Where to stay near Grand Bend?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 60 house rentals near Grand Bend. From 33 Cottages to 25 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grand Bend for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cottages in Grand Bend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 33 Cottages in Grand Bend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grand Bend include:

  • Houses: 25 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 33 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 33 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Grand Bend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation homes with pool available in Grand Bend.

    Life's a beach at Grand Bend vacation rentals

    Pack your swimsuits and your sunscreen – when you get to your Grand Bend vacation rental, you won't want to leave the beach. Stretching over the shores of Lake Huron, Grand Bend's beaches are some of Canada's best. And it's not just because they're beautiful – the water is also clear and safe, and the beach is well-managed and guarded by lifeguards. These qualities have earned Grand Bend a prestigious Blue Flag Beach designation. So, you can let your kids play on the beach with little worry, challenge your friends to a fierce game of beach volleyball, or go on a sunset stroll with your sweetheart. If you can tear yourself away from the beach, Grand Bend's Main Street has a lively arts and food scene you won't want to miss.

    Exciting day trips from your Grand Bend vacation rental

    As beautiful as Grand Bend is, there are plenty of other jewels a short drive away that you'll want to check out. Here are a few day trips you may want to take while you're in Grand Bend:

    • Pinery Provincial Park. A mere 12-minute drive from Grand Bend, Pinery Provincial Park has 10 multi-use trails. Hiking those trails will bring you to sand dunes held in place by oaks and junipers, and more than 300 bird species call this park home, too. You can also kayak the Old Ausable Channel in summer and ski in winter.
    • Owen Sound. This city on the southern shore of Georgian Bay is 2 hours and 30 minutes from Grand Bend. The dramatic Niagara Escarpment looms over the city, and 4 marvellous waterfalls flow from the escarpment's edges. Hikes to the waterfalls are worth the trip – just make sure you make it back in time to enjoy Owen Sound's nightlife.
    • Hamilton. If you think Owen Sound's waterfalls are breathtaking, wait until you get to Hamilton. This city is surrounded by more than 100 cascades, the best-known of which is the scenic Webster's Falls. Hamilton is a 2-hour drive from Grand Bend.
    • Toronto. When you've had your fill of beaches and scenery sights, you can drive 2 hours to Toronto for a culture fix. Toronto is a major centre of art in Ontario, and you can spend the day touring its art galleries and museums.

    Seasonal weather in Grand Bend

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Bend

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Grand Bend is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Grand Bend Beach (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Pinery Provincial Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)