The sparkling blue waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay splash upon the sandy beaches and rocky shorelines of Grey, Bruce and Huron counties offering breathtaking sunsets. The Niagara Escarpment rises up from the rolling farmlands offering a backdrop for picturesque countryside, inland lakes, colourful towns and hamlets. Hiking the Bruce Trail along the limestone cliffs offers glimpses of birds and wildlife, ferns, orchids and ancient dwarf cedar trees, for which this area is renowned. For the adventurous spirit, scuba diving or snorkeling around 19th Century shipwrecks in Fathom Five National Marine Park is very popular. Others choose a glass-bottom boat tour or Zodiac ride to Flowerpot Island. The Saugeen River is well known for excellent fishing, or paddle the Maitland River in a canoe or kayak. Enjoy a meal in Owen Sound or Hanover, browse the artisan and crafters shops of Tobermory, Goderich or Bayfield or enjoy the haunting sounds of a Scottish Piper as he serenades visitors along the pier on a warm evening in Kincardine.