Find out what camping in canada's wilderness is all about

Have you ever gone camping in Canada? If not this is your guide!

There's No Place Like Ontario for Camping

Pack up the kids and the gear, hop in the RV and get on the road as you embark on a great family camping expedition in Ontario's Sunset Country! With 70,000 freshwater lakes spread across thousands of square kilometers of boreal forest, Sunset Country is the "promised land" for families who love the outdoors. Whether you plan to visit one of our many Provincial Parks or you're thinking of staying at a privately run campground, the adventures that you and your kids encounter will be endless.


Camping on Highwind Lake

Visit a Local Festival or Event

While camping, why not take in a local summer festival? The choices during the summer are many and include the Red Lake Norseman Festival, the Dryden Moosefest, the Blueberry Festival in Sioux Lookout, or Harbourfest in Kenora. While in Kenora, make sure you see the incredible Lake of the Woods aboard the cruise ship MS Kenora. This two-hour cruise offers you great photo opportunities for bald eagles and pelicans as well as animals along the shoreline such as deer and black bears.

Windows to Our History

Local museums offer insight to Ontario history

You can also visit local museums such as the Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre, and the Lake of the Woods Museum or see the famous "Dryden buck" at the Dryden Museum. There are also great museums in the towns of Sioux Lookout, Atikokan, and Fort Frances. For something completely different, the White Otter Castle south of Ignace is truly a unique attraction with an amazing story behind it.

Family Time on Your Ontario Vacation

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Camping is a great way to spend a "quality time" vacation with your family and there is no better place in Ontario to do it than in Sunset Country. Create memories that will endure over many years and experience nature and the outdoors firsthand. You can order your Free Travel Guide and Map and start the planning today.

About Gerry Cariou

Gerry is Executive Director of Ontario's Sunset Country Travel Association and is an avid fisherman and nature photographer. Gerry has been writing about Sunset Country's varied travel experiences for over 20 years and lives these experiences year-round in Kenora, Ontario.

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