Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Kingston, Ontario is a Canadian City located in Eastern Ontario where the St. Lawrence River flows out of Lake Ontario. It is on the north shore of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence, almost exactly halfway between Montréal and Toronto.

Kingston is one of the most historic cities in Canada with numerous churches, old buildings, pictorial neighbourhoods, and 19th century fortifications. There are ample historic sites and museums to visit, as well as many lively summer events.

Things to see and do

* Fort Henry
* Bellevue House
* Princess St and downtown
* Waterfront area
* Kingston Penitentiary

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD$)
Language – English, French
Population – 123,370 approx
Land Area – 450.39 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1

Port Location – The port at Kingston is located in the downtown area of Kingston.

Transport Links – Via Rail corridor service connects Kingston along the main line between Windsor, Ontario and Quebec City.

By air, Kingston is served by Norman Rogers Airport with Air Canada Jazz providing regular service to Toronto only.

Megabus (Coach Canada) and Greyhound Canada provide service from the Kingston Bus Terminal to Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

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