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4 Great Ways to Explore Downtown Brockville This Summer

Summer is a wonderful time to get out and see what your area has to offer. Whether you are a native looking for great Stay-Cation ideas, or are an out of town visitor looking for wonderful Brockville shopping opportunities, these four ways to explore will have you feeling like a kid again.

  • Bicycles 

Bikes are a fantastic way to explore Downtown Brockville! Not only are they a quick and healthy way to see the many great sights we have to offer, but they also help reduce pollution and keep our area cleaner. Downtown Brockville has been certified as a bike friendly business area by Ontario by Bike, so bring your wheels, rent a set from the Dive Centre, or buy the perfect bike from Cranks Bicycle Shoppe today.

  • A Segway

These two wheeled rides will have you feeling like a kid again as you zip around the Downtown Brockville area. A Segway is a wonderful way to get around and see the many sights and shops. This summer, the coastal resort, Tall Ships Landing, will be offering Segway tours of the area, allowing you greater opportunity to explore, discover, and enjoy your Downtown Brockville!

  • Walking

Walking is not only good for you, it's good for the environment and the community. The next time you crave a bit of Downtown Brockville shopping, leave the wheels at home and stretch your legs instead. Throughout the area, small historical markers line the path, taking you on a self-guided tour. Brockville Tourism offers guided tours, such as Ghosts Walks, which allow you to see a side a Brockville you may not have seen before. Another option is to swing by the Brockville Museum, where they host a couple of great tours as well.

  • By Water 

Located on the shores of the St. Lawrence River, Downtown Brockville offers visitors breathtaking views via the water. 1000 Islands Cruises, for example, offers both high speed and relaxed cruises around the area. For a closer look at the water's beauty, consider swinging by the Dive Shoppe to rent Canoes, Kayaks, and paddle boards. The Dive Shoppe also offers charters to the many islands which are great for picnics, snorkeling and more!

Visit Downtown Brockville Today!

Why wait? Grab your bike, lace up the sneakers, getting your feet wet, and see the wonderful Downtown Brockville area. For more information, please contact Downtown Brockville today!

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