to the village of Port Stanley. With one of the finest stretches
of sandy beach on the north shore of Lake Erie, the village is a
popular destination for day-trippers and for those who want to stay
a little longer.
uniqueness lies with its natural attractions such as the meandering
Kettle Creek and the multitude of leisure boats that dot its banks.
Port is home to the largest, north shore, inland federal harbour
that attracts impressively large lake vessels. The historical King
George VI lift bridge, the oldest in Ontario, located in the centre
of town is a "must see".
an authentic L. & P.S. railcar, circa 1940, and enjoy a scenic
view of Kettle Creek and the surrounding countryside. Great family
fun! And please feel free to marvel over the largest perch in the
lights in the theatre dim as an actor walks on stage and the audience
falls silent. Only live theatre has the power to enchant and transport
you and nowhere is it better represented than at the Port Stanley
Festival Theatre! For theatre listings and ticket information visit
the theatre website.
a stroll through Port and you'll discover lots of treasures...
wonderful boutiques, antique shops, furnishings for home & cottage,
orchid flowers, art galleries, aquatic plants, imported gifts and quality clothing
for the entire family! Most of our businesses are family owned,
and offer the utmost in service and friendly hospitality. Most
shops are open year round.
in Port we know how to eat well! We offer an assortment of palate
pleasing menu items that will tempt your taste buds. During our
warm weather seasons, many outdoor patios are open, offering a smorgasbord
of delicious choices.
all the comforts of home while relaxing in Port Stanley's many charming
and friendly accommodations. Choose from our Inns, Bed and Breakfasts,
or fully equipped cottages - all are within walking distance
to restaurants, shops, galleries, nightlife and our two beautiful
water enthusiasts, Port is the place to be! Marinas, charters,
boat rides of all sorts, swimming and beach volleyball are just
a few of the recreational water activities that our natural shoreline
provides to our guests.
your stress at home and come relax in the Lake Erie breeze. Warm weather weekends are filled with a festive air. In the winter it is much quieter come and enjoy a little quiet time and let go of your stress.
Stanley has a strong artistic community with many galleries and
artists studios. Come watch an artist at work or browse through
the local potter's shop.
Stanley Terminal Rail operates over a scenic seven mile portion
of the former London & Port Stanley Railway, between Port Stanley
and St Thomas, Ontario. Bring the whole family for a train ride.