Northern Ontario is a vast region made up of breathtaking landscapes and welcoming communities. With more than 250,000 lakes and rivers to paddle, rugged landscapes to explore and thousands of trails to discover, the possibilities are endless. Find out why Northern Ontario is the preferred destination for visitors around the globe year-round. All four seasons are active in Northern Ontario from angling, cycling, paddling and RV touring. Many culinary experiences, art galleries and festivals can be found in Northern Ontario, featuring some of the best Indigenous cultures and traditions in Canada. Destinations and gateway communities like Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, North Bay, Timmins and Thunder Bay are your entry points to a true northern adventure. The rich boreal forests, vast wilderness and Indigenous cultural experiences in Northern Ontario await you.
Here you’ll find plenty of unique adventures, exceptional accommodations, and one-of-a-kind attractions and events. Do as much as you’d like or as little – plan a grueling expedition or sit on a dock while someone gets you a fancy drink. Bring family and friends or fly solo. Be a weekend warrior or stay the whole season long! The options are as endless as the beautiful vistas everywhere.