A popular holiday spot, the southern section of the Lake Huron shoreline is Ontario at its most delightful, with long sandy beaches and a steep bluff trailing along the lakeshore – all interrupted by the occasional river valley and a string of pretty country towns. The water is much less polluted than Lake Ontario, the sunsets are fabulously beautiful, and in The Pinery the region possesses one of the region’s most beautiful provincial parks. Of the towns, Bayfield and Goderich stand head and shoulders above the rest, charming little places with great hotels and B&Bs. The only fly in the ointment is the almost total lack of public transport.

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