Parry Sound is located in Northern Ontario, 225 km (2 hours) north of Toronto, off Hwy 400. It was named by “Captain Henry Bayfield” after Sir William Edward Parry, the Artic Explorer. It is home to the world’s deepest natural freshwater port and the famous Bobby Orr.
Some of the major attractions include the 30,000 Islands cruise aboard the Island Queen, the Charles W. Stockley Centre, the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame and the Festival of Sound.
Parry Sound is mostly famous for its exquisite cottage country. Some of the most breathtakingly beautiful properties in the world, on some of the most popular lakes in Northern Ontario, can be found in Parry Sound. Whether you are looking to buy, or rent a cottage or would just like to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a world class resort, you have to look no further than Parry Sound.
Located on the waterfront of Georgian Bay, many of the favored activities include water sports, sailing, cruising, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. There are many activities to enjoy on land as well, such as, scenic pathways and sightseeing, charming boutiques to shop in, picnicking and cycling along the trails and waterfront, and summer festivals.
As for Parry Sound cuisine, it is second to none, whether you are looking for romantic, fine dining or just a casual spot to get together for good times.
Canada’s Outdoor Magazine ranked Parry Sound one of the top 10 best outdoor towns in Canada.