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A Walk Through Burlington

From the best park to catch some sun to the city’s coolest festivals, this is everything you need to know before your visit to Burlington.

Spencer Smith Park has the best of both worlds: breathtaking waterfront views of Lake Ontario and lush greenery.
Spencer Smith Park has the best of both worlds: breathtaking waterfront views of Lake Ontario and lush greenery.

With most of our Burlington rentals only minutes away from the waterfront, our guests get to experience everything the city has to offer while staying at a prime location.

Located between two of the world’s most popular travel destinations, Toronto and Niagara Falls, the city of Burlington has its own distinct features. Whether our guests are here to visit, work or play, there is never a shortage of things to do in town. If you’re an outdoorsy person, you’ll certainly appreciate the abundance of outdoor activities all year round from Burlington’s stunning waterfront to the famous Royal Botanical Gardens and the city’s 116 parks.

Looking for a quick change of scenery? You can easily plan a day trip to take postcard-worthy photos of Niagara Falls or head to downtown Toronto to explore the fine-dining scene. With the city being well-connected with 3 GO train stations, Appleby, Burlington and Aldershot as well as having easy access to Queen Elizabeth Way, Highway 403, Highway 407 and Dundas Street, you truly have endless commute options.

A shopping scene featuring world-class malls with premier fashion stores and international eateries.

Among the many recreation options in the city is Spencer Smith Park, which features the signature Brant Street Pier and a shoreline walking path right on Lake Ontario, offering unmatched views of Burlington’s beautiful shore. During winter months, the Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond in Spencer Smith Park is a great spot for guests to enjoy free recreational ice-skating. Across different seasons, you’ll be able to catch some of the free festivals like Lakeside Festival of Lights, Canada’s Largest Ribfest, the Sound of Music Festival and many more. 

If you want to skip outdoor recreation you will enjoy Burlington’s rich indoor attractions. With the Art Gallery of Burlington’s various permanent and changing exhibitions, you can enjoy world-class art for free. You can also head to Burlington Centre or Mapleview Centre to shop at premier fashion stores and enjoy local and international cuisines at their contemporary food courts.