Tourist Places to Visit in North Bay, Canada, America

Tourist Places to Visit in North Bay, Canada, America

North Bay is a city as well as administrative centre of Nipissing District in Ontario province of Canada, situated about 330 kms from the provincial capital Toronto and 350 kms from the national capital Ottawa. North Bay was established as a town in 1891 and it achieved city status in August 1925.

North Bay is well known for its educational institutions such as Nipissing University and Canadore College. Tourism and service industry are contributing in the economy of North Bay along with education. The major neighborhoods of North Bay are Camp Champlain, Birchaven, Cooks Mills, Feronia, Gateway and Hornell Heights.


Geography of North Bay:

North Bay is situated towards the northeastern part of Ontario on the shore of Lake Nipissing and covers an area of 788.48 sq. km. with population of more than 64000.


How to reach North Bay?

North Bay has its own airport called Jack Garland Airport located 7 km from the downtown North Bay and is well connected with Toronto & Sudbury, catered by Bearskin Airlines, Air Canada Jazz and Voyageur Airlines.

North Bay’s bus station and railway station are located together situated at 100 Station Road and the major bus operators include Greyhound Lines of Canada, Autobus Maheux and Ontario Northland. North Bay Transit is within city bus operator.


Culture, Food and Shopping in North Bay:

Nipissing Country Music Association hosts Northern Ontario Open Country Singing Contest annually in the month of August at lee Park with different specialties.

The major shopping centers in North Bay are:

  • The Northgate Mall
  • Downtown North Bay

Tourists can refer the following food corners for healthy and tasty eateries:

  • Highwayman Restaurant
  • Twiggs Coffee Company
  • Valenti’s Pasta Pasta
  • Churchill’s Prime Rib House
  • Bull & Quench Pub & Restaurant


Things to do in North Bay:

  • Discovery North Bay
  • The Dreamcatcher Express
  • Laurentian Ski Hill
  • The North Bay Triathlon
  • Nipissing Lakers Hockey


Places to see in North Bay:


The Dionne Museum:

The Dionne Museum is dedicated to ‘Dionne Quints’ who was born in North Bay on May 28, 1934. It is located at the junction of the Highway 11 and the Trans Canada Highway.


The North Bay Waterfront:

The North Bay Waterfront on the shores of Nippissing Lake and most of the people visit here at evening including tourists.


Lee Park:

Lee is the large park featuring lot on aircraft related things, especially RCAF CF-100 and is the site of Annual Northern Ontario Open Country Singing Contest (August ) hosted by Nipissing Country Music Association.


Other places of interest in North Bay include:

  • Callander Bay Heritage Museum
  • Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defense
  • North Bay Area Museum
  • White Water Gallery
  • WKP Kennedy Art Gallery
  • Theresa Solomon`s Art Gallery
  • The Jack Lockhart Art Gallery
  • Capitol Centre
  • Art on Main
  • Joan Ferneyhough Gallery
  • Theresa Solomon


Best time to visit North Bay:

The best time to travel North Bay is during the months of summer.


Accommodation Options in North Bay:

North Bay is home to all the kinds of accommodation centres categorizing from budget to top end. Most of the hotels are located at Lakeshore Drive and O’Brien Street and other than hotels camping is also an option for accommodation. The major hotels list is as follows:

  • Lakeshore Travelodge
  • Lakeshore Suites
  • Bo-Mark Motel
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
  • Super 8 Motel
  • Clarion Resort Pinewood Park
  • BEST WESTERN North Bay Hotel & Conference Centre
  • Franklin Motel
  • Bay Motel
  • The Lincoln Motel
  • Travelodge Airport
  • Glen Garry Motel & Cottages
  • Comfort Inn Lakeshore
  • Comfort Inn Airport
  • Howard Johnson
  • Glenwood Motel & Cottages
  • Arizona Motel

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