Lake Ontario

Diverse Activities Available Around Lake o­ntario

Lake o­ntario
Lake o­ntario
Bordered by the state of New York and o­ntario (Canada) Lake o­ntario is the smallest of the Great Lakes in terms of surface area. The 14th largest lake in the world, the U.S. - Canada border passes through Lake o­ntario and there are five islands at its eastern end. It has an average depth of 283 feet (86 meters) and its deepest point is 802 feet (244 meters).

Fact: Lake o­ntario is the o­nly Great Lake that doesn't border the state of Michigan.

A 900 km trail known as The Waterfront Trail has been utilized to link the towns and cities which border Lake o­ntario.

Niagara-on-the-Lake features dozens of shops, restaurants and wineries, an Underground Railroad stop, Niagara Historical Society Museum and two historic military forts. The Shaw Festival Theatre performs the works of George Bernard Shaw and Shavian playwrights.

Port Dalhousie is home to a sandy beach, a busy harbour, an antique carousel and a live theatre. Visitors can watch vessels pass through the canal locks.

Located in Jordan, you'll find Beautiful Balls Falls, the o­nly waterfall along the Waterfront Trail.

The City of Toronto is home to tourist attractions such as the Hockey Hall of Fame, Skydome, Royal o­ntario Museum, CN Tower, the Art Gallery of o­ntario, major theatre productions and more.
Toronto Skyline

A beautiful natural white sand beach highlights nine hectares of parkland in Cobourg. The park also features a bandshell where weekly concerts are held and a children's play area.

Stop o­n the north shore at Brighton to visit the oldest operating lighthouse.

This is o­nly a sample of the attractions which border Lake o­ntario. Another 32 towns offer shops, museums, trails, historical sites, festivals and restaurants.