Burlington - population 164,415- is a city located in Southern Ontario at the western end of Lake Ontario, lying between the north shore of Lake Ontario and the ridge of the Niagara Escarpment.
Its geographic position puts it roughly in the centre of the Golden Horseshoe region, a dynamic location with many attractions. The city has been rated as one of Canada's best places to live, presently ranking as the nation's 3rd best city to reside in. Some of the many attractions include: Canada's Largest Ribfest, Sound of Music Festival, Burlington Art Centre, all located downtown in close proximity to Spencer Smith Park.
Things To Do In Burlington:
Burlington area is a fun and rewarding travel destination. Easily accessible and surprisingly affordable, the Burlington area’s delightfully eclectic mix of dining, shopping, history, art and nature are all here waiting for you and your family.
580.78 hectares of park land, 4 indoor and 3 outdoor pools, 3 splash pads, 12 ice pads, 6 community centers, 9 golf courses, Hiking along Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, and the Waterfront Trail
Burlington shares the Royal Botanical gardens, Canada's largest botanical garden with neighbouring Hamilton, which incorporates both untamed and cultivated landscapes.
There are 75 parks and 800 acres of parkland within the city, the largest being LaSalle Park located in Aldershot and Spencer Smith Park newly renovated & located centrally, also on the shore of Lake Ontario. Kerncliff Park is a naturalized area on the lip of the Niagara Escarpment. The Bruce Trail runs through the park, at many points running along the edge of the cliffs, providing a clear view of Burlington, the Burlington Skyway Bridge, Hamilton, and Oakville. On a clear day, one can see the CN Tower in Toronto.
The Burlington Arts Centre shows various exhibits throughout the year from local to national talent, including the Canadian artist Robert Bateman.
Many annual lakefront activities take place in Spencer Smith Park, including Canada's Largest Ribfest and the Sound of Music Festival. There is also the semi-annual Taste of Burlington Dining event.
Burlington Real Estate:
Burlington is a growing community with a wide range of housing options to satisfy every real estate need. From high end luxury lakefront properties to affordable condo/townhouses, Burlington has something for everyone. With access to both highways and GO transportation, Burlington has become a desirable bedroom community for many who work in downtown Toronto. Many Torontonians wanting to avoid the double land transfer tax are making the move west and finding the great value Burlington has to offer. With Burlington recently being ranked the 3rd best place to live in Canada and Halton region being ranked as the safest community in all of Canada, many young families are beginning to choose Burlington to raise their children.
More About Burlington:
Everything Burlington (Parks, Transit, Sites, etc...) http://cms.burlington.ca/Page11.aspx
Burlington Tourism - http://tourismburlington.com/
Halton Regional Information - http://www.halton.ca/
Halton Conservation Authority - http://www.conservationhalton.on.ca/
Burlington Community News - http://www.insidehalton.com/community/burlington
Public Schools - http://schoollocator.hdsb.ca/
Catholic Schools - http://www.hcdsb.org/Pages/default.aspx
Sound of Music Festival - http://www.soundofmusic.on.ca/
Canada’s Largest Ribfest - http://www.canadaslargestribfest.com/
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