The City of Port Colborne is one of Southern Ontario’s best kept secrets. A community steeped in marine heritage with a unique micro-climate and home to the Welland Canal, Port Colborne is an ideal holiday destination – whether for a day, a weekend getaway or a month! Visit our historic Canal District with unique shops & diverse restaurants. Explore beaches, parks & nature trails, our full service marina and recreation facilities. Best of all, everything is only a short distance from the centre of town!
Port Colborne is an hour from the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA), 30 minutes from Niagara Falls and St. Catharines and only 20 minutes from the Peace Bridge crossing at Fort Erie/Buffalo, NY. Highway 3, is a heritage highway through the agricultural communities of Southwestern Ontario and becomes Main Street in Port Colborne. Visitors driving from Toronto via the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) can reach Port Colborne by taking Hwy. 406 south to Hwy 140. Regional Road 20 links Niagara Falls with Hwy. 406 and Hwy 140.
You can also visit Port Colborne by bike. We are at the southwest corner of the Greater Niagara Circle Route, or by boat via the Welland Canal and Lake Erie.