Due to its rich history and culture, Brockville has become one of the best-kept-secrets of South Eastern Ontario. From its historic architecture to its nationally renowned performing arts centre, Brockville provides as much culture and experience as cities ten times its size. Whether you are travelling with the family or on your own, make sure you check out these top sites on your next trip through the City of 1000 Islands.
Experience one of Canada’s oldest railway tunnels during your visit. Travel back to the 1800’s and see history come to life while making your way through one of the most impressive examples of engineering that predates the Canadian Pacific Railway.
The whole family can have a blast at Brockville’s Aquatarium. Don’t be afraid to get dirty at this attraction because you will be invited to get hands-on! Get to know the beautiful St. Lawrence River by meeting native species of fish and animals, exploring sunken ship replicas and diving into the fun of adventure! Did we forget to mention that the Aquatarium is a thrill seekers paradise? For a small cost adventurers can gain access to an indoor ropes course and a 40’ high AquaDrop!
See the beauty of the 1000 islands for yourself on a world-famous 1000 Islands and Seaway cruise! Feel the eastern wind on your face and enjoy the “royal treatment” as you travel through the St. Lawrence River’s world-famous 1000 Islands and witness the undeniable beauty of the Boldt Castle and Singer Castle. Truly an unforgettable experience for all ages.
Experience the unforgettable at the Brockville Arts Centre, located in the heart of downtown Brockville. Known as one of the finest medium size historic theatres in Canada, guests can look forward to being swept off their feet through awe-inspiring performances from local artists. Whether you like comedy, musicals or drama, the art center provides an eclectic mix of performing arts that is sure to impress you and your guests.
Find all these attractions and more by taking a walk down Brockville’s Historic Downtown. Drink in the unique history of the City of the 1000 Islands and revel in the rustic atmosphere created by the beautiful architecture of downtown. We invite you to lose yourself in the culture and make your day complete by visiting one of the numerous local shops and restaurants, all within walking distance of each other.
Whatever your interest – adventure and art, history and culture, nature and architecture – find it all in this versatile city. Whether you are planning a day-trip or a week-long stay, the city of Brockville is jam-packed with exciting attractions that will make your trip unforgettable.
Located along the north shore of the St Lawrence River, the South Eastern Ontario region spans from Cornwall and The Counties to Ontario’s burgeoning wine and craft beer country known as Prince Edward County and the Bay of Quinte. Along the shores of these waterways, you’ll find fascinating history, quaint villages, inspiring art, live theatre and gastronomic delights. No matter how you choose to experience it, South Eastern Ontario offers some of the best places to visit in Ontario.