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Where is timmins?
Deep in Northern Ontario's boreal forest is a city that offers an escape from daily demands and provides experiences that will take your breath away. A 10-minute drive in any direction will bring you to the edge of town where you can step into the forest with a rod and reel, a camera, and expectations of encountering nature at her finest. Lakes full of fish beckon and the colours of autumn will swirl around you as you breathe in the crisp, clean fall air. A day in the outdoors is a natural remedy for any busy individual.
Timmins is easily accessible by road, plane, and Ontario Northland Railway. The city's Victor M. Power Airport is serviced by Air Canada Jazz, Porter Airlines, Air Creebec, and Bearskin Airlines.
Where will you stay?
Enjoy the feeling of being just minutes away from your reserved lodge or hotel, where you'll be welcomed with a room readied for your needs in a safe and reliable setting. Extreme adventurists may opt for the yurt experience and those looking to indulge can book a glamping package through WildExodus. Prefer to haul your own home away from home? Timmins has RV campgrounds as well. Perhaps you enjoy a full on hotelier experience. Timmins is home to many brand name hotels, and also unique hotel experiences such as the Cedar Meadows Resort and Spa where wildlife tours take place on a daily basis on their reserve. If business is the reason for your travel to Timmins, we encourage you to look up Balsam Suites where the office and luxury are combined to make your stay relaxed yet productive.
Where will you dine?
Timmins has many selections on the menu to offer the hungry traveler. Chain restaurants are numerous and ready to serve. These are located along the main stretch through town, which is part of highway 101. Looking to taste the true culinary aspect of Timmins? Your palate will be pleased with the fusions created by Radical Gardens, the Northern Lights Fauxmagerie, the Voyageur Restaurant at Cedar Meadows, and finally Restaurant Nadeau.
Would you like to dine in an historical venue? Skate on over to the McIntyre Coffee Shop located in the McIntyre Arena where many NHL'rs got their hockey start on that very rink. If the 1950s is your jive and you’re up for an ice cream treat, the Pine Dairy Bar can’t be beat! So many choices, you’ll want to try them all. Many of these establishments use locally-sourced ingredients so your selection from the menu will be seasonal and delicious!
What will you do?
If you are visiting our neck of the woods for the first time, we recommend contacting the local tourism office. We will help facilitate your experience in our area. Tourism Timmins works with local outfitters and adventure guides to curate a great package that will suit your needs and match your budget. There are various levels of outdoor activity for our visitors.
Timmins has everything from excursions for the newcomer to more extreme levels that will challenge and excite the more adventurous. Canoeing and kayaking outings are available, as are fishing and hunting excursions. If you want to capture the wildlife on film, that can be arranged. Be sure to dress for the weather, if you’ve forgotten anything, no worries, we have a number of hunting and fishing stores that will be happy to assist.
If indoor low-key activities are more appealing to you, Timmins has the just the zen experience for you. A number of spas are available for your relaxation needs. Cedar Meadows houses the Grande Nature Spa with Nordic baths. You can imbibe culturally by visiting the Timmins Museum National Exhibition Centre, catch a movie at Cinema 6, knock ‘em down at Midtown Bowl, or tour our two craft breweries Compass Brewing and Full Beard Brewery.
An Experience Like No Other
Timmins is waiting for you. Reach out to Tourism Timmins and request your copy of our latest travel guide. Our friendly staff will be happy to help plan your adventure to this part of northeastern Ontario–the memories of which will last a lifetime.