Situated at the eastern gateway to this famed tourism region, Brockville truly is the ‘City of the 1000 Islands’. Get up close to the islands on a traditional of high-speed adventure cruise or delve into the islands’ stories a little deeper with a visit to the Aquatarium: Brockville’s new interactive discovery centre devoted to the history, geography and ecology of the region.
Ogle ships from around the world plying the St. Lawrence Seaway channel from one of five waterfront parks. Explore Brockville’s many historical treasures with a visit to the Brockville Museum, Fulford Place, Canada’s First Railway Tunnel, Fort Wellington or on a stroll through the historic downtown where you’ll discover an abundance of architectural treasures of this one-time Millionaire’s capital of Canada. As night falls, take in a show at the Brockville Arts Centre – one of Eastern Ontario’s premier stages or an outdoor performance at the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival.
Come and visit Brockville, but be warned; once you discover the city’s charm and succumb to its hospitality, you will want to stay longer! Brockville and 1000 islands Tourism if open year round to help you make your visit memorable.
The above is an excerpt from the 2016 Brockville & 1000 Islands Visitor Guide. Stop by our office to pick up a copy today.