It’s fun to have stuff to do on weekends! Although relaxing and unwinding is necessary sometimes, it’s also nice to have some excitement and a few plans in the book. And you know what’s even better… when it’s affordable and close to home! Here are 8 places to visit, ALL within an hour drive of Cornwall.
15 minutes by car
Only 3km east of Long Sault, Ontario. The museum site consists of ten heritage buildings. They have been moved, restored and brought to Ault Park.
Join us at The Lost Villages Museum in Long Sault for our Paranormal Evenings. See what we do, investigate with us and learn more about the Paranormal. We would love to hear your Paranormal stories as well. Tickets are available, now, and can be obtained by calling Jim @ 613-534-2423 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org . After June 11th, you can call the museum at 613-534-2197 or email me at email@example.com. Tickets will be available at the museum on or after June 12th, our opening day!" #cornwall #ottawa #longsault #massena #paranormal
2- Ontario Power Generation
Visit the Museum located in Cornwall; an environmental friendly building with tons of interactive activities for the kids like the Eel ladder, the turbine, fun informative videos and more! Did you know OPG provides us with more than half of the electricity our city needs each day. And it’s clean energy! Find out more here.
Located in Cornwall
Built over 168 years ago, this historic building has recently opened it’s doors again for tours. It has been maintained almost intact and is one of Ontario’s oldest buildings! You need to go see it.
We are more than fortunate here in Cornwall with a few beautiful golf courses such as Summerheights golf links, Cornwall golf and country club and to make it more kid friendly, a trip to Archie’s family golf center might be what you want! It makes for a beautiful day enjoying the weather and bonding with family and friends. You don’t even have to go far!
1 hour by car
Basically our neighbor, being less than an hour away the thousand Islands have so much to unravel, like the Boldt Castle in Alexandria Bay, NY. This one may be a little further out, but the castle’s architecture is just unique and worth the drive with it’s many touristic attraction. The Thousand Islands also offer Animal watching, boat tours, camping, many beaches and water sports, hiking and so much more.
30 minutes by car
A day in Morrisburg is a day of fun! Travel back in time; back to the 1800’s to be precise, at Upper Canada Village. The experience is surreal and there are always events during the weekends. Food, horse carriage rides, kids activities and more.
30 minutes by car
Part of the St Lawrence Parks Commission, at the migratory bird sanctuary you can observe wildlife habitat, mature upland forest, wetlands and open water. View over 100 different bird species in a day!
1 hour by car
A trip to Skywood in Mallorytown is sure to excite the whole family! Discover Canada’s largest aerial and adventure and zipline park! Feel the rush as you fly across ziplines and get your adrenaline flowing. Now that’s an experience! You can even make it an overnight trip to Kingston to make the fun last!
Next time you’re looking for something to do on weekends, try hitting one of these places!