Indulge in Thunder Bay

This Northern Ontario city has something for everyone

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Savour Thunder Bay’s Scandinavian heritage with a trip to the famous Hoito Restaurant. No trip to Thunder Bay is complete without sitting down at the 94-year-old institution for some plate-sized pancakes. To sample a diverse and delicious culinary variety, try out great cuisine at relaxed or elegant bistros and restaurants. Whether it’s ethnic dishes or hearty fare at rustic roadhouses and grills, Thunder Bay has something to satisfy everyone.

With a full stomach you can tackle Northwestern Ontario’s largest shopping complex, the Intercity Shopping Centre at the corner of Fort William Road and the Harbour Expressway. For a more local experience, cruise the downtown boutiques to find one-of-a-kind buys and undiscovered treasures. Thunder Bay’s many unique stores and boutiques are full of handcrafted pottery and captivating First Nations art.

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