Neighbourhood
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days are brighter

Sunny days, fresh air, green fields, and lush forests are inviting you to come outside and play. There’s an unparallel level of freedom, adventure and pure joy to life when living in the bounty of nature.

Surrounded by the epic beauty of the escarpment and rural Ontario scenery, nature lovers, hikers, bikers, joggers, and explorers alike will discover a natural wonderland full of outdoor activities to inspire and thrill.

Georgetown is home to over 30 local parks, providing a great variety of family-friendly activities including playgrounds, sports fields, skate parks and splash pads. At the centre of town, the Dominion Gardens Park is a haven for people and wildlife featuring exquisite formal gardens, meandering pathways, a pond, and historic Dominion Seed House. For a day full of fun, learning and exploring the Willow Park Eco Centre is a 5-acre ecology park with diverse trails leading to unique habitats including the butterfly garden, snake hibernaculum and turtle nesting area to name just a few.

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Surrounded by lush conservation areas and the vast Halton Hills system of trails discover over 30km of hiking and biking trails that connect to many parks and points of interest. From the boardwalks and beaver ponds along the Hungry Hollow trail and deep rock crevices hidden in Limehouse Conservation Area to dog-friendly trails with amazing bird watching in Silver Creek and the 10-metre high waterfall in Hilton Falls Conservation Area – there’s something for every level of explorer.

When seeking an epic adventure, The Bruce Trail is just north of Georgetown. As the longest and oldest continuous footpath in Canada, it offers amazing biking and hiking trails, camping, bird watching, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. If climbing cliffs, caves and glacial potholes are more your scene, check out Rockwood Conservation Area for some super big boulders.

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people are happier

Enjoy a stroll down historic main street Georgetown and experience the best of small- town charm infused with sophisticated style. Embrace the luxury of choice with a wonderful selection of charming shops, specialty boutiques and self-care services.

Find hidden treasures in eclectic antique and thrift shops, peruse one-of-a-kind pottery and art at local artisan shops or head to the Georgetown Market Place with over 70 stores and services including all your favourite major retailors.

Georgetown residents also have close access to the largest shopping malls, factory outlets, designer outlets and specialty retailers across the west GTA, such as Erin Mills town centre, Shoppers World Brampton, Square one Shopping Centre and Heartland Town Centre in Mississauga.

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the flavour of life here is fresh

Calling all foodies! Head downtown to explore a wonderful selection of local cafes, bakeries, and places to brunch and lunch. Drop in for a craft brew at a historical landmark pub or find a patio to enjoy an alfresco scene. Rich in flavour and flair, you’ll find everything you hunger for from authentic global-inspired cuisine to homey diners, fast food grabs and everyone’s favourite – the Hungry Hollow – Georgetown’s famous go-to barbeque and grill.

And for those who savour the sip, the local Andrew’s Winery and the Furnace Room Brewery are serving up the best in the area.

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life is richer

There’s something special that happens in a small town, a coming together to share and celebrate all things big… and small.

Downtown Georgetown is a vibrant cultural hub full of diverse art studios, galleries, theatres, and museums. Catch a live performance at the John Elliot Theatre, the home of Georgetown Little Theatre and Georgetown Globe Productions.

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culture, character, and a whole lot of community fun!

Visit the Helson Gallery, located in a converted church to admire the original stained-glass windows along with monthly showings of local artists and famous Canadian collections. At the Williams Mill Arts Studio you can browse, watch, and shop as a diverse collection of thirty artists create their wares in glass, silver, textile, clay, wood, watercolour
and more.

For the more culinary inspired, visit Georgetown’s Farmer’s Market every Saturday from June to October and find a plethora of fresh produce, cured meats, gourmet goods, hand-made botanical soaps & lotions as well as regional artisans and buskers. And when it’s time to celebrate living in the best small town ever, the community gathers for fun-filled festivals such as Rib Fest and the Craft Beer festivals to Georgetown’s Fall Fair.

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connecting
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The beauty of living in Georgetown goes beyond its nature. It’s all about a lifestyle that blends the best of small-town charm complemented by a thriving urban culture. Making it even more perfect is its ideal location – far enough away but also closely connected to Toronto and the GTA.

Georgetown is located a short 45 minutes from Union Station, where the GO Train offers accessible transportation to-and-from the big city. Highway 401 and 407 are mere minutes away, making weekend trips an effortless excursion and the workweek commute a breeze.

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