What to Do In Port Franks & Surrounding Area

Endless Possibilities

Before getting carried away with the countless list of things to see and do, please, do not miss a Lake Huron sunset. This world famous attraction is best viewed from the sand dunes of our private village beach along with all of the nature loving locals. Another reason to book your home away from home at Port Franks Getaway! At the bottom of the page is a short video featuring beautiful Port Franks.

Click on link to download a list of Monthly Happenings in Port Franks, Grand Bend and Area:  

- Exciting Area Events 2019

Highlights:

  • 5 minute drive (2.7 km) to Port Franks Beach Directions: Left at the stop sign (Nipigon Road); at the stop sign turn right (Riverside Dr.); left at Poplar Ave (Christinas sign) - Poplar Ave. becomes Dune Dr; right onto Bond Rd.
  • 10 minutes to Twin Pines Orchards and Cider House
  • 19 minutes to Huron County Playhouse - Live Theatre, great shows! Directions: Nipigon St (becomes Whatman St.), right onto Port Franks Rd.; Left onto highway 21, right on Main St. E / Route 81, Left onto B Line
  • 1 minute walk to the riverfront - fishing, relaxing, boat watching...
  • 4 minute drive (2.5 km) to Sand Hills Golf Course  Directions: Nipigon St (becomes Whatman St.), right onto Port Franks Rd.; (cross over highway 21), right onto Elliot Rd
  • 12 minute drive (10.5 km) to the Pinery Provincial Park (Dunes, Beaches, 10 Nature Hiking Trails, Bike Trails, Canoeing, Paddle boarding, Fishing and more) Directions: Nipigon St (becomes Whatman St.), right onto Port Franks Rd.; Left onto highway 21
  • 5 minute walk to Karner Blue Sanctuary Directions: Left On Nipigon
  • Climb the famous Sand Dune Directions: Nipigon St (becomes Whatman St.), right onto Port Franks Rd. (just before the highway)
  • 15 minutes to Grand Bend Beach Directions: Nipigon St (becomes Whatman St.), right onto Port Franks Rd.; Left onto highway 21, follow the signs in Grand Bend
  • Art by 3 Directions: Next door!

Kayak Rentals:

The Pinery - 519-243-2220, 9526 Lakeshore Rd, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

Deep Wave Rentals - 519-615-7333

Extreme Water Sports - 519-319-4864, 84 Main Street Grand Bend ON N0M 1T0

Ipperwash Beach Club - (519) 243-5040, 6543 W Parkway Dr, Lambton Shores, ON, N0N 1J2

Paddle Board Rentals:

Ipperwash Beach Club - (519) 243-5040, 6543 W Parkway Dr, Lambton Shores, ON, N0N 1J2

Pontoon Boat Rentals:

Extreme Water Sports - 519-319-4864, 84 Main Street Grand Bend ON N0M 1T0

Splash Watersports - 519 671-4865, 67 Main Street West | Grand Bend N0M 1T0

For the adrenaline seekers:

Flyboard / Jet Packs

Splash Watersports - 519 671-4865, 67 Main Street West | Grand Bend N0M 1T0

Parasailing

Grand Bend Parasail - 519-525-3596, 77 Main St W, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

Skydiving

Grand Bend Sport Parachuting Center Inc, 519-238-8610, 70114C, Grand Bend Line, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

Skateboarding

All In Skatepark - 519-236-7203, 36 Main Street, Zurich, ON N0M 2T0

Jet ski

Deep Wave Rentals - 519-615-7333

Extreme Water Sports - 519-319-4864, 84 Main Street Grand Bend ON N0M 1T0

Splash Watersports - 519 671-4865, 67 Main Street West | Grand Bend N0M 1T0

Car Races

Grand Bend Motorplex (Dragway, Raceway, Motocross, Speedway)- 519-238-7223, 70292 Grand Bend Line, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0