Named by BBC as one of the Top 5 university towns in the world, Kingston is both cozy and dynamic. The first capital of Canada and home of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir john A. Macdonald, the city hosts 21 National Historic Sites of Canada, along with the Rideau Canal, that was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kingston offers more restaurants per capita than any other city in Canada, busy street markets and quaint B&Bs. Here is just a short list of things to do when you’re in the city!
- Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
- Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s
- Fort Henry
- Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
- Kingston Penitentiary Tours
- The Grand Theatre