Many tourists and cottagers spend Friday nights in the summer watching
the sunset over water. Listen to bagpipes pipe down the sun at the
large flag in Southampton's downtown.
From the flag take a walk towards Gerry's fries and further to South
Beach. Stop, sit on one of the benches that line the sidewalk in
memory of those that loved Southampton sunsets and take some beach
Water - Lake Huron between Southampton and Port Elgin
As the summer comes to a close in August and the sun sets earlier in
the evening, take a walk along paths parallel to the shoreline road in
the township between Southampton and Port Elgin allows you to watch
the sunset from a different vantage point.
I have been lucky enough to witness some spectacular sunsets that range
in colour from orangey red to pink and a purple sunset.
The above video is a real time depiction of the sunsets in Southampton Ontario.
While similar conditions making for great sunsets will be present all
along the Ontario Lake Huron coast, what makes for the best sunset is
an island on the horizon like those in Oliphant (Fishing
Islands) and Saugeen Shores (Chantry