- What's New
Play Year-Round On Lake Huron’s Shores
Grand Bend Area vacations are a fabulous mix of outdoor activities, culture, heritage, theatre and culinary experiences!
Enjoy Blue Flag Beaches and marinas (see www.blueflag.org for details), hiking and canoeing trails in the Pinery Provincial Park, great shopping, the Huron Country Playhouse and Playhouse II and the Grand Bend Motorplex.
- Where To Stay
Stay a Weekend, a Week, a Month or More
Grand Bend & Area offers a wide variety of accommodation types, from tent and trailer camping (provincial and private providers), bed and breakfast, cottage, motel and hotel to luxury resort. You’re sure to find the perfect spot for you.
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- What To Do
Camping, boating, swimming, skiing, hiking, biking, auto racing, boutique, antique, craft show and flea market shopping, artist studio tours, snowmobiling, bird-watching or just relaxing.
- Where To Eat
Poutine to Lobster – We’ve got it all!
Quick bites can be had all along Main Street and enjoyed while sitting and people watching. Waffles with ice cream, cheese melted on fries, the classic hot-dog or burger can all be had just steps from the Main Beach.
For a special evening out – perhaps before attending a theatrical performance at the Huron Country Playhouse - haute cuisine and multiple course meals are readily available from any number of our local restaurants.
- Where To Shop
Shop For More Than Just Bikinis And Flip-Flops
Whether you're a local resident, cottager, camper or bed and breakfast fan, Grand Bend has it all. Household and renovation materials and supplies, formal, designer and casual clothing, imported and domestic gifts and jewellery - are all available within a short walk of the Main Beach or quick drive along Highway 21.
- At Your Service
Your Needs - Our Business Professionals
Grand Bend and area is well serviced by business professionals. Whether you're looking for a lawyer and real estate agent to close a deal, or construction firm, handy-man or interior decorator to spruce up your home or cottage, or doctor, dentist chiropractor or registered massage therapist for your health and well-being, or laundry mat, or automotive services, you'll find them all in town.
Build it, bank it, fix it, clean it, sell it or insure it. You can do it in Grand Bend year-round.
- Frequently Asked Questions
QUESTION: How do I get to Grand Bend by public transport?
There is no regular, direct public transport access to Grand Bend. However, AboutTown Transportation (1-888-666-5466; www.abouttown.ca) runs a regular bus service from London to Owen Sound, stopping in Exeter (Crabby Joe's parking lot on Highway 4/Main Street). From there, it's possible to arrange for a taxi to Grand Bend: Grand Bend Taxi 519-318-1753 / Star Taxi 519-238-7827.
QUESTION: When are the public washrooms open?
The Beach House Washrooms (Main Beach Grand Bend) are open 24-hours a day from Victoria Day Long Weekend to Labour Day Long Weekend. The Albert Street and River Road Launch Ramp washrooms are open 8am to 8pm from Victoria Day Long Weekend to Labour Day Long Weekend.