Things To Do in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
North of Superior Region

We recommend these top things to do in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Get the adrenalin going with a summer golfing vacation, or fishing tour to a hiking adventure or art tour. If it's cold out try the local ski hill for snowboarding or a snowshoe trek into the wild. Including the areas in and around, Thunder Bay, Ontario, including the surrounding communities of Kakabeka Falls, Neebing, Murillo, Lappe, Nolalu, Pass Lake and Stanley.  

thingstodo thunder bay 18Fishing : Come fish for walleye, trout, perch and northern pike. Guides, charters, fishing lodges, fly-in camps, wilderness outposts and outfitters all can be accessed from Thunder Bay, Ontario. 

Golfing: There are over 12+ city operated and privately owned 9 and 18 hole golf courses in the region of Thunder Bay, Ontario which are open to the public. Many provide club rentals, golf carts and pro shops. 

Tours & Guides: Book yourself a local tour and/or hire a guide. Tours and guides have the experience and knowledge to ensure a safe and successful wilderness adventure or sightseeing tour.

Boating and Sailing: There are full service marinas located along the shores of Lake Superior which provide many amenities like moorage, docks, power, gas and other services like restaurants, sani dumps, boat houses and showers. Come & explore the lighthouses.

Saddle Up: There are riding centres, riding rings, guides, tours, guest ranches and horseback riding trails in the North of Superior backcountry surrounding Thunder Bay. 

Get an Art Fix: One of the largest First Nation exhibits is housed in the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. Various art studios and artisan boutiques sell and provide viewing of carvings, sculptures, paintings for the art enthusiasts. 

Hike It!: There are over 34+ kilometres of paved and gravel trails connecting parks, facilities and attractions in Thunder Bay. Trails are popular for sightseeing, biking, walking and roller blading.

Bike It!: Many of the trails in the community of Thunder Bay are biking routes used to get around the city. The Shuniah Mines Mountain Bike Area is for mountain bikers seeking a more technical ride and challenging obstacles.

Playground Past: A family visiting Thunder Bay should try to arrange a visit with the historic carousel (merry-go-round) located in Chippewa Park. There is also a train ride and other activities. 

Exploring History: Take a step back in time when the voyageur, fur trapper and the First Nation people explored the land and waterways. Visit history at the Fort William Historical Park, Chippewa Park and at the many local museums. 

Birdwatching : The Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area is a destination for bird sightings like great blue herons, pelicans, loons, peregrine falcons and bald eagles. Some communities in the region along the shoreline provide sightseeing tours.

Canoe or Kayak : Canoe the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area and Boulevard Lake or kayak down the Kaministiquia River or Current River in Thunder Bay.

Dive, Dive, Dive : The lake bed of Lake Superior is home to a graveyard of ships like the Gunilda and Fitzgerald. The Gunilda sank off of McGarvey Shoal on Lake Superior in 1911. Divers say the Gunilda is one of the best preserved underwater shipwrecks in Canada.

Be Entertained: There are local theatre groups, a symphony orchestra and many events, festivals and celebrations held year round in Thunder Bay, Ontario to entertain you. 

Pack a Picnic : Pack a picnic and discover one of the day use picnic areas in Thunder Bay and in the surrounding communities. There are picnic sites with amazing lake views for enjoying nature and wildlife.

Winter Activities: Trails, backcountry roads, frozen lakes and rivers become activity destinations in the winter months. popular winter activities in the region include cross country skiing, ice fishing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.

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