The City of Greater Sudbury
Showcasing urban amenities as well as outdoor adventures and world class attractions, the City of Greater Sudbury serves as the economic centre of northeastern Ontario.
With a history built around the mining industry and the rich geological formations that run beneath the earth’s crust, the Sudbury basin is said to have been created by a meteor strike nearly two billion years ago which left behind rich deposits of nickel and copper. The city has evolved to become an urban centre for research, healthcare and education.
Sudbury has won praise in recent years for its environmental initiative aimed at reclaiming and restoring its lands. Over 8 million trees have been planted in the area under the Land Reclamation Project which has won numerous awards including one from the United Nations.
Internationally renowned for its hands-on personal approach to science education, Science North is a must see Sudbury attraction. Let the resident blue coats show you just how much fun science can be!
Learn more about the geologic and mining history of the area with a trip to Dynamic Earth. Pose for a photo with the “Big Nickel”, then venture inside and prepare to plunge 7 stories beneath the earth’s crust to experience an authentic mine tour.
The nearby villages of Killarney and French River offer the perfect opportunity for a daytrip. Don’t forget to visit A. Y. Jackson Lookout at High Falls located approximately 30 minutes north of the city!