Mississauga is located in the southern Ontario area. With a population of 734,000 residents it is Canada's sixth most populated city. The city is relatively close to Toronto, and there are five freeways running through Mississauga. Summer thunderstorms are common in the city, with warm and humid weather. Winter-time temperatures normally fall within freezing range, especially in the northern part of the city. 49% of the population speak English, while many other languages are common.
Mississauga is sitting on three rail lines, all of which lead into Toronto. Mississauga Transit provides bus service throughout the city, and Toronto Pearson International Airport provides access to regional, international, and national destinations. Of course, a rental car can also help you navigate your way through the city.
Historical Sites in Mississauga
Adamson Estate, located at 850 Enola Road, is now a public park and campus for the Royal Conservatory of Music sitting on Lake Ontario. There is a two-story house sitting on the 13.2 acres of land, a barn, pet cemetery, and remains of an old pool. The Adamson Estate is important as it was the home of the Cawthras, a prominent family who helped develop what is now the city of Toronto.
Attractions In Mississauga
No matter what you like to do you are sure to find it in Mississauga! Here are some of the most popular activities in the area.
Square One Shopping Center is one of the largest malls in Canada. It is located at 100 Center City Drive. There are also a number of restaurants and bars outside of the shopping mall. Stores inside include Apple, Banana Republic, Coach, Lucky Brand Jeans, and more. More than 360 stores are located inside.
Playdium Mississauga is a 40,000 square foot spectacle of fun. Visitors have an array of entertainment to choose from, including games and simulators, that are suitable for all ages. Playdium is located at 99 Rathburn Road West.
Mississauga Diving is a great way to spend the day. Guests can entertain themselves with scuba diving and for those who do not know how to scuba dive, classes are available. Mississauga Diving is located at 1187 Hurontario Street.