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About Us

Port Stanley is a historical working fishing and tourist village on the North shore of Lake Erie.

Voted one of six best places to retire in Canada as published by The Globe and Mail.

Visit the Port Stanley Business Improvement Area website for more information.

Year Round Shopping

When visiting the enchanting and relaxing harbour village of Port Stanley, enjoy the perfect ‘shop local’ experience. In beautiful Port Stanley, you will find unique independent merchants, that will satisfy your need for the “one-of-a-kind” item you’ve been looking for; from ladies wear, to mens wear, accessories and home decor!

Award Winning Food

Throughout Port Stanley, we offer a variety of eating establishments ranging from fine dining to family meals to casual fare by the beach that are open year ’round. We have restaurants and inns in beautiful surroundings with award-winning chefs serving some of the finest fresh fish and meals anywhere. We have shops specializing in exquisite desserts, baked goods, imported coffees, ice cream, health foods and confections not to mention, pizzas, fries and burgers. From early breakfast to late night dinners and snacks and everything in between, Port Stanley will satisfy all your tastes.

So Much to See and Do

Come and enjoy a historical train ride, rent a stand up paddle board, go jet skiing, check out the local bar scene with plenty of live bands and musicians, a day of shopping, live summer theatre, or a relaxing game of golf. Visit an art gallery to view works of talented local artists or browse through our many specialty shops offering unique articles and gifts to please most anyone. Or come to know the simple charm of our beautiful village by just parking your car, walking our harbour and beach or sitting and watching life unfold while the the lift bridge raises and lowers and the sail, fishing and recreational boats come and go. Don’t forget to walk the pier while you are here!

A Great Stay

Port Stanley offers a variety of accommodations throughout the village and beach area including upscale inns, hotel rooms and suites, cottage rentals and charming B & B’s. Why not plan to stay a while, leave your worries behind!

Port Stanley Business Improvement Area

The Port Stanley BIA is a proud member of Elgin County Tourism

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