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A Big Lake Adventure - Thunder Bay

6 Points of Interest
Visit Thunder Bay, ON for a big lake sailing adventure on Lake Superior that will get you up close with the famed Sleeping Giant with a visit and/or overnight stay at a lighthouse and an aerial tour.

Day 1


Thunder Bay

City of Thunder Bay


Thunder Bay is your gateway to premier outdoor experiences like sailing on the world's largest lakes, Lake Superior. If you are driving, Thunder Bay is only 40 minutes from the Minnesota-Ontario border. Or connection into Thunder Bay's International Airport with daily flights from Toronto and Winnipeg.


Prospector Steak House

The Prospector Steak House is located on South Cumberland Street in the heart of Thunder Bay's Waterfront District. – Duncan Weller


Hearty soup, fresh buns and a great meal await at this restaurant popular with Thunder Bay locals for close to 30 years.



Day 2


Wilderness North Aerial Tours

The scenic landscape of Lake Superior flying over Silver Islet, the abandoned silver mine from the late 1800s at the tip of the Sleeping Giant. – Monica Prelle


A Wilderness North Aerial Tour is the only way to truly see and appreciate the beauty of the rugged shores of Lake Superior including the famed Sleeping Giant and Nor'wester Mountain range.


Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites

The historic Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel and Suites connects to the new waterfront development at Prince Arthur's Landing.


The Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites, built, as a world-famous C.N.R hotel in 1911 is located on the harbour front in Thunder Bay. The famed Prince Arthur offers all the amenities of a full service hotel from an ideal downtown location.



Day 3


Sail Superior.com - Lake Superior Adventures

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Sailing the open waters of the world's largest fresh water lakes is one to cross off on the bucket list. And Sail Superior with Captain Greg Heroux at the helm will make sure your experience is an memorable one. You will leave the Thunder Bay harbour headed to the famed Sleeping Giant, which is rock formation known as the Sibley Penisula that juts out into this great lake. You are headed for Porphryr Island five hours away, but with a stop for an aerial tour that will provide a bird's eye view of your journey.



Day 4


The Sweet North Bakery

You will find Sweet North Bakery in heart of the downtown Waterfront District. 10 South Court St. is the address. – Duncan Weller


The fresh baked cinnamon rolls and a hot cup of coffee will get your day off on the right note or warm you up after your are back on land from your sailing adventure.

Thunder Bay

City of Thunder Bay


Thunder Bay is your gateway to premier outdoor experiences including sailing on the world's largest lakes, Lake Superior. With a population, Thunder Bay is the largest city in the Canadian region of Northwest Ontario only a short 40 minute drive from the Minnesota-Ontario border. Driving is an option, but Thunder Bay has an international airport served by three Canadian air carriers with direct connections from Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary. Thunder Bay has many options for accommodations and a variety of places to eat for an enjoyable stay.