Georgian Bay Driving Food Tour

Fridays and Saturdays 10:30 am
Price: $89
Duration: 4+ hours

Buckle up and hit the road. Enjoy the delicious flexibility of this scenic self-guided driving tour.

After booking:

  • you’ll receive a confirmation email with the meeting spot and directions to complete your online waiver
  • 48 hours before the tour date, you’ll receive an email with a link to access your itinerary
  • the itinerary includes tasting stop addresses, driving and parking instructions, and washroom locations

To ensure you are well prepared:

  • bring containers and a cooler for tastings you can’t finish or any food purchases
  • bring water to drink
  • come hungry because portions are generous!

On the day of your tour:

  • your local Food Scout will be with you at the first two stops in Midland, Ontario
  • you will receive a printed copy of the itinerary with detailed driving instructions and background information about the tasting stops
  • after the second stop the Scout will send you off for a 4 – 5 hour scenic tasting journey
  • you’ll wind your way through Midland and communities in the surrounding Georgian Bay area
  • there are 6+ eateries for you to visit to sample signature dishes and delicious beverages

Along the way, you can:

  • visit a vertical farm
  • explore the grounds of the Martyrs’ Shrine (until the end of September)
  • enjoy a tasting at the area’s newest craft brewery (for the month of October)
  • take pictures of some of the beautiful painted quilts along Simcoe County’s Barn Quilt Trail
  • drive and stroll through the picturesque rural village of Coldwater, Ontario
  • view the beautiful fall colours

In the end, you’ll have:

  • found exciting new spots to eat that are well within driving distance
  • discovered that big flavours are flourishing in small, local communities
  • gained an appreciation for the countryside and rural farmland scenes
  • experienced an easy, fun road trip and an awesome day in your life

Cancellations and refund policy:

  • tours run in all-weather conditions
  • however, in the rare case of lightning or snowstorms, we reserve the right to reschedule a tour
  • at any time, you can change the date of your tour
  • you can cancel your visit up to 48 hours before the tour date and receive a full refund
  • with less than 48 hours’ notice, we’ll arrange a new tour date
  • no credit will be given for partial attendance or late arrivals
  • Midland Food Tours reserves the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule a tour for safety or personal reasons, in which case a full refund will be issued

Latest COVID-19 safety precautions:

If you do not feel well on the day of your tour, please contact us, and we will happily arrange a date change.

  • masks are no longer required, but guests are welcome to wear them
  • all food and drink can be consumed outside for anyone not wanting to eat indoors
  • we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and public health requirements and adjust safety precautions as needed

You should also know:

  • a guide is with you at the first two tasting stops, then this is a self-guided tour, and guests must have their own transportation to drive to various spots
  • tasting stop locations may vary due to availability
  • your ticket includes the food costs and wait staff gratuities
  • there are washrooms along the route
  • only service dogs are permitted in the restaurants and food shops
  • we can accommodate vegetarian options, but not vegan, nut-free, or gluten-free

Midland Food Tours is committed to providing a welcoming space for all tour participants. All of our employees, tour partners and tour guests are expected to treat each other with dignity and respect at all times. Tour guests who do not do this will be asked to leave the tour, no refund will be issued, and will not be allowed on any future tours.

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