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Fort Vermilion

Address: 62 Hwy 17 East, Vermilion Bay, Ontario p0v2v0, Canada
Phone Number: 807 227 2640
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great place for healthy lunch, a coffee, or just an ice cream. The service is so friendly, they make you feel comfortable and relaxed.I use the WiFi to catch up on what is happening back home and enjoy looking at the wonderful choices of unusual items for sale. If you want a little exercise, have a round of mini putt,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fort Vermillion has an amazing atmosphere, a great 2 km trail, minigolf, a play structure and more. The Treehouse cafe inside has wonderful food that is healthy and fresh. There are plenty of treats such as baked goods and ice cream. Eat here!

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Vermilion Bay
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stop and spend some time. Food is great and varied......made just for you in front of you. Variety is awesome. Small boutique store has lots of choice and unusual items.

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Sudbury Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Great for families with small children because they can run around and play in the park. Italian influence beause of the owner. Food was simple but good.

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Kenora, Ontario, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Vermillion bay is a small town on the highway, fort is right along side the highway. Looks good from the highway, but when you get inside there is not much too it.

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Fort_Vermilion, Owner at Fort Vermilion, responded to this review

It's unfortunate you were disappointed with your visit in Nov. Based on the date of your posting, I believe we were closed at the time of your visit. The Fort habitually opens May long weekend and closes for the season Sep. long weekend. Therefore when you stopped in@ the Fort in Oct. or Nov...You are absolutly right, there was little... More 

Top Contributor
215 reviews 215 reviews
97 attraction reviews
630 helpful votes 630 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We stop here often when traveling between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay. The service is friendly, the ice cream and coffee are excellent, the kids love the playground, and the hiking trail is very nice.

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Orford, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

What a great place this is! A beautiful enclosed playground, eating and seating area, a great 2 km trail (with 2 great caches for geocaching amateurs), a beautiful café with Wifi Internet, good ice cream, delicious baked good (they even had gluten-free brownies!) and great coffee. What else do you need! Don't miss this place! Very friendly with lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012 via mobile

Came from thunder bay, very friendly lots to see. Best run place in the town!

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