Things To Do In Eastern Ontario |


The Great Waterway of Southeastern Ontario is a network of charming towns and villages interconnected by the sparkling waters of the St. Lawrence, the Rideau Canal, the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. We offer countless cruises, including the famous Thousand Islands cruise. Camp in one of the many provincial parks or campgrounds and explore the towering dunes that overlook a sunny sandy beach at Sandbanks Provincial Park in Prince Edward County.

Eastern Ontario


Subsection under Must Sees for Eastern Ontario

Fort Henry National Historic Site

This 19th century British fortification and UNESCO World Heritage Site is fun for all ages.

Kingston Trolley Tours & 1000 Islands Cruises

Hop-on/hop-off trolley tour connecting Kingston's key sites and cruises launching from Kingston.

1000 Islands Helicopter Tours

Experience the beauty and grandeur of the 1000 Islands from the sky!

Prince Edward County

Visit vineyards, breweries and restaurants inspired by the county's agricultural heritage and farm to table food movement

Sandbanks Provincial Park

In Prince Edward County, home to the largest bay-mouth freshwater sand dune system in North America.

Gananoque Boat Line

Family fun and entertainment on deck as you cruise the 1000 Islands. A Canadian Signature Experience.

Le Boat - Cruising on the Rideau Canal

Unwind  and take in the spectacular nature, picturesque towns and lively cities of the Rideau Canal.  As captain of your own canal boat, you'll be living in, and driving, your personal cruiser.  These boats are very easy to operate; you don't need any experience! 

Rockport Boat Lines

Experience the beauty of the St. Lawrence River as you cruise past the Palaces and Palisades, a Canadian Signature Experiences.

Rideau Canal (Kingston)

Runs over 202km (126mi) and is Ontario's only UNESCO World Heritage Site, considered an engineering masterpiece with most of the locks still operated by hand.

Upper Canada Village

Over 60 acres and 40 historic, authentic buildings, experience life in an 1860s working village.

Waring House

Experience the charm and immerse yourself in the history of Waring House, an elegant country inn and cookery school featuring the culinary tradition of the county.

Huff Estates Winery

Prepare farm-fresh food with a talented chef and food writer in an 1830s farmhouse and sample award-winning vintages during a winery tour of Huff Estates.

Skywood Eco Adventure

Challenge yourself in a fun way at Skywood!  Various options include: Adventure Park with 5 aerial courses; Zip Tour, a Discovery/Kids’ Course, accessible Discovery Zip Line and Treewalk Village, a network of colourful tree houses connected by ramps, nets and slides.

Kingston Pen Tours

A rare and unique opportunity to go behind the walls of Canada’s oldest and most notorious maximum security prison.  Guided tours provide an up-close look at an amazing historical building and a national historic site, which predates Canadian confederation.

A fountain in front of an older building


Historic architecture and modern amenities meld in eclectic Kingston, home to a vibrant downtown, beautiful waterfront and heritage sites & museums.


The Taste Trail

Sample Prince Edward County’s bounty on the Taste Trail as you visit wineries, food artisans and tasting rooms.