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Adventures From the Trail...
Get the inside scoop about the area and explore our blogs to plan your next adventure.
Learn about the origin story behind your favorite business, the history of apple growing in our region, and personal stories from the local artists and farmers you’ll meet along the Trail.
Cycle or Paddle the Apple Pie Trail this Fall
Soak in the scenic fall views of South Georgian Bay on the road, biking, and on the water, paddling.
The Best of Family Adventure Along the Apple Pie Trail
Hiking, paddling, sampling and quality time can all be found in this family-friendly guide through the many adventures on the Apple Pie Trail – fun for all ages!
Chasing Fall on the Apple Pie Trail
A guide to everything fall in South Georgian Bay on the Apple Pie Trail. From restaurants, cideries, orchards, adventures and more.
A Day on the Beaver
This spring/summer itinerary is perfect for any age and any type of family. Read more about spending the day on the Beaver River by clicking below.
Of Blackbirds and Pies
This beloved bakery has made a big impact on it’s tiny town in Heathcote. Paddle along the river and then stop by to grab some lunch but don’t forget the pie! Learn a little bit more about the family run bakery, here.
In Thornbury, Say Cheese
Our own European style cheese shop in the heart of Thornbury, who would have thought!
Unforgettable Apple Crisp
Bake a delicious apple crisp with this Apple Pie Trail approved recipe. Includes suggestions for alterations and experimentation.
How to make an Apple Cranberry Pie
This recipe is approved by Mairlyn Smith.
Apple Loaf Recipe
Bake a moist apple loaf with this Apple Pie Trail approved recipe. This is a nice and simple one!
Apple Country Archives
Explore the history of Collingwood and the Blue Mountain through this educational blog post. Learn about the unique history of Georgian Bay, from Hens-and-Chickens Harbour to Group of Seven.
The Story Behind the Trail Stop
The stories of how Trail Members opened up shop in apple country. Learn the origin of T & K Ferri Orchards, Grey & Gold Cider and Rusty’s.