Thunder Bay

Travel to Thunder Bay


About Thunder Bay

The gateway to Canada's great outdoors, Thunder Bay is situated on the shores of the world's largest freshwater lake, embraced by the Nor'Wester Mountain range. We are a vibrant urban community in a wilderness setting of Northwest Ontario.

The largest city on Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is easy to get to by air with the Thunder Bay International Airport handling the third largest volume in Ontario behind Toronto and Ottawa.  It is less than a two hour flight by jet aircraft from the major international airports of Toronto and Winnipeg. With the Trans-Canada Highway connection and our location in the centre of Canada, Thunder Bay is accessible to all types of travelers.  Thunder Bay is only 40 minutes from the United States border with Minnesota with cities like Duluth, MN, Minneapolis, MN and even Chicago, Illinois within a day’s drive.


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