Spanning over 96.11 square kilometres of land, St. Catharines is the dominant centre of the Niagara Peninsula. Located between the GTA and the Fort Erie US border, it is the northern entrance of the Welland Canal.
St. Catharines is a vibrant city with a unique small-town charm. It’s the largest city in the Niagara region and the sixth largest urban area in Ontario.The city is rich with heritage and has a long history dating back to the 18th century.
The Garden City
- Nicknamed “The Garden City” for its abundance of natural spaces, there are over 1,000 acres of parks, gardens, and trails to explore in St.Catharines. Within the parks there are 250 gorgeous and well maintained floral displays. A paved trail system along the Welland Canal offers a perfect spot for an afternoon stroll while Port Dalhousie offers sandy beach fun and pictueresque views of Lake Ontario.
Rich in Culture & Heritage
- From sports, shopping, to arts and live entertainment, there are plenty of recreational options for the entire family. Historic downtown St. Catharines is a hub of shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants, with art galleries, parks, and heritage spots all within walking distance.
- St. Catharines is a city rich with heritage and culture. It’s home to multiple historial buildings and parks including Morningstar Mill, Welland Canal, and Montebello Park which features the city’s largest rose collection.
- Convenient access to highways and multiple transit options allows you to get around town efficiently