From Itineraries MinnesotaSummer Issue 2006
This two–day sample itinerary is best from late spring to early fall.
9 – 12:30 pm
Enjoy breathtaking vistas from Canada’s longest suspension footbridge at Eagle Canyon Adventures. Thunder Bay is in the heart of amethyst country! Visit such area mines as Amethyst Mine Panorama or Ontario Gem Mining Company and choose your own specimen right from an open pit mine.
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Sample the wonderful fare available in Thunder Bay’s numerous restaurants.
2:30 – 3:00 pm
Scenic Marina Park offers a wonderful view of Thunder Bay’s harbor set against the background of the Sleeping Giant.
3 – 5:00 pm
Stop at Kakabeka Falls, a spectacular 130 foot-high waterfall and steep, rock-walled river canyon. Excellent viewing advantages are provided from a boardwalk and observation pods on both sides of the river.
5 – 6:00 pm
Check into one of the area’s hotels, such as the Valhalla Inn or the Best Western Nor’Wester.
6 – 7:30 pm
Bon appetité! Thunder Bay offers a wide variety of dining experiences including fine dining establishments and family restaurants.
7:30 – 10:00 pm
Enjoy superior casino gaming at Thunder Bay Charity Casino. Group programs available within 48-hour notice.
9 – 10:00 am
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
10 – 12:00 pm
Watch the entire cheese-making process in operation at world-renowned Thunder Oak Cheese Farm. Note: Cheese is made Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 10:00 am, or call to confirm time.
12 – 3:00 pm
Nearby is Founders’ Museum & Pioneer Village. An early 1900’s Heritage Village has been recreated with intriguing artifacts on display throughout the site. A catered lunch can be arranged.
3 – 5:00 pm
Tour Fort William Historical Park, one of Canada’s top ten historic sites (Toronto Star). At this impressive living history attraction, experience Canada’s fur trade adventure while meeting engaging costumed characters from the early 1800’s.
5 – 7:00 pm
Dine at the Fort! Enjoy an authentic Voyageur’s Feast in the Great Hall.
For more information or to customize this tour for your group, call your tour operator of Thunder Bay Tourism at 1-800-668-9360.