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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.”
88 locals recommend
Spa
“For something more relaxing, Scandinave Spa offers a beautiful setting and first come, first served hydrotherapy in their varying temperature pools and saunas. They offer nature bathing walks in their gorgeous setting as well as massages, although the latter do book up quickly. They also have a bistro for refreshments. It is a very picturesque spot popular with visitors. ”
72 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“The Scenic Caves run along the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve Niagara Escarpment, and offer beautiful scenery and fun exploration. The suspension bridge offers lovely views of Collingwood and surrounding area. Zip lining is offered as well as eco adventure tours. Excellent place for couples and families. ”
58 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Many activities to do including Segway tours, mini-put and of course skiing/mountain biking. ”
39 locals recommend
Lounge
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“If you love a Martini...this is the place for you! Combined with an extensive martini & wine list, Twist has it all! Après drinks, casual fine dining and DJ & dancing!”
15 locals recommend
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! ”
17 locals recommend
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.”
15 locals recommend
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!”
10 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Many access points around the Collingwood area to both the main Bruce trail and side trails.”
12 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“Convenience store with the added benefit of booze. Small but well stocked lobo satellite location selling beer, wine and spirits. ”
10 locals recommend
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”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great adult beverages and the food is AMAZING! They also have happy hour 3-6pm!”
6 locals recommend
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”
8 locals recommend
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.”
20 locals recommend
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”
20 locals recommend
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.”
16 locals recommend