"A beautiful drive to Kingston" Top 5 Page for this destination Kingston by Bwana_Brown
Kingston Travel Guide: 186 reviews and 399 photos
My wife and I had to make a 1400-kilometre (870-mile) mad dash to Toronto for a family wedding, taking divided superhighways the whole way, including passing through Montreal. As a result, we decided to slow down an smell the roses a bit on our homeward leg by taking a secondary highway route to beautiful Kingston, Ontario. This city is located where the Great Lakes empty into the mighty St. Lawrence River amid a confusing array of small islands - known as the Thousand Islands area. We did not have a lot of spare time to spend in Kingston itself, but the beautiful lakeside drive through farmlands and historic small towns left us well satisfied with our decision! The entire coast along this part of Lake Ontario is full of historic buildings dating from the 1780s when British 'Loyalists' fled north from the American Revolution and began their new lives along this watery 'highway' of Quebec and eastern Ontario.
- Pros:Located in the beautiful 1000-Islands area
- In a nutshell:A historic city with a fantastic location
One of the most impressive sights of the whole trip was suddenly confronting Collins Bay Institution, a 485-cell medium... more travel advice
We made a long approach to Kingston on the 100-km (62-mile) Loyalist Parkway, which starts near Trenton and takes a... more travel advice
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