At the gateway to the Thousand Islands and the UNESCO-designated Rideau Canal, Kingston is a city rich in history, culture and critically acclaimed attractions.
Kingston is a city built on grand heritage, defined by an exquisite ability to blend the beauty of yesterday with the passion and sophistication of today. Experience our past first hand at one of Kingston's many fascinating museums. Many sites offer guided tours, special programs and exhibits for children throughout the year. Artists and art lovers will not be disappointed in Kingston's cultural offerings. If anything, you'll need to plan an extra day to experience it all. With a strong artist base, it is not surprising that we also offer commercial galleries, artisans shops and studio tours for patrons to visit and enjoy.