Finally, the summer weather has decided to greet us after what felt like a winter that would never end! And with all the sun and warmth ahead of us, there are plenty of options for choosing how to spend your hard earned weekends in Burlington. As Canadians, we know how important it is to soak up every available moment of summer, so if you’re eager to plan ahead to make the most out of the summer season, here are a few of our ideas for creating an ideal weekend in Burlington.

Get Active With Burlington Beach Rentals

Location: 1094 Lakeshore Road, Burlington

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After being parked on the couch in front of the TV all winter long, it’s time to make use of those legs and muscles again by getting outside and staying active! And that doesn’t mean you need to hit the gym or take another boring class that you secretly dread. Try something fun and unique at Burlington Beach Rentals instead! Here you can try your hand at Stand Up Paddleboarding or rent out a kayak or paddleboat to enjoy some time on the water. It’s always guaranteed to be a fun time down at the beach in Burlington. And aside from water equipment rentals, you and the family can participate in beach games, lounge out on Muskoka chairs at the designated SPF50 spots, or enjoy live music throughout the summer. There’s never a shortage of things to do over the weekend when you’re at the beach.

Sip Brews at The 5 West Brewpub & Kitchen

Location: 3600 Dundas St. W.

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For most Canadians, cold, refreshing beer goes hand in hand with the summertime. If you’re craving a cold one, check out 5 West Brewpub & Kitchen. Aside from their tasty beer on tap, this lively, trendy spot in North Burlington offers up a craft-inspired menu that combines fresh and locally produced items like steak and Guinness pie, smoked chicken, and their signature curry. You can also find a great line up of live music here. Head to their website to explore their menu and check out their line up for the summer!

Laugh with Friends at Bad Axe Throwing

Location: 2388 Fairview Street Unit #2

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What better way to embrace your Canadian, plaid-wearing pride than by throwing down a few axes with your friends? Get your besties together and blow off some steam as you whip axes into the bullseye (or as close as you can get to it!). Best of all, you can BYO food and drink! You can book in advance, or they accept walk-ins as well.

Rejuvenate at the Sanctuary Day Spa

Location: 3235 Fairview Street, Unit 1

Summer weekends are meant for relaxing, indulging and enjoying a little time to yourself. And there’s no better way to do that than by treating yourself to some pampering at the Sanctuary Day Spa. This is one of Burlington’s best spas with modern, tranquil décor and treatments that will make you feel like a new person.

Try their 60-minute Maganda Ritual treatment which includes an invigorating and relaxing total body dry brush exfoliation. This helps increase circulation and improve the look of your skin. You can follow that with a relaxing, deep tissue massage or you can chill out with a Marine Detoxifying Body Wrap that hydrates your entire body. It’s the best way to unwind, rejuvenate, and give your body the reprieve it deserves.

Dinner at the Stone House Restaurant

Location: 3106 South Service Rd | Between Guelph Line and Walkers Line

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Looking for an excellent fine dining experience to complete your romantic weekend? The Stone House Restaurant won’t disappoint. This popular spot offers the best in Burlington for fine dining Mediterranean fare. Dive into mouth-watering items like filet mignon, escargot, shucked oysters, smoked duck risotto, Moroccan Marrakesh curry, lamb, and so much more. Enjoy white tablecloth service, soothing ambience, and top-notch service for a night of romance and luxury.

Catch a Show at the Burlington Performing Arts

Location: 440 Locust Street,

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Love theatre as much as we do? Then make sure to check out the Burlington Performing Arts productions that are happening every weekend throughout the summer. You can find comedians, contemporary dance, musicians, Broadway shows, drag shows and so much more to keep you entertained all summer long! Check out their website for a line up of shows.

Burlington has a lot going on– from awesome attractions to waterfront fun, an incredible food scene, and some of the nicest dwellings in Ontario.

We have plenty of apartments across the city which could suit you well – check them out here.


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