Dubbed the 'Prettiest Town in Canada', Goderich and its surrounding area is rich in local architecture and heritage. Located along Ontario's West Coast, the area offers locals and tourists a leisurely experience. Take advantage of the area's breathtaking views and flourishing local businesses. Perfect for a day trip with the family or a relaxing stay.
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Goderich is located on the shores of Lake Huron, on Hwy #8 and Hwy #21. It is approximately a 1 hour drive north from London and 2.5 hours drive west from Toronto. Finding your way to Goderich is time well spent. The surrounding area is inexpensive to travel within and there are many unique communities who will welcome travellers with open arms.
Highways 8 and 21 lead north to Goderich from the main freeways in Ontario.
Once in Goderich, follow signs to The Square (Hwy 8 north ends in 5 point intersection; bear slightly right to Kingston St at the lights which will lead you to the Square. Hwy 21 north jogs; turn left onto East Street at the lights).
Continue around the roundabout until you reach the West Street exit.
Continue down West Street to the top of the beach hill; Lions Harbour Park overlooks the lake at the end of the street. Watch also for signs for The Park House, a nearby restaurant on the park site.
For accommodation, travel, and tourist information about the town of Goderich, please contact Tourism Goderich:
1 (800) 280 7637
We offer limited accessible parking for those with handicapped permits on the Festival site (via the Park House parking lot). Be prepared to show your permit and to leave your keys at the administration area in the event we need to move your vehicle.
Free parking is available on the streets around the Festival site