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Collingwood or Wasaga

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Collingwood or Wasaga

Visting Canada at end of June with my cousin for a week and we are un-sure of where would be best to stay. We are looking for a nice, clean room that is not over priced and nice beaches within walking distance. Also a few quality cafes and/or bars nearby. Should we stay in Collingwood or Wasaga Beach? Also, how far apart are these towns? Do you need to drive/get a bus, or can you walk or cycle?

Thank you.

Linsay

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1. Re: Collingwood or Wasaga

Hi;

I would recommend Wasaga Beach for summer fun !

Collingwood is approx. 13 miles / 21 km west of Wasaga Beach.

There is an intercity bus between each town, but only two runs each way per day, one in the morning, and one in the late afternoon.

www.greyhound.ca

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2. Re: Collingwood or Wasaga

Thanks for that. Can you recommend any nice places to stay in Wasaga??

Thanks

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3. Re: Collingwood or Wasaga

Hi;

Sorry, I can’t.

Since we live about 2 hours from Collingwood, we just make a “day trip” out of going there.

You can have a look at the Wasaga Beach hotels and specialty lodging here on TA.

tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g316030-Wasaga_Beach_…

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4. Re: Collingwood or Wasaga

Hi, I live here at Collingwood. Welcome!

I too would recommend Wasaga Beach in the summer. The towns are about 20 mins apart by car. You can cycle it yes. Be careful as you will be on the highway (the only one presently) and it's VERY busy. Once you get to Collingwood ...we have an extensive trail system that goes all around the town.

It would depend on your budget where you stay imo. Collingwood is more expensive than Wasaga Beach. It's also more upscale.

Hmm quality cafes and bars in Wasaga...not so much. It's a tourist beach town.

Quality bars/cafe's = Collingwood and the Village at Blue Mountain.

Wasaga has the longest fresh water beach in the world. 11 miles long.

Wasaga is a fun spot in the summer. Enjoy

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5. Re: Collingwood or Wasaga

Thanks very much for all your advice that has helped us make our minds up!

Linsay

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