15 Best Things to Do in Mississauga (Ontario, Canada)

Toronto’s largest suburb, Mississauga is Canada’s sixth most populated city. It sits to the west of Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario, spanning for over 280 square kilometres.

Although Mississauga was only established as a city in 1974, it dates back to the 1600s when European settlers arrived. It later became a town, followed by having city status, but due to its history, it is home to plenty of historic sites. It is also home to Lester B. Pearson International Airport, which is Canada’s largest and busiest air hub. Today Mississauga is still growing and is fast becoming a major business centre. It also has a thriving arts community, shopping centres, recreational areas and quant villages.

Lets explore the best things to do in Mississauga:

1. Explore a historic village

Port Credit

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Port Credit

Port Credit is a village that sits right along the shoreline of Lake Ontario. It is a lovely village that dates back to 1720, with its core being a heritage conservation district.

Often referred to as the ‘Village on the Lake’, Port Credit features an old town atmosphere that is filled with beautiful architecture, lovely parks and a lakefront marina. It also boasts over 25 kilometres of walkways and trails.

The marina is a top class marina that can dock ships as long as 45 feet. It also hosts the Port Credit In-Water Boat Show and the Waterfront Festival.

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