From award-winning wineries to casual beachside cafés, Elgin County has plenty of dining options that are sure to please the pickiest of palates. Restaurants, tea rooms, and cafés dot the Elgin County countryside and line the main streets of quaint towns and villages serving everything from hearty country meals to gourmet dining options. Delicious recipes are expertly crafted using fresh local ingredients sourced directly from Elgin County farms. Indulge your senses and savour the flavours of Elgin County.
Fall in Love with Elgin
This fall escape down winding country roads where a kaleidoscope of vibrant autumn colours reveals a new side of Elgin County. Take the time to pick the perfect pumpkin right from the patch, enjoy a wagon ride with the kids or get lost in a corn maze. Indulge in a glass of warm, spiced cider or a piece of fresh apple pie. Enjoy cooler temperatures, crisp fresh air, and lots of family fun!
Tap Into Elgin
Tap Into Elgin this maple syrup season and experience a quintessential Canadian activity that heralds the beginning of spring in our country. Tour one of Elgin’s old-fashion sugar shanties and learn from Elgin’s maple connoisseurs about the historical methods of producing maple syrup. With sweet and succulent syrup samples and horse-drawn wagon rides that meander through picturesque Carolinian forests, Elgin is the perfect place to escape from those winter blues!
Family Fun in the Sun
With endless family fun, think Elgin County for your next vacation. Ride in an open-air rail car along some of the most scenic countrysides; jump, zip, or peddle your way to fun at one of Elgin’s adventure-packed farms; or bask in the sun at one of Elgin’s sandy beaches. With an abundance of campgrounds and inns, extend your stay because there are thrills to be sought, places to be discovered, and memories to be made.
Cycle Elgin County
Experience Elgin County’s natural beauty as you cycle scenic forest trails, traverse winding country roads, and meander along Lake Erie’s stunning north shore. Let gentle summer breezes cool you as you pedal your way across hundreds of kilometres of roads, paved shoulders, and paths that are perfect for short rides or longer day trips.
Adventure Beckons! There are thrills to be sought, places to be discovered and memories to be made! There's adventure around every corner in Elgin County - What will your adventure be?
Next Stop Taste - Port Stanley to St Thomas
New flavours await around every twist and turn. Throw that query out to the folks you meet during your travels here and they’ll happily point you toward an unforgettable food, wine, craft brewery or farm-to-table experience. See for yourself just how deliciously interconnected our region’s network of farmers, chefs and producers is by watching the Elgin County Taste Episode.