The Grand Georgian - Blue Mountain Resort
Travel Blogs from The Blue Mountains
August 30th has finally arrived. Our flight leaves at 9:10pm leaving us some time to gather some last minute things and make sure that everything is taken care of around the house. The excitement of leaving is growing, and surprisingly Kara slept through the night, me on the other hand not so much.
The only part about this trip that will suck is leaving the dogs ...
... than they were just because everything is at a huge size there... hence why the lakes were lakes instead of small seas. Here, however, they had got it wrong. The mountain was a hill and not a particularly huge one at that. But as it was used as a ski resort in the winter I guess it has to be called a mountain.
At the top of the mountain we took a couple of short walks along either side of the ski lift entrance and admired the views across the bay and the surrounding area ...
... in the water. Frederick and I went on a long walk on the beach. We had a great visit and talked about a variety of topics.
The weather was so great that we had our swim suits on.
After our time on the beach, we headed back to Collingwood for something to eat. We had seen a sign for the Crystal Restaurant (that advertised an all ...
... feeding the fish, we went on a little train ride (on wheels though). We actually enjoyed our little ride on the train and it was included with our admission.
Our next stop was to hop on a wagon that took us back to the Suspension Bridge. This was Joanne and Fiona's first time seeing the bridge (Frederick and I saw it just after the ziplining).
We then took the wagon back to the main entrance ...
... family and fader celebration for new year. They were really very beautiful and really set to mood. The town was abuzz with a festive feeling. People were all dressed up. We even saw a silly lady trying to walk in the snow in stilettos. Not quenched of our thirst for festivities or chocolate - we went to the bakery which makes all sorts of delicious hot drinks to try. Tess tried an egg nog steamer and Anton a mint mocha. We had nice ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking