Seen Toronto, done Toronto? Whether you’re from Downtown, Uptown, York, Halton Hills, Peel or beyond (but still within the GTA bubble), call up your social circle, it’s time to explore Mississauga!
For the foodies, with a city name that means “River of the North of Many Mouths” in Ojibwa, Mississauga has a diverse population and culinary scene with over 1,200 restaurants ready to serve you. Plus, the dishes flying to our tables each minute are derived from the flavours of over 150 countries, so each meal is a new global adventure with no passport needed.
Enjoy one of many restaurant patios in Streetsville or grab some takeout in Port Credit to bring on a wander amongst the area’s many natural spaces and water bodies. With the Credit River owing through the city, relaxing waterfront views are accessible from nearly any neighbourhood, making plans to hike, cycle the banks or partake in watersports an absolute breeze, especially in the summer.
These waterfront areas are canoe, kayak and paddleboard-friendly, so bring a life vest!
Ready for further wanderlust? Mississauga features over 500 parks and 500 kilometres of trails! From Clarkson to Cooksville, or Malton to Meadowvale — no matter where you are in Mississauga, you can find
a green space to escape. Be sure to pack some extra snacks and a few bottles of water, uncovering them all could be a fun new addiction whether on wheels or foot.
Make a note to discover nearby staples like Port Credit Lighthouse, Memorial Park & Lakefront Promenade Marina; perfect for a photo opp or a fun picnic!
For those seeking a mix of entertainment and education with friends or family, the city is home to amazing attractions including The Art Gallery of Mississauga, Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto (Buddha’s Cultural Museum), Music Walk of Fame and more.
Whether on a day trip or staycation, absolute must-stops (and must-shops) are Square One Shopping Centre, Ontario’s largest mall, and Erin Mills Town Centre; both spacious and air-conditioned for your personal comfort.
Once you’ve found everything you need, and suddenly wanted, grab the clubs and hit a hole in one at one of Sauga’s 18-hole destinations, hosted by BraeBen Golf Course and Lakeview Golf Course.
Then, get out of the sun and into the shade as you’re refreshed by the local brewers of Stonehooker Brewing Company. You’ll love the beer garden, we promise.
Before you go, don’t forget to visit Mississauga’s Celebration Square in the heart of City Centre, where you’ll and fresh goods at the farmer’s market, delicious eats by food trucks and even a splash pad for the kids!