Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Port Elgin

The beaches and lake create a pretty picture of Port Elgin. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the bird watching, camping and boating. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Port Elgin

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Port Elgin has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Piper's Glen Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Holiday Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • South Port Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Saugeen Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Chippewa Golf & Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Bruce Power Visitors' Centre (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Port Elgin

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 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Elgin

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Port Elgin is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Port Elgin Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • MacGregor Point Provincial Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Dennys Dam Conservation Area (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Ascent Aerial Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Elgin?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 12 house rentals around Port Elgin. From 5 Cottages to 7 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Elgin is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Port Elgin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Port Elgin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port Elgin Beach: 161 home rentals
  • Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre: 167 home rentals
  • MacGregor Point Provincial Park: 156 home rentals
  • Southampton Art School and Gallery: 167 home rentals
  • Saugeen Golf Club: 168 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Elgin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Port Elgin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5 Cottages in Port Elgin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Elgin include:

  • Houses: 7 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 5 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 5 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Port Elgin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 5 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Port Elgin.