The City of Guelph is known for its unique layout, opulent parks, and fabulous trails! The Trails that run up and down the speed river are spectacular! Views of the rushing water and an abundance of coniferous and deciduous trees that tantalize the senses! Smells of vegetation and sunshine, touch of the bark, sounds of birds, and children playing! And don’t forget stopping at the boat house for a delicious ice cream cone, or high tea!
Multitudes of geese, ducks, muskrats and fish occupy the River and bring pleasure to passers by.
Guelphs Farmers market has been running since 1827.
Guelph’s agricultural history is old and steady. Besides the farmer’s market, it has a history of agricultural studies at the University of Guelph as well as the Veterinarian college. The Farmers market runs on Saturdays and brings in local artisans as well as farm produce. Honey, vegetables, home spun clothing and jewelry are part of the wares along with the occasional band or some form of entertainment. You won’t quickly forget your times at the Market!
Guelph is home to the University of Guelph Gryphons! The university brings so many advantages to the City including through its Hospitality Program, some of the best restaurants in the Province!
The City’s River Run Center, the Sleeman Centre and its public libraries all make it one of the best cities in the Province.
Collingwood has big city amenities with a small town feel. Many entrepreneurs and restaurant owners have opened shop on Hurontario and surrounding streets downtown, making for a great social scene. Pair that with the magnificent location on the lake, proximity to Blue Mountain and all the outdoor fun it provides along with the cultural festivities, plays, bands, and artisans. It truly is a town of year round pleasures and fun!
The Town of Wasaga Beach is one of the prettiest towns in Ontario. At 14 kilometres long the beach is the largest freshwater beach in the world. It makes for beautiful sunsets!
There are endless recreation trails for hiking and cycling in summer and cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in winter.
Along with Georgian Bay, the Nottawasaga River also provides an abundance of recreational activities as well. Water sports such as tubing, water skiing and wakeboarding can be enjoyed on its long straight stretches along with numerous fishing spots.
A burgeoning arts and culture scene, live music, theatre, car shows, outdoor movies, a farmer’s market and art exhibits are all part of Wasaga life.
Once you come for a visit, you’ll want to stay; many have!
Located 40 minutes west of Barrie and less than two hours from the GTA, Clearview Township is a rural community with small-town charm and spectacular views of South Georgian Bay. From the heights of the Niagara Escarpment to the vast Minesing Wetland, the rolling landscape is a four-season paradise for hikers, cyclists, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts. The towns and villages offer world-class dining and shopping, host amazing events, and make you feel right at home.
Beautifully preserved architecture, live music in Station Park, three incredible Farmers’ Markets, self-guided historical walking tour and the Creemore Springs Brewery are just a few reasons to stop and explore Clearview.
Known by many as “The Ambitious City”, Hamilton is a hub of activity, growth and diversity. With the harbour to the north and the escarpment to the south green space, hiking trails, waterfalls and space to enjoy the outdoors are a-plenty. The Entrepreneurial spirit is felt throughout the city with a thriving food scene with some of the most talented in Ontario flocking to the area and bringing with them unrivaled eats.
On top of this art and music is cultivated in the local community with events such as Super Crawl, Hamilton Fringe Festival and Art Crawl drawing bigger crowds every year. As the area has grown over the last five years, so have the transport options with the Hamilton and West Harbour Go stations providing daily service to Toronto and easy access to all major highways heading out Hamilton. As an ambitious city, with passionate folks building a Hamilton they are proud of, the future in the area is looking more promising than ever.
The heart of the harbour, the North End of Hamilton is home to a number of walking and cycling trails along the waterfront. Development of Pier 8 proves to be one of Hamilton’s most exciting projects with dedicated green space, mixed use buildings and living opportunities being constructed right on the water.
Beyond the water, the North End caters to your cravings with the infamous Grandad’s donuts, Collective Arts brewery and along James Street North a collection of cafes and restaurants from some of Hamilton’s most talented in the food scene. As the area has grown over the last five years, so have the transport options with the West Harbour Go station providing daily service to Toronto and easy access to all major highways heading out Hamilton.
Locke Street’s delightful shopping strip of boutique stores and surrounding family friendly neighbourhood offer a full range of amenities ready to be explored. The surrounding tree lined streets filled with larger family homes have become a hot spot for young families and Toronto transplants.
The newly updated street, which was fully redesigned in 2019 is home to some of Hamilton’s more famous sweet treat spots such as Donut Monster, Bitten cupcakes and Democracy. Parks dotted throughout the neighbourhood prove to be hubs for activity and events. While it remains a community hub, Locke Street and the surrounding area also have excellent access to the highway, mountain and easy access to Mohawk and McMaster showcasing everything Hamilton has to offer.
A hub in the East End of Hamilton, Ottawa St. North is the perfect place for amazing food, antiques, boutique shops and great coffee. Ottawa’s Antique Mall is a shopping highlight, housing four stories of well loved items. Local favourites, The Cannon, Shorty’s Pizza, and Caro and newcomers to the area like Poke co and Osten Beerhall continue to thrive with the area’s restaurant scene fast becoming a go to area for food lovers. Ottawa street connects Gage Park at the South end to the Centre on Barton at the North, striking the perfect balance between family friendly neighbourhoods, local specialty retailers and convenient big box stores.