Southampton is a laid-back beach town! Enjoy a beach walk at night and capture an amazing sunset.
Stroll through downtown Southampton and visit the shops, bakery, restaurants, patios, craft breweries. Or shop for something as simple as kitchen supplies. Don't miss stopping at The Southampton Olive Oil Company, a family owned business whos specialties include extra virgin olive oil, flavoured oils, aged premium artisanal balsamic vinegars, gourmet products from around the world and select gourmet foods in the heart of Southampton, Ontario. There is also a hardware store. Have your nails done at one of the nail salons or book an appointment at a spa!
There are so many food options! Take out Thai or Gourmet meals from Little Black Dog to name a few.
The Museum has a great program and is worth a visit. Enjoy live theatre at the Bruce County Play House, offering weekly shows in the spring and summer. Many community events take place at the Town Hall, home also to the Southampton Art Gallery.
Fairy Lake is the perfect setting to have a picnic and enjoy live music. Art Shows and the Annual Home Show is held at the Southampton Coliseum.
Take a boat tour to Chantry Island or visit the Marine Museum. You can also see a beautiful lighthouse at the mouth of the Saugeen River!
Take a hike or bike on the extensive trail systems. Ride on the SS trolley system 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!
Southampton is a great destination! Check out 'Whats Up' in Southampton on the calendar below!