Chatham-Kent covers a large area and has many great driving routes and outdoor activities for tourists of all types. Staying at one of our hotels or bed and breakfast locations, you can easily fill 48 hours in CK with whatever type of fun you're looking for.
August 27, 2021: Our thoughts are with all of the tourism operators impacted by the recent Wheatley explosion. Please note that some tourism sites based in Wheatley, including many businesses and restaurants may not be open at this time until further notice.
Start your day out with a breakfast at Lil Hil's Coffee Shop in Wheatley, followed by a stroll through the beautiful downtown. Take a picture with Captain Wheatley on the Grant Bowman Trail to capture the start of your adventure. Travel the scenic route towards Blenheim for lunch and shopping in downtown stores like Sixty One or window shop at locations like Antiquated Joys, which offers delivery and pick-up with online orders. On the way out of Blenheim, stop at Red Barn Brewing Company to enjoy a beverage on their new patio.
Head towards Chatham to spend a lovely evening downtown and stay in one of the unique themed rooms at RetroSuites Hotel. Check out CK's patios and hop along the many downtown restaurants like Sons of Kent Brewing Co. Take a lovely walk along the Thames River to end a perfect evening.
In the morning, have breakfast at Flapjacks Restaurant before heading to Dresden for a kayak or canoe rental from The Crappie Store. You can spend the day fishing and enjoying a relaxing float on the Sydenham River. For lunch, grab take out from Union Block Bakery. Afterwards, stop in at The Sugared Spoon for a refreshing sweet treat before heading home.
We've outlined just some of the things to do when you #VisitCK, but be sure to come and discover on your own. Follow #SeeYouinCK on Facebook and Instagram for more great places to visit and ways to spend your days in Chatham-Kent.
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