Timmins, in Northeastern Ontario, is a place that some 43,000 people call home.
The city lies some 350 miles (563 kilometers) from the provincial capital of Ontario, Toronto and about 340 miles (547 kilometers) from Ottawa.
There’s no excuse not to work on your game when travelling in Timmins; visit Hollinger Golf Club, home to the fastest greens the area. Rent a set of clubs from the pro shop, attack the bunkers, then enjoy a few laughs with local and visiting golf nuts in the clubhouse.
Set aside some time for the Shania Twain Center, one of the more rewarding cultural destinations in Timmins. Enjoy the peace and quiet, ask about the historical themes, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the well-curated displays.
Those who enjoy the outdoors, will be pleased to learn that the local city also has several protected natural havens where visitors can enjoy picturesque landscapes and interesting flora and fauna. To hike around one of the major local nature preserves, drive out to Gillies Lake Park.