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Explore Ontario by train

Great vineyards and sandy beaches, meandering rivers and peaceful lakes, rugged landscapes and bustling cities... Ontario has it all. Ride the train to one of the largest provinces in Canada, and discover its famous landmarks and its hidden treasures.



Your train will let you off at the magnificent Union Station in the heart of downtown. It's the perfect spot to begin your discovery of Ontario's capital, Toronto one of the most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities in Canada.

  • Take in an impressive view of Toronto and its surroundings from CN Tower's SkyPod - the highest observation platform in the Western Hemisphere at 447 meters above the ground.
  • Explore diverse, vibrant neighbourhoods: have a bite at Kensington Market, visit Yorkville's many art galleries, admire Queen Street's colourful urban art and take a stroll through the Distillery District's lively pedestrian streets.
  • Enjoy the cultural (and multicultural) events that give the city a festive vibe all year long.
  • Treat yourself to some relaxing times on one of the beaches on Lake Ontario or enjoy a walk in Scarborough Bluff's picturesque setting.

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Located at the confluence of the Rideau, Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers, Canada's capital is full of natural and cultural treasures.

  • Take a tour of Parliament Hill's magnificent buildings and learn more about the foundations of Canadian politics.
  • Take the time to admire unique pieces at the National Gallery of Canada and Canadian Museum of History.
  • Fill up on local fare in the pedestrian area of ByWard Market, one of Canada's oldest and largest public markets.
  • Enjoy the peacefulness offered by green spaces and waterways like the Rideau Canal, registered on the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites.

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Take in the serene charm of this city on the shores of Quinte Bay, just across the water from Prince Edward County.

  • Explore the Second Empire architecture with grand Victorian interiors of the Canadian National Historic Site of Glanmore, a restored 19th century mansion in downtown Belleville.
  • Sit on the patio of a waterfront restaurant and enjoy the view on the bay while savoring a delicious seafood meal.
  • Go on a guided hike at H.R. Frink Outdoor Education Centre or explore one of Belleville's many waterfront hiking trails.
  • Have a swim in the refreshing waters of the bay, book a boat excursion or plan an exciting fishing excursion.

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Amazing outdoor adventures, great dining, and fun attractions await in this charming Eastern Ontario city.

  • Enjoy over 40km of waterfront cycling along the popular Riverside Trail.
  • Satisfy your taste buds at one of Cornwall’s many great restaurants or at the local brewery, Rurban Brewing.
  • Have fun at unique attractions like the Historic SDG Jail, Cornwall Community Museum, Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre and Cline House Gallery.

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Industrial urbanity and natural richness intertwine in the Steel Capital of Canada.

  • Discover many galleries and public art installations along gorgeous streets that are also home to 35 restored historical buildings.
  • Explore the Sassafras Point Trail in Churchill Park or take one of the roads that wind through the scenic Niagara Escarpment.
  • Discover local flora and fauna in Cootes Paradise, the Royal Botanical Gardens' largest and most diverse nature sanctuary.

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History meets contemporary culture in this charming university city.

  • Make movie, musical and literary discoveries at one of Kingston's many annual festivals.
  • Discover unique local shops in the city center and on the historical waterfront.
  • Visit the oldest public market in Canada and have a drink at Kingston Brewing Company, one of the first brew pubs opened in Ontario.
  • Walk the trails of Little Cataraqui Creek's Conservation Area and get your fill of unforgettable scenery with a sunset cruise in the Thousand Islands.

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Experience German culture in this Southwestern Ontario city, part of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

  • Take part in the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, Canada's largest Bavarian festival, from the end of September to the beginning of October.
  • Attend an outdoor event in Victoria Park or take a stroll in the picturesque Rockway Gardens to get your share of nature.
  • Discover Goudie's Lane urban art or visit THEMUSEUM's interactive exhibitions - a must for the whole family.
  • Stop by Kitchener Market to taste fresh, local products.

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Also known as "The Forest City", London offers a lot of lush, green spaces to relax or play. It's also a destination of choice for cultural activities and fun family time.

  • Walk along the Thames Valley Trail and discover the forests and countryside during a hike or bike excursion.
  • Take a guided tour of Labatt Brewery (the largest brewer in Canada) and taste regional specialties at Covent Garden Market.
  • Enjoy some fun times with your little ones at Storybook Gardens or London Children's Museum, the first museum in Canada created especially for young visitors.

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Niagara Falls

Visit one of Canada's most famous natural landmarks and discover the beauty of the surrounding countryside.

  • Hop on the Maid of the Mist, a boat ride that allows you to experience Horseshoe Falls - the most powerful waterfall in North America - up close.
  • Take a stroll along the water to Cilfton Hill, a tourist promenade offering an exciting array of attractions, restaurants and entertainment. Head there for a ton of family fun!
  • Take the time to explore the magnificent Niagara Peninsula, Canada's largest wine-growing area, and make sure to taste the internationally known ice wine.

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Take in the Californian flair of this city located on the shores of Lake Huron, at the heart of Lambton County.

  • Enjoy the beauty of Grand Bend beach and Cantara Park's coastal dunes. Treat yourself to a boat excursion or fishing cruise along the coast and set out to discover the surrounding forests.
  • Travelling with a young dinosaur enthusiast? A rich fossil collection awaits at the Stones N'Bones Museum.

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Discover the northern charm of Ontario's largest municipality by land area, surrounded by the unique landscapes of the Canadian Shield.

  • Explore the area by bike in the summer or by snowmobile in the winter and stop by one of the 330 lakes to admire the scenery.
  • Go for a walk in Bell Park, the city's largest waterfront green space.
  • Don't forget to take a picture with the Big Nickel, a nine-metre high replica of a Canadian five-cent coin.

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Visit Canada's southernmost city, on the banks of Detroit River.

  • Admire the view on Detroit's skyscrapers from one of the waterfront parks.
  • Take a stroll among Walkerville area's century-old trees and visit Willistead Manor, a 36-room mansion built in 1906 that offers accomodation for special events.
  • Explore the city center to discover Little Italy's restaurants and the famous Ceasars Windsor casino.

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