Did you know Chatham-Kent once proudly served as a premier destination for fugitive slaves seeking their freedom and a better life? The northern terminus of the Underground Railroad resulted in one of the most successful black settlements in Canada.
Author: Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Monday, June 29, 2020 2:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
We’re all spending more time with remotes in our hands, making our way quickly through the Netflix libraries. Well you can’t have a binge session without something yummy to go along with it. Thankfully we are spoiled for options in Ontario’s Southwest.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:00 AM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Many of us are reaching for the takeout menus more often then we ever have. Ordering takeout is a great way to mix up your everyday routine and support local businesses that have shifted to continue offering you their great products, while keeping you safe. We reached out to a few phenomenal chefs from our Next Stop: Taste video series to find out their favourite takeout spots in the region, their tips for ordering takeout and their favourite takeout dishes to offer their customers.
Monday, June 22, 2020 10:00 AM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation
Flowing rivers, stunning shorelines, and city skylines are just some of the sites to see from Southwest Ontario’s best patios.
Whether you’re a resident of Ontario’s Southwest looking for a little fun in your own backyard, or someone eager to explore our region in the future, these restaurant patios have some of the most beautiful views in all of Ontario. Before you head out to enjoy these stunning views be sure to call ahead as many are by reservation only, have limited capacity or may be still in the process of opening.
You’ve heard the saying “nature heals,” and it’s true. Scientific studies show that being in nature lowers stress, elevates mood, improves sleep, increases productivity, and even creates pleasant feelings. We need all of these now more than ever after long periods spent indoors.
Narrowing down where to go for lunch or dinner can sometimes be difficult with all the great places in the community. We’ve cultivated a list of the top restaurants that are locally sourced based on TripAdvisor reviews by those who've checked them out from all over Ontario’s Southwest to make narrowing down a place easier!