Motorcycle Touring

Cruise along a sun-sparkled lake, ride along the edge of Lake Erie, pause for shopping or a meal in town, or follow a road that was taken by British soldiers in centuries past… it’s all in a day’s journey as you motorcycle tour Chatham-Kent.

Discover several motorcycle touring routes, including the “South Shore” tour and “Thames-Talbot” route, which take riders to fascinating local landmarks amongst our 23 communities.

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Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts every year agree that the scenic route along Lake Erie’s shoreline is one of the best touring routes in North America. One of the most interesting routes is through Chatham-Kent with its 160 km (100 miles) of shoreline.


Tecumseh 1812 Route

Follow the Tecumseh Parkway, which follows the picturesque Thames as it winds its way through Chatham-Kent. Enjoy 11 pull-offs where you can read about the fateful journey taken by First Nations and British as they were chased by American forces during the War of 1812.