What Makes Burlington Great?

Monday Sep 23rd, 2019

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View from Burlington beach
 
Burlington City Hall
 
Feel free to add to the list below:

It's Right on the Lake

View from Burlington beach
 
Whether you fancy a walk by the water or a sail around the bay, Lake Ontario makes Burlington a summertime playground
It has a marina with an active boating community
You can rent paddleboards and sunshades at Burlington Beach Rentals

Burlington Beach

Has a beautiful sandy beach with shallow water that is great for kids. 
They have volleyball, morning yoga on the beach and other community activities

Festivals

Burlington is a city that likes to celebrate, and there’s never a shortage of fun things to do.
 
 Kite Festival -where you can fly your own creation
 
 Children’s Festival -to keep your small fry entertained
 
 
 Maple syrup events -have the quintessential Canadian experience 
 Sound of Music Festival held on Father's Day in June
 
 RibFest -held on Labour Day weekend in September

Green Space galore!

Spencer Smith Park is newly renovated  and has a bike path along the shore, a great beach and picturesque pier
 
Royal Botanical Gardens -iIf you like flowers; 2,700 acres worth
 
Niagara Escarpment and local sections of the Bruce Trail are great for hiking
 
Bronte Creek Provincial Park for camping
Bronte Creek Barn

Golf

Burlington has dozens of great couses to choose from

Location, location

It's close to everything!
Niagara FallsNiagara-on-the-LakeOntario wine country, Milton, Hamilton, skiing, antique markets, shopping outlets, you name it
Toronto; it’s only a 40 minute drive, or a relaxing trip on GO Transit that takes approximately the same time. 
 

Do you have any suggestions?
 

Source: https://www.wescam.com/blog/7-things-to-love-about-living-in-burlington-ontario

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