in Ontario's deep South
The pretty town of Kingsville is located right on the north shore of Lake Erie and is well known for its mild weather, world-famous
Jack Miner's Bird Sanctuary
, and for Colasanti's Tropical Gardens.
To other people, this small town is known as the most southerly town in mainland Canada.
It is also known for its close proximity to
with its National Park, which is one of the smallest in Canada, and
In Spring and Fall, this area is famous for the migration of tens of thousands of song birds as they pass through this area on their way north to their breeding grounds in the rest of Canada.
In October the town of Kingsville invites you to its annual
which is traditionally held on the third weekend of each October.
In 2016 the festivities commence on Friday, October 14, 2016 and continued through Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, 2016.
The time and location for the Opening Ceremonies have yet to be arranged.
Many species of birds breed in Point Pelee National Park and the surrounding area of Southwestern Ontario.
This area really is a great place to catch a glimpse of a wide variety of song birds.
For birdwatchers, this area is a wonderful place to spend a holiday, even just a week-end in the spring is sure to give those avid birders their moneys-worth!
Point Pelee National Park is a great place for Hiking, Bird watching, or just taking a gentle stroll around the park.
The Marshes are great for spotting some of our rarer types of songbirds, herons and raptors.
During the summer months, from here and from
you can take the ferry to beautiful
, and from there to either Cleveland or Sandusky, Ohio.
Each September the nearby community of Cottam hosts their annual Horse Show, which is a not-to-miss event!
Hill n' Dale Bed & Breakfast
is located on Division Road and this lovely Bed & Breakfast has three rooms from which guests can choose - The Parlour, The Den and The Lookout - all are comfortable and inviting - whether you are just passing through this area or are taking a holiday here, this is a wonderful place to stay
Colasanti's Tropical Gardens, Kingsville
Come and visit their open-to-the-public Greenhouses, Petting Zoo, Mini-Golf, Restaurant and Gift Shop