Find your happy place in The Great Waterway
If you love the great outdoors, you’ll enjoy hiking and cycling the many trails that criss-cross the region, through tranquil forests and fields. Sun-seekers will adore the famous white sand beaches, while golfers of all skill levels have more than 60 scenic courses to choose from. All of that fun is bound to make you hungry — and thirsty! The Great Waterway is a foodie’s paradise. An abundance of excellent restaurants serving local and enticing fare, award-winning wineries, microbreweries, artisanal food producers and farmers’ markets are all waiting to welcome your taste buds. Looking for a dash of culture? Sample the performing arts at venues all along The Great Waterway. Enjoy fresh and unique theatre experiences or take in a live musical performance at one of the many festivals held throughout the summer.
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If you like history, you’ll love exploring the area’s heritage sites, which played key roles in Canada’s past. Experience 1860s pioneer living at Upper Canada Village. Join the redcoated Fort Henry Guard in historic Kingston 1000 Islands, and witness the firing of cannons at the Sunset Ceremony. Or learn about the amazing Rideau Canal, a man-made connection between Kingston 1000 Islands and Ottawa. There’s so much to experience year-round in The Great Waterway. Share your story and be part of our story #greatwaterway