By Ilona Kauremszky

Q: We’re having relatives from Europe visit this summer. They really wish to see as much of Toronto and the city’s outskirts and have heard about Georgian Bay. Could you please suggest an office or guide I might contact to get some information on events and places? We really enjoy reading your column

A: Iconic images of Georgian Bay have inspired many over the years. Its sheer natural beauty will surely captivate your guests as well. For Georgian Bay travel matters, you could consult with a few great resources. Currently is revamping its web site but for now you can visit for tourism information.

Alternatively you can check in with the folks at Georgian Bay Tourism ( by calling them at 1-800-263-7745 or visiting them online. In addition, the Southern Georgian Bay area recently issued its new 2008 Visitor & Information Guide. Produced annually by the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce, the 75-page digest is packed with information to plan a visit to one of Ontario’s most popular historic and family fun resort destinations.

There are contacts for accommodations, attractions, boating, dining, recreation, and directional maps. To download your free copy today visit

To take advantage of some savings, discounts from hotels such as Delawana Inn Spa and Conference Centre are listed. Delawana is currently offering early bird booking discounts where families can save up to 10% on summer vacations when they book by February.

For more news on this region visit


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