Known as one of Canada's greatest “outdoor cities,” Thunder Bay is also a culturally diverse city with exciting shopping, sightseeing and entertainment. The city takes its name from the bay at the head of Lake Superior and is considered the sunniest city in eastern Canada.
Visitors to the city are welcomed with unique historical attractions, museums, accommodations, cultural events and great cuisine. Near by parks and wilderness offer easy access to hiking, fishing and other outdoor pursuits.
Where is Thunder Bay?
Thunder Bay was created by amalgamating the cities of Fort William and Port Arthur. It’s located along the northwest shoreline of Lake Superior and connected to neighbouring northern cities via the Trans-Canada Highway.
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Things to do in Thunder Bay
Explore the waterfront
See a beautiful island
Take a lakeside stroll
Located on the shore of Lake Superior, Marina Park has a boardwalk, walking paths, a maritime museum and the historic CN Rail Station, with gift shops and an ice cream parlour.
Experience local history
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Points of interest
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Last updated: February 16, 2024