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Cruise the Coast - Motorcycle Route

  • Chatham-Kent has partnered with our neighbouring counties along Highway 3. You can cruise the scenic Lake Erie overlook all the way from the iconic "Friday the 13th" Port Dover. Come cruise the scenic, winding roads of Chatham-Kent. Need a Cruise the Coast map before you come, call 1.800.561.6125 and we'll send you one!

Chatham-Kent Trail Options

Freedom Trail

  • Take a cruise through some of Chatham-Kent’s rural roads and explore the northern terminus of the Underground Railroad. Experience these three authentic and engaging sites - Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site, and the Chatham-Kent Black Mecca Museum which are located in the Chatham-Kent communities of North Buxton, Dresden and Downtown Chatham. Buxton was featured on an episode of the hit CBC Television Show “Still Standing”! Ride the Freedom Trail Route and don’t miss your opportunity to tour the museums and original, historic buildings of this significant part of Chatham-Kent’s history!

Hub & Spoke

  • Take a ride on this route’s winding roads and discover just a few of the many treasured communities of Chatham-Kent. Each community on this route have their own distinct blend of charm and hometown feel.  With plenty of unique shopping, attractions, and restaurants will give riders an experience they won’t soon forget. The beauty of Lake St. Clair & Lake Erie can also be enjoyed along this route with must see stops at the waterfront communities of Mitchell’s Bay, Rondeau and Erieau. Renowned for some of the best fishing around, enjoy the scenic waterfronts and don’t forget to check out our beaches and other local amenities. All this and so much more while you cruise the Hub & Spoke Route in Chatham-Kent!

French History

  • The rural landscapes surrounding Mitchell's Bay, Grande Pointe, Pain Court and Tilbury showcases agricultural prosperity. These communities have maintained their French heritage. In front of the church in Pain Court an Ontario Heritage Foundation Plaque commemorates the arrival of French settlers from Quebec in the early 1800's.

Provincial Parks

  • In the thick of Carolinian forest riders can choose the natural settings of two provincial parks. Both Rondeau and Wheatley provincial parks are situated along Lake Erie. Rondeau is home to the largest Carolinian forest left in Canada. Rare habitats accustomed to southern climates include the endangered Prothonotary Warbler, Sassafras and Virginia Opossum. Oak Savannah, Hickory, Sumac and Tulip trees can also be found in both parks.

Tecumseh Parkway

  • The Tecumseh Parkway traces the October 1813 pursuit of the British and First Nations armies by the Americans that culminated in the Battle of the Thames. The parkway includes a stop at the Tecumseh Monument commemorating Native leader, Tecumseh. The Parkway brings visitors to eleven sites across Chatham-Kent that tell an important part of the story of the retreat.