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Frequently Asked Questions
How is the weather in Kingston?
Kingston experiences a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are warm with temperatures reaching up to 30°C (86°F), while winters can be cold with temperatures dropping to -11°C (12°F). In winter, you can also enjoy activities like ice skating and snowshoeing.
What are some of the best things to do in Kingston?
Popular activities in Kingston include exploring the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Rideau Canal, delving into Canada's history at the Kingston Penitentiary, engaging with the local arts scene at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, and enjoying a scenic waterfront walk along the Confederation Park.
What is the best time of year to visit Kingston?
The period between May and September, when temperatures range from 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F) is the most popular time to visit Kingston. During this period, Kingston hosts a number of events like the Kingston Buskers Rendezvous in July, and the Princess Street Promenade, a fun-filled community festival, held several times throughout the summer.
What are the best places to stay in Kingston?
Downtown Kingston is a popular area to stay with its variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The Portsmouth District is another popular choice, known for its tranquil atmosphere and beautiful waterfront views. Alternatively, the Williamsville District, with its charming residential streets and local businesses, provides a neighborhood feel.
What are the best places to visit in Kingston?
Popular places to visit in Kingston include the Fort Henry National Historic Site, which provides a peek into Canada's military history, the Bellevue House National Historic Site, the former home of Canada's first Prime Minister, and the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, which explores the maritime history of the region.
What are some hiking trails in Kingston?
Kingston is home to a number of natural spaces for hiking enthusiasts such as the Lemoine Point Conservation Area, known for its varied terrain and waterfront views, the Frontenac Provincial Park, a biodiversity hotspot, and the Rideau Trail, a 387 kilometers (240 miles) pathway connecting Kingston and Ottawa.
What are some family activities to do in Kingston?
Families in Kingston can enjoy a visit to the Pump House Steam Museum, where kids can learn about steam-powered technology, or participate in a hands-on workshop at the Kingston Area Recycling Centre. Outdoor activities could include a family picnic at Lake Ontario Park or a leisurely bike ride along the K&P Trail.
What are some of the best day trip ideas in Kingston?
Popular day trips from Kingston include a boat tour to the Thousand Islands, a visit to the Prince Edward County wine region, or exploring the historic town of Gananoque, often referred to as the Gateway to the Thousand Islands.
Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Kingston?
Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 350 vacation rentals in Kingston featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Kingston?
Four-legged friends are welcome in Kingston. Choose from more than 210 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.
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Rentals with dedicated workspaces
|350 properties have a dedicated workspace|
Rentals with a pool
|30 properties have a pool|
|210 properties allow pets|
|380 properties are a good fit for families|
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