Kingston Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Kingston; our list of the best things to see, including Fruition Berry Farm, The Screening Room and Cooke's Fine Foods.
  • The best place in Kingston: Fruition Berry Farm

    Fruition Berry Farm

    3208 Hughes Road
    Strawberry farm open from June to October, weather and crop conditions permitting. Pick your own strawberries, raspberries, peas and beans. Fall corn maze and pumpkin patch. Picnic, nature walk, children's' playground in a beautiful country setting.
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  • The Screening Room

    The Screening Room

    120 Princess Street
    Independent downtown movie house with two screens showing a variety of art-house, foreign, alternative, and classic cinema.
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  • Cooke's Fine Foods

    Cooke's Fine Foods

    61 Brock Street K7L 1R8
    A family-owned 1865 "old world" shop specialising in fine English and European sweets, sauces, preserves, and cheeses. Cooke's roasts their own coffee daily (approximately $9/pound) and prepares premium-quality gift baskets.
  • Pan Chancho Bakery

    Pan Chancho Bakery

    44 Princess St, Kingston K7L 1A4
    Good for a quick bistro style lunch. Sells the best Italian and French style breads in Kingston. The bakery to Chez Piggy. Has an all day breakfast on weekends. Also has a take-out area selling sandwiches, salads, pre-cooked dinners, and pastries.
  • The Toucan/Kirkpatricks

    The Toucan/Kirkpatricks

    76 Princess St, Kingston
    A great Irish downtown pub. The upstairs portion in Kirkpatricks, downstairs is the Toucan. Nightly specials, live music on Mondays after 10, cold beer on tap. Try the nachos with layered cheese (1/2 price on Wednesdays), the wings, or the sweet potato fries. Cash or credit only, but they do have an ATM.
  • Le Chien Noir Bistro

    Le Chien Noir Bistro

    69 Brock Street, Kingston K7L 1R8
    Good French cuisine. Reserve since seating is limited.
  • Atomica

    Atomica

    71 Brock Street, Kingston K7L 1R9
    Atomica Pizza & Wine Bar Twitter: http://twitter.com/AtomicaKingston Website: http://www.atomica.ca/ Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/atomicakingston
  • The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

    The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

    298 Princess Street
    The WORKS offers 70 FRESH Gourmet burger combinations, fresh cut fries, ice cold beer & hand-made classic shakes – ALL 100 % Canadian
  • Royal Angkor

    Royal Angkor

    523 Princess Street, Kingston K7L 1C6
    Fantastic Cambodian dishes, including various vegetarian options. The red curry chicken is a good starter dish if you've never had Cambodian food before.
  • Pan Chancho Bakery & Cafe

    Pan Chancho Bakery & Cafe

    44 Princess Street
    Retail store with gourmet food to go; Fully licensed full service café & patio; Artisan breads daily; delectable desserts; Catering & private functions.
  • CFB Kingston

    Highway 2, Barriefield
    Modern military structures. Full of soldiers, including the Joint Signals Regiment (JSR), 21 Electronic Warfare Regiment, and their Military Communications and Electronics Museum (95 Craftsman Blvd. at Highway #2, [1])
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  • Cornerstone Contemporaray Canadian Craft and Inuit Art

    255 Ontario Street
    Nunavut native carvings, prints, wallhangings and dolls with government of Canada label of authenticity and card with the artist’s name and community.
  • Pump House Steam Museum

    23 Ontario St. Kingston
    Kingston, ☎ +1 613-546-4291 ext. 1666. 10am-5pm (May-Aug) 12-4pm (Sep-Nov). C$5/person. City-owned steam-powered water pump house built with the latest in 1891 technology, restored 1973 by the Frontenac Society of Model Engineers.
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  • St. George's Anglican Cathedral

    270 King St. East, Kingston K7L 3C9
    George's Anglican Cathedral, 270 King St. East, Kingston K7L 3C9, ☎ +1 613-548-4617, fax: +1 613-548-7466. Big, very elaborate old Protestant church of architectural and historical interest. Visit time: 30 mins max.
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  • Royal Military College

    13 General Crerar Cres, Kingston K7K 7B4
    Historical structures and wide avenues filled with soldiers and students. One of two universities in the region, RMC exists to train military officers. Visit time: 1 hour max.
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  • Fort Henry

    Highway 2, Barriefield
    Historical military structures. 1850s stone fortress with cannons defends access to the Rideau Canal from US attacks; the fort is guarded by Fort Henry Guard in British uniforms and regalia of the era. Live military drills. Additional cost for parking and sunset ceremony. Seasonal (May-September). Visit time: 3 hours max.
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  • Personally Guided Tours of Historic Kingston

    1010 Redwood Crescent, Kingston K7P3G7
    Step-on guide services for visiting bus tours. A retired couple of mature guides show you the sights in Canada's First Capital City.
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  • Haunted Walk of Kingston

    200 Ontario Street, Kingston K7L 2Y9
    90-minute guided walking tours of Kingston (from Prince George Hotel), Fort Henry (from fort main gate) and Gananoque (from visitor centre, 10 King East, Gan) complete with ghost stories. The same company operates tours in Ottawa and Toronto.
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  • Bellevue House National Historic Site of Canada

    35 Centre Street, Kingston K7L 4E5
    10am-5pm, May-October. $4/person. A finely-maintained Italianate villa with lush gardens which served briefly as the home of first Canadian prime minister Sir John A. MacDonald. House and grounds restored to the 1840's with guided tours by interpreters costumed in clothing of the era. A Parks Canada national historic site. Visit time: 1-2 hours.
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  • Confederation Tour Trolley

    209 Ontario Street
    10am-6pm (high season). C$17/person. Local tour bus operated May-October by Kingston's Chamber of Commerce, designed to resemble a locomotive car which departs from the former Kingston & Pembroke Railway inner station. Stops at Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Bellevue House, Fort Henry & Penitentiary Museum.
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  • Murney Tower National Historic Site of Canada

    King Street West at Barrie Street
    10am-5pm May-Sept. $5/person. One of four Martello towers constructed in 1846 to militarily defend Kingston's waterfront. Bloomfield cannon, carronades and domestic artefacts adorn what is now a Kingston Historical Society museum. Visit time: 45 mins.
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  • Marine Museum of the Great Lakes

    55 Ontario St.
    (1892 Kingston Dry Dock), ☎ +1 613-542-2261. 10am-4pm March-November. C$8.50/person. History of shipping and shipbuilding on the Great Lakes.
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  • The Museum of Health Care at Kingston

    32 George Street, Kingston K7L 2V7
    A tiny museum with exhibits (and quite a lot of artefacts) related to the history of medicine. It co-sponsors a walking tour on the history of KGH for $5, but the museum itself is free (donations accepted). Usually not busy, since it's small and hard to find. Visit time: Depends on your level of interest in the subject -- two hours if you're really into the museum and you take the tour.
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  • Kingston City Hall

    216 Ontario Street
    Designed by architect George Browne and completed in December 1844 to house the city government and marketplace. You can't fight City Hall, but guided tours of this national historic site are offered on weekdays from mid-May through Labour Day and on weekends during July and August.
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  • Evergreen Golf Course

    Wolfe Lake Road, RR#2 Westport K0G 1X0
  • St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral

    279 Johnson Street, Kingston K7L 1Y5
    Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, 279 Johnson Street, Kingston K7L 1Y5, ☎ +1 613-546-5521, fax: +1 613-546-1947. Big, very tall Roman Catholic church. The bells in this church ring LOUDLY. Visit time: 30 mins max.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Kingston uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.