Things to Do in Northeastern Ontario

Northeastern Ontario is home to world-class paddling, hiking, cycling, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and even flightseeing. We have thousands of kilometers of paved roads winding through a pristine wilderness for epic road trips by car, RV, or motorcycle and countless trails on crown land and backcountry roads for off-road adventures. Our welcoming communities offer urban shopping, innovative restaurants, and hometown markets each with their own specialties plus amazing family attractions like Sudbury’s Science North and the Canadian Polar Bear Habitat in Cochrane.

Northeastern Ontario is home to world-class freshwater fishing. Click here to learn about fly fishing, freshwater fishing and ice fishing in our region.

We have thousands of kilometres of roads that carry millions of road-trippers on adventures every year. These roads traverse some of the most impressive pristine wilderness in the nation. Hundreds of provincial parks, private campgrounds, hotels, motels, lodges, camps, and cabins are all ready to welcome road-trippers. Read on here to discover the many touring routes that cover our region.

The outdoors is our greatest asset, and here we have hundreds of thousands of lakes for paddling, miles of highway for cycling, and limitless options for hiking. Discover why Northeastern Ontario is the best option for outdoor adventures here.

Our arts and culture scene is alive with the spirit of the North. With dozens of galleries, museums, attractions, and cultural events, as well as a dynamic restaurant scene, our communities combine the history of the North with the spirit of the wilderness. Check out our guide to arts and culture in Northeastern Ontario here.