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Join the Niagara Freewheelers for a three-day cycling adventure to explore the picturesque countryside around Kingston. Located on the eastern end of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Cataraqui and St. Lawrence Rivers, Kingston is nicknamed the “Limestone City” because of its grand 19th-century buildings and many heritage buildings constructed using local limestone. The grand house and gardens of the Bellevue House National Historic Site commemorate Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. The Thousands Island tourist region is nearby to the east. There are many options for everyone to explore.

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To see all the details re accommodations, cycling itinerary, dining, and registration, click on Spring Excursion Ride – Kingston. (Details for May 29-30-31.)

Note: For those who are coming a day early (May 28) or staying a day later (May 31), there is no breakfast provided on Friday, May 29 or Monday, June 1. Breakfast is only available on weekends.

If you have any questions, please contact Tour Leaders, Lynda & Vince Purpura

Here’s what’s happening on Day 1 – Friday, May 29:

  • 12:00 pm – Join us at Santorini Mediterranean Grill, 54 County Road 8, Napanee for lunch.
  • 1:30 pm – After lunch, we’ll head out on the 45 km Hay Bay Loop ride. Note: Arrive 15 minutes before the ride, if you are not having lunch.
  • 5:00 pm – Check in to accommodations at St. Lawrence College, 23 Country Club Drive, Kingston. Check in is available from 2:00 pm. Bikes can be stored in the rooms.
  • 6:30 pm – Join us for a Potluck Dinner in a residence lounge. Bring your favourite dish/serving utensil if needed; microwave available; more details to come. Note: Each of our rooms has a full-size refrigerator.

What you need to know about this ride:

  • Roads are paved, low traffic, no bike lanes.
  • There are no services once we leave the restaurant.