Did you know that Ontario is home to a coastal town that was once named the “prettiest” in Canada by British royalty? With its clear blue skies, stunning landscapes and multiple beaches, there’s no surprise that this town has left visitors, especially Queen Elizabeth ll, in awe. Here’s what to know about Goderich, Ontario.

Just under a three-hour drive from Toronto is Goderich, Ontario. Head down early and spend a perfect summer day in this coastal town.

The town is home to three turquoise-blue beaches and a very charming historic downtown. It is situated on bluffs with a gorgeous view of Lake Huron.

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According to Destination Ontario, the town’s Main Beach, St. Christopher’s Beach, and Rotary Cove Beach, are lined with playgrounds, fitness equipment, washrooms, and a spot for food and drinks. All are accessible thanks to the boardwalk.

This includes walking trails that surround the town, showcasing its stunning views of nature and sightseeing of its heritage sites.

At St. Christopher’s Beach, you’ll also find a wooden staircase that leads you up to the stunning Goderich Lighthouse perched on the edge of a bluff.

If you’re looking for panoramic lake views, this is a great spot for it.

Enjoy the iconic sunsets from all the beaches or any of the 13 viewpoint parks atop the bluffs, too!

But while you’re there, make sure to explore some of the over 140 businesses and services in town.

Now what are you waiting for? Goderich, Ontario is worth the trip. But don’t just take our word for it.