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Welcome to Saugeen Shores.

Saugeen Shores, Ontario is a popular vacation destination in Bruce County, Ontario. Start planning your vacation now; space books up quickly. There is an abundance of affordable accommodation, places to eat and things to do. Only 2.5 hours from major urban centres, Saugeen Shores could be your favourite new vacation destination.

See & Do

No matter what your interest - Nature, relaxation, sailing or water sports or a daytrip the community of Saugeen Shores, Ontario on Lake Huron offers a wide variety of experiences and attractions. Spend a day at one of our 12 Lake Huron beaches soaking up the sun. Or exploring the countryside on our walking trails or cycling the day away. This destination offers families, seniors and singles a vacation to remember at what is fast becoming one of Ontario's top vacation destinations.  

Eat & Drink

With over 50+ food related businesses open from morning to late at night our chefs and cooks are ready for you - and your appetite. Great food is often the cornerstone of a great vacation.  

Shop

Who doesn't love shopping while on vacation? In Saugeen Shores you'll be pleasantly surprised at the variety of shopping experiences offered. Whether it's a handcrafted item or a keepsake to take home - or the latest fashion trend our local businesses want to ensure you have a great vacation and a great time visiting our local stores and boutiques.  

Stay

In Saugeen Shores, Ontario we have been welcoming visitors since the early 1900's, and take pride in offering a variety of accommodation options for you. Reserving early is always advisable - especially in the summer months.  

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Port Elgin Beaches

Port Elgin Beaches

It's no secret that Port Elgin has some of the nicest beaches on Lake Huron. Some would even say Canada. With warm shallow waters and a wide range of beach types, visitors are sure to find the beach that suits them. From the busy activity of the Port Elgin main beach, to the hidden away oasis of Shipley Beach you will be amazed at all the beaching options.
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Port Elgin's Trails

Port Elgin's Trails

Port Elgin's trails offer a wide selection of hiking experiences. The trail system has been designed so that hikers can always make their way back to town and relax.
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Must Sees

Port Elgin's Wednesday Markets

Port Elgin's Wednesday Markets

Throughout the Summer months Port Elgin is the place to be on Wednesdays! We have the Farmers Market right downtown, with fresh local produce, unique local artisans and yummy eats to grab on the run. 
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Fishing in Saugeen Shores

Fishing in Saugeen Shores

There is lots of variety of fish in our waters. Cast a line into the Saugeen River from our river banks or fish off one of our piers located in Southampton or Port Elgin. Port Elgin also has a Kids Dock.  Sunsets are only one of the Lake Huron Shorelines' claims to fame...the fishing is divine and guaranteed to lure back the most ardent fisher again and again.
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Port Elgin Beaches

Port Elgin Beaches

It's no secret that Port Elgin has some of the nicest beaches on Lake Huron. Some would even say Canada. With warm shallow waters and a wide range of beach types, visitors are sure to find the beach that suits them. From the busy activity of the Port Elgin main beach, to the hidden away oasis of Shipley Beach you will be amazed at all the beaching options.
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Southampton's Beaches

Southampton's Beaches

Southampton is known for its beautiful sandy beach. The beach stretches for several kilometres and offers some of the best white sand in the province.
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Mar 16, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021
Join the Southport Horticultural Society in their interesting plant centered Zoom meetings -- and hopefully eventual in person meetings!&
Sep 10, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
Southampton
The hospital giftshop is opening again. We hope to see you real soon. Come and support your community! from the executive and volunteer members.
Sep 23, 2021 - Nov 4, 2021
Southampton
Bring your preschooler for a fun program designed especially for them!  Play, bond and learn through play-based themed programming. Meet other
Sep 24, 2021 - Nov 26, 2021
Southampton
When school is out, join us for a movie day! Sit back in the Bruce Power threatre and get ready to watch great flicks on the big screen. There are
Sep 25, 2021
Southampton
Enjoy an intimate evening of fine wines and ice cream pairings. This popular event will be centred on the wines coming out of the wine regions of N
Oct 16, 2021
Southampton
Are you ready to get shaky with it? Come visit the Museum's feature exhibit "When the Earth Shakes" and meet Jim the Geoscientist, you ca