6 Must-Have Experiences in Kingston
Fort Henry continues its role as a museum and historic site to visitors from all around the world. Once inside the wooden gates, visitors enter the realm of 19th-century military life, experience guided tours, scenic views, heart-pounding musical performances and precision military demonstrations by the Fort Henry Guard.
Kingston Penitentiary first opened its doors to Canada’s most notorious criminals in 1835, making it the country’s oldest maximum security prison. After 178 years of mystery behind the walls, guided tours of the building began in 2013 – a truly unique and rare opportunity to visit a National Historic Site, which predates Canadian confederation.
Kingston 1000 Island Cruises
The theme at Kingston 1000 Island Cruises is Food, Fun and Entertainment Ships! Committed to fine food services, interactive entertainment and first rate service aboard all of their vessels, Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises offer daily sightseeing cruises, private charters and a complete dining experience departing from Kingston.
The Grand Theatre
One of the main cultural venues in the greater Kingston region, the City of Kingston’s Grand Theatre serves as the prime performing arts venue for hundreds of professional and amateur performances annually including ballet, modern dance, theatre, variety, musicals, comedy and more.
Classic Kingston Lunch Tour
Do you truly know a city until you know all of its best local cuisine? Kingston Food Tours are the best way to get an authentic appreciation for all Canada’s original capital city has to offer. Let a passionate local guide take you on a delicious journey of the very best in local cuisine. The “Classic Kingston” lunch tour includes exclusive tastings at the city’s favourite restaurants downtown. Taste for yourself why Kingston is the premier destination for food, history, and fun!
Beer & Bites Tour
The craft movement is in full swing in Kingston and the Beer & Bites Tour raises a toast to local Kingston pubs, microbreweries, and true artisanal aficionados. Accompanied by a trained and passionate local guide, you and a group of fellow beer lovers will wind through Downtown Kingston learning the city’s history and visiting the best breweries and pubs.