Experience Kingston by land, air and water
With the summer fast approaching, people are beginning to plan their summer adventures after the dull and dreary season.
Flowers are blooming, patios are opened, festivals begin and the coveted vacation days you're been saving are just around the corner.Whether you are a family looking for fun outdoor experiences or a couple searching for a romantic getaway, visiting Kingston is the best way to enjoy your summer.
#1 – Join in on the festivities!
Every summer brings out the most awesome festivals to attend. Plan your visit around one of these special events, guaranteed good times.
The annual event spans four wildly entertaining days, with street performers at every turn.The festival showcases Buskers from all over the world. Jugglers, dancers, musicians, Magicians and everything in between!
This four-day festival brings together over 50 blues performers, scattered across the city in dozens of venues. Catch performances at Confederation Park and more intimate shows in Kingston's downtown hub.
#2 – Cruise time in Kingston
As gateway to the beautiful 1000 Islands, those visiting Kingston will want to take a scenic cruise of the area. From lunch and dinner charters to a number of special event tours over the summer, it's time to set sail.
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#3 – City walking tours
As Canada’s first Capital, Kingston boasts some amazing attractions and events intermixed with historically steeped buildings, neighbourhoods and institutions.This gives you the opportunity to take in Kingston's amazing downtown core. You'll stumble upon unique shopping locations and restaurants that makes a foodie's mouth water.
#4 – Helicopter tour of the region
You've seen Kingston on land and water, now it's time to take to the skies. Experience Kingston, Ontario and the 1000 Islands from a different angle. Kingston Heli-Tours offers a number of customized tours that will fit your trip perfectly. Take a helicopter ride to Huff Estates Winery in Prince Edward County for lunch, wine tasting and vineyard tours.