August 25, 2021
August 25th, 2021 | Ontario, CA – Filled with rolling acres of greenery, rich history, diverse culture
and amazing activities for people of all ages and interests, Canada has always immersed its locals
and visitors in unique experiences. Of its several exploration-worthy destinations, Oakville is among
the most charming! Nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario, in between Toronto and Niagara, this
beautiful town is known for its picturesque harbours, 1,400 hectares of parkland and 200km of trails,
vibrant shopping districts, active arts community and some of the best dining options in the Greater
This year, with a mission to drive awareness about their destination while making its hidden gems
easily accessible to all visitors, Visit Oakville is pleased to announce its partnership with the
“Our goal with this project is to increase awareness of our local tourism partners, while safely helping
visitors build unique and personalized experiences in Oakville,” said Rebecca Edgar, Visit Oakville’s
executive director. “We also look forward to providing residents with a way to explore their own
backyard and create new and meaningful connections with the space and people around them.”
Oakville is located on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
The Town of Oakville was then founded in 1857 by Colonel William Chisholm, who purchased the land
at the mouths of the 16 Mile and 12 Mile (now known as Bronte) Creeks!
With more than 40 such interesting facts and unique points of interests, ranging from historic landmarks, local businesses, tourist sites, parks, art and more mapped in the app, visitors to this quaint town are in for a tourism treat.
The app will also allow Visit Oakville to create self-guided tours complete with audio, video and
images – giving its visitors a guided experience without the need for a personal guide or
guidebook, and on-the-go notifications about unique local businesses and tourism highlights that
surround them as they explore the region.
This partnership will help Visit Oakville to share real-time information with locals and visitors. Coupled
with the app’s many user engagement features such as augmented reality, offline mode, trip
itineraries, and more, these features will set the organization up to successfully create a modern-day
Ready to relax and discover exactly what makes this lakeside town with big city attractions such a hidden gem? Download the Driftscape App to begin your adventure today!