Our 12th Anniversary
weekend to Blue Mountain Resort
Mountain Resort is a mini village, with various shops, restaurants and
bars. With a variety of places to stay, like these building suites.
Us in the
village, me by a fountain, art show going on behind me. Mark in a big
muskoka chair - too cute.
Us on a paddle
boat. View of some restaurants and shops from the boat.
with the ski hill paths inbehind.
The resort was built
for its proximity to these hills. Which are Ontario's answer to skiing.
They look steeper in the pic below.
In the non ski season, they use this lift
(gondola) to offer people a view from the "mountain". They also rent
mountain bikes with accessories for the more adventurous to bike down
the ski hills.
Pretty view of part of the village.
Mark on a path at the top of Blue Mountain.
Us by a scenic look out area.
Georgian Bay in behind.
We visit near by Christie Beach, for a wonderful
A stunning full
Harvest Moon added to our
We were told by
locals that the Mill Cafe in Thornbury
had exceptional meals.
So after the beach we headed there. We agree with the reviews.
food and ambiance are fabulous. I loved the maple rainbow trout,
grilled veggies and wasabi potatoes. My tomato, basil, potato puree
soup sounds simple, but it was divine!
After dinner here we headed back to Blue Mountain Village,
then walked to the local bars. Enjoyed Gel, the bottom of the Skool. A
fun retro feel with rotating coloured lights and disco ball. We weren't
used to the high price of the areas alcohol though - beware $14 for 2
Smirrnoff ice's! We called it a night around 12:30. Sunday morning we
enjoyed a swim in the very warm indoor pool and lounging in the hot
Sunday we went to the areas Scenic Caves. Which really aren't very
"cavey" but do have huge rocks formations (Mark looks so little!)
Plus enjoyable look out points, like the "Lovers Rest" one above.
There is a nice pond with swans and huge trout to
feed at the scenic caves.
An extra activity
was recently added to the Scenic Caves. A suspension foot bridge.
It is 126 metres long and 25 metres above the valley. The 1st
photo is from their website (taken from a plane - I couldn't get that
Mark on the bridge. Us just off to the side near the start of
After the Scenic
Caves, we went to another beach. This beach is mostly layers of shale
In the shale are
these trilobites are quite cool and found all over the shale!
We enjoyed our stop here.
We took hundreds of photos, this is the narrowed down version and yes I
know there's LOTS here! Hey we had a fun 2 days! :)
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