Stratford, Ontario, Canada is located on the Avon River in southwestern Ontario. The community, referred to as "Canada's Art Town" is well known as the home to the Stratford Festival which is a yearly festival showcasing modern and Shakespearean plays using many of the local venues.
Stratford is best known for its culinary selection, art scene and festival season running from May to October. The 2 most popular events and festivals to visit include the very popular Stratford Shakespeare Festival and the Stratford Summer Music Festival! However, there are other self guided and guided tours, adventures and activities popular in the region including golfing, biking, hiking, walking, sightseeing, maple syrup tours and more.
Services in the community popular with tourist include accommodations of all types, tours, guides, theatres, gas stations, shopping, restaurants, coffee houses, grocery stores, internet, cell service and transportation companies (taxi, bus, car rentals, rail and the Stratford Municipal Airport (CYSA).
Some of the sites to visit include the Perth County Courthouse, Stratford Armoury, Stratford City Hall, Gallery Stratford, Festival Theatre, Millennium Park, Shakespearean Gardens, T.J. Dolan Natural Area, Confederation Park and Arthur Meighen Gardens.