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  • 1. Vanderwees Home and Garden

    Vanderwees is a store like no other! So many unique items to check out (and try: homemade fudge and an olive oil and baslasmiv vinegar tasting bar). On site Cafe, beautiful greenhouses and a fashion...

  • 2. Kangas Sauna

    This is a Scandinavian-style restaurant and private saunas for rental. There are small saunas, medium and large; as well as hot tubs.The large saunas are...

  • 3. Kakabeka Falls

    Kakabeka Falls is the second largest waterfall in Canada - now, I wonder if Niagara counts as the largest? At any rate, the waterfall here has both a...

  • 4. Old Fort William

    Old Fort William is a reconstruction of the oldest settlement on the Canadian shore of Lake Superior. Originally located on Thunder Bay, Fort William was the...

  • 5. Lakehead University 40th Anniversary Celebration

    Lakehead University is celebrating its 40th Anniversary and invites all alumni, friends and families to join us! Our Celebration Weekend will include many...

  • 6. A Harbor or Dinner Cruise

    Since we have our own boat when visiting Thunder Bay, I have not actually taken these tours, but I have watched them come and go and they look like a good...

  • 7. Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park and Eagle Canyon

    A 300 ft. lookout from 2 observation platforms over a glacially formed canyon in the wilds of Northwestern Ontario as well as a wood and cable suspension...

  • 8. Old Fort Williams a Living History Experience

    Old Fort Williams is the best living history museum I have ever visited. We enjoyed it so much that we have been there twice. It is a real adventure with...

  • 9. Eagle Rock Canyon Ziplining

    Eagle rock Canyon recently opened up their Zipline. The experience is quite exciting. Unfortunately, the cost is not appealing. It costs $75 to do the zipline,...

  • 10. Terry Fox Monument

    A monument to this amazing and inspiration young man who in life and death has done so much for cancer patients. From the monument: “Terry Fox inspired this...

  • 11. Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

    The park is located a short drive west of Thunder Bay. The waterfalls (“Niagara of the North”) are beautiful with a convenient boardwalk nearly looping around...

  • 12. Horseback riding in Shabaqua

    Harry Lasn owns Shabaqua Appaloosa's, out in beautiful Shabaqua. He has 14 extremely well-mannered horses and offers trail rides for singles or groups....

  • 13. Enjoy tubing down the Stanley River

    One of my favorite things to do at least once every summer is to go tubing down the Stanley River. The more people that go, the merrier, so invite all your...

  • 14. Terry Fox Marker

    "Terry Fox inspired an entire generation of Canadians with his determination and devotion, and it was through his strength and commitment that he united...

  • 15. Terry Fox Memorial

    Terry Fox is the greatest hero of Canada. That in itself is fascinating to me. I am interested in Canadian Culture and History and I teach a class on it, so the...

  • 16. Fort William Provincial Park

    One of the major attractions in Thunder Bay is Fort William Provincial Park, an authentic "period" reconstruction of the largest frontier fur trading post in...

  • 17. This place is a fishermans...

    This place is a fishermans paradise for brown trout, speckled trout, rainbow trout, & Lake Trout. Some say, throw a rock in any direction & hit water (lake). If...

  • 18. Kakabeka Falls

    This waterfall is of decent size and when viewed mostly frozen, looks cool. Also the winter, no one is here and it is nice to have the place to your self.I lost...

  • 19. Hike the legend of the Giant

    Hike the legend of the Sleeping GiantThe Giant is full of great trails for beginners to more advanced hikers. Go to the Sleeping Giant campground for more...


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  • 21. Hillcrest Park

    I got this tip from the Thunder Bay visitors guide. The park gives a great scenic lookout over downtown, the harbour and of course the Sleeping Giant. When I...

  • 22. Mission Island Marsh conservation area

    This small conservation area is right on the lake near the southern portion of downtown. The parking lot gives a great view looking out over the lake with the...

  • 23. Marina Park

    This public park is right at the water's edge and provides a pleasant place to watch the boating activity. Stroll along the piers and have a look at the boats...

  • 24. Mt. McKay Scenic Lookout

    Mt. McKay is a great way to view the city from a bird's eye view. A terrific introduction to the city! You can drive about halfway up the mountain to the...

  • 25. Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

    Visiting Kakabeka Falls is probably one of the more popular tourist activities for those visiting Thunder Bay. This so called "Niagara-of-the-North" is...

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