Green spaces reign supreme in this southwestern Ontario town.
Not to be confused with its British counterpart, London, Ontario, is a multifaceted Canadian city offering an incredible mix of parks, independent restaurants and bars brimming with youthful vibes. Dubbed Forest City, London is perfect for wandering peaceful, tree-lined streets, but this college town introduces fresh energy in the form of a thriving arts and festival scene, as well as an acclaimed theater beloved by locals and visitors alike.
- Old East Village
- Old South
London locals have a lot of love for their downtown core. An abundance of green spaces, event venues, sport stadiums, museums and restaurants ensure there’s no shortage of activity options. The diverse local shops along Richmond Row guarantee you won’t leave empty-handed.
Parks, Entertainment, Dining, Shopping
Old East Village
Just east of downtown, this revitalized historic neighborhood showcases an eclectic mix of architecture and independent stores, and it was once home to one of Canada’s most acclaimed Nobel Prize-winning scientists. Old East Village also boasts London’s densest collection of locally owned microbreweries and distilleries.
Architecture, Unique Shops, Microbreweries, Distilleries
Arguably London’s most beloved and well-known neighborhood, Old South was once named Canada’s best neighborhood in a Great Places in Canada competition. Considered a foodie haven, the district has an enviable selection of independent eateries, gift stores and art galleries.
Restaurants, Bakeries, Local Businesses
Stay in The Center of it All
Immerse yourself in your destination at these centrally located hotels.
Find Three Days of Museums, Shops and Dining in London, Ontario
Fuel Your Stomach and Your Mind
From endless foodie delights at Covent Garden Market, to an art and history museum and historic home, both your stomach and your mind will be sated on your first day in this multifaceted town.
History and Hops
Take a deep dive into local history with a visit to an interactive pioneer village followed by a walk around one of the city’s oldest communities, newly revitalized.
Forests and Fellowship
Grab a comfy pair of walking shoes and discover how London got its nickname of “Forest City” with a morning meander through the city’s largest park, then spend the afternoon ambling around an award-winning neighborhood.