Enjoy the delights of Italian cuisine in the open-concept dining room or on the shaded patio. Ingredients are fresh and local for a true taste of Kingston.
Le Chien Noir
A bustling bistro offering an extensive wine and beer selection. Relax in the courtyard terrace and enjoy the fusion of classic and modern cuisine.
Choose from an assortment of authentic Bangladeshi and Mogul dishes at this classic Kingston restaurant. Serving both spicy and mild dishes, Curry Original has something for everyone.
Embrace the Spanish tradition of sharing small plates and great conversation. Enjoy local flavours and international fusion cuisine with one of the most creative menus in town.
Take a spooky stroll through the cobblestone streets of downtown Kingston as the eerie dusk settles over the city. Embark on one of three unique tours offered by Kingston’s most popular walking tour company.
Kingston Olive Oil Co.
Sample some of the best virgin olive oils the world has to offer. They offer varieties from virtually every olive-producing region in the world.
Whether art for the palate, or art from the palette, it is all uniquely Windmills.
Cooke’s Fine Foods & Coffee
Inhale the aroma of locally made signature coffee blends while shopping to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Catch a concert, play or dance recital at the Grand Theatre, Kingston’s prime venue for the performing arts.
K ROCK Centre
Experience live music, performing arts, and hockey games from big names coming from all around the world.
Wonder at the mystifying and death-defying performances during this annual street art and performance festival in the heart of downtown Kingston.
Meet world famous Canadian authors and attend workshops with industry leading writers from all genres.
Catch a flick at this locally owned and operated movie theater offering international and independent films.
Sir John A. Macdonald Walking Tour
Take a walk in the foot steps of Sir John A. MacDonald, Canada’s first prime minister.
City Hall Tour
Visit this exquisitely maintained neoclassical structure in the heart of downtown Kingston and see what Canada’s first capital looked like before we became a country.
Confederation Trolley Tour
Enjoy the sights from the convenience of a tour trolley, complete with bilingual explanations of each attraction.
1,000 Islands Cruise
Discover the scenic 1,000 Islands aboard one of our sightseeing cruises, or relax in a private charter or dining cruise.
Self-Guided Downtown Tours
Take in all that Kingston has to offer at your own pace with an informative self-guided tour of local architecture, history, and more.
Witness the serene beauty of pristine nature at this conservation area just a few minutes drive from downtown.
Rent a kayak and explore the scenic Kingston waterfront at your own pace.
Find out why Lake Ontario is one of the best fresh-water aquatic sport destinations in the world. Rent a boat locally or dock in one of Kingston’s many harbours.
Bike or hike along the Rideau Trail spanning from Kingston to Ottawa. The trail offers routes for any level of experience and level of fitness.
Hit 18 holes on one of Kingston’s public courses before turning in to the clubhouse for dinner or a few soothing drinks.
Built to defend Upper Canada during the war of 1812, this UNESCO world heritage site boasts historical reenactments, guided tours, fine dining, and is said to be one of Canada’s most haunted sites.
At the heart of Kingston, Canada’s oldest public square is still serving as a market after a few renovations. Browse local goods, enjoy free skating in the winter, and learn about the heritage of our great nation.
Plan an unforgettable experience in the Frontenac Arch Biosphere with this free interactive resource for mapping your tour. Pick your own adventure!
Stroll through the spectacular limestone-laden ivy buildings of one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious Universities.
Learn about Canada’s first prime minister while strolling through the decadent rooms and gardens of Sir John A. Macdonald’s residence. Guided tours available.
Marvel at the architecture of St. Mary’s Cathedral or dive into the rich local history behind St. Andrew’s Church.
Enjoy the fresh air and rich history of the fully functioning lock system just minutes drive from downtown Kingston.
Murney Tower Museum
Uncover the details of what life was like serving in her Majesty’s army in the 19th century at this celebrated military museum.
Miller Museum of Geology
Located in the heart of Queen’s campus, this free museum is a must see for any science enthusiast.
Military Communications and Electronics Museum
Learn about the technology which makes life in the modern world possible.
Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston
A fascinating museum dedicated to inspiring an enduring connection to the maritime heritage of Kingston and the Great Lakes.
Sandbanks Provincial Park
One of the largest and most beautiful beaches in Ontario, Sandbanks is perfect for swimming, boating and fishing.
Diving the Saint Lawrence River
Uncover the mysteries of sunken wrecks and exotic underwater geographies in the historic Saint Lawrence River.
OLG Casino Thousand Islands
Play your favourite games of chance, see live entertainment, or enjoy a night out at the region’s only casino.
Tour this opulent, century-old Castle nestled on an island in the heart of the 1,000 islands.
1000 Islands Playhouse
With live theatre in two historic venues The Playhouse has been deemed “the most charming theatre in the country” by CBC radio.
Upper Canada Village
Travel in time to the 1860’s and see what life was like at this authentic living-history site.
Get a bird’s-eye view of one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes with a death-defying jump from the back of an airplane
Canada’s Penitentiary Museum
Explore the history of Canada’s penal system on an eerie tour of the warden’s old residence.
Days on Front
Visit Days on Front Restaurant for a refined dining experience in a casual atmosphere.
Sir John’s Public House
Tap into the spirit of the man who started this great nation.
Dine in high Italian fashion in one of the region’s swankiest dining destinations.
Lounge on the city’s only Biergarten and enjoy an authentic Bavarian experience.
Enjoy contemporary Canadian and Inuit art and shop for custom-made jewellery.
Black Dog Pottery
Visit Kingston’s independent pottery studio and see the magic of ceramics.
Kingston Glass Studio and Gallery
Marvel at the one-of-a-kind glass ornaments produced at Kingston Glass Studio & Gallery.
Berry and Peterson
Choose from thousands of authors in the rich literary atmosphere of this beautifully restored limestone bookstore.
Visit Kingston’s artisan goldsmithing studio to see unique, local made jewellery.