8 days in Northern Ontario Itinerary

8 days in Northern Ontario Itinerary

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North Bay
— 1 day
Drive
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Sudbury
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kagawong, Manitoulin Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Sault Ste. Marie
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wawa
— 1 night
Drive
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Thunder Bay
— 1 night
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North Bay

— 1 day
North Bay is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. On the 9th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Laurier Woods Conservation Area and then admire the sheer force of Duchesnay Falls Trails.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the North Bay day trip tool.

Toronto to North Bay is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in North Bay reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sudbury.

Things to do in North Bay

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
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Sudbury

— 2 nights
Greater Sudbury, commonly referred to as Sudbury, is a city in Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Science North and then don't miss a visit to Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Bell Park Walkway / Boardwalk, then stop by The Candy Store, and then admire the sheer force of Onaping Falls.

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Drive from North Bay to Sudbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Sudbury are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kagawong.

Things to do in Sudbury

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping
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Kagawong, Manitoulin Island

— 1 night
Billings is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, as well as the name of a community within that township.Located in the Manitoulin District, the township had a population of 506 in the Canada 2011 Census.CommunitiesThe primary community in the township is Kagawong. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, then hike along Cup and Saucer Hiking Trail, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Split Rail Brewing Company.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kagawong online tour planner.

You can drive from Sudbury to Kagawong in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Kagawong

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sault Ste. Marie

— 2 nights
Near the U.S./Canada border, Sault Ste.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Sault ste Marie Boardwalk, then don't miss a visit to Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Outspoken Brewing. Keep things going the next day: walk around Bellevue Park, take an in-depth tour of Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Northern Superior Brewing Co..

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sault Ste. Marie trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Kagawong to Sault Ste. Marie in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Sault Ste. Marie, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Wawa.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums
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Wawa

— 1 night
Wawa is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located within the Algoma District and associated with Wawa Lake. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Scenic High Falls and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Superior Provincial Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Wawa trip website.

You can drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Wawa in 3 hours. Traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in October, you will find days in Wawa are slightly colder (11°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Thunder Bay.

Things to do in Wawa

Parks · Nature
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Thunder Bay

— 1 night

Canada's Gateway to the West

A welcome breath of civilization for travelers crossing the vast Canadian landscape between the two oceans, Thunder Bay represents a transportation hub linking the country's sprawling agricultural interior with the rest of the world.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll around Hillcrest Park and then pause for some photo ops at Terry Fox Monument.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thunder Bay trip maker tool.

Drive from Wawa to Thunder Bay in 5.5 hours. In October in Thunder Bay, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Thunder Bay

Parks
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