Aircraft from around the world descend on London every June for a great airshow. You can walk around and inspect the planes, even get in them, and talk to the flight crews. I used to love going to... more
One September weekend each year, many sites in London -- both private and public open their doors for residents to see. There is quite a range in the sites available from historic buildings to the top... more
We visited this museum one Saturday. It is part display museum - discussing the native tribes that lived nearby and explaining how they lived, and outside, it is partly a reconstructed native town... more
During Open Houses, we toured Eldon House which is downtown less than two blocks from my son's condo. Eldon House is unusual as far as period museums as it was donated to the city of London (in 1959)... more
Victoria Park is 18 acres in downtown London. We walked through it a few times. As advertised, there are a lot of squirrels hanging about -- and the mandatory statues and war monuments.
We saw the... more
Hans and I are just a short drive (120 miles ) from London, Ontario. There's LOTS TO SEE & DO here. I have already highlighted some of the Festivals London has in my "General" Tips section.
Canada's Radar Museum
At the beginning of WWII, the RCAF was tasked, as a major role for the Allies, to carry out training of radar personnel and to set up, operate and maintain radar sites. A school... more
Just visited a great place for kids on Thanksgiving sunday with 6 of our grand children. Link http://berryblue.org/farm_fun.shtml . It is called Kusterman's Berry Farm, is between Mount Brydges and... more
The Western Fair occurs yearly (during the first half of September each year). It is a normal fair with the Midway, animals, art, food stalls, booths, etc. Everything you would expect a fair to be.... more
This event will take place August 2-6, 2001 at Harris Park in London Ontario. Every morning, bright and early ,balloons launch into the skies of London. They also launch in the early evening. There is... more
On a rainy Saturday afternoon, we visited Museum London. It is located downtown on the banks of the Thames River.
There are displays on three floors - primarily the basement and second floors and has... more
The tenth largest Center in Canada, and clustered around the Forks of the Thames RiverLONDON is a prominent Canadian business, academic and medical center.
London is the urban heart of Southwestern......
London Ontario is a nice sized city, that is home to several well-known institutions - University of Western Ontario, and University Hospital amongst others. London's size, location and dynamics makes...
This is a very University town, it seems like everyone is under 25, the bars are usualy filled with 19 year olds. There is no cover at any bar and the crowds are so easy going, be prepared to line up...
Nathalie let us know that she was going to be in Ontario, and wanted to meet Hans (Waalewiener) and me... and uh, oh yeah... JACOB!!! At the time we (or was it just me? *wink*) didn't know that there...