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Modern apartment in the heart of downtown!
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Entire house · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

Modern apartment in the heart of downtown!Downtown apartment in the Waterfront District! Clean, newly renovated (brand new bathroom!), and only a 3 minute walk to Thunder Bay's liveliest neighbourhood. Explore local shops, coffeehouses, bars, clubs, and our bustling restaurant + culinary scene. Take in the view of the Sleeping Giant from Hillcrest Park or Marina Park, only a few minutes away. Free wifi, Netflix, parking, bus stop right outside our front door. Hosts live on site. Pet friendly! PLS LET US KNOW IF YOU’RE BRINGING A PET.

Spacious custom home in a beautiful neighbourhood
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Entire house · 6 guests · 4 beds · 3 baths

Spacious custom home in a beautiful neighbourhoodConveniently located, enjoy one of Thunder bay’s finest neighbourhoods. Only minutes from Hwy 61 and Arthur Street , getting to where you want to be including the airport, downtown/marina, college, LU and skiing is fast and easy. Whether you choose to take a walk on the trail, relax and enjoy the parkland views from the solarium or rear deck, or just feel like enjoying a game of pool or a good movie in the games room, our goal is to provide you an unforgettable upscale experience. :)

Cozy, Clean, Pet Friendly, Home Away from Home!
Entire house · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

Cozy, Clean, Pet Friendly, Home Away from Home!Feel at home in this spacious and comfortable two bedroom apartment boasting with natural light and everything you need, or forgot, to enjoy your home away from home. Walking distance to the marina and downtown core you can enjoy a day out exploring the city then come back and take a relaxing bath in the soaker tub before plopping into bed. Private entrance, free laundry, pet friendly, wifi, tv with netflix + prime video. Don't forget to ask about our professional pet care/sitting!

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Popular house amenities in Thunder Bay

  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • Heating

Apartments in Thunder Bay

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Comfy 2 Bedroom Private Apartment, Great Location
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The Kam View Stay
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Urban space close to nature.
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Blue Brick Bnb
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Hilltop House
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New 2 Bedroom Apartment in the BEST Location!
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Bay St Apartment 3
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Cajuns place ,hottub , sauna ,gym, arcade, pinbal
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Fresh, Clean and Cozy, Private Apartment!
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Impressive Suite in Desirable Location
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Modern private one bedroom apt with private entry
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Prime Location! Private Apartment Steps 2 Airport!

Pet-friendly houses

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Bright and Modern: historic downtown home
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Backyard fire pit.
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Quaint
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Spacious room in family home
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shebandowan sunset
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Main Floor House for the whole Family to Enjoy!
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Beautiful Home Near Hospital TBRH
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Weigand Studio (Pet Friendly)
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Thunder Bay Downtown Gem
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SHEBANDOWAN SUNSET
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Pvt room w/ pool, hot tub & sauna (pool is open)
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Accessible Parkside Gem-disability friendly

Houses with kitchens

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Home Away from Home, 4 bedroom house with Theatre!
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Quaint Retro Style Home
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Home Away From Home! 3 Mins from Highway & Airport
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Stay in the Bay
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Charming 3 Bedroom Home Away from Home
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3 bedroom lakeside home. Isolation in a city!
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Rivers Edge spacious 3 Bedroom Vacation Home
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Ross Street House Bedroom #2
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Ross Street House, Bedroom #1
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Cozy Cove with Netflix/WiFi ENTIRE HOUSE!!
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THUNDER BAY BOHEMIAN OASIS
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Character home away from home

Welcome to Thunder Bay

On Lake Superior in Northwestern Ontario, Thunder Bay is a gateway to all sorts of outdoor adventures — including hiking, rock climbing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding — particularly in the provincial parks surrounding the city. Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is a highlight for hikers, overlooking Lake Superior an hour to the east. For wilderness canoe touring, you can travel west to remote Quetico Provincial Park.

While Thunder Bay itself has an industrial feel from its shipping, forestry, and paper industries, there are interesting cultural attractions and a growing restaurant scene here. Walk along the scenic waterfront in Marina Park, book a sailing excursion on the lake, or travel back to the 19th-century fur trade era at Fort William Historical Park, a living history museum. Thunder Bay has a strong Nordic heritage, so stop for pancakes at a traditional Finnish restaurant, or relax in a sauna. From Thunder Bay, road trippers can circle Lake Superior on both the Canadian and US sides of the lake, or explore the parks, beaches, and small towns along the Canadian shore.

How do I get around Thunder Bay?

You can fly to Thunder Bay Airport (YQT), which is only a 15-minute drive from the city center, from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ), and Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG), or from several smaller Ontario communities. Buses travel around the Lake Superior region to Thunder Bay, but it’s a long haul from pretty much anywhere. It’s on the Trans-Canada Highway, eight hours by car east of Winnipeg, and 15 hours northwest of Toronto. Within Thunder Bay, you can use the public bus system to get around. However, the city is fairly spread out, and it’s much easier to explore with your own car, especially to reach the provincial parks and wilderness areas outside the city proper.

When is the best time to book a Thunder Bay vacation rental?

The best seasons to visit Thunder Bay are the summer and fall, particularly from July through early October. Comfortable for hiking, cycling, sailing, and paddling, the weather is warm in summer and crisp in the autumn, when the foliage is especially beautiful. From November through March, the winters are freezing and snowy, good for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice climbing, or having a drink inside by the fireplace. Beware of the black flies and mosquitoes that can plague visitors in spring and early summer. If you’re heading outdoors, especially in May and June, make sure you have good bug repellent and protective clothing.

What are the top things to do in Thunder Bay?

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

On a peninsula jutting into Lake Superior, about an hour by car from downtown Thunder Bay, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park has more than 100 kilometers (60 miles) of hiking trails. There are short strolls, a cliff top lookout, and an all-day hike to the “Top of the Giant,” the massive rock formation that gives the park its name. From the Thunder Bay waterfront, you can see the Giant in the distance, which provides an idea of its immense size.

Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park

An hour’s drive east of Thunder Bay, detour to Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park, where steep cliffs line a dramatic natural gorge. It’s a short hike to several overlooks above the canyon that offer perfect photo opps.

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

Ontario’s second-highest waterfall — after Niagara Falls — makes a striking sight, which you can view from both sides of the Kaministiquia River in Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park. The park has several hiking trails near the falls and along the river, too. Kakabeka Falls are a 30-minute drive west of downtown Thunder Bay.

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