A close-knit community that is family-friendly and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities that take advantage of the stunning waterfront of Lake Ontario.

Welcome to Burlington

Beautiful waterfront living that has the right balance of urban and outdoor amenities

Burlington is a lovely community between Oakville and Hamilton along the beautiful Lake Ontario. The urban pulse of Toronto is 56 km to the east and accessible by train from the Burlington GO Station. Residents love living here as it has the right balance of urban and suburban qualities. There are fantastic dining options, nightlife, shopping, spectacular views of Lake Ontario, and a peaceful atmosphere you don’t get in most cities.

A close-knit community that is family-friendly and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities that take advantage of the stunning waterfront of Lake Ontario. The much-anticipated festival of the year is the Sound of Music Festival, held each summer at Spencer Smith Park. It is the largest music festival in Ontario, hosting new and established bands in a lovely waterfront setting.

What to Love

  • A perfect balance of suburban and urban amenities
  • Luxury living along the waterfront of Lake Ontario
  • An eclectic dining scene any foodie would enjoy
  • Conveniently located within 45-minutes of Toronto

Local Lifestyle

Burlington is a beautiful city on the waterfront along Lake Ontario with a portion along Hamilton Harbour. A family-friendly community with abundant parks and trails, lake views, top dining options, and a tranquil lifestyle with the city nightlife minutes away.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Burlington has a wonderful variety of cuisines to sample, with many restaurants offering exceptional waterfront views. Enjoy sweeping views of the lake and dine on Modern European cuisine with top steak and seafood entrees at Spencer’s At The WaterfrontIsabelle Restaurant & Lounge has delicious meals with global flavors featuring New Canadian fare. At Burro, delight the taste buds with various Mexican-inspired tacos and pair them with a beer or your favorite margarita.

Anyone who loves a good pizza will be quite happy biting into mouth-watering hand-forged pizzas made with the finest ingredients at Son Of A Peach. Need a caffeine fix? Tamp Coffee Co. brews an excellent cup of coffee, perfect for a morning start or an afternoon perk.

Downtown around the waterfront area  you will find numerous boutique-style shops for every need within a walkable radius. For additional upscale retail shopping, Mapleview Centre and Burlington Mall are popular shopping venues to shop. Centro Garden Center is a quaint shop where you can buy flowers, plants, and home décor that you don’t want to miss. Visit on Sunday for the Centro Garden Farmers Market centered around food from local vendors.

Things To Do

Burlington has it all regarding living an active and well-balanced lifestyle. Whether it is sailing, kayaking, golf, hiking trails, or sandy beaches, there are many recreational activities. One of the best spots to take in the breathtaking views of Lake Ontario is Spencer Smith Park. There is a grassy park, winding walkways, a pier, and places to eat. Burlington Beach is another great place with waterfront trails, a park, and a sandy stretch of shoreline to cool off on a hot day.

Explore the five main trails at Bronte Creek Provincial Park that go through serene, lush forests that are great for bird watching. The Royal Botanical Gardens is a lovely green space and the largest botanical garden in Canada. With 27 km of manicured trails and five garden areas, it is a relaxing way to spend time in nature steps from the water. At the private Burlington Golf and Country Club, members can play golf while enjoying magnificent views of Hamilton Harbour.


Burlington has top-rated schools served by the Halton District School Board.