The Bay and Algoma area is another up-and-coming trendy neighbourhood in Thunder Bay. The Finlandia is close to the following area highlights:

  • Prince Arthur’s Landing- waterfront park on Lake Superior
  • PACI- Lakehead Univeristy Law School
  • Lakehead University- main campus
  • Magnus Theatre
  • Various neighbourhood shops, boutiques and grocery stores
  • Various neighbourhood restaurants, pubs and eateries


The Bay & Algoma district is surrounded by new and exciting eats. The options are all local, each with its own unique flair. Grab a coffee from a number of fantastic cafes. Place an order for lunch with one of many delicious nearby restaurants. Sit down for a drink at a nearby patio or bar. All of this available to you within a five-minute walk.


– Calico’s

– Bean Fiend

– Bay Village Coffee


– Rebel Salad

– Nomad 

– Growing Season


– The Madhouse

– Nook Restaurant

– Bar Italia

There’s always somewhere to go when you’re living in the heart of Port Arthur. Take a short walk and soak up some beautiful views at Hillcrest Park. Enjoy shopping and fantastic eats by heading over to the Waterfront district. Attend a production at the one and only Magnus Theatre! Whatever you’re interested in, you’re sure to find it nearby.

Bay Area

A plethora of excellent local shops, the area has everything you could desire. Enjoy local grocers, boutique kitchenware shops, premium home furniture, a Tea emporium; and much more. All available within a short walk!


Just a short drive to find some of the national chains you’re looking for. Intercity Mall and the Thunder Center are the places to go for large box stores like Best Buy, Indigo, and Marshall’s.

North Core

The city’s hottest new shopping area, dozens of smaller local shops are available to peruse. Additionally, Thunder Bay’s newest market – Goods & Co; launching in August of 2021.