Canada Travel Guide
Canada Travel Guide - Ontario
Canada Travel Guide - Ontario

Leamington

Leamington is situated on the beautiful north shore of Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada and is in close affinity with Point Pelee National Park, a major site for migrating birds especially in spring. As such, Leamington plays host to many birdwatchers from Canada, the United States and further afield from all around the world, especially in the peak month of May.

The region is also known for the migration of Monarch butterflies, which congregate in the fall at Point Pelee before making their way across Lake Erie on their route to winter quarters in central Mexico.

Leamington, also known as 'the Sun Parlour of Canada' due to its southern location, has the largest number of commercial greenhouses in all of North America. Major products of the greenhouse industry, in addition to tomatoes, are peppers, cucumbers, roses and other flowers.

Leamington has a large and modern marina not far from several excellent restaurants and hotels/motels. Auto ferry and passenger/bicycle ferry boats run on a regularly-scheduled seasonal basis from Leamington to Pelee Island and to Sandusky, Ohio.

 

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The Leamington Arts Centre

The centre has become the area's paramount place to view modern art with emphasis on local and aspiring artists and artisans.

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(Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Public Art Gallery)
ErieQuest Marine Heritage Museum

ErieQuest marine Heritage museum represents the past of this place with some of the antique items of the early period.

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(Museum)

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