Looking for some great things to do in Kingston, Ontario? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
Kingston is conveniently located about halfway between Toronto and Montreal and connected to Ottawa via the beautiful Rideau Canal. It has a beautiful waterfront, which is at the mouth of Lake Ontario and the beginning of the St Lawrence River and the Rideau Canal.
In addition to beautiful landscapes, Kingston has a long and rich history as well. It was once Canada’s capital city and has dozens of museums and historic sites. It was home to the first Canadian Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald and is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites- Rideau Canal and the Kingston fortifications. Kingston is also known as “Limestone City” —because limestone was used extensively in the construction of many of its stately 19th-century homes and buildings.
With such a fascinating mixture of history combined with the vibrant energy of a university town with Queen’s University and the Canadian Military College, Kingston is truly one of the best places to visit in Ontario. It’s a walkable town with an abundance of cafes, restaurants, plenty of historic sights to explore and a beautiful waterfront to enjoy.[Read more…] about 13 of the Best Things to Do in Kingston, Ontario