DescriptionNamed after a town in Yorkshire, England, Whitby is a picturesque town on Lake Ontario and the oldest town in the Durham region. There are many examples of 19th-century architecture. Locals enjoy catching the exhibits at The Station Gallery; phone (905) 668-4185.
Fishing and boating are enjoyed from the full-service Port Whitby Marina, while other recreational activities include hiking on the Waterfront Trail, bicycling and picnicking in one of the city's many parks. Cross-country skiing is a popular winter activity.
The Whitby Courthouse Theatre presents several productions each year at the Centennial Building, 416 Centre St. S.; phone (905) 668-8111 or the information center for information, or (905) 430-3774 for tickets.
Things to SeeThe Station Gallery