Follow The Road Less Travelled in Ontario’s Southwest—a region shaped by nature.
Southwestern Ontario is Canada’s southernmost region, sharing a latitude and similar temperature with central Italy.
With deep agricultural roots, this area boasts a wide array of farm-to-table restaurants and farmers’ markets, as well as wineries, craft breweries, cideries and distilleries.
Surrounded by the shorelines of Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair and Lake Huron, the region is also defined by freshwater beaches on Lake Erie and the best sunsets in Ontario, attracting family sunseekers and water sports enthusiasts.
Take Ontario Southwest's Responsible Travel Pledge which promotes positive actions and respect.
Where is Southwestern Ontario?
The region extends from the Detroit and Windsor border crossing in the south, up along the east shore of Lake St. Clair and the southern shore of Lake Huron to Grand Bend and east towards Woodstock. To its south, it follows the shoreline of Lake Erie from the Detroit River east past the mouth of Grand River at Port Maitland.
Things to do in Southwestern Ontario
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Cities and towns in Southwestern Ontario
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Points of interest in Southwestern Ontario
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Last updated: September 22, 2023