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Seniors Stop Along Lake Ontario


Oakville is a suburban town in southern Ontario, Canada. Senior travelers will find Oakville on Lake Ontario, part of the Greater Toronto Area. The population runs just over 182,000.

History abounds as the original Oakville Settlement is centered on Oakville Harbour. The natural harbor at Bronte was a commercial port of entry for merchants and sailors in the early 1800’s. In 1827, Colonel William Chisholm purchased land at the mouth of the Sixteen Mile Creek on Lake Ontario to develop a shipbuilding yard. Ship-building and timber became important industries that attracted a variety of settlers to the area.


They say that Oakville is “A place where modern influence meets the spirit of the past.” The city is one of the most affluent towns in all of Canada. Senior visitors will find plenty to do in Oakville starting off with the Bronte Creek Provincial Park.

Seniors Enjoy A Favorite Park

For me, being a Master Gardener, I’d head off with my wife to explore the Gairloch Gardens, a place designed for some needed relaxation. Seniors can take a stroll amongst beautiful flowers, breath taking scenery, and majestic trees. It’s the favorite park in Oakville.


The beautiful historic home and gardens of the Erchless Estate once belonged to the town’s founding family, but are now the setting for Oakville’s Community Museum. Oakville has a plethora summer camps for your grandkids so if you’re looking for music, dance, drama, art, outdoor fun, swimming, sports, academic, cooking, horse back riding for them, check it all out.

Seniors Are Close To Niagara Falls In Oakville

A stroll around Downtown Oakville looks to me like a great place to shop, dine and enjoy the pleasant surroundings. For your gourmet tastes, Cucci Ristorante is for those who enjoy the pleasures of dining. ‘Cucci Chefs are forever searching for ways to tease your senses and stimulate your palate.’Oakville_Harbour

Oakville is located only a half an hour from downtown Toronto and an hour’s drive from Niagara Falls and the United States border. Google the Oakville News and read about the city and what is going on all year long. After you “Google” Oakville, bring up Facebook for a host of additional information and suggestions for your visit.

And immerse yourself in beautiful Oakville.  jeb

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