Tobermory is a small fishing community located at the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula, northwest of Toronto. It was named after the capital of the Isle of Mull in Scotland. It is a top vacation spot in the Ontario region, enjoyed by millions of tourists annually.
As you’re planning your trip to Tobermory, consider booking a cottage rental on TripAdvisor. Booking a rental like a cabin or beach house offers the space, privacy, and amenities you’re used to at home, all for a fraction of the price of a traditional hotel. These beachside or lakeside rental allow visitors to live like a local, in the midst of all the action or tranquility, depending what type of trip you’re aiming for. Rentals come with a full eat in kitchen, so you can save money on eating at restaurants and cook meals for your family at home, keeping the picky eaters happy.
Tobermory is located at the intersection of Georgian Bay and Lake Huron and is the final destination for hikers walking the Bruce Trail. Flowerpot Island showcases the unique flower-pot shaped limestone towers that date back to the prehistoric history of the Great Lakes. Visit for the Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival in May, where there is the highest concentration of orchids in North America on display. Tobermory is known for its amazing freshwater scuba opportunities because of the numerous shipwrecks lining its shores, especially near the Fathom Five National Marine Park. The massive, rugged cliffs of Bruce Peninsula National Park house an ecosystem unto itself with thousand year old cedar trees looking out over the bay as well as many other habitats to explore. Many species of plants and North American wildlife are there to be seen from a respectful distance.Quaint shops, art galleries, ship chandlers, and a wonderful array of restaurants serving fresh whitefish line the harbor.