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Brockville Ontario, Canada

Here, you'll find stunning architecture and a vibrant arts scene. You’ll love the perfect blend of history, culture and natural beauty.

Brockville, the eastern gateway to the 1000 Islands, is one of the oldest cities in Ontario. Walk along the shores of the St. Lawrence River. Then explore the boutiques, restaurants and art galleries that welcome thousands of visitors per year.

Most Known For

Brockville boasts Canada’s first railway tunnel, which is ½ kilometer long. In 2021, it introduced a dynamic LED light show, which allows visitors to experience the underground tunnel in a whole new way.

Exploring Brockville

Brockville, Ontario


As a visitor to this historic waterfront town, you’ll be enchanted by the sights, sounds and experiences.


Pull up a seat. You won’t leave hungry! 


Rest up for tomorrow’s adventures at a modern hotel, cozy inn, or a charming bed and breakfast.

Brockville At A Glance

Getting to Brockville

Brockville, Ontario is easily accessible by car, bus, or train with its location along the Highway 401 corridor and its proximity to major cities like Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.

  • 1 hour and 10 minutes from Ottawa
  • 3 hours and 33 minutes from Toronto
  • 2 hours and 44 minutes from Montreal
  • 2 hours from Syracuse 

A map illustration of the 1000 Islands.

What You'll Love

Know Before You Go

Brockville’s downtown core is walkable, so if you have time to spare, walk between attractions. And stop by the 1000 Islands Brewery when you need a break!

If you’re visiting during the chillier months, this just means you’ll have to come back.

The market has become one of the oldest continuous markets in Ontario, now operating for almost 180 years. 

Be sure to take the time to check out the 532 hectares of wetland, field and forest.

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