It’s no secret that Burlington has always been a great place to live. Burlington has continuously taken the top spot in MoneySense’s annual rankings of the best mid-sized cities in Canada, and it doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone who lives here. From its magnificent weather and unique, vibrant culture to its sense of security and comfort for people of all ages, Burlington is the perfect place to call home.
With many cities surrounding it, Burlington finds itself in a sweet spot for great weather. On average we report many more clear and sunny days than our neighbouring towns, and as we are situated in the most southern area of the country our winters are not as cold as the rest of Canada. Add to that our spectacular views of the vast Lake Ontario and you’ll see why our residents rave about this city.
Burlington is filled with unique, locally-owned businesses waiting for you to explore and discover. New, trendy eateries and well-established restaurants are sure to delight any foodie. By the Lakeshore you will find one-of-a-kind clothing shops and an active nightlife. With our many trails and parks, you will be able to walk and enjoy nature without ever having to leave the city.
There’s something for people of all ages here in Burlington: immense amounts of parks and green space for the dog lover, lively events and activities for the family year-round, and theatres and galleries for the artisan. Burlington is also a top choice for those looking to retire. With wealthier, well-maintained communities, low crime rates, vast expansion, and remodeling of Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, every senior will have a plethora of amenities to suit their individual needs.
All these elements and more make Burlington an attractive place for people from all walks of life. From young families looking to settle down and start building their own memories, to seniors looking for a reliable, safe community in which to take comfort, Burlington truly has something for everyone.