Where Stunning Wildernesses Meet Vibrant Cultures

Southwest Ontario is home to magnificent wildernesses and buzzing communities from Windsor to Woodstock. Nature-buffs will feel right at home here, as the region boasts both marvellous national parks, conservations areas and a wide range of options for hiking, skiing and everything in between. Don’t miss a visit to the sandy beaches of Point Pelee National Park, where thousands of bright Monarch butterflies swarm in autumn. As for outdoor recreation, Boler Mountain is where the locals go for skiing in the winter and hiking, kayaking and more in the summer.

Southwest Ontario’s natural riches permeates its cities too, with the region’s largest city, London, having been nicknamed Forest City. Here you will find an abundance of farmer’s markets, artisan coffee shops and captivating heritage sites. The love of all things nature has also resulted in a wave of extremely delectable, eco-conscious eateries setting up shop in the city. Take the Root Cellar, a farm-to-table restaurant serving up Canadian favourites made from top-notch ingredients, or how about Garlic’s of London boasting a supremely delicious brunch menu and more.

In short, Southwest Ontario is full of wonderfully authentic experiences everywhere you venture. From pristine nature to urban sights large and small, this often underrated destination is made for those who value a uniquely local experience above all.

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