The Northeast Route

North Bay  |  Temiskaming Shores  |  Timmins  |  Cochrane

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  • Travel up through Hunstville to North Bay.
  • Visit the city of North Bay to discover local history and culture.
  • Continue north through the beautiful ancient rock and pines of the Temagami region.
  • Head north to Temiskaming Shores, a region rich with history along the shores of magnificent Lake Temiskaming.
  • Further north is the city of Timmins, located in one of the richest mineral producing areas in the Western Hemisphere. Timmins offers an assortment of unique vacation experiences from wildlife viewing to glamping in the great Canadian Boreal Forest.
  • Just one hour north of Timmins is the town of Cochrane, home of the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat. This facility is the largest, and the only human care facility in the world dedicated to polar bears.
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ROUTE

DISTANCE: 1600 km

  1. Depart from Toronto via Hwy 400.
  2. Turn onto Hwy 11 through Huntsville to North Bay.
  3. Continue on Hwy 11 through Temiskaming Shores.
  4. From Temiskaming Shores continue up Hwy 11.
  5. Take a turn west onto Hwy 101 to Timmins.
  6. Backtrack down Hwy 101, and continue north on Hwy 11 to Cochrane.

Drive Distances

Toronto to Huntsville
2 h 45 min / 220 km

Hunstville to North Bay
1 h 30 min / 120 km

North Bay to Temiskaming Shores
1 h 40 min / 130 km

Temiskaming Shores to Timmins
2 h 20 min / 210 kmm

Timmins to Cochrane
1 h 15 min / 100 km

Points of Interest

Chief Commanda II Cruise

North Bay

Enjoy a delightful cruise through the Manitou Islands of Lake Nipissing.

Contact

T: 705.494.8167
E: georgianbaycruise@bellnet.ca

Dionne Quints Museum

North Bay

The Dionne quintuplets are the first quintuplets known to have survived their infancy. Their birth home was bought by the city of North Bay, and turned into a museum dedicated to the family's story

Contact

E: quintsboard@gmail.com

Heritage Railway & Carousel Co.

North Bay

Ride the beautiful carousels and miniature railway at North Bay's Waterfront - an attraction for the entire family.

Contact

T: 705.476.2323

The North Bay Museum

North Bay

Built in 1903, the restored train station offers local history exhibits, guided tours & a gift shop.

Contact

T: 705.476.2323
E: discover@northbaymuseum.com

Lakeland Airways

Temagami

Lakeland Airways operates a Dehavilland Beaver in the Temagami area and offers remote fly-in fishing, canoeing, hiking, and sightseeing trips

Contact

T: 705-569-3455
E: lakeland@ontera.net

The Longhouse Quiet Land Healing Lodge

Temagami

The Longhouse in Temagami offers a traditional native experience in areas of healing, teaching, and tipi camping.

Three Buoys Houseboat Vacations

Temagami

Vacation on the water in Temagami Ontario.

Contact

T: 705-569-3455

Historic Cobalt

Temiskaming shores

Learn about the great Cobalt Silver Discovery!

Contact

T: 705-679-8877
E: cobalt@cobalt.ca

Presidents' Suites & Historical Homes

Temiskaming Shores

Vacation rental homes located in beautiful Temiskaming region!

Contact

T: 705-622-0279
E: nicole@presidentssuites.com

The Waterfront Inn

TEMISKAMING SHORES

The Waterfront Inn, located in downtown New Liskeard, has been providing guests with the finest in Northern Hospitality since 1989.

Contact

T: 1-800-461-4644
E: cobalt@cobalt.ca

Elk Lake Eco Centre

Elk Lake

The Elk Lake Eco Centre is a premier wilderness retreat located on the shores of Elk Lake.

Contact

T: 877-678-2248

Wild Exodus Adventures (CSE)

Timmins

Glamping in the great Canadian Boreal Forest.

Contact

Local: 705-266-0960
Overseas: 01 1-705-266-0960
E: inquire@wildexodus.com

Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat

Cochrane

Just one hour north of Timmins sits the largest, and the only human care facility in the world dedicated solely to polar bears.

Contact

T: 705-272-2327
E: frontdesk@polarbearhabitat.ca

Cedar Meadows Resort & Wilderness Park

Timmins

Situated on 275 acres, this 49 room/suite resort & spa is nestled in the majestic beauty and natural serenity of Northern Ontario.

Contact

T: 1-877-207-6123
E: reservations@cedarmeadows.com