Must see attractions in Bruce Peninsula

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    Bruce Peninsula National Park

    Much of the area just south of Tobermory is protected by this national park, flaunting some of Ontario's finest assets: the Niagara Escarpment, 1000-year…

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    Grey Roots Museum & Archives

    About 8km south of town, this interesting museum highlights the region's rich pioneering history through displays about early settlers and local heroes…

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    Fathom Five National Marine Park

    Established to protect the numerous shipwrecks, lighthouses and islands around Tobermory, this was the first park of its kind in Canada. Though the 22…

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    Perivale Gallery

    This well-respected art gallery features works by a remarkable range of Canadian fine artists, sculptors and artisans. The gallery itself, a red farmhouse…

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    Providence Bay Beach

    Set on a long curving bay facing Lake Huron, this is arguably the best beach on the island. The sand is soft and tawny, the water calm, and it's backed by…

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    Ojibwe Cultural Foundation

    You're free to explore on your own, but guided tours of this insightful museum are highly recommended. Rotating exhibits reflect a rich history of legends…

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    Cabot Head Lighthouse

    About 7km from Dyer’s Bay, this charming red and white lighthouse contains a small maritime museum and offers stunning views from the keeper’s perch. The…

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    Owen Sound Farmers Market

    This co-op of vendors is one of the oldest in Ontario. Expect the freshest produce, as well as maple syrup, soaps and baked goods.

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    Centennial Museum Sheguiandah

    A cavernous museum along Highway 6 with a small but fascinating exhibit on the Sheguiandah archaeological site, including Paleo-Indian artifacts – pottery…

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    Tom Thomson Art Gallery

    This gallery is named after Tom Thomson, who grew up near Owen Sound and whose intimate and smoldering portrayal of nature is said to have inspired the…

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    Misery Bay Provincial Park

    This 10-sq-km park on the western end of Manitoulin offers several trails ranging in length from two to eight kilometers. Hikes include mixed forests,…

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    Black History Cairn

    Along a gurgling river in Harrison Park, this memorial pays tribute to Owen Sound's first black settlers, most of whom were escaped slaves from the US who…

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    Church of the Immaculate Conception

    This church in the round represents a tipi, a fire pit and the circle of life, and it mixes aboriginal traditions and Catholic beliefs. Colorful paintings…

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    Bridal Veil Falls

    Just off Hwy 540 before Kagawong, there's a parking lot picnic area at the top of this pretty waterfall. A set of stairs leads down to the base where you…

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    Billy Bishop Heritage Museum

    Hometown hero William Avery ('Billy') Bishop, Canada's notorious WWI flying ace, is honored here at his childhood home. Now the Billy Bishop Heritage…