|Combo meal at McDonalds||$9.21|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 472.89|
|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$55.23|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$11.05|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$43.27|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$1.84|
Where the St Lawrence River flows out of Ontario lies the city of Kingston, the gateway to a thousand islands. Popular with visitors, getting cheap flights to Kingston is an excellent way of travelling to this part of Canada. There is a lot to see here and a real mix of active and relaxing things to do making this a good all round place to consider for a weekend away. With a vibrant waterfront and beautiful nineteenth century houses this is a city to explore and get to know.
Parks are a real feature of the city of Kingston. Chances are you will visit at least one during your stay in town. Lake Ontario Park is great for families and there is also a skateboarding park. Trails are another feature here and one of the best known is the Rideau Trail which leads from Kingston to Ottawa. To see the many islands around the St Lawrence why not take a river cruise and get up closer to this beautiful part of Canada.
Kingston lives up to its name as a historic trading port, having lots of excellent shops in and around the town. The mall at Fort Henry is actually within the walls of this historic building and has some lovely places. There are art galleries and craft centres too, many of which have been inspired by the countryside around Kingston. This is a lovely place to come for a bit of retail therapy and Flighthub has the best deals to Kingston, Ontario for those bargain weekends.
Kingston is a great place to dine out as it has Portuguese, Asian, Italian, Indian and Greek communities who all add their special touch to the city with some excellent restaurants. Within a few miles of Kingston there are lots of farms supplying fresh local and often organic produce to the city. With a range of good hotels and theatres, staying here is a great base for seeing the surrounding area and cheap flights to Kingston are sourced very easily.