Oakville is a suburban community that lies on the shores of Lake Ontario in Halton Region. Located within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Oakville has a great reputation as being a vibrant and impressive community. Oakville is only a half hour drive from downtown Toronto and an hour’s drive from Niagara Falls. The population is almost 183,000. The summer months can get quite hot and humid with daytime average highs reaching 26°C and winter months tend to bring this area a generous snowfall and very cold temperatures with the daytime high averaging -1°.
This town is considered as one of the most coveted residential and business centres in Ontario. Oakville is renowned for its beautiful shopping and dining districts, which includes a sophisticated downtown. Downtown is the heartbeat of Oakville with upscale retail and exceptional dining along with several historical buildings with architecturally preserved storefronts. A wide variety of day spas and salons offer a selection of services including therapeutic massage and restorative body and skin care treatments. Considered "home of the Canadian Open" Oakville boasts a variety of world class golf courses suiting a range of skill levels. There are many great places to go for a hike or a leisurely stroll. Many recreational opportunities await you in Oakville no matter what sport you enjoy. Oakville is a culturally-rich community with a plethora of performances and exhibits offered throughout the year; take in a theatre performance or check out an art exhibit, there is something for everyone.
Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Oakville
Posted September 23rd, 2016
Oakville has several lush and lovely parks that draw crowds beginning as early as the last week of September in some years and as late as November in others. Here are some excellent places to take in the scenery. Read More
Cucci Ristorante’s Modern Italian Cuisine Earns Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence
Posted August 26th, 2016
Cucci Ristorante is a great place to go for dinner with family and friends for a special celebration, or on a date night with someone special. Read More
Sixteen Mile Creek Northern Limit of Carolinian Forest Habitat
Posted July 21st, 2015
Sixteen Mile Creek flows from the Niagara Escarpment through the towns of Milton and Oakville. Read More
Discover Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival 2015
Posted May 4th, 2015
The 23rd edition of the TD Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival 2015 is taking place on August 7th and 8th and will feature local and international artists in styles of Jazz including, Acid, Latin, Dixeland, Smooth, World Music, Ragtime, Swing, Blues, Fusion and more. Read More
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