I just completed by Basic Cruising course and we did 6 days in the Kingston area. As it was midweek (Sun to Fri) we basically had the water
all to ourselves!
There is a popular Anchorage called Kerr Bay on Amherst Island (we had it to ourselves) and we also had Cedar Island all to ourselves - it's part of a national park that makes up 19 islands in the area. We stayed at the dock
there (there was a self service
pay station) and there were awesome public washrooms there (no showers). We also spent a night at Confederation Basin which puts you walking distance to any kind of festival going on in Kingston, as well as a ton of great restaurants. That depends if you want to go secluded or see a part of the city
I just bought the Ontario ports
book and it has AMAZING information about anchorages
and things to see in the area. They just updated it in 2015 and I read it some evenings just to see where I can go when I buy my boat
(crosses fingers, Survey
I live in the Kingston area and know the land parts
really well, but just starting my on water exploration.
Hope some of that helps
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