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OakvilleCanada

Along with its fascinating heritage and stunning location, this waterside city has superb shopping opportunities and a wealth of outdoor activities. 

Descend forest trails on foot or by bike and amble through pretty gardens in Oakville. Swim and play golf or pass luxurious days on the beach and in fashionable cafés.

Start your trip with a look into the town’s past at Oakville Museum. Once home to the Chisholm family, this grand manor now holds exhibits of precious artifacts and rare 19th-century photographs.

Wander through the bright museum gardens or continue south along the water’s edge to Bronte Harbour. Established in 1834 for commercial use, it now moors mostly yachts and motorboats. Nap in the sun on the secluded beach nearby or enjoy coffee and a pastry at one of the modern bistros in the area.

Bronte Village is known for its selection of intriguing one-off shops. Find a greater selection of stores in Downtown Oakville between the main harbor and Alan Street to the north. Have your soul and body cleansed with the help of a health and wellbeing expert or purchase unique handmade rugs and wood furniture at boutique home décor outlets.

Explore some of the 3,510 acres (1,420 hectares) of parkland and 190 miles (300 kilometers) of public trails in Oakville. Ride past dusty rock gardens and along leafy causeways on a mountain bike or set off on foot in search of hidden waterways and vivid flowerbeds.

During the summer, cool off at one of six outdoor swimming pools around the town and dodge the spray from spouting splash pads. Golfers meanwhile are in for a treat with a number of courses, including Glen Abbey Golf Course set along tranquil Sixteen Mile Creek not far from the middle of town. The Canadian Masters has been held here on multiple occasions. After a round on this special course, investigate the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, where great players and course builders are celebrated.

Oakville is on the western tip of Lake Ontario, a 30-minute drive southwest of Toronto. Find plenty of hotels and houses to rent and restaurants to suit all palates and budgets.

Where to stay in Oakville

West Oak Trails, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

West Oak Trails

Though West Oak Trails may not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Glen Abbey Golf Course and Coronation Park.

West Oak Trails

Top hotels in Oakville

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Sandman Hotel Oakville
Sandman Hotel Oakville
3 out of 5
3451 South Service Road West, Oakville, ON
The price is £66 per night

Situated in Oakville, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Amazing Adventures Playland and Lake Ontario. Oakville Art Society ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,450 reviews)

"Great location just off the highway, but can't hear the highway noise. Restaurants were still open for takeout amidst Covid19. Hotel is newer so everything is clean and not worn in. Beds are comfy, bathrooms are very nice with a rain shower head. This is my second stay in one of these newer Sandmans ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Apr 2020

Sandman Hotel Oakville
Monte Carlo Inn Oakville Suites
Monte Carlo Inn Oakville Suites
3 out of 5
374 South Service Rd E, Oakville, ON
The price is £65 per night

Located in the heart of Oakville, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Sheridan College, Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts and Kerr Village. Oakville ...

3.9/5Very Good! (1,654 reviews)

"The hotel is very clean and tidy I would gladly stay here next time"…"

Reviewed on 21 May 2020

Monte Carlo Inn Oakville Suites
Staybridge Suites Oakville
Staybridge Suites Oakville
3 out of 5
2511 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville, ON
Free cancellation
The price is £65 per night

Situated in Oakville, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Oakville Art Society and within 3 miles (5 km) of Sovereign House and Bronte Heritage Park. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (283 reviews)

"Staff were very friendly. The room was overall clean although we had 3 guests total so the pull out bed had to be used - when we went to open the couch bed there was a old French fry, a quarter and a flashlight/ lighter between the cushions which made me question if it was throughly cleaned especially ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Staybridge Suites Oakville

Popular places to visit in Oakville

CN Tower
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CN Tower

4.5/5(179 reviews)

Take the glass elevator to the lookout points on Toronto’s iconic landmark to enjoy views as far as Niagara Falls or have dinner in high style.

Toronto Eaton Centre
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Toronto Eaton Centre

4.5/5(184 reviews)

Treat yourself to a shopping trip in the stores and boutiques of Toronto’s largest mall, which is housed under a striking glass ceiling.

Scotiabank Arena
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Scotiabank Arena

4.5/5(41 reviews)

Catch an event at Scotiabank Arena during your trip to Old Toronto.Experience the acclaimed art galleries and entertainment choices in this vibrant area.

Canada's Wonderland
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Canada's Wonderland

4/5(12 reviews)

The highlight at this amusement park is the super-fast Leviathan ride, but there are 15 other roller coasters and more than 200 attractions to explore.

Rogers Centre
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Rogers Centre

4.5/5(61 reviews)

Come to this multipurpose stadium to watch baseball matches and football games, listen to concerts of famous bands, see family shows or simply tour this central entertainment complex.

Casa Loma
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Casa Loma

4.5/5(65 reviews)

This romantic hilltop mansion is a true Toronto landmark with a classic interior that you may recognize from several blockbuster movies.

Top things to do in Oakville

Bus Tour of Niagara Falls including Hornblower from Toronto
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Bus Tour of Niagara Falls including Hornblower from Toronto

£97
Per adult
Niagara Falls Tours from Mississauga
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Niagara Falls Tours from Mississauga

£109
Per adult
Niagara Falls Tour with Lunch from Toronto
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Niagara Falls Tour with Lunch from Toronto

92% of travellers recommend
£73
Per adult
Plaza Premium Lounge at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
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Plaza Premium Lounge at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

£35
Per adult
Toronto to Niagara Falls Tour, Lunch & Boat Cruise
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Toronto to Niagara Falls Tour, Lunch & Boat Cruise

92% of travellers recommend
£108
Per adult
Small-Group Day Tour of Niagara Falls and the Niagara Region
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Small-Group Day Tour of Niagara Falls and the Niagara Region

88% of travellers recommend
£59
Per adult

Reviews of Oakville

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10 Jul 2019

Shipping excellent.

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