Located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, London is a cultural hub with a thriving music and arts scene, world-class museums and galleries showcasing local and international talent.
The city is also home to a diverse and rich culinary scene including the many renowned cultural food festivals. From authentic Italian pizzerias and cozy French bistros to emerging Indian flavours and trendy Japanese sushi bars, London’s dining options span the globe. London restaurants and farmers markets, including the infamous Covent Garden Market, are also quick to feature the rich abundance of Southwestern Ontario’s farmlands.
Families visiting London, Ontario have a wide variety of options for fun and entertainment. Among the standout attractions is the incredible 100 Kellogg Lane, Canada’s largest indoor entertainment complex. From ziplines and a trampoline park to exciting seasonal events, something fun is always around the corner at the former Kellogg cereal plant!
Visitors can also explore the rich history of London, Ontario by stopping at locations such as Eldon House and Banting House (the birthplace of insulin) or take a stroll through the picturesque Victoria Park which features the historic ‘Holy Roller’, a preserved combat tank from the Second World War that serves as an enduring monument.
As Canada’s first and only UNESCO City of Music, music is always in the air in London, especially in the summer with celebrated music festivals such as Sunfest, Rock the Park or the Aeolian Hall Jazz & Musical Arts Festival. Year-round, enjoy incredible music at local venues such as Budweiser Gardens, Aeolian Hall, London Music Hall, Wolf Performance Hall and more.
London is also a great destination for nature lovers, with several parks and green spaces throughout the city, including the beautiful Springbank Park, which offers miles of walking and biking trails along the Thames River.
Whether you’re looking for a cultural experience, an outdoor adventure or a shopping and dining excursion, London has something for everyone. Come and discover the best of Southwestern Ontario in London!