Posts Tagged ‘Downtown Kingston’

Winter Horse Carriage Ride, Downtown Kingston Ontario

Winter Horse Carriage Ride, Downtown Kingston Ontario

Winter Horse Carriage Ride, Downtown Kingston Ontario 297 King St E, Kingston, ON K7L 3B3 The great thing about Kingston Ontario is the culture and heritage. Often times you will find free Horse Carriage rides in the downtown core, on this day in December 2016 the carriage rides were picking up pedestrians outside of the

Ice skating at Kingston City Hall, Kingston Ontario

Ice skating at Kingston City Hall, Kingston Ontario

Ice skating at Kingston City Hall, Kingston Ontario 216 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3 This the season! Locals and tourists flock to the “Limestone City” in the winter months for a beautiful and magical skate on the ice in front of city hall! Kingston is distinguished for its historic and vibrant downtown, city halls

Ferry to Wolfe Island, Kingston Ontario

Ferry to Wolfe Island, Kingston Ontario

Ferry to Wolfe Island, Kingston Ontario http://www.wolfeisland.com/ferry.php Enjoy a lovely 15 minute Ferry ride from Kingston to Wolfe Island Wolfe Island is home to several historic lighthouses, a hidden gem of a beach, a famous bakery, and many restaurants and shops. View the link above for more details, ferry times, and other miscellaneous information.

Kingston and Pembroke Railway Station, Kingston Ontario

Kingston and Pembroke Railway Station, Kingston Ontario

Kingston and Pembroke Railway Station, Kingston Ontario 209 Ontario Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2Z1 It is not only children that like to pull the lever of the little train at the Kingston and Pembroke Railway Station in Kingston Ontario. As a frequent visitors adults and tourists join the fun, as they enjoy a great view

Memories made but not lost at the now closed Alexander Henry Museum, Kingston Ontario. By Jim Eadie from Pure Ontario

Memories made but not lost at the now closed Alexander Henry Museum, Kingston Ontario.  By Jim Eadie from Pure Ontario

Standing atop the Alexander Henry ship in Kingston Ontario  for the last time in July 2016. In July of 2016 my home was filled with exuberance, anticipation and excitement as we, my daughter and I, were getting ready to explore the “ship”, as referred to by my daughter. This level of excitement stemmed from her first visit,

Rock Towers along Lake Ontario at Breakwater Park, Kingston Ontario

Rock Towers along Lake Ontario at Breakwater Park, Kingston Ontario

Breakwater Park has a unique meandering shoreline and wonderful unobtrusive view of Lake Ontario and Wolfe Island. It is a popular picnic and relaxation area for visitors, residents and students. The iconic sculpture – ‘Time’ from 1973 is a central focus in the park that cannot be missed. Breakwater Park was named after Kingston’s original

Pump House Steam Museum, Kingston Ontario

Pump House Steam Museum, Kingston Ontario

Pumphouse Steam Museum, Kingston Ontario 23 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Y2 http://steammuseum.ca/ Spectacular Museum for family, adults, and interactive areas for kids.  Enjoy a lot of history along Kingston’s waterfront on Lake Ontario, the architecture on the outside if a selling point enough to get you to do in and explore. This museum boasts

Murney Tower National Historic Site, Kingston Ontario

Murney Tower National Historic Site, Kingston Ontario

Murney Fortification Towers Kingston Ontario Access: Easy Address: King St. West at Barrie St. This was also featured in the book the top 125 most unusual things to see in Ontario, situated along beautiful Lake Ontario Park.  If you head towards downtown Kingston you will see more Fortification Towers by Fort Henry and along the