Confederation Place Hotel

Your home away from home awaits you at Confederation Place Hotel, located in the heart of historic downtown Kingston, within walking distance of many of Kingston’s local attractions.Confederation Place Hotel Savour the atmosphere of a vibrant, modern city, shaped by three centuries of tradition. Rich in history, culture and entertainment, Kingston has everything to make your stay unforgettable. Our spectacular…

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The Briar Patch of Kingston Bed & Breakfast

Pricing per night ranges from $75.00 to $150.00 for Queen/ King Size Bed. Nestled in the middle of Historic Kingston, Ontario, The Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast offers charm and hospitality to match its historic beauty. This 145-year-old home has (4 ) Non-smoking Guest Rooms, Private and Shared Bathrooms, Air Conditioning, Hot Tub, Beautiful Upper & Lower Decks which lead…

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Innkeeper: Barbara Ball

Welcome to heritage-designated A Stone’s Throw Bed and Breakfast, housed in one of Kingston’s oldest limestone buildings. Our name is taken from our location—just “a stone’s throw” from Kingston’s most popular tourist attractions. Basil Although all guests rooms are unique, each is furnished with Canadian antiques and historic and contemporary fine art. All rooms have sitting areas and high-speed internet…

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Queen’s Observatory, Kingston Ontario

The first Observatory in Kingston was established in the mid-19th century, the beginning of a long and distinguished history of astronomical observing in this city. The current Observatory, now based at Queen’s University, houses a state-of-the-art 16-inch reflecting telescope in a dome on the roof of Ellis Hall, and is used for student training, public demonstrations, and school visits.

Phoebe steam launch

The Phoebe is a steam launch built in 1914 by the Davis Dry Dock Company in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Her first owners were John and Phoebe Brashear from Pittsburgh USA, who owned a cottage on Lake Muskoka. The Phoebe received Canadian Heritage designation when the late Jack Telgmann, retired engineer from the Kingston Locomotive Works, and Curator of the Pump House…

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1000 Islands Poker Run

1000 Islands Poker Run – Kingston Power boating between Kingston and Prescott, the 1000 Islands Poker run is the largest international poker run with more than 50,000 spectators and attracting performance boaters from all over the United States and Canada. The concept of the race is for the boats to navigate the charted course, stopping at five checkpoints along the…

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Norman Rogers Airport, Kingston

Norman Rogers Airport, Kingston – (IATA: YGK, ICAO: CYGK) Norman Rogers is a mandatory frequency airport with an operating flight service station. Air Canada Jazz offers regular scheduled air service between the airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport. Brock Air Services operates an on-demand charter service, and is a provincially contracted air ambulance provider. The airport also supports a large…

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Maple Madness Festival

Maple Madness – Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area March means maple syrup at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. Take a tractor-drawn wagon back to our sugar bush to see how maple syrup was made in the olden days and how it is made now. Enjoy pancakes with real maple syrup and buy some maple syrup or sugar to take home.…

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Kingston Canadian Film Festival

The Kingston Canadian Film Festival celebrates Canada’s unique national identity with films that reflect the many different cultures, languages, orientations and viewpoints that define us. Every March, a diverse selection of the year’s very best feature films along with locally produced shorts by Kingston’s own arts community are screened at Canada’s largest all-Canadian Film Festival.

Grand Theatre

Virtual Kingston has taken the four 360 degree panoramas shown below on October 4th 2006 and will add another four panoramas taken in the same locations on completion of the Grand Theatre’s restoration. The Let’s Make Her Grand Again Campaign has been established to help raise $3.35 million of the more than $17.1 million required to restore the historic Grand…

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