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Here at Sea & Ski Realty, we love living in Grey County, and with the multiplicity of recreational activities, beautiful viewpoints, fine dining establishments, and area of attractions, we know why so many people love this area, too! Our blog is a great resource to rely on if you’re new to the area and have questions about what there is to do and see, as well as what every community in the area offers. If you have any questions about one of our blogs or would like experienced guidance with an upcoming real estate transaction, give us a call today!

Top 8 Activities in Grey & Bruce Springtime

Having lived in downtown Toronto for the better part of this past year, I now understand the weekend warriors' need to get out of the city come spring time. There are so many things to do in our area once the warmer weather starts to hit and they're calling for you to...

Food Trucks in Grey County

The Chipper- Collingwood The Chipper was established in 2007 and moved to Sunset point in 2011 to give guests an incredible view overlooking the Collingwood terminals. The Chipper's food choices are the classic burger and fries, fish and chips, tacos, 18 flavours of...

Our New Website is Live!

We’ve been working on a new site for the last month, and we’re pleased to say it’s finally live! What do you think of it? Got any comments or feedback? Please let us know by posting a message below.

Knob & Tube Wiring in Older Homes

If your home was built prior to 1950, you may have a knob and tube wiring system. Though the technology is older it is still capable of carrying electricity throughout your home. There are additional factors, however, that homeowners should know about when buying or...

Best 9 Things to do in Grey and Bruce this Spring

Having lived in downtown Toronto for the better part of this past year, I now understand the weekend warriors' need to get out of the city come spring time. There are so many things to do in our area once the warmer weather starts to hit and they're calling for you to...

New Home Developments

 Over the past 15 years, the Georgian Bay and Grey County areas have seen an explosion in the new home construction projects. Indeed, if you grew up in the Collingwood & Blue Mountain area, it is nearly unrecognizable today compared with 1990’s. And we are...

Hiking

"The famous Bruce Trail is a footpath that follows the Niagara Escarpment in the areas of both Beaver Valley and the Bighead Valley for a distance of 113 km from Craigleith to Blantyre. There are also about 25 km of side trails in the Beaver Valley section." Excerpt...

Golfing in Grey County

Grey County golf courses follow a wide spectrum of levels, from family courses to state of the art professional courses.  Picturesque views provide great playing and walking while enjoying the sport of golf. 

Cave Exploration

Because of the Niagara Escarpment rock surrounding the Beaver Valley, caves and crevices exist throughout the region. There are many incredible caving places to explore in Grey and Bruce from Nottawasaga and all the way to  the tips of the Bruce Peninsula. There is so...

Cycling in Grey County

Cycling in and around Grey County is extremely popular due to the diverse terrain and surrounding scenery.  Popular routes exist throughout the Beaver Valley and Grey County. For a detailed map and routes guide please visit:  http://www.visitgrey.ca/travel-guides...

The Tom Thomson Trail

This is a three season trail for use during the spring, summer and fall.  It extends from Owen Sound to Meaford, where if you choose you can connect with the Georgian Trail (the other end of the harbor) and continue on to Collingwood. The condition of the trail ranges...

Fishing The Mad & Noisy Rivers

In this area, South of Georgian Bay we are very fortunate in that we have a number of rivers that offer the opportunity to canoe, kayak and fish, as well as adding beauty to the area.  As you travel along the Escarpment between the Collingwood Area and through...