Located north of Lake Erie and east of Lake St. Clair, Chatham-Kent is surrounded by an abundance of freshwater. As such, the region offers all kinds of water-based activities like fishing, boating and swimming.
Known as the “Classic Car Capital of Canada”, Chatham-Kent also has a storied past as a car manufacturing powerhouse. This is celebrated annually during the popular classic car show, Chatham RetroFest.
Where is Chatham-Kent?
Chatham-Kent is located under three hours’ drive from Toronto, along Highway 401 West and roughly an hour from Windsor along the 401 East. The nearest border crossings are the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel and the Ambassador Bridge.
Things to do in Chatham-Kent
Drive a historic route
Hike in a provincial park
Enjoy a summer fair
Visit musems and historic sites
Purchase fresh baked goods
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Last updated: October 4, 2023