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Best things to do in The Blue Mountains

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Playground
“This is the place with all the activities and restaurants. Head to Activity Central (look for the signs) to buy tickets for mini-golf, biking, gondola rides, rock wall, Ridge Runner mountain coaster and more.”
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Spa
“I wouldn't recommend getting a massage here but the hot tubs and pools and grounds are amazing. A great place to relax but remember to shhhhhhh”
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Travel Agency
“Scenic Caves Nature Adventures is a definite "must see" for your vacation agenda. Be sure to make time in your schedule to explore: Scenic Caves and Trails, Ontario's Longest Suspension Footbridge, Treetop Eco Tours, Zip Line and Gemstone Mining”
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Ski Area
“Ski hills, skating trail, mountain coaster, and snow tubing in winter. Hiking and gondola ride in the summer. One of our biggest local attractions.”
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Lounge
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“Combined with an extensive martini & wine list, Twist strikes the perfect balance between après drinks, casual fine dining and DJ & dancing. As dinner winds down and the DJ starts up, you will have a front row seat to Blue Mountains most sophisticated nightlife.”
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Bar
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“For more than 20 years, three men, four restaurants and a great friendship have driven the evolution of a diverse portfolio of dining locations well established in Toronto and beyond. The Substance Food Group brings to you Rusty’s @ Blue.”
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Greek Restaurant
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“They have belly dancers that come to tables at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays! ”
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Winery
“Come and taste distinctive local wines and experience the beauty of our vineyards year round. Learn about local wine and food pairings and "what goes best with what and why". We offer two wine with food tasting experiences; Perfect Pairing - every Saturday at 1pm ($20 pp) and Winter Sweet Wine tastings - Wednesday to Sunday at 3pm ($15 pp) - Reservations required. Tasting is Believing!”
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Point of Interest
“Many access points around the Collingwood area to both the main Bruce trail and side trails.”
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Park
“Craigleith Provincial Park was established in 1967 by Ontario Parks. It is a recreation-class Provincial Park created to help preserve historic oil shale beach. Craigleith Provincial Park is a small park located between Collingwood and Thornbury on the southern shores of Georgian Bay”
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Restaurant
“Great adult beverages and the food is AMAZING! They also have happy hour 3-6pm!”
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Wine Bar
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“Excellent wood fired pizza, local/ fresh salads, pasta, vegetarian or meat. Good wine and great setting for a drink, lunch or dinner - open mike Wednesdays and live music later on weekends. Local haven for foodies.”
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Music Venue
“Great food if you want to go for dinner! Turns into a great night club after the dinner rush. Check online for updated schedules of types of music”
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Bar
“Traditional Pub Flare with gluten free options. Sundays are Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding. If you like Whiskey or would like to do a tasting this is the place with approximately 1000 whiskeys to choose from”
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Travel Agency
“You rent a kayak or canoe and they bring you up river and you paddle back to their location down the Beaver River. Very relaxing. Lots of wildlife. No previous paddling experience required. I recommend the 2 hour tour.”
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Beach
“This is the closest beach to Blue Mountain. There is also a better beach that Blue Mountain charges for a little closer to Thornbury. If you are looking for a more serious beach then Wasaga Beach is the longest freshwater beach in the world.”
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