Burlington Ontario – The Best City of Its Size in Canada

MoneySense Magazine has called Burlington, Ontario top ratings for factors such as “mild weather, low unemployment, low crime, high incomes and even a thriving arts community”.

There are wonderful things to do in Burlington, on the shores of Lake Ontario.  There are often free music concerts at the park by the lake.  Beachway Park offers beautiful white sands.

Beachway Park is off of Lakeshore Road in Burlington and near the QEW. There is also the Waterfront trail nearby.  The Beachway Park Hotline (recorded information) 905-634-7263 (905-634-SAND): June-September (water quality conditions at beaches) tells about current conditions. December-March (ice conditions at Rotary Centennial Pond).   West of Brant on the QEW heading toward Niagara, there are also some waterfront activities so you can call City of Burlington Festivals and Events hotline at 905 335-7766 for details.

Beachway Park Burlington Ontario

Lowville Park is also a nice place and is on the other side of Burlington alongside Bronte Creek at 6207 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON.

Catch the salmon swimming upstream in Bronte Creek (seasonal).

You can ride along the Waterfront trail by bike and enjoy all the area has to offer. Stop off for a picnic or at one of the lakeside dining establishments.  Stop in Easterbrook’s for traditional foot long hot dogs or get some of the best ribs at Canada’s Largest Ribfest (Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2013).

Stroll through Spencer Smith Park and enjoy the winter Festival of Lights.

If you need more tips, you can stop by the visitor information center at 414 Locust Street.

If you are moving to Burlington and need a mortgage for your new home, contact us for a local mortgage agent or broker that can help you save money on lower rates and also help you with the application process at no cost to you.