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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Head to the park office and get directions to the Chikanishing Trail, it's a beautiful hike through the forest and along the rocky Georgian Bay coast. Costs $15 per car for parking/day access to the park.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“This is a relatively short hike, amazing views. Be sure to visit Bridal Veil Falls in Kagawong after your hike. I highly recommend the chocolate shop on the main street.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Bridal Veil Falls is a popular site in the village of Kagawong, especially in the summer months, and offers trails, swimming, and picnic areas. You can browse through local shops, eat sweet treats, or lounge at the public beach. Kagawong is definitely worth a visit during your trip to Manitoulin Island!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
“Amazing coffee and sandwiches. Local artisans display and sell their products too. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Exceptional Food. Exceptional Service. Make reservations, it fills up quickly!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“This is a great spot for a dip! Beautiful hiking trails, and a fish and chip across the road”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fresh baked break and goodies. Homestyle diner for breakfast, lunch or dinner and only 1.5 kms down the road. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Nature
“New Presque Isle Lighthouse– Last but not least, there is a small, partially rocky beach located off the grounds of the New Presque Isle Lighthouse. A perfect site for kite surfing, paddle boarding, or if you’re feeling a little less adventurous, picture-taking! Located off E. Grand Lake Road in Presque Isle”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fish and Chips done right! This is THE spot for fish and chips on Manitoulin! Check it out on The Lonely Planet! So yummy!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“The kids will love the Blueberry Hound and the Hungry Bear, many unique items to shop for.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Paved Bike trails to Waubaushene and Penetanguishene - and on to Orillia, Muskoka or Barrie. Pass by Saint Marie, Wye marsh and Martyrs Shrine”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Live music, beautiful views on the water. Fantastic friendly service, great food and great craft beer. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lighthouse
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“You can get on a ferry at Tobermory with your family and your car and go camp out on one of the most pristine places left in Ontario.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Nightlife Friday's and Saturday's at the Bar. Also features an excellent restaurant serving all day long, with a beautiful patio. Wonderful food!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“ Meals are made with fresh and local ingredients, Enjoy beautiful breezes off of the water outside on the veranda.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Exceptional Food. Exceptional Service. Make reservations, it fills up quickly!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fresh baked break and goodies. Homestyle diner for breakfast, lunch or dinner and only 1.5 kms down the road. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fish and Chips done right! This is THE spot for fish and chips on Manitoulin! Check it out on The Lonely Planet! So yummy!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Live music, beautiful views on the water. Fantastic friendly service, great food and great craft beer. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Nightlife Friday's and Saturday's at the Bar. Also features an excellent restaurant serving all day long, with a beautiful patio. Wonderful food!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The chef is amazing and you can dine on the outdoor deck at the River's edge. A spectaular evening view, a lovely dining experience.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open for dinner only and one of the top restaurants on Manitoulin for fresh, unique and local cuisine. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Homemade Fish and Chips, Rave reviews from tourists and locals, Open Year round! ”
  • 1 local recommends

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