Nicknamed the “City of Lakes”, Sudbury is a year-round destination offering plenty of outdoor excursions from horseback riding to scenic lake canoeing. More than just its 330 lakes, Sudbury’s local museums and markets highlight the city’s fascinating culture and rich history.
Things to do in Sudbury
Ramsey Lake is a freshwater lake and conservation area just outside of town where you can enjoy a picturesque stroll or take a leisurely boat ride. While here, head to nearby Bell Park to explore its delicate flowerbeds, sculptures and amphitheatre.
Downtown Sudbury is home to a weekend farmers market, a community-run event packed with visitors and locals alike. Enjoy a morning spent listing to local musicians while browsing the fresh produce stalls in search of a tasty treat.
Science North is the town’s science museum, which boasts live shows, interactive exhibits and a planetarium. After exploring the museum, head to the IMAX 3D cinema to catch a new release on the big screen.
If you’re in town in July, head to the shores of Ramsey Lake to enjoy the Northern Light Folk Festival, a budding music festival featuring local and international artists. With food trucks and craft stalls, there’s plenty of entertainment to keep you going late into the evening.
Getting around Sudbury
Greater Sudbury Airport sits 20 minutes north-east of the city, and access is easy by car or bus. Once in town, the local bus system offers an array of routes throughout the city.