Find Southwestern Ontario house and apartment rentals in Windsor, Ontario – the “City of Roses.” Home to the Ontario government-owned Caesars Windsor, a Canada-US border crossing and an extensive riverfront parks system, this city is the only one in Canada with a northern view into the United States.
Recreation, Arts and Culture in Windsor
With a multitude of heritage sights, a thriving arts community and an abundance of festivals, there are many things to do in Windsor, Ontario:
• Via Italia (Windsor’s Little Italy) – a mile-long stretch along Erie Street, from Moy Avenue in the east to Goyeau Avenue in the west, with more than 100 shops and restaurants for perusal.
• Windsor Symphony Orchestra – the city’s award-winning, Juno-nominated orchestra dates back to 1947. Since then, the musicians have catapulted to national prominence, becoming renowned for their innovative sound and extraordinary artistry.
• Ojibway Nature Centre – this natural complex is a celebration of Ojibway history and Windsor’s wildlife. Visitors can take advantage of free parking and admission.
• Windsor Sculpture Park – a unique park and “museum without walls” where more than 31 large-scale works are displayed outdoors. Sculpture Park guests can scope out the sights year round, for free.
• Gardens, museums, monuments and parks.
Education in Windsor, Ontario
Students can find apartments and houses for rent in Windsor, Ontario close to its post-secondary institutions:
• St. Clair College – this mid-sized campus is located a short drive from the Windsor-Detroit border. The college offers a wide variety of courses, from programs in advertising and graphic design to journalism and dental hygiene. There are currently more than 20,000 students enrolled in the institution, with the majority of students being enrolled on a part-time basis.
• University of Windsor – since its incorporation in 1963, the University of Windsor has continued to expand. Today, its 16,000+ students can choose from more than 190 programs.
Transportation in Windsor, Ontario
If you’re renting in Windsor, you can use Transit Windsor to travel across the city, as well as to downtown Detroit, Comerica Park and Ford Field via the Windsor-Detroit tunnel. Public transit service is available seven days a week. Residents with disabilities can use Handi-Transit to get around.