Top things to do in Thunder Bay to Manitoba

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…
Park in Thunder Bay to Manitoba

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

About 25km west of Thunder Bay, just off Hwy 11/17, you'll find the spectacular 40m-high Kakabeka Falls, one of Ontario's highest waterfalls and the source of many local legends. The moody chute is most powerful in …
Museum in Southern Route

Fort Frances Museum

Fort Frances Museum gives an introduction to the historic town – Canada's first European settlement west of Lake Superior – established in the 1730s as a fur-trading post. Pick up a heritage map of town and ask abou…
Village in Northern Route


The biggest and best place to pause along the northern route from Thunder Bay to Winnipeg is Kenora, the unofficial capital of the striking Lake of the Woods region and tourism hub for local summer cottages and fish…
Historic Site in Southern Route


This sacred Ojibwe site contains the largest ancient ceremonial burial grounds in Canada. It's located 25km west of Emo (and 60km west of Fort Frances) en route to the US border.
Museum in Northern Route

Lake of the Woods Museum

This small museum covers the aboriginal, industrial and gold-mining history of the area, with a particular focus on the last 100 years when Kenora changed rapidly.