Northern Ontario attractions

Top Choice Park in Northern Ontario

Killarney Provincial Park

Killarney is often called the crown jewel of the Ontario park system, and is considered to be one of the finest kayaking destinations in the world. Paddlers can spend from a day to a week exploring over 50 lakes, in…
Top Choice Museum in Sudbury

Science North

After passing through a tunnel dug deep within the 2.5-billion-year-old Canadian Shield, work your way down through the spiral of exciting hands-on activities in this fantastic museum. Wander through a living butter…
Top Choice Museum in Thunder Bay

Fort William Historical Park

French voyageurs, Scottish gentlemen and Ojibwe scuttle about while re-enacting life in the early 1800s at this historical park. From 1803 to 1821, Fort William was the headquarters of the North West Company. Eventu…
Park in Lake Superior Shoreline

Lake Superior Provincial Park

Lake Superior Provincial Park protects 1600 sq km of misty fjord-like passages, thick evergreen forest and tranquil sandy coves that feel like they've never known the touch of humankind. The best bits of the park re…
National Park in Lake Superior Shoreline

Pukaskwa National Park

In Ontario's only wilderness national park, bear hugs are taken literally. The park has an intact predator-prey ecosystem, including a small herd of elusive caribou, and offers many of the same topographical feature…
Park in Lake Superior Shoreline

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Seen across the lake from Thunder Bay, the jagged Sleeping Giant Peninsula resembles a large reclining man. Its rugged, forested terrain has been considered a sacred realm for millennia. The Sleeping Giant Provincia…
Zoo in Cochrane to Moose Factory & Moosonee

Polar Bear Habitat & Heritage Village

Despite all the polar bear talk, there are no wild polar bears in the region. This center, the world's largest polar bear facility and the only one with access to a natural lake, is dedicated to the conservation, ca…
Harbor in Thunder Bay

Marina Park

The focus of exciting development plans, Thunder Bay's marina area is a pedestrianized haven of parkland, fountains, footpaths, a skate park and public art. Pick up the free Public Art Walking Tour Guide, covering t…
Park in Southern Route

Quetico Provincial Park

This endless waterlogged preserve has some of Canada's finest wilderness canoe and portage routes, courtesy of over 2000 lakes and 460,000 hectares of unexplored backcountry. Some 35km of hiking trails take in tower…
Area in Thunder Bay

Bay & Algoma Historical District

Thunder Bay has a population of well over 10,000 Finnish Canadians, descended from immigrants who began arriving in the late 19th century. Locals happily honor this heritage by taking saunas and eating pancakes. In …