Moving to Thunder Bay? 10 Reasons You'll LOVE it! - Danielle Wilson
Moving to Thunder Bay? 10 Reasons you'll LOVE it

Moving to Thunder Bay? 10 Reasons You’ll LOVE it!

Are you moving to Thunder Bay Ontario but you don’t know anything about the City, aside from a few basic details?

Are you feeling stressed about the move, not knowing what to expect when you get here?

Well STOP stressing, because in this blog post, I am going to share with you 10 reasons why Thunder Bay may just become your favourite city yet, so that you can stop worrying and start packing!


If buying a home in Thunder Bay is on your agenda, be sure to read to the very end, where I share a market insight that you will find very interesting!

Reason 1 that you will LOVE your move to Thunder Bay

Sunshine!  Thunder Bay is a super sunny city with an average of 305 days of sunshine a year.

Reason 2

There is an Amazing fuzion of urban and active outdoor living!  Thunder Bay is a sophisticated City with plenty to offer to both urbanites and outdoor recreationists.

Reason 3

Hiking, Camping, and Outdoor Adventures- If you love the outdoors, Thunder Bay offers an abundance of hiking areas both right in the City and just a short drive away!

Reason 4

The views are stunning no matter where you are in the City!  Between Lake Superior and the Norwester Mountains, every day showcases a slightly different landscape depending on the season and weather.

I love the view that driving down River Street provides, particularly in the early summer or late fall mornings when the fog is coming off of Lake Superior, and the ships are in port to pick up grain.

Reason 5

There is a strong focus on local business.  Thunder Bay is home to many diverse and extremely talented entrepreneurs.

Reason 6

The Amazing Restaurant scene that features many top chefs and rising local talent.  The focus in Thunder Bay is on local and organic food.  We are very lucky here to have access to a huge array of locally grown food.

Reason 7

If you are a dog lover, Thunder Bay has many local Dog Training and Dog Sports opportunities.  Everything from agility, to rally, to scent detection, and tracking, herding and conformation, Thunder Bay literally has it all!

Reason 8

Local Beer!  Thunder Bay features 5 AMAZING craft breweries!

Reason 9

Persians!  Thunder Bay is home to this famous donut that features a cinnamon type pastry with pink icing on top.

Another contender in the pastry category is The Sweet North Bakery’s Cruffin!  It is a definite must try!

Reason 10

If you are moving to Thunder Bay, you will be happy to know that the housing market is still very affordable in comparison to many other urban centres.

The average price of a detached home in the City of Thunder Bay for 2021 was $324,736.


Okay- I want to hear from our local Thunder Bay Community!

What are your absolute favourite things about Thunder Bay- describe it in the comment section- I’d love to hear from you!

Now that you know that there are so many awesome things that you will LOVE about Thunder Bay, you might also be interested in watching my next video where I share with you 5 things about Thunder Bay that you might not necessarily love AS much as the things in this blog post.

No City is perfect, and Thunder Bay, while at the top of my list for great places to live in Ontario, is no exception!

If you would like some help with your move to Thunder Bay, definitely reach out- I’m more than happy to help!


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