Where Art and the Entrepreneurial Spirit are alive and well. We invite you to visit the Village to discover all the treasures offered here! We have everything from coffee shops, restaurants, books stores, flower shops, and more.
Bobcaygeon is a Bike friendly town with Ontario By Bike certified businesses, attractions, restaurants and accommodations. Located on the Trent Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada, this Trail Town designated village boasts the first lock built on the system (1833), a working swing bring (1921)and is steeped in a rich history. Bobcaygeon isn’t just any old cottage-country town. Its special ambiance is backed up by a unique history, century-old buildings side-by-side with modern updates, and an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, entertainment and attractions. Bike racks, are available throughout the town, pumps and repair tools are available at the Bike Share Welcome Station along with touring information. www.VisitBobcaygeon.com.
Located in southwest Oakville, Bronte Village has one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants – and its waterfront and harbour can’t be matched. On the traditional lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Bronte is one of Ontario’s oldest communities, and arguably, one of its most scenically beautiful.
You’ll notice a change of pace as soon as you enter the charming streets of the village. One of the biggest draws is the beach and waterfront pathways – not to mention, spectacular Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park.
Fisherman’s Wharf is the main playground with a harbour, boardwalk, pier and lighthouse. Nearby is a beach, cycling and walking paths, parklands and children’s play areas. Bronte Creek Heritage Trail is part of a 60-km trail system that connects walkers and cyclists with more than 80 posted stories about the land and people.
Bronte is a Bike Friendly Business Area with a welcome centre located outside of the Visit Oakville office at 2340 Ontario Street.
From lake to land, a visit to Bronte will expand your opportunity for adventure. Come and visit us today!
Downtown Burlington is the heart of the city. Here you’ll find Burlington’s historic centre and our beautiful waterfront park that offers residents and visitors a place to discover, celebrate, play, and relax. From great residential neighbourhoods, shopping, and dining, to arts and culture, business and services and a beautiful waterfront setting, Downtown Burlington has it all.
Visit the heart of the City, Downtown Brockville. Just steps from the majestic St. Lawrence River and the famous Thousand Islands you can find numerous shops, restaurants, arts, culture, financial and professional services, vibrant lifestyle amenities, as well as Canada’s premiere Heritage Theatre, Canada’s First Railway tunnel, world-class freshwater diving, all while enjoying Downtown Brockville’s unique history and architecture.
Downtown Carleton Place Business Improvement Association is proud to be a certified member of the Ontario by Bike Network.
The Carleton Place Welcome Centre & The Roy Brown Museum is our official Bike Welcome Centre. Located at the historic Moore House at 170 Bridge Street. Here you will find public washrooms, tourism information, emergency bike kit, first aid kit, and access to our municipal docks, perfect for a mid bike swim or just to put your feet in the water. They are open Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional information, please visit the Town of Carleton Place Website.
Additional bike stops in Downtown Carleton Place are our shops, our restaurants, and parks. Our Town Hall Square has spots for picnics, Market Square, especially on Farmer’s Market Saturdays: May to October, 7:00 am -1:00 pm, and Carleton Junction where you will find the community’s cherished pump track, an additional bike repair kit, and more public washrooms.
Carleton Junction was home to the Carleton Place train yard, in fact, if you look to the left of the pump track you will see the historic roundhouse.
SHOP DINE & PLAY in Downtown Carleton Place!
Welcome to Downtown Georgetown – Your Treasure Awaits! You’re invited to browse Downtown Georgetown and discover all our treasures; the unique shops, restaurants and services, the historic setting, the events and Farmers’ Market that Downtown Georgetown offers. The Downtown Georgetown BIA represents businesses and property owners in the historic Downtown area of the former town of Georgetown in Halton Hills. The Town of Halton Hills has been a valuable partner in the preservation and resurgence of Downtown Georgetown through the façade improvement program and other initiatives, removal of parking meters, commitment to expanded library facilities and a new road and redesigned streetscape. We want cyclists to feel welcome in our neighbourhood! Enjoy browsing our website for interesting shops, restaurants and services to visit in person. Check out our upcoming events! The farmers market is always such a hit as well the Rock’n Rollin Classics car show and Masquerade on Main and Mill. Originally founded in 1823, Downtown Georgetown has been a lively centre of activity for almost two centuries. Many of the original historic buildings still stand to this day and with other features make our Downtown one of the most frequently filmed towns in Ontario!
Awake to a glorious sunrise, seize your morning coffee, and spend the day strolling in Downtown Oakville, an upscale neighbourhood rich in historical character. Explore this history at the Oakville Museum on Erchless Estate. Walk along our breathtaking shoreline at Lakeside Park and visit the old lighthouse. Take a trip back in time along heritage-lined streets lush with gardens and picket fences. 6 blocks of quaint storefronts, shops, and specialty boutiques await you. Spend a leisurely afternoon at one of our 40 restaurants and patios taking in worldly flavours from new bistros and treasured favourites. Experience a multitude of arts and cultures at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. So raise a glass and your spirits, knowing that time spent with us was truly the best part of your day.
The Town of Prescott and the Downtown Prescott BIA welcome you to the RiverWalk District!
Located along the St. Lawrence River, visit our boutiques, dine at our eclectic restaurants, or take a moment to stop at RiverWalk Park and enjoy a shaded break beside the Sandra S. Lawn Harbour and Marina.
Downtown Sault Ste. Marie is a vibrant, historic and certified bicycle friendly location. Spanning from The Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre and from Wellington Street to the St. Marys River waterfront. Visitors can ride along the beautiful waterfront boardwalk watching boats and ‘lakers’ locking through between Lake Huron and Lake Superior, as well, enjoy a trail system on Whitefish and St. Mary’s Island, Esposito Pump Track, patios, restaurants, attractions, art murals and local shops all in one business area!
Hespeler Village combines the beauty of nature with a charming village setting. Our downtown village hosts a variety of unique shops, award winning restaurants and leisure services for every need. The Speed River and 80 acre millpond dominate the area with an extensive trail system providing green space along the river, through forests and meadows leading in and out of our downtown core. The blend of nature and charm provides a truly unique hiking and biking experience in Hespeler Village. Bicycle friendly accommodation and a full service bike shop in the village ensures you and your bike will be well taken care of. The quaint riverside village of Hespeler is located at the Northern tip of Cambridge Ontario. Located just 5 minutes from the 401, less than an hour from downtown Toronto and only 15 minutes from Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo,
The Town of Ingersoll is nestled in the heart of Southwestern Ontario’s richest farm country. The town has a rich history in the dairy industry and is surrounded by some of the finest cheese producers in the world. Our well maintained roads are mostly paved with some gravel for the more adventurous cyclists allowing travellers to witness some the most bucolic farm country the province has to offer. Ingersoll offers warm cycling friendly businesses, restaurants and accommodations which are all listed on the Ontario by Bike website. Come and join us for a quiet getaway.
Merrickville Wolford is an Ontario By Bike certified bicycle friendly business area.
Dubbed ‘the Jewel of the Rideau’, Merrickville has become a favourite weekend getaway spot on the gorgeous Kingston-Ottawa Rideau Heritage Route. Located near the mid-point of the Rideau Canal system, Merrickville evokes fond memories of times gone by. You won’t find any parking meters or traffic lights here but you might find the Town Crier and very friendly villagers. The Rideau Canal, a monumental early 19th-century construction covering 202 km of the Rideau and Cataraqui rivers from Ottawa south to Kingston Harbour on Lake Ontario, was built primarily for strategic military purposes at a time when Great Britain and the United States vied for control of the region. Merrickville is a scenic daytrip destination offering quaint shops, eateries and areas to picnic and enjoy the historic buildings and Rideau Canal.
An eclectic blend of storefronts, restaurants, and businesses overlooking the south branch of the Rideau River. Only a 30-minute drive from Ottawa – Shop, Dine & Explore our Bicycle Friendly Business Area!
Visit our Bike Welcome Centre at the North Grenville Public Library (1 Water Street), where you will find secure bike parking, a bike repair tool kit, local cycling information, water and washroom facilities.