Thunder Bay Drive (Highway 61)
This mountainous country, just north of the Minnesota/Ontario border and south of Thunder Bay, is dotted with dozens of lakes, offering outstanding outdoor experiences. This is also Thunder Bay’s prime farm land, with several farms offering tours and “pick your own” options.
The Ontario/Minnesota border is only a 35-minute drive along Hwy. 61 North from Grand Marais, with most of the route alongside spectacular Lake Superior.
|Best Western Crossroads Motel|
|The Best Western Crossroads Motor Inn is a customer oriented hotel for both business and vacation travelers. Located in Thunder Bay on the head of Lake Superior, we are a perfect stop on the Circle Tour.|
Our front desk works 24 hours for express check in and convenient check out. We offer a full array of business services, such as faxes, photocopies and on site mail service. A variety of restaurants surround the hotel, from gourmet cuisine to fast foods.
|Thunder Bay’s Premier Full Service Hotel|
As the region’s largest premier full service hotel, the Valhalla Inn promises that your stay will be so much more than just comfortable, it will be an experience unlike any other. The entire staff share in this commitment.
267 beautifully appointed, newly renovated guestrooms and suites with complimentary high speed internet. Two excellent restaurants, a lounge, recreation area with a club quality fitness centre, gift shop, internet kiosk, basketball and tennis courts and landscaped interior courtyard. Ample parking and complimentary airport shuttle. Within walking distance to shopping mall and all major attractions.
|Best Western Nor'Wester Resort Hotel|
|The Best Western Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre is located five minutes from the Thunder Bay International Airport.|
Nestled in the heart of the Nor'Wester Mountains, an ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast and has a breathtaking view from our balcony rooms. It is Thunder Bay's only resort facility featuring a health and fitness center, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, and steam rooms. The new Rock Garden Café and Bar, located within the hotel, is a perfect place to unwind and tantalize your taste buds. The banquet facilities can accommodate up to 500 guests. Our full service banquet conference facility can cater to your every need from outdoor wedding ceremonies to meeting rooms and multi-facet conferences.
For people who enjoy golfing, walking, biking and hiking trails, which are only one mile away, our location is superb! In the winter, snowmobiling, alpine and cross-country skiing, curling, dog sledding and ice fishing are avidly pursued.
The Best Western Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre is where our surroundings set us apart.
|Lake Superior Art Gallery|
|Lake Superior Art Gallery is located in one of Thunder Bay's heritage buildings, the F. W. Woolworth building, located at 605 East Victoria Avenue. The gallery role is to display visual art from around the Lake Superior region with a primary goal of providing a venue for regional visual artists to display and sell their art work. Locally written books about the Lake Superior Region|
|The Friends of Chippewa Park|
|The historical Chippewa Park has been a favourite with city residents and visitors since it opened in 1921. Located on the coast of Lake Superior, Chippewa has one of the best views of the Sleeping Giant. With so much natural beauty here, Chippewa is an ideal destination for any activity. Stay over night in our tenting sites, new or historical tourist cabins or RV Park. Opening the long weekend in May, come get a thrill on our amusement rides or learn about our local wildlife at the Wildlife Park! |
|The Victoria Inn hosts the largest indoor recreation area in Northwestern Ontario, with the largest hotel swimming pool, the longest waterslide (three-stories high), a children’s wading pool, hot tub, sauna, exercise room and play center.|
This self-contained full service hotel and convention centre has all the amenities of home!
Chicago Joe’s Restaurant and Sports Lounge is the home of the best beer battered chicken strips and California salad and not to mention the ever so famous chicken wings. Planning a meeting or a special event? Let our professional catering staff help you in making your event a success.
Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, our hotel offers a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for all.
|Eagle Ridge Trout Ponds|
|Fish in a relaxing park setting where everyone has a good chance of catching something! Catch & Keep rainbow trout or Catch & Release small-mouth bass. Also bait, rod rentals, picnic sites, firepits, bbq, souvenir store, cabin rentals, RV & tent sites, pool, sauna.|
|The Waterfront District|
|Welcome to Thunder Bay’s Heart of the Harbour where the rugged beauty of the waterfront will refresh you and our vibrant downtown culture and rich heritage will engage you. |
Uniqueness and diversity abound - find a treasure in one of our many specialty stores, treat yourself to world-class cuisine, view cutting edge art, and experience our exhilarating nightlife.
Enjoy the vibrancy of a historic downtown core in Thunder Bay’s Arts & Entertainment District.
|Thunder Bay International Hostel|
|Budget hostel and camping (tenting) facility. Close to Hwy 11/17 at Mackenzie Station Rd and Lakeshore Drive, 18km East of Thunder Bay. Drops on and off by Greyhound bus. Close (1km) to Lake Superior/Mackenzie River/falls. Sorry, no Credit Cards.|
|Travelodge Hotel Airlane|
|Quality and Comfort built on a reputation of over 40 years of outstanding hospitality. The Travelodge Hotel Airlane is an award winning, full service hotel offering an exquisite blend of quality service and hospitality. |
153 Guestrooms. Standard rooms, Executive rooms, Jacuzzi Suites and Luxurious Historical Suites. Wireless highspeed internet service throughout the Hotel. Complimentary use of Club Nautilus Fitness Centre, swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steamroom. Beautiful relaxing courtyard off the pool area. Complimentary parking and Airport shuttle service.
Plus, 2 Restaurants and a Lounge.
Our Commitment to outstanding quality continues and our motto remains: "A guest when you enter ... a friend when you leave".
|KOA - Thunder Bay|
|Make our KOA campground your headquarters to experience the natural beauty of nearby Lake Superior and the region's attractions. Go rockhounding at open-pit amethyst mines. Explore 130-foot Kakabeka Falls and Ouimet Canyon. Relive area history at Fort William Historical Park, a re-created 1815 trading post complete with costumed natives, trappers and traders, and at the Centennial Park 1910 Logging Camp. KOA's 90 acres of spruce, birch and poplar shimmer with color in autumn. Our campsites are tucked in the trees and in wide-open sunshine. We have camping cabins & *NEW* lodges available |
|Lakehead University Conference Services|
|Whether you're a conference group looking for a convenient location, a school group looking for an educational environment, a sports group seeking affordable rates, or an individual wanting to stay somewhere with great access to the City of Thunder Bay, Lakehead University Guest Accommodations is an ideal choice.|
Our scenic campus is centrally located within the city and maintains the integrity of its naturally wooded surroundings. Created in 1965 as the University of the North, Lakehead University is located on approximately 150 hectares of land. The campus is situated around man-made Lake Tamblyn and provides the opportunity for many recreational activities throughout the year.
|Lakehead University Guest Accomodations|
|Visiting or Travelling to Thunder Bay? Why not stay at Lakehead University Residence.|
We offer three different styles of residence accommodations. You may choose from either dormitory, townhouse or apartment style. All of our accommodations are clean, comfortable and adequately furnished. Daily, weekly and monthly rates. Amenities: Cafeteria, Gym, Pool
Call or email to reserve today!
|Founders Museum & Pioneer Village|
|Meet the people in this authentic early 1900's village - visit with the storekeeper, the teacher, the ticket master and many others as you wander through the Village. The pioneer village unique to Northwestern Ontario is a massive collection of artifacts displayed in realistic indoor and outdoor settings. Conveniently located on Hwy 61 just south of Thunder Bay, Ontario.|
Join us and “Take a Walk Through the Past”
|Lakehead Region Conservation Authority|
|The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority is a community-based environmental agency. We are responsible for the wise management of renewable natural resources in our watershed. Conservation Authorities undertake a broad range of programs, including: flood control; floodplain management; wetland protection; erosion control; reforestation; conservation lands; and conservation education.|
|Tourism Thunder Bay|
|Overlooking majestic Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is a four-season outdoor adventure paradise that has also been acknowledged as one of the 'Cultural Capitals of Canada'. It is well known, as well, as a world-class leisure travel, convention, group and sports tourism destination. Experience the harmony of a city rich with lakes and rivers, conservation areas, nature parks and trails, beautiful golf courses and Lake Superior marinas - while at the same time a major centre for artisans, visual and performing arts, history, culture and entertainment.|
Leave the ordinary behind. The vacation you've been dreaming of is waiting for you on the shores of Lake Superior. Thunder Bay draws visitors from the four corners of the globe. Our warm hospitality, fabulous restaurants, and unique shopping districts will make you wish you'd come sooner.
|Thunder Bay Nordic Trails|
|Thunder Bay Nordic Trails (TBNT) is a not-for-profit association of dedicated cross country skiers that maintains over 100 kms of trails in the Thunder Bay region. These trails include over 30 kms at Kamview Nordic Centre, 60 kms at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and 13 kms at Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park|
|Thunder Bay Art Gallery|
|Featuring scintillating contemporary regional and national exhibitions, the Thunder Bay Art Gallery offers an extensive permanent collection of First Nations art, exceptional educational programs, tours, and workshops. The largest public gallery in Northwestern Ontario is an artisic adventure for all ages. |
Thunder Bay Art Gallery is also the home of many community events, special performances and a gift shop of artistic treasures handcrafted by both local and international artisans. We are wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned and parking is free.
|Amethyst Gift Centre|
|Amethyst Gift Centre affords customers the opportunity to experience the beauty of handcrafted products created from amethyst mined at Amethyst Mine Panorama.|
Each item is created from the raw mineral Amethyst and crafted on sight. Find great Gifts, Carvings, Clocks, Gemstones, Jewelry, Beads, Amethyst specimens and more.
|Archie's Fishing Charters|
|Archie's Fishing Charters|
* Professional Guide Service
* Located in Thunder Bay, Ontario at Prince Arthur Landing
* Come and see Thunder Bay from the water with some of the best sightseeing of the north
* Fish for the great Chinook salmon, rainbow trout and lake trout
* Archie Hoogsteen - 25 years experience of fishing on Lake Superior.
* 30' Bay Liner
* Equipped with cannon downriggers
* Planer boards and dipsy divers
* Lowrence radar
* Depth finder
* GPS Mapping
* Full washroom
* Transport Canada approved
* All safety equipment necessary
Contact us today to reserve!!
|Belluz Farms is a sustainable Pick-Your-Own and "Fresh Picked For You" fruit and vegetable farm, nestled in the beautiful Slate River Valley. In our Farm Market you'll find Fresh Picked produce, local meat, local cheese, maple syrup, preserves, honey and gift items. The Harvest Cafe features fresh local food. Experience the 4 acre Amazing Corn Maze, wagon rides, play area, farm animals and fresh country air! Always call ahead for exact hours and seasonal details|
|Days Inn & Suites|
|Enjoy the beauty and excitement of northwest Ontario at our Days Inn & Suites – Thunder Bay hotel. Centrally located in the heart of the city, our non-smoking hotel near Confederation College offers easy access to outdoor recreation on Lake Superior and Thunder Bay International Airport. Catch up on email or plan your day using free Wi-Fi Internet access. Start your day with free Daybreak breakfast and get active with a workout in our fitness center. Unwind in our indoor pool or lounge in our Jacuzzi. After you get back from a fun-filled day, enjoy a meal in our restaurant, adjacent to our hotel.|
|Grand Portage Lodge & Casino|
|Luxuriate in the comfort and beauty of the 100-room Grand Portage Lodge & Casino embraced by the Lake Superior shoreline just off Highway 61. At this cozy retreat, all rooms have spectacular views of the Lake Superior shore or the deep green mystery of Minnesota's north woods.|
Unwind by the 3-story fireplace, dine in the Island View Dining Room, enjoy a cocktail in the lounge, or relax in the indoor heated pool or soothing sauna. Come for intimacy or come with everyone and make use of our excellent meeting and banquet facilities.
|Intercity Shopping Centre|
|Intercity Shopping Centre is Thunder Bay's largest shopping centre with over 450,000 square feet of retail and office space.|
With its focus on fashion, Intercity's 100 stores and services include famous brand names such as American Eagle, West 49, Homesense and Sport Chek. It is ideally located in the city core at the corner of the Harbour Expressway and Fort William Road, with easy access from all highways and major city arteries.
In addition, public transportation provides service directly to the centre.
Mon-Fri: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
|Little Pearl Bed & Breakfast|
|Welcome to the Little Pearl Bed & Breakfast!|
We offer you large comfortable sunny suites, private baths, TV's and fridges. We are walking distance to the Thunder Bay Casino, great resturants, shopping, parks, the waterfront and evening entertainment.
Call us today to make your reservations!
|Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame & Museum|
|The Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates the rich sports heritage of the region. Visitors can view a variety of artifacts on display and learn about the many Hall of Fame members who have brought pride to the region through their accomplishments in sport. This heritage facility is wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned and is located in downtown Thunder Bay South, in close proximity to City Hall and the Thunder Bay Museum.|
|Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites|
|The Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites was built as a world-famous CNR Hotel in 1911. We boast a spectacular view of Lake Superior and the Sleeping Giant. While staying at the Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites, you can enjoy our full-size indoor swimming pool, whirlpool & saunas.|
Downhill Skiing or Snowboarding Packages Include:
* 2 night stay at Thunder Bay's Prince Arthur Waterfront and Suites
* 2 Hot breakfast for 2 in our Portside Restaurant
* 2 adult ski lift tickets for Mount Baldy only minutes away
* 2 Casino packages
For those who want to make it a Romantic Ski Getaway inquire about upgrading to a Jacuzzi suite.
|Smiths RV Centre|
|Smith's RV Centre provides a full line of RVs, marine, and snowmobile products. Smith's is the largest recreational dealer in Northwest Ontario. Along with its large inventory, we also offer the largest parts and accessory selection as well as certified technicians to back up everything we provide.|
|Thunder Bay International Airport Authority|
* food court
* gift shop
* ata link pay phones
* public internet access
|Wildwaters Canoe & Kayak Shop|
|Canoes / Kayaks, Rentals, Lessons & Tours|
Wildwaters offers over 45 models of Kayaks and over 20 models of Canoes, available for hourly, daily or weekly rentals. We are conveniently located in the heart of Thunder Bay at our new McIntyre location.
Visit us at our new rental facilities located on the McIntyre River and enjoy a day paddling through beautiful park space. Rentals are available for on or off site use.