When it comes to getting the best out of your holiday, remember that Kenora is just the beginning; Northwestern Ontario has been blessed with a treasure-trove of wonderful things to do and see. Interesting places within a relatively short distance of Kenora are Sioux Narrows, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest, and West Hawk Lake, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east.
Stop at Northwestern Ontario's historic old towns, it's a good way to familiarize yourself with the region's fascinating history.
If the weather is fine during your stay, discover Northwestern Ontario's watery side. Canoeing and fishing are two local options. If you're not the kind of traveler to take vacations simply to relax by the pool all day, the Kenora area offers a number of action-packed pursuits such as ice fishing and snowmobiling.
Travelers lucky enough to be visiting Northwestern Ontario or in other parts of Canada on the 1st of July, can take part in national Canada Day celebrations and activities.
The closest major airport, Kenora Airport, is located in Kenora, 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the east of Kenora, so take that into account when planning your vacation.