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Socio-Cultural Trips

Trips are a great way to experience Canada and to make new friends.

All trips are operated by a local tour company, McCoy Bus Tours.

If you are planning to travel to any of the McCoy's following locations, take advantage of the pre-organized trips that use deluxe coach.

Below you will find information about various destinations that may interest you. Trips are fun, affordable and offer another opportunity for you to practice your English and meet members of our community.

Contact McCoy directly to purchase your tickets!

McCoy

Website: www.gomccoy.com/kingston/book-a-tour

Email: info@gomccoy.com

Tel.: (613) 384-0347


Trip Locations

Ottawa

Ottawa

Spend the day site-seeing and shopping in Ottawa, our nation's capital.

Things to do in Ottawa:

  • By-Ward Market
  • Canadian War Museum
  • National Arts Centre
  • National Gallery of Canada
  • Rideau Centre
  • Rideau Canal
  • Winterlude
  • Tulip Festival
  • Scotiabank Place
Toronto

Toronto

The activities never end in Toronto! 

Things to do in Toronto:

  • Downtown
  • Eaton's Centre
  • Centre Island * $8 boat fare
  • Much Music
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Royal Ontario Museum  
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Casa Loma
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • The Bata Shoe Museum 
  • Air Canada Centre
  • Rogers Centre
  • Ontario Place
  • Asian Pacific Mall
  • China Town and other authentic neighbourhood
​​Toronto Guidebook (368 KB)
 
Montreal
Montreal
 

If you like to shop, Montreal is the city for you! But, it wouldn't be complete without visiting Old Montreal with all its beauty and charm.

Things to do in Montreal:

  • Eaton’s Centre  
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Mount Royal
  • St. Joseph's Oratory 
  • Underground City shopping centre
  • Notre Dame Basilica
  • Olympic Tower
  • Conservatory
  • Montreal Casino
  • Montréal Planetarium
  • Old Montreal
  • Horse & Carriage ride ($40 for 4 people).
  • China Town 
Montreal Guidebook (255 KB)
Quebec City
Quebec City
 

Whether you come for the magnificent scenery or the shopping~ don't miss this trip!

Things to do in Quebec City:

  • Site-seeing, shopping Old Quebec
  • Museums
  • Chateau Frontenac
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
  • Quebec City Winter Carnival 
  • La Citadelle
  • Plaines of Abraham

Quebec City Guidebook (304 KB)
 

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
 

The beauty of Niagara Falls in breathtaking!

Things to do In Niagara Falls:

  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not ($15)
  • Skylon Tower ($10)
  • Casino Niagara
  • Haunted Houses
  • Journey Behind the Falls ($10)
  • Museums
  • Gift Shops
  • Hershey's Chocolate Factory
  • Whirlpool Aero Car
  • Sky Wheel
  • Hard Rock Café
  • Rainforest Café
  • Great Canadian Midway
Canada's Wonderland

Canada's Wonderland

Roller coasters, thrill rides, water park, games ... so much to do!

And much more!

Interested in traveling throughout North America during your stay in Kingston? Below are suggestions of other popular tourist destinations. Please note that students are responsible for planning their own trips. 

For information on visiting the United States as an International Student, please visit: http://quic.queensu.ca/incoming/usvisas.asp