the Heart of Georgian Bay to help you embrace the changing seasons.

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5 Instagrammable Spots in the Heart of Georgian Bay

The Heart of Georgian Bay is a beautiful region that is full of great photo ops. Whether you prefer to share your photos on social media or tuck them away in photo albums, we have rounded up some of the most photogenic places in the area for your next impromptu photo shoot.

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