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Why #DowntownBrockville Should Be #1 On Your Biking Bucket List

1) We Are 1 of 4 Business Areas That Are Certified Bike Friendly in Ontario

Meaning we meet Ontario by Bike's strict criteria all aimed at providing you with the most enjoyable ride possible. From ample bike parking to places to fix any repair, we've catered our downtown core to you and your bike!

 

2) We Have 9 Certified Bike-Friendly Businesses!

Cafes, restaurants, attractions, welcome centers and places to stay. All specifically trained and modified for you to bring your bike. Check out a more detailed description of all 9 here.

 

3) Whether You're Here For a Few Hours, Or a Few Days There is Plenty To Do

Brockville Museum
Spend a few hours at the designated bike-friendly museum. Get a deeper look into Brockville's past and check out some incredible exhibits on industry in the area, our growth with the development of the river and much more.

Canada's First Railway Tunnel
Stretch those legs and take a relaxing walk through Canada's first railway tunnel! Set to ambient music and lighting, get ready for a breathtaking experience!

Aquatarium
Creating engaging and thought-provoking hands-on experiences for both children and those who are children at heart, the Aquatarium features interactive exhibits teaching visitors of all ages about the history, ecosystem, and geology of the St. Lawrence River.

Get On The River
Boat cruises to the 1000 Islands, kayak rentals, swimming and more, enjoy a day on (or in!) the water!

Escape Room
Test your teamwork and try to escape this abandon train caboose! A real-life gaming experience presents groups of 2-6 with puzzles, riddles, and clues that when put together, are your ticket to escape!

Bike Tours
If you're looking to stay on the bike you're in luck! Go on a historic biking tour with the Thousand Island Bicycle Co! This relaxing 10km tour of downtown visits historic sites like Fulford Place and The Museum! Fun fact, you can also rent a bike from them for half a day up to a week!

 

4) You'll Travel Along Some Of The Most Scenic Bike Trails in Ontario

With the chance to bike both the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and The Brock Trail, get ready for breathtaking views of the infamous St. Lawrence River and 1000 Islands! 

 

Whether you drop in for a snack or have an action-packed day of activities, enjoy the historic, waterfront lifestyle that is downtown Brockville!

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