Weekend of Tall Ships (Tall Ships 1812 Tour Tickets ) Coincides with opening of H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre at Discovery Harbour.
Peace Flag Between Canada and U.S.
Jan Gray, General Manager of Huronia Historical Parks, holds the
special “Celebrate Peace” flag that will be raised by Assistant Deputy
Minister, Tourism, Culture and Sport Morah Fenning at Discovery Harbour
on Saturday August 24 at 9:30 a.m.
Celebrate Peace Flag-200 Years of Peace
The Opening Ceremony will celebrate 200 Years of Peace as part of the War of 1812 Bicentennial. TALL SHIPS® 1812 Tour the weekend of August 24-25.
Opening of H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre
Visitors will find dynamic themed exhibits surrounding the history of the Penetanguishene Naval Establishment including its relationship to the War of 1812.
Road Trip Midland to Penetanguishene and Discovery Harbour
|Tall Ships 1812 Tour Tickets|
Continue driving into Penetanguishene to the waterfront area. Keep to your right and watch for signs directing you to Discovery Harbour. As you proceed toward Discovery Harbour watch for the Ecological Garden (Parc Ecologique) on your left, on the edge of Georgian Bay.
This garden is made up of native Canadian plants and species. Enjoy spectacular views of Penetanguishene Harbour and Georgian Bay.
Consider following the Huronia Food Trail for a combined site-seeing and culinary road trip.
Places to Stay: Midland and PenetanguisheneBest Western Plus Highland Inn & Conference Centre, Comfort Inn, Little Lake Inn Bed & Breakfast, Midland Inn and Suites, Sugar Ridge Retreat
Places to Visit in the Midland and Penetanguishene area:
Discovery Harbour - Penetanguishene, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Midland Tours Inc., Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, King’s Wharf Theatre, Awenda Provincial Park, Georgian Bay Islands National Park, Downtown Midland Shops and Docks, Tourism Midland
Places to stay close to Midland and Penetanguishene
Port Severn: Muskey's Landing, Rawley Resort and Marina Inc, Severn Lodge, Sunnylea Resort, Christies Mill Inn and Spa.
More Georgian Bay Area ResourcesTownship of Georgian Bay
Trent-Severn Historic Waterway
Highway 12 Day Trips
Find more on Georgian Bay the largest bay on Lake Huron.