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Smiths Falls is set at the heart of the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We are a unique destination, and we take pride in accommodating visitors and providing tourism services, without losing the charm of a small rural community.

The Town of Smiths Falls is in the province of Ontario in the Eastern corner of the province. We are located about 30 minutes south of the Ottawa International Airport and only 30 minutes North of Brockville, the St. Lawrence River and the 401 Highway.

Visitors remark that the Rideau Canal Corridor is truly one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Others will tell you its friendly atmosphere, fresh outdoors and laid-back pace makes a visit to Smiths Falls worthwhile.

Take some time to browse through our web site and discover a small bit of what makes Smiths Falls so Sensational. You’ll discover that the amazing inventory of things to do and see in Smiths Falls can make for a very special vacation. When you’re ready to start planning your visit, you’ll find great information on the region’s dining, shopping, attractions, accommodations and more.