Huron County, internationally known as Ontario’s West Coast, offers a diverse tourism experience that caters to a broad demographic, with its picturesque lakeshore and countryside. The County’s landscape features a charming patchwork quilt of rich farmland and delightful communities, characterized by broad main streets, tree-lined side streets, and well-preserved Victorian-era architecture. Spanning 110 km, the coastline offers visitors an inviting shoreline experience, complete with public beaches and marinas. The area is rich in cultural offerings, comprising outstanding theatre, museums, attractions, and events, as well as a wide array of recreational pursuits. This, coupled with a diverse range of accommodations, shopping, and dining options, draws visitors to Huron County year after year. Visitors to Ontario’s West Coast can expect a diversity of getaway locations appealing to active couples and families with children of all ages, offering year-round activities and enjoyment.

Administered by the County of Huron Economic Development Department, Ontario’s West Coast brand includes the Tourism Department, which consists of an Economic Development Officer and a Coordinator. This dedicated team is responsible for producing signage, a website, social media content, special events, print guides, and essential resources to promote tourism in the region. The committed efforts of the Tourism Department demonstrate Huron County’s readiness to embrace new tourism initiatives and ensure a warm welcome for every visitor.


We acknowledge that the land we stand upon today is the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples and is connected to the Dish with One Spoon wampum, under which multiple nations agreed to care for the land and its resources by the Great Lakes in peace.

We also acknowledge the Upper Canada Treaties signed in regards to this land, which include Treaty #29 and Treaty #45 ½.

We recognize First Peoples’ continued stewardship of the land and water as well as the historical and ongoing injustices they face in Canada. We accept responsibility as a public institution and as treaty people to renew relationships with First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people through reconciliation, community service, and respect.