IT'S TIME TO ExPLORE YOUR OWN BACKYARD

This summer provides a perfect opportunity to explore Huron County as a local! Discover what’s in your own backyard, support local businesses and be amazed at what you’ll find!

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Adventure lies close to home

Whether it’s taking a drive along the country roads, cruising over 100 km of scenic shoreline, sipping local wine at sunset, heading out on a fishing adventure, learning a chapter from the history pages or simply kicking back somewhere new – here’s your chance to soak it up and support local business with unforgettable experiences across Ontario’s West Coast.

Please respect Provincial directives and recommendations from Public Health officials. Hours or services may differ, please contact businesses directly for more information.

Things to Do

Huron County is bursting with fun activities to enjoy! Taste the local favours, relax at the beach, enjoy an action-packed day outdoors or spend the afternoon watching world-class theatre!

Places to Go

Located along the shores of Lake Huron, Huron County’s scenic agricultural landscape connect five towns with charming, historic villages dotted in between. 

Plan Your Trip

Ready to plan your visit to Ontario’s West Coast? From countryside to coastline, you’ve got a lot of ground to cover and we’re here to help you discover all that Huron County has to offer!

Lake Huron Sunset

DISCOVER ONTARIO’S WEST COAST

Explore Our Beaches

Huron County offers more than 100 km of sandy shoreline. Visit our Beaches page for information on our 15 public beaches, as well as links to most up-to-date information on water quality and beach openings and closing.

Trails & Tales

Trails & Tales is a collection of Huron County’s treasures and hidden gems, insider knowledge and must-try experiences curated by our friends, neighbours, and locals across Ontario’s West Coast. Inspiration awaits!

Barn Quilts: A Journey of Family, History & Memories

Barn Quilts: A Journey of Family, History & Memories

The Huron County Barn Quilt Trail was created in celebration of the 2017 International Plowing Match, Rural Expo (IPM), and to mark Canada’s 150th Birthday.  At that time, 150 quilts were made in both rural and urban areas throughout Huron County for this...

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Enjoy Dinner or a Wine Tasting in the Vineyard

Enjoy Dinner or a Wine Tasting in the Vineyard

Hessenland Inn and Schatz Winery is offering a unique al fresco dining experience this summer.  You can enjoy dinner or a wine tasting at a table set-up right in the vineyards.  Experience their newly launched menu as you sit among the grape vine enjoying a glass (or...

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Family-Friendly Activities

Family-Friendly Activities

Whether spending the day building sandcastles on the beach, chasing tadpoles in the river, or catching a movie under the stars, Ontario’s West Coast has lots of fun family-friendly activities to get you out of the house and burning up some of that energy.

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Spend a Perfect Day in Bayfield

Spend a Perfect Day in Bayfield

Grab yourself a classic diner-style breakfast at Renegades Diner before heading out on a walk on one of six Bayfield Trails. After your morning hike stroll Bayfield’s Historic Main Street and visit some of the galleries and boutique shops. Three galleries to check out...

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DISCOVER ONTARIO’S WEST COAST

Hike in Huron 

Explore over 30 hiking trails available for all ages and skill levels. Experience the scenic landscapes that Huron County has to offer, all year-round.

Bannockburn Trail