Welcome to Milton
A small, laid-back town with a friendly vibe.
Majestically nestled at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, Milton is one of the fastest-growing communities in Ontario. However, despite its central location close to Toronto and Oakville, Milton maintains its status as a quiet and peaceful enclave away from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan life. What was once a village known for its expansive ranches is now a haven for families seeking top-tier schools, professionals looking for a short work commute, and retirees searching for a tight-knit community with strong values.
Milton’s suburban areas offer a smorgasbord of residential options, from architecturally-rich single-family homes to modern mansions and amenity-laden apartments. Properties in Milton are close to the city’s advanced public transportation system, which connects to Toronto’s business district and adjacent neighborhoods.
What to Love
- Experience the wonders of mother nature at the core of nature parks and conservative environment
- Connection with the region's rich history
- Electric shopping and stunning eateries
Milton offers a strong sense of community where residents maintain close connections. Despite its rapid growth in recent decades, residents strive to preserve the area’s small-town feel. Living here means establishing a personal and lifelong relationship with your neighbors.
Milton is home to the Milton Public Library and its three branches, numerous locally-owned businesses, delightful restaurants, and convenient access to the 400-series highways and a GO Train Station, making commuting to and from the neighborhood a seamless activity. In 2015, Milton has named the best place to establish a business in Ontario.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Milton gives you access to electric shopping, local and international entertainment, and a mixture of global cuisine from multiple cultures. James Snow Parkway and Steeles Avenue intersections feature most of Milton's largest shopping centers, charming specialty stores, and exciting restaurants. Whether you want to satisfy your craving for exorbitant fashion and jewelry or wish to change your home outlook with international furniture, stores at RioCan Centre Milton
and SmartCentres Milton
have something for everyone.
Just a few miles from there, along Main Street, is Milton Mall
, home to over 50 stores stocked with all of your favorite products. After shopping there, head to Robert Street to explore the Milton Farmers’ Market
. This spacious outdoor market features locally produced farm goods, fresh produce, meats, food vendors, apparel, handmade products, and more.
You can't leave downtown Milton without trying various cuisines from local and international restaurants. The Grand Chalet & Tony Spiducci Ristorante
serves delicious, wholesome Italian cuisine in a spacious, upscale locale with room for weddings and other special events. Take your family for the Sunday brunch special at Pasqualino
, a refined Italian eatery located just a few blocks away from Centennial Park, or indulge in your favorite steak at Marquee Steakhouse & Piano Lounge
Things to Do
You will never run out of things to do while living in Milton. Opt for a gazebo-style picnic lunch or cool off at the splash pad inside Rotary Park
. The park’s grounds hug the picturesque shoreline of a lake and offer a well-kept beach area, playgrounds, and more. Afterward, take advantage of Milton's proximity to the Niagara Escarpment
, a local conservation area with magnificent views of Milton and surrounding areas.
Hiking and nature enthusiasts flock to Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
for a day of rock climbing, camping, and taking in the beautiful scenery. Another great spot for adventuring in nature is the Crawford Lake Conservation Area
, which is home to beautiful woods perfect for hiking, a historical Iroquoian heritage site, a visitors center, and a placid pond ideal for fishing.
The Halton District School Board serves the community of Milton.
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