Why you'd want to live in Midland & Penetang
Midland and Penetanguishene, sometimes shortened to Penetang, are small towns located on the shores of Georgian Bay in the County of Simcoe. Geographically situated next to one another these two distinct towns each provide local residents with all the amenities of any major city. From the deep open waters of Georgian Bay to the forested trails of Awenda Park these two communities offer a quaint lifestyle for permanent residents or the weekend cottage enthusiast. Home to the Martyrs' Shrine which is a Roman Catholic Church consecrated to the memory of the Canadian Martyrs, six Jesuit Martyrs and two lay persons from the mission of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons. With a growing population and new development of condominiums and builder sub-divisions, the Midland/Penetang area remains a desirable place to live with big box retail, government organizations, small business, affordable housing, beaches, boating, fishing, camping, trekking and sledding.