Golden Horseshoe Travel and Tourism Web Sites

The Golden Horseshoe is the area around the western end of Lake Ontario, mainly the south-central region consisting of such urban centers as Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Burlington, and Oshawa. Half of the population of Ontario lives in or around these cities.

Golden Horseshoe Region – Ontario, Canada

400 Eleven. Ontario Travel Information North of Toronto. See also 411 Ontario Travel North with links to help you find up to date information on vacations, packages and getaways.

Golden Horseshoe. Check out the Must See list of a diversity of things to see, do and enjoy, from roses to roller coasters, historic homes to halls of fame, art to wildlife in the Golden Horseshoe area such as Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton/Burlington, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Cullen Gardens in Whitby, Parkwood Estate in Oshawa, Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum and Glen Abbey Golf Course in Oakville, The Kortright Centre in Vaughan, Joseph Brant Museum in Burlington, Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan, and The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa.

Ontario: A Tale of Three Capitals from Canada Travel Tourism News, Hotel Rates and Reservations. Ontario is the only province with three capitals, Toronto the Capital of the Province of Ontario, Ottawa the present Capital of Canada, and Kingston the first Capital of Canada in the historic Thousand Islands.

Ontario: More to Discover. This site is maintained by the Government of Ontario, Canada. Travel Experiences, Destinations, Vacation Ideas, Travel Guides, Postcards & Images. Find your region: Greater Toronto Area, Southwestern Ontario, Niagara Falls & Region, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Ottawa Region, and Northern Ontario.

Ontario Tourism Network. This site covers each of Ontario’s 12 areas in great detail. The suggested itineraries give you sample day-by-day tours. Local festivals and special events are listed, together with each area’s destination marketing organization so that you can contact them directly for detailed information.

Ontario WorldWeb Travel Guide: Ontario Travel & Tourism Guide. Ontario Hotels & Motels, Where to Stay – Other Accommodations, Ontario Tours, Activities & Adventures, Ontario Sights & Attractions, Ontario Events & Entertainment, Ontario Shopping and more.

Southern Ontario Road Maps include enlargement maps for: Barrie, Brantford, Cornwall, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Niagara, Ottawa, Peterborough, Sarnia, Toronto, and Windsor.

Things To Do – Ontario. Aquariums, Attractions (Hockey Hall of Fame, Shaw Festival Theatre, Granite Brewery, …), Events, Fairs, Historic Sites, Museums (Canadian War Museum, Ontario Science Centre, …), Maps, Parks, Province Info, Regional (Niagara – Midwest Ontario, Niagara Falls, Thunder Alley, Niagara on the Lake), Theme Parks (Canada’s Wonderland, Ontario Place, Playdium, Santa’s Village, Wild Water Kingdom …), and Zoos (African Lion Safari, Metro Toronto Zoo, Marineland …).


123Toronto. Toronto Tourism and Travel Guide. Links to Toronto Hotels, Car rentals, Airline tickets, Attractions, Maps, Nightlife, Toronto museums, Toronto shopping, Toronto recreation, Toronto arts, Toronto neighborhoods, Toronto bus, Dance clubs, Live music, and more.

City of Toronto. Check out the Must See list of excitement, events and attractions for all ages, all year long, including Art Gallery of Ontario AGO Flash Site, Black Creek Pioneer Village, Casa Loma, CN Tower, CNE – Canadian National Exhibition, Fort York, Historic Fort York & Old Fort York, Harbourfront Centre, Hockey Hall of Fame, Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, Royal Ontario Museum, Skydome, Toronto Eaton Centre, Toronto Zoo, Ontario Place, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto Island Park – Hanlan’s Point, Centre Island, Wards Island, Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, and Woodbine Race Track.

Hotels in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from Open World. See also Toronto Hotels, Toronto Hotel Reservations from World Executive: Hotels and Resorts Direct.

Ontario Tourism Network: Area 5 – Toronto and Region. Suggested Itinerary, Special Events, Accommodation.

Rogers Television – Toronto. Brief description of TV programs, dates, and times.

Toronto: Official Web Site of the City of Toronto. Living in Toronto, Doing Business in Toronto, Visiting Toronto, and Accessing City Hall.

Toronto Net Guide: Hotel Guide, Movie Guide, Food Guide, LIFE AND LEISURE: Arts and Entertainment, Health and Beauty, Sports and Leisure, Torinfo Business, Torinfo Shopping, Travel and Tourism. COMMUNITY: Toronto Education, Toronto Government, Toronto Organizations, Torinfo CyberWorld, Toronto Diversity, Toronto Information, Toronto Headlines (News).

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Toronto is a cosmopolitan city with many parks, recreational, and cultural facilities. Toronto is the home of four professional sports teams and the third largest English-speaking theatre district in the world, behind New York and London. One of the world’s most ethnically diverse cities, Toronto is home to more than 80 ethnic communities from Africa, Asia, and Europe. Many useful links to: Travel/Transit, What’s On, Attractions, Restaurants, Culture/Entertainment, Media, Sports/Recreation, Education, Companies, Government, Organizations, Net Providers, Miscellaneous, and Newsgroups. Arts, Attractions, Bars & Nightlife, Hotels, Movies, Music, Restaurants, Shopping, Sports & Recreation, plus Travel and Getaways. Special links for visitors to Toronto include: Airport Webport, Online Reservations, Maps & Resources, and Postcards from T.O.


Living Arts Centre. From events designed for the young and the young at heart, to blockbuster musicals, from glass blowing, ceramics and wood studios, to painting and drawing, dance, textile and fibre studios – the Living Arts Centre has something for everyone! Directions & Maps on how to get to the LAC. General Info on theater Seating and Tickets. Event Listings, Event Planning, Gift Shop, Live Cuisine Restaurant, Photo Gallery 1, Photo Gallery 2, Take a virtual tour of the 9,146 square foot Atrium, or a virtual tour of Hammerson Hall, a theatre flawlessly suited for full-scale Broadway plays, concerts, etc.

Mississauga WorldWeb Travel Guide: Tourism and visitor information for Mississauga. ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES: Restaurants, Shopping, Sights & Attractions, Tours, Activities & Adventures, ACCOMMODATION: Where to Stay, TRIP PLANNING: Convention Planner, Maps, Rentals, Transportation, Wedding Planner, and more.

Discover Mississauga. Links to Accommodations Guide, Airport, Art Galleries, Attractions, Events, Golf Courses, Heritage, Large Banquet Halls, Meeting and Conference Facilities, Mississauga Maps, Recreation, Shopping, and Theatres.


Oakville. Town of Oakville Map, Government (Mayor & Members of Council, Municipal Elections), Official Documents (Bylaws, Permits, Licenses, Oakville Statistics), Finance (Development Charges, Property Taxes), Explore Oakville (interactive mapping, view, search, and print customized maps), Business & Community Service – Emergency Services (Fire, Police, Public Health), Education (Oakville Public Library, School Boards, Sheridan College), Town Services (Transit, Public Works, Cemeteries), Culture & Recreation – Around the Town (Seniors, Visitors, Image Gallery, Accommodations), Parks and Recreation (Arenas, Pools, Forestry, Greenhouse), Arts & Entertainment (Heritage, Oakville Galleries, Oakville Museum, Calendar of Events, Tourism), and more.

Oakville Tourism. Tourism is a $54.4 million industry in Oakville, attracting close to one million visitors annually. Arts and Attractions: Oakville Galleries, Area Galleries, Oakville Entertainment, Museums, Oakville Events Calendar, Outdoor Life: Hiking and Biking, Nature’s Treasures, Parks, Sports, Dining in and around Oakville, Shopping, Accommodations, and Maps.


City of Hamilton. Living in Hamilton (Maps, Mayor, Council, Churches, Community Events, Culture & Recreation, Emergency Services, Homes for the Aged, Library, Public Health, Services Listing A-Z, Social Services, Taxes, Transit, Waste, Garbage), Economic Development (Demographics & Statistics, Downtown, Copps Coliseum), and Attractions.

Hamilton WorldWeb Travel Guide: Tourism and visitor information for Hamilton. Arts, Sports & Recreation, Business & Industry, City & Government, Education & Careers, Health & Environment, Library Services, Tourism & Visitor Info.

Ontario Tourism Network: Area 3 – Hamilton, Brantford, Halton, Simcoe. Suggested Itinerary, Special Events, Accommodation.

St. Catharines

St. Catharines Ontario Local Info. Contents: Classified, Hotel/Motel Prices and Availability, Real Estate – MLS, People/Business Search, Local News, Weather, Map of St Catharines, Churches, Clubs, Schools, Services, Lawyers, Health, Financial, Personal, Web Links, Recreation, Entertainment, Arts, Shopping, and more.

St. Catharines WorldWeb Travel Guide: Tourism and visitor information for St. Catharines.

Welcome to the Garden City: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Greetings from the Mayor, Economic Development & Tourism, St. Catharines City Council, City Hall Departments, About St. Catharines, Links to Local Web Sites, Municipal Elections, Community-Based Strategic Plan, Emergency Preparedness , Municipal Governance Reform, St. Catharines Hydro & Energy Competition Act, 1998, Quarterly Report – Water Distribution System, Highlight Report on Accomplishments and Plans, St. Catharines Arena Committee, and Employment Opportunities.

Niagara Falls

Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada. Clifton Hill and Niagara Falls region: Hotels, Packages, Attractions, Dining, Entertainment, Shopping, Events, Maps, Directions, Niagara Falls Cam, & more.

Facts about Niagara Falls. Premier Vacation Guide for Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada and Niagara Falls, New York, U.S.A. Attractions, Falls Intro, Falls Facts, Falls at Night, Falls Photos, F.A.Q. , 360 View, Maps & Info, Hotels, Boating, Camping, Tours, Restaurants, B&B, Travel Tips, Daredevils of Niagara Falls, Wedding Links, Print Niagara Travel Guide, plus an Interactive Map of Greater Niagara Falls where you can find information about hotels, tourist attractions and more, on both sides of the border. Tourism Niagara Falls. Site features beautiful photographs of Niagara Falls and Niagara Region by renowned photographer Larry J. Fitzpatrick (large collection of thumbnail pictures of Niagara Falls in four seasons and other pictures may be enlarged). View Movies of Niagara, Things to Do and See in the Niagara Region, Bridge to Canada (information on visa requirements, currency exchange, customs, Canadian and Ontario Government regulations, possible tax credit on leaving Canada), History of Niagara and Region, Local Maps, Fort Erie Race Track & Casino, Bicycle Tours, etc.

Info Niagara. A comprehensive vacation guide for Niagara Falls. Site has been organized into six sections: Niagara Falls (Accommodations, Attractions, Dining establishments, Daredevil Gallery, Fast Fact & Travel Tips, History, Sightseeing Tours), Falls Shuttle, Wine Country, Niagara Parks (American Falls, Canadian Falls, Botanical Gardens, Great Gorge Adventure, Niagara Recreational Trail, Spanish Aero Car), Niagara Region (Murals of Welland, Welland Canal), and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Niagara Falls: A WorldWeb Travel Guide. Site features online hotel reservations, attractions, restaurants, events, shops, and more. Includes Introductory Articles, Interactive Maps, and Photo Gallery.

Niagara Falls and Great Gorge. Take a slide tour covering: White Water Walk, Whirlpool Aero Car, Journey behind the Falls, Maid of the Mist, Table Rock Point, Butterfly Conservatory, Niagara Parks, Laura Secord Homestead, Old Fort Erie, Sir Adam Beck Generating Station, Queenston Chapel, and more.

Niagara Falls – Niagara Falls Premier Vacation Guide for Niagara Falls Ontario Canada & Niagara Falls New York U.S.A. Here you can actually hear the sounds of the Falls, and print a Niagara Travel Guide. Includes a Niagara Falls interactive image map, as well as links to Attractions, Falls Intro, Falls Facts, Falls at Night, Falls Photos, F.A.Q., 360 View, Maps & Info, Hotels, Parks, Camping, Tours, Restaurants, B&B (Bed & Breakfast), Travel Tips, Daredevils, Wedding Links, Discount Coupons, Take the Train, Plane, or Bus to Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls Official Live Falls Cam. Live video of Niagara Falls. Can also view the last 10 images. Archives provide: 360 Daytime View, 360 Night View, Sunrise, Rainy Day, Twilight, Victoria Park, South Roof, Niagara Gorge, and More Virtual Tours.

Niagara Falls State Park. Attractions and Adventures include: Illuminated American Falls, Cave of the Winds, Maid of the Mist, Aquarium of Niagara Falls, Niagara Scenic Trolley (Viewmobile), Festival Theater, Observation Tower, Schoelkopf Geological Museum, plus lots of beautiful images from Gallery of the Falls.

Niagara Falls – Thunder Alley. This site is dedicated to education and tourism of the Niagara Region. Includes a history & pictorial depiction of Niagara Falls (color photographs and painting of Niagara Falls). Topics covered: Niagara News, The Falls (Niagara River, Niagara Gorge, Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, Illumination Lights, Whirlpool, and Oddities), Attractions (colorful thumbnail photos may be enlarged), Directions to Niagara Falls, Customs Regulations, Origins of the Falls, Bridges, Daredevils, Maid of the Mist, Festival of Lights, Niagara Glen, Municipalities, Slide show of Clifton Hill and Falls Avenue, Urban Development, Ice Bridges, Dufferin Islands, Butterfly Conservatory, Oakes Garden Theatre, Carillon Tower, Floral Clock, Botanical Gardens, Greenhouses, and many more.

Niagara Parks. Over 20 natural wonders to discover. Attractions, Special Events, Horticulture, Dining, Shopping, Niagara Golf Trail, Media Centre, Golf Contest, and others.

Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. History and information. View A Virtual Tour, The Fort Niagara Flag, 300 Years of History, Archaeology at Old Fort Niagara, and more.

Ontario Tourism Network: Area 4 – Niagara and Region. Suggested Itinerary, Special Events, Accommodation. Canada. Niagara Region’s Official Tourism Information Site. Links to attractions, accommodations, dining, festivals & events, services, shopping, sports & leisure, wine country, plus maps of Niagara.


City of Burlington, Ontario. Animal Shelter, Burlington Transit, Business Information, Mayor / City Council, City Departments, City Services, Feedback, Job Opportunities, Maps, Meetings & Agendas, Parks & Recreation, Special Events, Telephone Directory, Visitor Information, Community Links, and What’s New.

Tourism Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Links to Accommodations (Hotels, Motels, Camping, Bed and Breakfast), Dining and Entertainment, Recreation (Golfing, Parks, Arenas, Pools, Sports Club), Shopping, Attractions, Discover Burlington (Meeting and Conference Services, Transportation and Travel), Festivals and Events, Send a free Postcard from Burlington.


Oshawa from Open Directory. Categories of links to Oshawa’s Arts and Entertainment, Business and Economy, Education, Employment, Health, News and Media, Real Estate, Recreation and Sports, Society and Culture (include Religion – Churches), and Travel and Tourism.

Oshawa Hot Spots – Local Tourism. Accommodations, Attractions, plus Other Local Links including: Durham Post Newspaper, Oshawa This Week Newspaper, Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA), Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre, Durham Region Visitor Guide, Clarington Visitor Guide, Discover Scugog, and Whitby Tourism.

Oshawa Hotels. Site lists a number of hotels in Oshawa complete with address, phone number, how to get there, price range, and features. Hotel reservations may be booked online.

Oshawa Municipal Airport. Located 30 miles east of Toronto in the center of Canada’s economic engine. Oshawa is within a day’s drive for 120 million people. Oshawa Municipal Airport is the only full service commercial and general aviation facility in Durham Region.

Oshawa: The City in Motion. Live theatre, art shows, musical performances and special events abound in Oshawa. Check out links to Oshawa Tourist Attractions, Downtown Oshawa, Destination Oshawa, Arts & Culture, and Historic Oshawa which includes links to Oshawa Community Museum, Canadian Automotive Museum, Oshawa Military & Industrial Museum, and Robert Stuart Aeronautical Collection.

Oshawa WorldWeb Travel Guide. Shopping, Sights & Attractions, Tours, Activities & Adventures, Accommodation, Trip Planning: Maps, Rentals, Transportation, and Wedding Planner. Plus a link to Currency Converter.

Weather Network – Oshawa. Current weather conditions, Almanac (sun rise, sun set), Short-term Forecast, and Long-term Forecast. Other features include: Air Quality (in Oshawa), Bug Report (Severity of Biting Mosquitoes across Canada), Golf Report (Search for Golf courses in Oshawa), and Parks in the region.