Gateway to the Northwest

The Gateway to Northwest Ontario and the 150,000 lakes and rivers in the area, Thunder Bay is where the most epic outdoor adventures begin. Climb to one of the highest points in the province, sail in the world's largest freshwater lake, explore historic sites and indulge in culinary delights - and that's just day one!

World-class attractions

Step back in time at Fort William Historical Park. Explore scenic views and natural wonders throughout the city. Have year-round family fun, from ship watching to sailing, splashing to skating, food to art and even a museum ship at Prince Arthur's Landing. Visit the iconic Terry Fox Monument and Visitor Centre on Highway 11/17.

Taste Thunder Bay

The Thunder Bay food scene has exploded in recent years. Explore unique northern flavours as you indulge yourself at local eateries; meet local producers at a farmers' market or see where your food is produced at a fun farm tour!

So much to see and do in Thunder Bay 

Download our brochure for a list of things to do in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay experience guide

The Thunder Bay Experience Guide is an annual publication highlighting all of the many things to see, do and experience in Thunder Bay. Order a free printed copy of the Guide or download the online version.

Tourism business directory

Our business directory will help you explore the many things to do in the city. Search by keyword or category and find exactly what you're looking for.

Upcoming events

There is something happening every weekend. Visit the events calendar to see what's up next.

One-day itineraries

Not sure what you'll do while you're here? Check out these one-day itineraries for some inspiration. Or download our Thunder Bay Tours app for an easy to follow tour.

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