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Stratford

4.3
Theaters · Gift & Specialty Shops · Gardens
Named after Shakespeare's birthplace in England, Stratford serves as a top destination for theater buffs. Home to just over 30,000 residents, the city attracts over half a million visitors with its annual Shakespeare Festival, one of the world's premier events for musical and classical theater. Shakespeare-related events aren't the only reason to take a trip to Stratford, which boasts a lively culinary scene, many parks and gardens along the scenic Avon River, and charming 19th-century architecture. A short drive from the city you an also visit a renowned conservation area, where campgrounds, walking trails, and a lake with a boat launch ensure plenty of outdoor things to do on your Stratford vacation. Use our Canada trip planner to arrange your visit to Stratford and other destinations in Canada.
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Popular things to do in Stratford

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Shakespearean Gardens ©
Garden
Shakespearean Gardens
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
The Stratford Perth Museum ©
Specialty Museum
The Stratford Perth Museum
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Rheo Thompson Candies ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Rheo Thompson Candies
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Upper Queen's Park ©
Park
Upper Queen's Park
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Stratford

Storybook Gardens ©
Theme Park
Storybook Gardens London
3.6
Duration: 8 hours
African Lion Safari ©
Safari
African Lion Safari Hamilton
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Victoria Park ©
Park
Victoria Park Kitchener
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Grand Bend Beach ©
Beach
Grand Bend Beach Grand Bend
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Stratford

MacLeods Scottish Shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
MacLeods Scottish Shop
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Junction 56 Distillery ©
Distillery
Junction 56 Distillery
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Gallery Indigena ©
Art Gallery
Gallery Indigena
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Stratford City Hall ©
Landmark
Stratford City Hall
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Stratford

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Chocolate Barr's ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Chocolate Barr's
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Symphony In Brass Chinese Works of Art ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Symphony In Brass Chinese Works of Art
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Watson's Chelsea Bazaar ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Watson's Chelsea Bazaar
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes
Meet Your Maker Handmade Gallery and Gifts ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Meet Your Maker Handmade Gallery and Gifts
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Stratford

shane norrie contemporary ©
Art Gallery
shane norrie contemporary
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Stratford Art in the Park ©
Art Gallery
Stratford Art in the Park
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Koolen Fine Arts ©
Art Gallery
Koolen Fine Arts
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Breweries & Distilleries in Stratford

Black Swan Brewing ©
Brewery
Black Swan Brewing
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
Jobsite Brewing Co. ©
Brewery
Jobsite Brewing Co.
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

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