10 Awesome Things to Do in Thunder Bay, Ontario

10 Awesome Things to Do in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Thunder Bay, Ontario (B)

From its fur trading origins to its importance as a transportation hub on the Great Lakes, Thunder Bay has been a unique stopping ground for centuries. Today, it provides a welcome escape for weary-eyed travellers on the TransCanada highway. Those that stick around will find much to discover. Here are 10 great things to do in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Terry Fox set out to run across Canada to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. This, by any means, is a gruelling task. In Terry’s case, unimaginable as he was attempting it on one leg.

At just 18 years old, cancer took his right leg. Not to be beaten, Terry set out on his Marathon of Hope. Sadly, after 143 days and covering 5,373 kilometres, Terry’s cancer returned, this time in his lungs. He was forced to stop his journey just outside of Thunder Bay.

On that very spot, a memorial can be found including an information centre and statue commemorating this national hero. It’s a very fitting tribute for someone who has raised over $800 million since then for cancer research. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Awesome Things to Do in Thunder Bay, Ontario
Guide Location: Canada » Thunder Bay
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shaun Robertson
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.thislifeintrips.com/10-things-to-do-in-thunder-bay-ontario/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Terry Fox Memorial
  • Sleeping Giant Brewery
  • Dawson Trail
  • Persian Man Bakery
  • Fort William
  • Java Hut
  • Valhalla Inn Hotel