Northern Rural Destinations – Meeting Planners|

Northern and Rural Destinations

For a memorable group program, head to our northern cities boasting unique venues and distinctive activities themed to the rugged Canadian Shield setting. Easily accessible by land, rail or air, you’ll find an excellent range of full-service hotels and conference spaces.

Visit group-appropriate attractions such as the Canadian Ecology Centre, where outdoor activities include night-vision hiking. Cruise aboard the 320-seat Chief Commanda II or host your group for a performance at the Capitol Centre.

An international city bordering on the State of Michigan, Sault Ste. Marie boasts over 150,000 square feet of conference space city-wide. For outdoor receptions, the Roberta Bondar Park & Pavilion is ideal or book your group on a scenic day trip aboard the Agawa Canyon Tour Train.

Northern Ontario's largest centre offers a range of unique venues themed to its nickel and copper industries. Add sizzle to your group program with subterranean activities or a reception in a rock cavern at Science North. In winter, suit up for snowmobile excursions along a network of challenging trails.

Thunder Bay's pristine wilderness makes transitioning from meetings to outdoor activities easy. Test your group's adventurous spirit on the Eagle Canyon Suspension Bridge or theme a program to the city's heritage at Fort William Historical Park, the world's largest, and oldest, recreated fur-trading post.

Find great facilities and arrange for after-meeting hayrides or, in the winter season, sleigh excursions through Cedar Meadows Wildlife Park.

For other great northern destinations, check out Northeastern Ontario, Sunset Country, Algoma Country or the Georgian Bay.


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