Winsor, Ontario, Canada's southernmost city, right beside the United States and one of the country's warmest climates, Windsor is an automotive-focused industry city of 229,660 people situated on the south bank of the Detroit River directly across from Detroit, Michigan (which makes it popular with cross-border shoppers and fans of Detroit's four major league sports franchises!). The Ambassador Bridge, the busiest commercial border crossing between Canada and the United States, connects the two cities.
Riverside allows you to be close to the water and the Detroit skyline. Many of Windsor’s most beloved food establishments like Plant Joy and Thompson House reside in the area close to the parks that line the riverfront. Not only are there parks on the waterfront, but Peche Island is only a short kayak ride away and lets you explore the nature that Windsor is known for.
Creative people have found their space in this beautiful section of Windsor. Once known for its historic past, Walkerville has become a place for the inspired to flex their creative muscles. It is filled with galleries and performing venues for artists, actors and musicians to show off their skills, headlined by the Walkerville Theatre. The local Walkerville Collegiate institute features the only creative arts program in the city.
With so many diverse places to go and things to see, South Windsor works for just about every budget. This is the biggest neighbourhood in Windsor and the diversity can be showcased if you take Cabana Road through it. The closer you get to Devonshire mall, the more luxurious the houses look and feel. The closer you get to Dougall Avenue or St. Clair College, the more suburban and cozy the houses feel.
If you’re looking for the perfect place to raise your family, Forest Glade would be a great place to start. As one of the most suburban areas of Windsor, you’ll find many places designed for the family in mind. The Forest Glade Community Centre features everything you need to keep your body active, including tennis courts, skate parks and ice rinks. as well as a Windsor Public Library branch to keep your mind sharp as well.