Oakville sits along the north shore of Lake Ontario in Halton Region
It is halfway between Toronto and Hamilton and a 30-minute-drive from downtown Toronto.
Old Oakville has a quaint village feel, complete with trendy restaurants, great bars and specialty shops. There are also a few high-end boutiques, most of which are located along Lakeshore Boulevard. The area also boasts art galleries housed in historic buildings. 1
There are hundreds of parks in Oakville where you can walk along the path, play games with the kids, go swimming at the beach, or participate in some water sports.
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Bronte Creek Play Barn
Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park
Photo by Jim Charlier
Photo by LaRae Starr
The Oakville Harbour is the home of the Oakville Yacht Club where boats of every scale can be seen.
The creek gets heavy usage by pleasure boaters.
The pier is a great place for a stroll to take in the view.
From museums, to galleries and the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, art enthusiasts are in for a treat when it comes to Oakville!
The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts is a leading edge cultural venue that presents over 70 performances a year, providing patrons with the opportunity to see world-class concerts, international artists, award-winning Canadian musicians, dance, live theatre and more.1
Or join a foursome on one of Oakville's many golf courses.
Glen Abbey Golf Course by Rhona Turner
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