The First Capital of Canada – Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Kingston, Ontario, Canada is a city bursting with captivating history and a vibrant cultural scene. Nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario, Kingston is known as the “Limestone City.” It is named this for its enchanting architecture and historic buildings.

Step back in time as you explore the rich history of this former capital of Canada. That’s right, Kingston, Ontario Kingston was the first capital of the United Canadas, and it served in that role from 1841 to 1844. From the iconic Fort Henry to the historic waterfront district, Kingston offers a glimpse into the past that will leave you awe-inspired.

Immerse yourself in the tales of early settlers and legendary figures as you wander the charming streets lined with heritage homes and fascinating museums. But it’s not just history that captivates visitors to Kingston. This thriving city also boasts a dynamic cultural scene that can rival any big city. With numerous art galleries, theatres, and music venues, there’s always an event or exhibition to stimulate your senses.

Catch a live performance or spend an afternoon strolling through the local markets, where you’ll discover a treasure trove of handcrafted goods and delectable culinary delights. Kingston truly has something for everyone, whether you’re a history buff, an art enthusiast, or simply a lover of exploring new destinations. So, come and experience the richness of Kingston, where history and culture converge in a captivating and unforgettable way.

If you’re a foodie, you might enjoy participating in a Kingston Food Tour.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada – Our Hometown

During the summer of 2020, travel was restricted. It was a good time to reflect on some of our favourite places in the world. Food, Wine, Travel Magazine put out a call for travel writers to send in a short piece on their favourite places. The creative theme was that the destinations around the world were in alphabetical order.

We submitted our piece about Kingston, Ontario, Canada, our hometown. Enjoy reading about all the wonderful places, near and far and start adding to your travel destination list.

Read the full article originally published in Food, Wine and Travel Magazine – The ABC Issue