Top 5 Reasons To Move To Kingston Ontario

Dated: February 2 2022

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5 Reason to move to Kingston ON. 

1) WATERFRONT

Kingston ON, downtown core sits right on the water, featuring swimming locations perfect for cooling down on those hot days. Most recently Gord Downie Pier has become a local favorite great for the whole family, or walk along the waterfront path and find your own spot to have a picnic or soak up the views down by city Hall overlooking Lake Ontario! 

Kingston also sits right on the Thousand Islands, a world-renowned attraction and some of the best boating in the world! Enjoy a day at Boldt Castle and take a tour, anchor and hang out on one of the many beaches or camp at a public campsite! Take the FREE Wolfe Island Ferry and enjoy the ride and explore what the Island has to offer! Boat enthusiasts can even take the locks all the way up to Ottawa on the St.Lawrence River for a leisurely boat trip! 

Besides the GORGEOUS Thousand Islands, North of Kingston rests Frontenac County, home to many lakes, provincial parks for camping and canoeing with plenty of rental cottages to book for your stay!  If you enjoy spending your summer by the water Kingston is a great spot to be! 

2) LOCATION

Toronto:

Canada’s Largest City and home to the only MLB team! 

Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes away

Ottawa 

Nations Capital is home to Parliament Hill the Rideau Canal and some of Canada’s best Museums, Monuments, and events! In the winter, the Canal is turned into a GIANT skating rink with snacks and beverages served right on the ice! It’s an amazing family activity. 

Approximately 2 Hours

Montreal 

Canadas second-largest city! Notorious for being a popular party location and infamous nightlife! Also home to rich Canadian history, French Canadian cuisine and of course the Montreal Canadians NHL team.

Approximately 3 Hours Away

Picton:

Picton features some of the best wineries in Canada, beautiful beaches, and just a fun place to take a day trip or spend a weekend doing wine tours and enjoying some time in the sun! 

Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes away!

There are over 25 million people within an 8-hour drive of Kingston! And only 30 minutes from the U.S Border! 

Kingston is a great location to have a home base, with easy access to some of the BEST destinations in Canada. 

3) THE FOOD!

Kingston has the most restaurants per capita in Canada, and it's second only to New Orleans in North America! Kingston being a popular tourist destination features ALOT of top-quality Restaurants, there is something for everyone with a wide variety of cuisines or experiences!

It truly is a delight going out for food in Kingston, the hardest part, is picking where to go with SO MANY OPTIONS! 

4) COMMUTING & TRAFFIC; OR THE LACK OF! 

If you’re used to working in larger metropolitan areas, you may be concerned about commuting, it’s safe to say Kingston makes commuting EASY!

In Kingston, you can get from The far east end of Kingston to the far West End in 20 Minutes, even on the busiest days downtown, the traffic is minimal! 

5) EVENTS AND CONCERTS.

Kingston built a newer arena for the local Kingston OHL team the Kingston Frontenac’s, but, an additional benefit is Kingston often gets some larger acts that may skip other small towns! In-between Ottawa and Toronto, great acts make the pit stop to perform in Kingston! 

In the summer, the downtown core comes alive, with Blues Fest, The City Hall Farmers Market, Buskers, The Poker-run, Movies in the Square, and much more! There is always something to do! 

Winter brings out the Skating rink at City Hall, a picturesque skating experience perfect as a precursor to an evening out in downtown Kingston!

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Brent Waldie

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