North Bay


The city of North Bay on Lake Nipissing is easily accessible via Highway 11 from Toronto and Highway 17 from Ottawa.

Distance from Toronto:
– 340 km

Driving time from Toronto:
– 4.5 hrs

North Bay is a perfect family resort destination with a variety of area family getaway packages. North Bay boats 43 beach access points, and a waterfront where romantic couples on a getaway can stroll along the shore relax and swim and fish in the summer, or for winter enthusiast enjoy ice fishing, snowmobiling, and winter sports on Lake Nipissing.  Lake Nippising was part of the major voyageur route into the interior of Canada.

Fall Colour Routes

North Bay can be a final destination or a starting point for a beautiful autumn trip to see the fall colours (colors) See our suggested fall colour routes that include North Bay, Ontario. For latest fall colour (color) changes please see Fall Colours Leaf Change Northern Ontario

Accommodations in the North Bay Area

North Bay area

Attractions in the North Bay Area

  • Dionne Quintuplets Museum

Transportation in North Bay Area

Outdoor Experiences

  • North Bay boasts 43 beach access areas including, Marathon Beach-Lake Nipissing, Birch Haven Cove Beach-Trout Lake Olmsted Beach-Trout Lake.

  • Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park
    Named for the 17th-century explorer

  • Mattawa River Provincial Park
    West of the Ottawa River along the Mattawa River. Waterway park. Route for voyageurs and natives. White-water rafting and canoeing,

Hotels in North Bay Ontario

A variety of North Bay hotels are available with on-line bookings from the Days Inn and more.

North Bay Area Tourism Information

Official City Web Site: City of North Bay

Related Links-Area resort destinations

Lavigne-West Nipissing Area


Port Loring

Transportation in, to and from North Bay Area