Exploring London, Ontario
Are you an outdoor adventurer? Perhaps a cultural connoisseur? Do you prefer learning about the history of the location you’re visiting? Or are you letting your taste buds lead the way this trip? Whatever type of tourist you are, London has something for everyone.
Embrace the outdoors and explore the many green spaces, such as Victoria Park, Springbank Park and Gibbons Park. Excellent trails await, including Kains Woods, Kilally Meadows and Westminster Ponds. Feeling courageous? The Treetop Adventure Park at Boler Mountain might be more your speed! And cyclists can rejoice as London is a bike friendly city.
Yearning to explore London’s cultural heritage? Explore London’s gallery scene featuring permanent and temporary art exhibitions while discovering local history and unique stories. There is so much to do on your first visit to London, Ontario. If music is your thing, check out what acts are coming to Budweiser Gardens, London Music Hall, Aeolian Hall or the many venues that call London home. Stop by the newly renovated Grand Theatre and take in a show.
Are you looking for that Instagrammable background that will have everyone talking? Check out the incredible murals that are bringing pops of colour to the streets of London. You can also support artisans while enjoying local delicacies by checking out The Market at the Western Fair District and Covent Garden Market.
Do you seek thrills? The 100 Kellogg Lane facility has something for everyone. Where excitement and culture meet, this long-time London landmark has been renovated and is now a destination for all. Explore The Factory, Canada’s biggest indoor entertainment centre, with zip-lines, a trampoline park, ultimate warrior course, an arcade, virtual reality and escape rooms. Hone your athletic skills at The Club House featuring golf and multi-sport simulators, a 12-hole mini putt course, bocce ball courts, shuffleboard tables and more. And you don’t want to miss Powerhouse Brewery or Paradigm Spirits Co. on site. 100 Kellogg Lane is also soon to be home to the very first Hard Rock Hotel in Canada.
For the Foodie, travelling opens incredible opportunities to taste test exciting dishes you don’t normally get to indulge in. But right here in London, you can discover the world through food without getting on a plane. If you’re craving Greek – try Dimi’s Greek House, Thai – try Thaifoon, or Lebanese – try Yasmine’s. If you consider yourself a budding beer sommelier, head to Beerlab!, Anderson Craft Ales or Storm Stayed Brewing Company. There’s even a Dumpling Trail and Libations District in London’s Old East Village.
Each attendee will receive a London Transit pass courtesy of Tourism London in their registration package. This pass is good for all London Transit (bus) routes for the duration of the conference. We encourage everyone to get out and explore all that London has to offer.