From Kingston to Montreal

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From Kingston to Montreal, the St. Lawrence River offers a wonderful cycling route through the Thousand Islands Park, which crosses the five canals: the Soulanges Canal, the very first lock canal in Canada, the Lachine Canal, the Bellevue and finally the old Beauharnois canal.


Distance: 330 kilometers
Follow the Waterfront Trail fron Toronto to Kingston

Click on the tabs to view a list of businesses along this route.

Auberge Chesley’s Inn
Chesley’s Inn was built in 1814 in downtown Cornwall, Ontario. It is an excellent example of Georgian architecture. Located a block from Pitt Street with its cafes, bars, galleries and restaurants, the Inn is also near the St. Lawrence River and 57 kilometres of cycling trails.


  • Number of romm: 4

  • Breakfast included

  • Dinner Several restaurants a few steps away

  • Bike storage: garage

  • Bike shop nearby

40 First Street West
K6J 1B9
(613) 936-1111
Auberge de jeunesse HI Montréal
Have a nice and comfy night at the HI Montreal International Hostel. Close to restaurants, shops, the Museum of Fine Arts and the subway. It is a wonderful place to enjoy the city, and even more. You will be only a few kilometers away from the Canal Lachine, one of the most beautiful bike trails of Montreal.

Accommodation details :

  • 50 rooms : 2, 4, 6, or 10-bed dormitories and private rooms available

  • Possibility to prepare meals on site

  • Services on site : restaurant on site, laundry room, linens included, computers available, storage room

  • Bar on site

  • Grocery store nearby

  • Bike storage : on the backyard, accessible only for the staff

  • Bike shop nearby

1030 Rue Mackay
H3G 2H1
+1 866-843-3317
Doran Bay Resort
TEMPORARILY CLOSED. Doran Bay Resort is a family owned and operated resort located on the shores of the majestic St. Lawrence River. We offer 9 self-sufficiency, housekeeping units/cottages situated on 1500' of unspoiled waterfront which faces directly westward into the International Control Dam and Seaway Lock at Iroquois Ontario. Each units has a breathtaking view of the ocean-going cargo ships and upper lakers as they maneuver slowly through the Seaway lock.

Doran Bay Model Ship Museum

Officially opened in September 2011, the Model Ship Museum is one of the Eastern Ontario's most fascinating new attractions. Marvel at one of the finest private collections of model ships. Each model has been painstakingly built according to original plans using the finest of exotic woods. The collection is exquisitely displayed in a restored 1880's home overlooking the St Lawrence River's Seaway Lock at Iroquois.

Young and old alike are simply amazed at the detailed carvings, intricate rigging and amazing histories of the ships and miniature military figures on display.

Set aside at least 1.5 hours to tour the museum.
11128 County Road 2
K0E 1K0
En Passant B&B
A great place to stay in Cornwall. This B&B is furnished in a beautiful house, in a quiet area and the rooms are comfortable. Each room has its own private bathroom.

King's Room
King Size bed in a beautiful 14’X21’ bedroom with private full washroom.

Queen's Room
Located on the main floor, very nice room with cathedral ceilling with a Queen size bed and a private bathroom with bath & shower.

Our garage is alarm protected and a safe place to store your bicycles. We also have a portable electric tire pump.

Your hosts Jeannine & Raymond Lacroix.. Neat place to spend the night in Cornwall.
425 Anthony St.
K6H 5K7
Have a unique experience by staying at Le Flotel. On the water / in nature / in the city. Innovative, eco-responsible and completely autonomous floating accommodation concept, floating in the bay of Lake St-François in the heart of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.

Flotel is six rooms distributed on three independent platforms, inter-connected and made from recycled 40-foot containers. Each unit has a private terrace, outdoor seating and a breathtaking view of the bay as well as an outdoor fireplace.

The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with toilet, shower and sink, a queen size bed, an extra bed for children, mini fridge, coffee maker and smart TV. Guests can access their platform via a footbridge from the shore or by water, as docks will allow boaters to dock their boats directly.


  • Number of room : 6

  • Breakfast : restaurants nearby

  • Dinner : restaurants nearby

  • Bike storage : room

  • Bike shop less than a kilometer away

240 rue Victoria
J6T 1B8
Green Door Bed and Breakfast
This former religious place has been tastefully refurbished by Brian and Sunita who are keen to provide a superb experience for their passing travelers. Whether you choose the 1920s bedroom, or the one that will transport you to Cuba, the Green Door B&B is ideal for taking the time to explore the beautiful city of Brockville.


  • Nomber of room : 5

  • Breakfast included

  • Grocery store nearby

  • Bicycle pump available

  • Bike shop nearby

61 Buell Street
K6V 4Y4
226 868 7345
Hochelaga Inn
Hochelaga Inn is proud to be part of Kingston’s history. Built in 1879 this beautiful Victorian mansion used to be a single family home for John McIntyre and his wife Harriet.

When you choose Hochelaga Inn for your accommodations you will experience the intimacy and luxury of a privately owned inn without sacrificing the convenience and service of a large hotel. 21 unique rooms, high speed Wi-Fi, complimentary parking, delicious hot breakfast served in a formal dinning room that features original 19th century details - are some of the attributes of Hochelaga Inn experience.

Located in the beautiful Sydenham Ward Hochelaga Inn is only a short walk from downtown Kingston and Queens University. Friendly accommodating staff is there to assist you 24/7.

Hochelaga Inn can accommodate large groups, weddings, private dinner parties as well as host wide range of events. Contact us today to find out more.


  • Number of room: 21

  • Breakfast included

  • Possibility of preparing meals on site

  • Grocery store nearby

  • Bike storage: garage

24 Sydenham St.South
K7L 3G9
613-549-5534 or 1-877.933-9433
Holiday Inn Express & Suite Vaudreuil-Dorion
Staying at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Vaudreuil-Dorion means a guaranteed comfortable stay. Upon arrival, you will be in contact with an attentive staff and you'll enjoy the comfort of your room. You will find a variety of services including an indoor saltwater pool and a fitness area. To start the day the buffet-style breakfast is included.

Moreover, considering its central location, you will be spoiled by a wide selection of restaurants ranging from gastronomy to fast food.


  • 134 rooms and suites

  • Breakfast included

  • Restaurant and grocery nearby

  • indoor saltwater pool

  • laundry service

  • Safe storage of bikes

  • Bike shop nearby

33 boul. de la Cité-des-Jeunes Est
J7V 0N3
(450) 455-5522
Hostellerie du Suroît
Offering a seasonal outdoor pool, terrace and sun terrace, Hostellerie du Suroît is located in Beauharnois. Cyclists can enjoy rooms which include views of the lake or city. These rooms come with a private bathroom fitted with a bath or shower. There is also a shared lounge at the property.


  • Number of room: 10

  • Breakfast included

  • Dinner available on site

  • Bike storage: local

255 rue principale
J6N 0J5
Hôtel Château de l’Argoat
Located in the heart of Montreal, You will be staying in Montreal’s most eclectic neighbourhood, at the junction of the "Quartier Latin" and "Plateau Mont-Royal", very close to the beautiful Saint-Denis street with its terraces, boutiques and restaurants ; across the street from the ‘’Sherbrooke’’ metro station, 2 blocks from the Gare d’autocars de Montréal (bus station), the Grande Bibliothèque (national library), the bicycle path that goes to Old Montreal and UQAM (university).

In a sober, original and distinctive style, twenty-four rooms and a large two-bedroom suite offer visitors much more than just a hotel room. Our rooms invite our clientele to experiment and discover the contemporary art of Quebec artists living and working in the greater metropolitan area. From original works to different media, including painting, sculpture, photography and even two-dimensional paintings, grace every corner of the hotel.


The continental breakfast is served each day from 7 a.m. to noon.

You will surely enjoy our organic and fair-trade coffee, unless you prefer a green or black tea.

You will find a selection of croissants, chocolate croissants and 100% whole wheat bread as well as a choice of muffins. Do not forget to ask for our famous bagels from the renowned "Fairmount Bagel" ! Orange juice and yogurt are also served.

Features :

  • Number of rooms : 25

  • Breakfast included

  • Restaurants and grocery stores nearby

  • Bike storage : storage room

  • Bike shop nearby

542 rue Sherbrooke E.
H2L 1K1
Hotel Particulier Griffintown Montreal
A unique experience! Castle life in the heart of the city. The Griffintown Mansion is an elegant urban bed and breakfast. Located in Montreal, in the vibrant Griffintown neighborhood. Ideally located 5 minutes from downtown Montreal on the edge of the Lachine Canal, motorway exits, bridges, and public transport.

The rooms overlook a large garden with trees and flowers with lights at night. The hotel has a large stone terrace with a barbecue to gather in a friendly atmosphere.

The HPG is a very spacious heritage building of approximately 4500 square feet renovated in 2016 and splendidly decorated by Romy and Michael, the Parisian owners.

5 elegant and spacious apartments are available. Also flexible, the hotel adapts to your requests. We can accommodate up to 16 people simultaneously with all the comforts.

We also offer private parking for several vehicles.

The breakfast prepared by the team at Griffintown's famous and delicious "The Beast of Bread" can be taken on-site or at the bakery just around the corner.

Michael, Romy and the team will be at your fingertips at HPG to make you feel at home in a unique setting.

The HPG Art Gallery:
We put you in touch with artist-in-residence Dani Haussmann for a workshop visit and more if affinity. Our mission is to show and support Montreal artists.
1200 rue Ottawa
H3C 3S2
Hotel Plaza Valleyfield
Logo du programme Bienvenue cyclistesEnjoy a relaxing vacation in an urban setting at Hôtel Plaza Valleyfield. It offers a fine service, the excellence of a great hotel, modern facilities and a renowned restaurant.

Thanks to its excellent location, you will fully appreciate the attractions of this refreshing touristic destination. Its warm comfort and the unique charm of its historic walls (it is a textile factory of the last century converted into a hotel) will please you without any doubt.
40, avenue du Centenaire
J6S 3L6
450 373-1990
Pine Street Inn B&B
Located in the center of historic downtown Brockville, Pine Street Inn B&B provides anybody visiting the Brockville area with a unique and once-in-a-lifetime bed and breakfast experience. Owned and operated by former Chef to Her Majesty the Queen and Princess Diana, Michael Dunn and his wife Francine, we give all of our guests a royal dining experience and accommodations fit for a king or queen. Comfortable rooms and a gourmet breakfast will make your stay special.


Four beautiful rooms that have everything you need for your stay.

  • 2 bedrooms with double bed

  • 2 bedrooms with two single beds.

Amenities: fridge, ceiling fan, clock radio, robes, welcome refreshments, bottled or filtered water, luggage rack, ironing board


All guest's staying at Pine Street Inn B&B enjoy a full and delicious breakfast. Chef Michael Dunn, Former Chef to Her Majesty the Queen, is the staff to prepare the amazing morning meals. We have a selection of delights such as Grand Marnier crepes, Eggs Benedict, and Eggs Florentine. You will have a relaxing stay and enjoy the freshly prepared breakfast in the morning!

Catering and Dinner Parties

Upon reservation, chef Michael Dunn offers a dinner to suit all tastes and is happy to offer his specialties.

Pine Street Inn B&B on vidéo
92 Pine Street
K6V 1G9
Ramada by Wyndham Cornwall
Welcome to Cornwall's premier full-service hotel, where you’ll find luxurious rooms and upscale amenities, including a spacious indoor pool and hot tub.

Eight Zero Zero Resto Lounge

Featuring classic favorites from steak to seafood, enjoy fine dining at our onsite Eight Zero Zero Resto Lounge for lunch or dinner. Our intimate atmosphere and approachable service is perfect for an intimate gathering or a rowdy bunch.

BrookValley Cafe

Start your morning with a delicious complimentary breakfast served fresh daily, 6:30am-9:30am. Choose from a variety of breakfast favourites including two delectable hot items and an assortment of fruit, pastries, toast, refreshments and more. À la carte breakfast items are also available for purchase including omelets, French toast and more.


805 Brookdale Avenue
K6J 4P3
(613) 933-8000 / Toll Free : 1-888-900-5762
Riverview B&B
Located in the heart of the Thousand Islands, enjoy a stay in this magnificent B&B. From the unique terrace, take the time to admire the breathtaking view of the St. Lawrence River. Built in 2011, this establishment has been tastefully decorated to create a truly memorable experience. With an elegant dining room, central air conditioning and unparalleled views, you are bound to experience the Thousand Islands in an unimaginable way!
Riverview B&B is the perfect getaway to escape, relax and enjoy! Come and discover your home away from home!

Gananoque community is only a few pedal strokes away from Riverview B&B. Enjoy breathtaking views from all angles and discover the warmth and hospitality of the residents.


  • Number of room : 8

  • Breakfast included

  • Dinner: Restaurant nearby (5 km)

  • Bike storage : garage

  • Bike shops nearby

255 1000 Islands Parkway
K0E 1L0
(613) 382-5005
Ships Anchor Inn B&B
The nautical “Ships Anchor Inn” is nestled on the shore of the majestic St. Lawrence River seaway and centrally located along the main street. You will enjoy direct access to the nice sand beach, swimming pool, tennis and waterfront park along with many other attractions found in historic Prescott. From our waterfront veranda admire the many boats salling on the river.

The old stone house built in 1832 has been restored to it’s original beauty and offers the modern comforts with new queen-sized beds.

Relax in the evening, take a walk along the main street or enjoy the sandy beach for a romantic stroll and famous Centennial Park.

In the morning, enjoy a full hot breakfast in the dining room or in the veranda by the river.

Upon arrival, discover the hospitality of your hosts and receive a welcome drink. Rates start from $99 and more all inclusive.


  • Number of room : 3

  • Full hot breakfast included served in the dining room or in the veranda near the river

  • Restaurant nearby

  • Grocery nearby

  • Secure space at your disposal to store your bike

Your hosts
Marilyn & Bob
(613) 925-3573
495 King St. West
K0E 1T0
(613) 925-3573
The McIntosh Country Inn & Conference Centre
12485 2 Hwy E
K0C 1X0
(613) 543-3788
The Secret Garden Inn
Experience The Secret Garden Inn, Kingston’s boutique urban retreat. Establish yourself at our iconic Victorian home and enjoy its exceptional location: 5-minute walk to shops, dining, live music and market square. Recover after a long day’s ride with a swim at Richardson beach or Gord Downie Pier and a therapeutic massage. Then, indulge in a customized table d’hote menu with delicious wine pairings prepared by our chef and culinary team.

Each of our seven rooms has recently undergone a transformation that will let you share the Victorian era with modern day comforts and luxury, guaranteeing you a restful night’s sleep to prepare for the remainder of your journey.


  • Number of rooms : 7

  • Breakfast included

  • On reservation, dinner available or restaurant nearby

  • Bike storage : secured stock room

  • Bike shop nearby

73 Sydenham St.
K7L 3H3
Thriftlodge Kingston
Welcome to the Thriftlodge Kingston. Let yourself be welcomed by the friendly staff. Treat yourself to comfort and relaxation! Located north of downtown Kingston, you’ll find a choice of restaurants and shops nearby. There is so much to do in the Kingston area. Our friendly and knowledgeable local staff will be able to advise you on the best places to see and events taking place in the city.

The air-conditioned rooms are spacious and have a mini-refrigerator. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

Looking forward to welcoming you, we are waiting for you for a relaxing getaway in Kingston.


  • Number of room : 77

  • Breakfast included

  • Dinner : nearby restaurant and grocery store

  • Bike storage : room, conference room or locked/secured storage unit

  • Bike shops : nearby

1187 Princess Street
K7M 3E1
(613) 546-4411

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Canal de Soulanges
While rolling on the cycle path that follows it, you will see the locks that enabled the ships to go from downriver to upriver. Or vice-versa. Don't miss the "Petit pouvoir", a former hydroelectric plant built in bricks and located between the canal and the St. Lawrence River.

At the east end of the canal, you will be close to the Théâtre des Cascades. It is located in what is, according to many, the more beautiful summer theatre site in province of Québec. At the other end, take advantage of your presence to visit the Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site. There, you will be able to see, among others, some remnants of a fort.

Built between 1892 and 1899, this canal links Les Coteau to Pointe-des-Cascades. Until 1959, it allowed ships to overcome the Saint-Lawrence River rapids. It becames obsolete due to the opening of the St. Lawrence seaway. Boats do not navigate on it anymore, but cyclists enjoy its flat banks!
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Lieu historique national de Coteau-du-Lac
Located nearby canal de Soulange, this historic site features Canada’s first lock canal and the remains of a fort. You can also see a blockhouse, military building erected in 1813, as the fort, to protect Canada (then a British colony) from possible US attacks. The channel, abandoned since the inauguration of the first Beauharnois Canal, can now be visited, both feet dry!

Construction of the Coteau-du-Lac canal began in the summer of 1779. Built by soldiers using rudimentary tools and techniques, this channel (100 m long and 2.5 m wide) was completed in 1781. It includes 3 locks, each 12 m long, 1.8 m wide and a draught of about 80 cm. It allows to bypass a drop of about 2 m between downstream and upstream of the rapid.
308 chemin du Fleuve
J0P 1B0
450 763-5631
Lieu historique national du Canal-de-Lachine
To ride along the Lachine Channel is to rub Montreal, a vibrant metropolis with a diverse cultural life. Linking its Old Port to Lake Saint-Louis, the venerable channel (it has over 150 years!) is fun to explore by bike. Besides, in 2009, the canal's bike path was ranked third of the most beautiful urban circuits in the world by Time magazine.

Along it, you can, among others, do a picnic and rent a canoe, a kayak or, even, an electric boat. Nearby, you will also find the Atwater market, a place to discover for any food lover!

Built to bypass the impressive Lachine rapids, this canal immerses visitors in the past. It is, indeed, the craddle of canadian industrilization. The presence of this watereway combined to the hydraulic power contributed, in 19th century, to the establishment of several industries on its banks: mills and grain elevators, nail factories, edge-tool, sawmills and wood workshops.

Truly, a trip to Montreal would not be complete without a visit to this channel!
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Lieu historique national du Canal-de-Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Between Lake St. Louis and Vaudreuil Bay, the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal is used for yachting. Take some time to stroll along the boardwalk that borders the waterway. You can also explore the historical sites or attend the operation of the lock maneuvers. Otherwise, picnic in this green area is a great way to regain strength before going back on your bike!

Inaugurated in 1843 for commercial navigation, this channel was heavily used during the second half of the 19th century. At the time, many steam boats, loaded with passengers, went through it daily. Following the opening of the Seaway St. Lawrence, in 1959, he was gradually abandoned. Since 1963, only the pleasure crafts can access it.
170 rue Sainte-Anne
H9X 1N1
514 457-5546
Vieux canal de Beauharnois
You can see the western end of this former canal while riding in the Delpha-Sauvé park, in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. In front of this park, on the south shore of the canal: the Marina and the sail club. In summer, a resort atmosphere prevails. Pleasure crafts are now the only occupants of this former trade route.

The canal construction began in 1842. It needed a lot of energy, from the workers workers who dug, with little machinery, that 880 meters long and 40-50 meters wide trench. A bit as a side effect, those major works gave birth to the city of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. After these, on April 23 of 1845, the canal was opened to shipping.

If you want to learn more about this former waterway, we invite you to visit the Société du Vieux Canal de Beauharnois (in french only), located at 410 Victoria, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.

Aerial view of the canal (Video)
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Just 30 km from the west of the island of Montreal, the City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield is in the heart of an exceptional cycling network, 90% paved, on flat terrain and sprinkled with riverside halts. Indeed, the city was built around the St. Francis Bay, located at the junction of the St. Lawrence River, the St. Charles River and the old Beauharnois Canal. Its historic downtown, vibrant and lively, offers a host of events throughout the summer, unique shops and more than a dozen restaurants terraces. Moreover, the Hotel Plaza Valleyfield, a Welcome Cyclist member, offers storage space for bicycles.

Rural - urban duality, this is what characterizes our region! The Suroît cycle network, totaling nearly 140 km, is rich of its diverses paths and has multiple links between each of them (Parc régional de Beauharnois-Salaberry, Soulanges bike path, Peasant's trail, Haut-Saint-Laurent multifunctional trail).

Also to discover during your stay in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield :

  • MUSO – Société des Deux-Rives Museum

  • Delpha-Sauvé Park's outdoor aquatic complex (heated pool with swimming lanes, slides, water games)

  • Outdoor shows on a floating stage at the old canal's terrace

  • Indoor show - Fabien Cloutier in a one-man-show formula

  • Sailing tours and "croisières endimanchées"

  • Îles-de-Saint-Timothée regional park's beach

  • Urban animations and many summer events

For more information, visit
61, rue Sainte-Cécile
J6T 1L8
450 370-4300