Port Elgin is located on the Saugeen Shores of Lake Huron and the South Bruce Peninsula, boasting a beautiful main beach with a harbour and marina, enabling you to go sailing, boating or fishing!
Walk along the boardwalk, enjoy dining by the water in a quaint café or choose take out options and bring them back to your vacation rental cottage. Be sure to try an ice cream at a beachside restaurant. The SUNSETS are FANTASTIC!
Enjoy hiking or biking on an extensive trail system, or visit MacGregor Point Park (Open both winter & summer). Feed the birds, skate, snowshoe or ski cross country in the winter! Plan to attend Pumpkinfest in October, complete with many vendors and a large car show!
If you want RETAIL THERAPY, enjoy shopping at many retail clothing, shoe, décor and jewelry shops.
Visit a spa or have your nails done at the nail salons. Need flowers? There are flower shops downtown on Goderich Street. Also on Goderich Street you will find a wealth of information at the Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce including information pamphlets of the area.
Big box stores, hardware store and chain restaurants are located downtown as well. Dining options range from the pubs, bars, patios and Craft Breweries. Some of the establishments offer live entertainment. You’ll find famous fish and chips at the Lord Elgin! T Garage Sandwich Co offers both take out AND dine in!
Catch a New Release Movie at the Port Elgin Cinema or catch a ride on the Saugeen Shores Trolley. The SS trolley system runs between Port Elgin and Southampton (July and August, 11 AM to 7 PM), traveling along the shoreline. There is a GPS tracking system for the public to use on their smart phones and other devices!
Need a place to stay? Port Elgin accommodations include cottages, motels, hotels and quaint inns. If you want to go golfing? there are several nearby courses. Enjoy your vacation in Port Elgin.