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The Great Waterway’s Unique Destinations Will Capture Your Imagination.

Explore this beautiful one-of-a-kind destination and Do The Things You Love In South Eastern Ontario. 

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SOUTH EASTERN ONTARIO


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This beautiful stretch of Ontario, known as The Great Waterway is entirely linked by water from Cornwall on the St. Lawrence River to Lake Ontario’s Kingston and on to Belleville on the Bay of Quinte. In between, The Great Waterway is dotted by the Rideau Lakes and winds its way north along the UNESCO Rideau Heritage Route. 

With sweeping views and panoramic sights, every season is encased with its own beauty. Explore our quaint villages and meet local artisans, be entertained in one of our local, live theatres and indulge … because we’ve turned farm fresh cooking into an art form. Festivals and events happen in all corners of our region. Do The Things You Love In South Eastern Ontario. 

 

South Eastern sub-regions

LAND O' LAKES

LAND O' LAKES

Outdoor enthusiasts will bask in the beauty and enjoy all the seasonal sporting opportunities in this area that's known for its accessible wilderness.

CORNWALL AND THE COUNTIES

CORNWALL AND THE COUNTIES

Our small town festivals have the same impact as any big city production. Visit us and celebrate every season.

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

Named ‘the gastronomic Capital of Ontario’ and one of Canada’s most exciting wine regions; Prince Edward County is a great vacation destination. 

KINGSTON 1000 ISLANDS

KINGSTON 1000 ISLANDS

This vibrant city is a foodie’s paradise, a theatre goer’s playbook and an adventurer’s playground all wrapped up in a funky, vintage package.

BAY OF QUINTE

BAY OF QUINTE

A thriving craft beer scene, cheese makers and cider houses abound in this region. Check them out on the Cheddar & Ale Trail.

BROCKVILLE 1000 ISLANDS

BROCKVILLE 1000 ISLANDS

Enjoy the grandeur of the Aquatarium, visit Canada’s oldest railway tunnel, or take a boat cruise through the 1000 Islands. No matter your interests – Brockville is sure to please.

GANANOQUE 1000 ISLANDS

GANANOQUE 1000 ISLANDS

Regarded as one of the most beautiful places on earth, the 1864 islands that make up the 1000 Islands can be enjoyed by water, land or air.

RIDEAU HERITAGE ROUTE

RIDEAU HERITAGE ROUTE

Make your way along scenic roads that travel ​alongside the Historic Rideau Canal Waterway. Enjoy the beautiful views and countless artisan shops along the way.

A historic Kingston building, fine dining in Prince Edward county, road trip in Gananoque

Explore The Great Waterway

Discover cool urban and country vibes, explore the majestic waterways, or take in the local heritage and culture in an atmosphere bursting with activity. Your amazing getaway is closer than you think.

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8 Amazing Destinations to Explore

With 8 unique destinations to explore, you’re sure to find a wide range of endless adventure throughout The Great Waterway region. 

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