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We love seeing the look that spreads across visitors’ faces when they learn that the southern tip of our region dips onto the same latitudinal plain as northern California. The expression of disbelief quickly turns into a satisfied grin when they realize they’ve discovered a getaway destination that offers world-class freshwater beaches and water sports, some of the continent’s best birding, a rapidly evolving wine and culinary scene and the friendliest communities on the planet.
Now that we’ve let you in on the secret, it’s time to come and discover it for yourself. Use our website to learn more about the world-class waterfronts, best-in-class birding, wonderful wineries, fabulous festivals, and so many ways to play that are found on and in between our Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair and Lake Huron shorelines.
Enjoy arts, culture, music, entertainment, culinary delights, sports and more!
Explore the outdoor adventures, beaches and farm markets of Norfolk County: Ontario’s Garden. We are home to great fishing, cycling and hiking, plus superb restaurants, arts, culture and theatre.
Experience stunning shoreline, picturesque towns and villages, a rich agricultural heritage and coastal cruising routes.
Travel the Underground Railroad, or experience reeling in the big one on one of our world-class freshwater lakes!
We are Canada's southernmost destination with 100 miles of waterfront, a fascinating rum-running past, Canada’s largest casino resort, and home to EPIC Wine Country.
Find experiences that matter in Sarnia-Lambton! We’re situated in Southwestern Ontario on the beautiful shores of the St. Clair River and Lake Huron. We are your vacation playground with 600 km of trails, a river cruise, pristine beaches, lush gardens and million dollar museum exhibits.
Discover aboriginal and pioneer history, agri-tourism, golf and rural charm.
Discover our local food story, be inspired by our rural landscape and enjoy a number of quirky festivals and events. Hike, cycle, visit a museum or gallery and eat locally all year round. Create memories you'll never forget in Canada's Dairy Capital.
Quiet roads, crisp air, hot cider in hand. Nothing says weekend like road trip touring through the southern coast of Ontario. This year, slow down and celebrate the beauty of the harvest and winter seasons in Haldimand County.
Looking for inspiration for your next road trip? Discover traveller tales and trip ideas directly from those that have explored Ontario's Southwest. From culinary and wine adventures to outdoors and waterfront fun; there's so much waiting to be experienced in Ontario's Southwest.