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Manitoulin Island Ontario has a warm and friendly welcome that awaits you, are you looking for lodging and comfortable cottage accommodations on Manitoulin Island, Ontario? To satisfy your accommodation needs, there are the following motels, resorts, lodges, bed & breakfasts and campgrounds, all of these accommodations and places to stay are located on Manitoulin Island in northern Ontario, Canada.


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Sights & Attractions
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If you're planning your visit to Manitoulin Island here are the attractions in and around Manitoulin Island!

Perivale Gallery It's very rewarding to know that our hard work is making a difference and we promise to endeavour to consistently provide an excellent experience to visitors to magical Manitoulin Island. Perivale Gallery carries a fine selection of sculptures, paintings and other works by Canadian artists. The gallery is open from May until mid-September. Address: 1320 Perivale Rd E, Spring Bay, Manitoulin Island, ON

Edwards Studios and Art Gallery Edwards Studios & Art Gallery is an independently owned and operated family art gallery located along the North Shore of Kagawong, Manitoulin Island. The Art Gallery was established in 1996 by Richard and Barbara Edwards. After moving to Kagawong in 1993, Richard and Barbara worked from their home studios until they transformed the upper story of the historical Old Mill into a working studio and art gallery. The Art Gallery showcases many local artists work from Manitoulin Island and surrounding areas. The gallery is open to the public from May Long Weekend to Thanksgiving weekend. Richard Edwards is a talented landscape artist who, after graduating with honors from the Ontario College of Art, has devoted great energy to numerous nature works. View these exceptional paintings or take a course in either painting or stained glass at the studio. Address: RR# 1, Old Mill, Kagawong, Manitoulin Island, ON P0P 1J0

Hettmann Studio Some of the most interesting places on earth are home to unique people whose art is also their life. Dominion Bay on Manitoulin Island is a quiet, beautiful, hidden spot that’s been the artistic home of Ursula Hettman for over 30 years. This is your chance to slow down and get to know a little about Ursula and the beautiful things she makes for loyal clients around the world. Custom jewelry created from silver, gold, pearls, precious stones and fossils is the focus at this private studio. Quilted fabric collages are also available. For a one-of-a-kind item, stop in at Hettmann Studio while on Manitoulin Island. Address: 3 Dominion Bay Rd, Spring Bay, Manitoulin Island, ON P0P 2B0

The Assiginack Museum Assiginack Museum is nestled in the village of Manitowaning, Ontario, Canada. We have a beautiful green area for you to stroll through as you enjoy a pioneer home, blacksmith shop, school house and a barn. Our main building has a wonderful collection of glassware, porcelain and pottery. This museum contains artifacts that tell the story of early settlers to this area of Manitoulin Island and has a connection to people living here. The museum has a great interest in genealogy and our curator is very knowledgeable in local families and local history. The museum is open from June to September each spring and summer. Come explore! Built in 1878, this stone jail evolved into a government building, and later the area's museum. Pottery, glassware and porcelain are just some of the items from early Island settlers. The site also houses several historic buildings, including a pioneer school and home. Open from June until October. Address: 125 Arthur St, Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, ON

Cup and Saucer Hiking Trail The Cup and Saucer Hiking Trail has a unique outline against the Manitoulin skyline. Signs mark the trail through the woods up the dramatic edge of the escarpment to a grassy resting-place. Lover trail is 2.7 km and the upper trial is 5.4 km in length. The adventure trail, a 2-km option on the top of the escarpment, takes the avid hiker up and down sturdy ladders, up a natural rock chimney and along narrow ledges for a panoramic view of the North Channel of Lake Huron. For more information call 1-800-465-6655.

Mississagi LighthouseHistorical Museum Walk the halls of the historic lighthouse. Come and see what life was like as a Lighthouse Keeper in the 19th and 20th centuries. 1873 The Missisagi Lighthouse was built in 1873 to aid travelers through the dangerous Mississagi Straits. Due to an off shore magnetic reef the navigational systems in ships would be thrown off causing many shipwrecks. 1881 In 1881 the Fog Horn Plant was built to further aid travelers through the dense fog that often covers the Straits in the early morning. Trails Located near the Meldrum Bay Lighthouse are several short trails that follow the craggy shoreline over flat limestone ledges, around enormous boulders and through rock fissures. Trails offer fine views of Lake Huron. For more information call 1-800-465-6655.

Old Schoolhouse Fine Dining A vacation wouldn't be complete without a great meal and the best we had was at the Old Schoolhouse. Located in Providence Bay, this fine dining restaurant is set in an old one-room school house dating back to 1898. The ambiance is relaxing and quiet with soft lighting and music making for the perfect evening out.

Join us on Manitoulin Island for a great Canadian Vacation and Family Hot Spot in Northern Ontario Canada


Dawson Resort
Manitoulin Island Ontario


1420 Perivale Road East
Spring Bay, Ontario
P0P 2B0 Canada


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Phone us 705 377-4515


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