ExploretheBruce: Ontario's Award Winning Vacation


Welcome to the Official Travel Site of Bruce County; one of the most spectacular all season destinations in Ontario!

Located only 2 hours northwest of Toronto, the 'Bruce' is bordered by Lake Huron and Georgian Bay and offers over 850 km's (531 miles) of coastline to explore. Sheer and broken cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment provide a stunning backbone up the northeast side of the Bruce Peninsula.

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Explore the Bruce “Adventure Passport FACTS” about Ontario’s best FREE Outdoor Contest starting May1st, 2011!
13 Facts
1.   Started in 2005 as a tool to get local people to learn and enjoy more about Bruce County.  2.   Over 30,000 people have participated generating an estimated 11 million in spending.  3.    46% of past participants are from Grey Bruce, 26% KW Cambridge Guelph.  4.    Contest runs from May 1st to Oct 31st, 2011.  5.    Average length by road is 600km to complete all the stops.  6.    Over $10,000 in prizes to be won.  7.    Printed 150,000 copies of the Adventure Passport.  8.    Every student in Grey Bruce received a copy.  9.    There are 12 stops plus a ‘bonus’ stop (The Adventure Tundra Vehicle).  10.  ‘Detours’ are designed to create a sense of Adventure by putting twists within the route.  11.  Geocaches are hidden near Adventure Passport stops to add more excitement to each destination.  12.  The youngest person was 6 months old and the oldest was 82.  13.  People plan their entire summer vacation around the Adventure Passport contest every year.

Explore the Bruce “Adventure Passport FACTS” about Ontario’s best FREE Outdoor Contest starting May1st, 2011!

13 Facts

1.   Started in 2005 as a tool to get local people to learn and enjoy more about Bruce County.

2.   Over 30,000 people have participated generating an estimated 11 million in spending.

3.    46% of past participants are from Grey Bruce, 26% KW Cambridge Guelph.

4.    Contest runs from May 1st to Oct 31st, 2011.

5.    Average length by road is 600km to complete all the stops.

6.    Over $10,000 in prizes to be won.

7.    Printed 150,000 copies of the Adventure Passport.

8.    Every student in Grey Bruce received a copy.

9.    There are 12 stops plus a ‘bonus’ stop (The Adventure Tundra Vehicle).

10.  ‘Detours’ are designed to create a sense of Adventure by putting twists within the route.

11.  Geocaches are hidden near Adventure Passport stops to add more excitement to each destination.

12.  The youngest person was 6 months old and the oldest was 82.

13.  People plan their entire summer vacation around the Adventure Passport contest every year.

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