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If you have a pet, you can easily compare and find a pet-friendly rental Kenora. Pet-friendly accommodations in Kenora is on average $175 per night. There's no need to look only outside the city for a rental, as a few of the pet-friendly rentals are very central (less than 2 kilometres from the city centre).
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Located along the beautiful Lake of the Woods, the city of Kenora, Ontario is a year-round vacation destination offering a wide variety of recreational opportunities for the whole family. Kenora is well-known for its sandy lakeside beaches, spectacular parks, and recreational trails.
Book any of the many cottage rentals in Kenora to enjoy the many exciting activities this city has to offer. Enjoy summer activities like biking, boating, and hiking in summer, or partake in snowboarding, skiing, and snowmobiling in the winter.
Taste the Flavours of Kenora
Kenora has a wide range of dining options for every taste. Stop by the Boathouse Restaurant, Kenora's only waterfront dining destination offering modern Canadian cuisine in a spectacular setting. The extensive menu includes steak sandwiches, pork tenderloin, cowboy ribeye steaks, and seafood penne.
If you're looking for food with a homemade touch, head to 901 Westside. The vegan-friendly and gluten-free menu includes their noodles and kung pao chicken. Be sure to try their favourites like the half chicken, barbecue bacon burger, and beer-battered fish tacos.
Located on 2nd Street South, Dino's Restaurant offers a friendly and relaxed dining atmosphere. This family-run restaurant serves traditional Greek fare in an attractive setting. Some of the must-try dishes include beef gyros, coconut shrimp, and pork souvlaki. The menu also features a wide selection of beer and wine.
Kenora's Arts and Culture
Visit the Lake of the Woods Museum, dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage and cultures of the Kenora region. It offers a fascinating collection of more than 25,000 First Nations and pioneer artifacts, featuring pipes, baskets, beadwork, household goods, and natural history specimens. The museum also hosts special exhibitions and programs throughout the year.
The downtown Harbourfront is one of the most popular areas in Kenora. The park along the lake hosts various concerts, several summer and winter festivals, as well as other events. The city's downtown is home to a public art project, with over 20 beautiful murals painted on buildings depicting the region's history. The M S Kenora cruise boat is also moored here, offering daily excursions on the Lake of the Woods.
The Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre is a visitor information centre, hosting many exhibitions and cultural events. The upper level of the building exhibits fascinating local artwork. The Discovery Centre also offers multimedia outlets and interactive displays illustrating the history of the Lake of the Woods.
Explore Kenora's Parks and Beaches
Kenora boasts plenty of scenic parks featuring beaches, playgrounds, and campsites. Explore the Rushing River Provincial Park located southeast of the city. The park is a well-known camping destination with beaches, playgrounds, hiking trails, and water activities including canoeing and kayaking.
Garrow Park Beach, located on Rabbit Lake northeast of the city centre, is also worth a visit. It has facilities such as a beach with docks, picnic area, playground, and tennis courts. Enjoy rowing across Rabbit Lake, or go hiking on the park's nature trails.
Coney Island Beach is right across the bay from downtown Kenora, and easily accessible by boat. This beach has public docks, an outdoor sports area, concession stand, playground, and picnic shelter. Keewatin Beach on Keewatin Beach Road is a gorgeous family-friendly beach. The beach is excellent for fishing, and offers amenities like a picnic area, playground and docks for canoeists and kayakers.
Fun Events and Festivals in Kenora
Kenora Canada Day is one of the largest and most popular annual events held on the Harbourfront. Attend the traditional Canada Day parade, enjoy live music during the evening, and stay for the fireworks at the end of the night. The event also features family entertainment like a photo booth, waterslide, face painting, magic show, and a specialty market.
Harbourfest is northwestern Ontario’s biggest music festival, held the first weekend of every August. The festival offers something for everyone, and includes a great lineup of music, family entertainment, fun contests, vintage car shows, and great food.
The Kenora Winter Carnival is a popular three-day long event held every March. The weekend is packed with a range of activities in several venues, including ice skating, fundraisers, fireworks, shows, and lots more. Visit the Winter Farmers' Market, cheer at various winter sports competitions, or just chill out with some hot chocolate while catching the evening cinema.
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