KINGSTON & THE 1000 ISLANDS
As the largest city of the magnificent 1000 Islands and the First Capital of Canada, Kingston boasts big city excitement and world-class hospitality.
Fort Henry, a majestic 19th Century British Military Fortress, features performances by the Fort Henry Guard, complete with canon fire, funs, and the music of the fife and drum. Fort Henry presents the spectacular Sunset Ceremonies, complete with fireworks finale, every Wednesday evening throughout July and August. Bellevue House, deemed a National Historic Site, features interpreters in period costume welcoming visitors to the home of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Discover Canada’s nautical heritage at the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, or enjoy an historic one-hour tour of the "Limestone City" aboard the Confederation Tour Trolley.
Local performers and artists provide an exciting lineup of cultural activities and special events. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy everything from bird watching and hiking, to the world’s best freshwater sailing and scuba-diving - all within city limits. Dine around the world in a day - from pubs and patios to international cuisine, Kingston has something to satisfy every palate. Couple your dining experience with a cruise of the 1000 Islands aboard Ontario’s only glass-top ship.
For more information, contact the Kingston Tourist Information Office at 1-888-855-4555 or 1-613-548-4415; email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.kingstoncanada.com