Top things to do

Theater in Lake Huron Shoreline

Blyth Festival

The village of Blyth has the kind of main street Bruce Springsteen likes to sing about, and is home to the esteemed summer Blyth Festival. From June to August, primarily Canadian plays get an airing, from outdoor pi…
Fusion in Southampton & Around

Armen's

Forget the local greasy spoons and say hi to chatty Armen as he prepares a tasty sandwich from the ever-changing menu. A rotating dinner menu in June, July and August highlights global cuisine; one night it's Canadi…
Cafe in Southampton & Around

Elk and Finch

This 'coffee pub' serves more than caffeinated and alcoholic beverages: sandwiches, salads and thin-crust pizzas will fill you up. Sip your trendy brew in the wobbly house or park yourself at a table on the grassy l…
International in Goderich

Thyme on 21

Goderich's only casual fine-dining establishment is good, despite the lack of competition. Global influences are present in the mouthwatering menu, with mains including lobster, veal, pad Thai and soufflé.
Bakery in Goderich

Culbert's Bakery

Folks come from far and wide for this old-school bakery serving delicious and decadent cream puffs, muffins, tarts and fresh-from-the-oven loaves. The early bird catches the early calories.
Pizza in Grand Bend

Riverbend Pizzeria

It may be a pizza restaurant by name, but regulars also come year-round to the Riverbend for huge portions of succulent hot chicken wings, karaoke nights and cold beer on the patio.
Museum in Goderich

Huron County Museum

Walk the wooden floorboards for an informed look at local history, industry and transportation. Displays include everything from antique furniture and china to an old steam engine and a tank. Stays opens later, till…
International in Grand Bend

Schoolhouse Restaurant

There's something for everyone at this foodie-friendly restaurant occupying, you guessed it, the former Grand Bend Public School. From tender roast chicken to succulent steak, ribs, lake-fresh seafood and a variety …
Museum in Goderich

Huron Historic Gaol

Follow a creepy, prison-gray corridor into this octagonal fortress that served as courthouse and jail for almost 130 years (and was the site of Canada’s last public hanging in 1869).
Island in Southampton & Around

Chantry Island

Chantry Island, just 2km off the shoreline, is home to a lonely lighthouse and a sanctuary for migratory birds. The only way to reach the island is with Chantry Island Tours.