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Nestled on the north shore of Windsor-Essex County, Lakeshore, Ontario, emerges as a picturesque blend of rural charm and urban convenience. This vibrant community, formed in 1999 from the amalgamation of Belle River and surrounding townships, is a destination rich in activities and aquatic adventures. With the serene waves of Lake St. Clair and a bustling community life, Lakeshore presents a plethora of things to do, making it an ideal spot for weekend getaways or extended summer vacations.

Renowned as the “Muskie Capital of Canada,” Lakeshore thrives on outdoor activities like boating and fishing, drawing anglers from all over due to Lake St. Clair’s reputation for world-class fishing. Bass Master’s acclaim of Lake St. Clair as the top North American lake in 2018 highlights this area as a must-visit for freshwater anglers. Despite its smaller size compared to the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair offers unmatched sport-fishing experiences, supported by extensive beaches and marinas perfect for both transient and permanent boaters.

Beyond the thrill of boating and fishing, Lakeshore dazzles with its unique culinary scene, scenic waterfront dining, and vibrant cultural festivals, outdoor markets, and beachfront events. These activities not only enrich the community spirit but also cater to a diverse array of interests. For relaxation, Lakeshore’s accommodations range from modern hotels to quaint waterfront vacation rentals, ensuring a comfortable stay for everyone.

Culinary adventurers can savour the local flavours melded with global cuisine across numerous restaurants, enhancing the Lakeshore experience with diverse dining options. Whether you’re seeking casual waterfront meals or sophisticated gourmet experiences, the region’s culinary landscape complements its aquatic activities perfectly.

Municipality of Lakeshore –

Belle River on the Lake BIA –

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A Summer of Adventure with RAW Watersports in Puce

Embrace the sun-drenched days, laughter, and adventures that define a Lakeshore summer. RAW Watersports in Puce extends a warm invitation to explore the waters, discover new experiences, and reignite your love for aquatic adventures. Positioned at the heart of Canada’s boating paradise, Lakeshore is where every day brings new adventures and relaxation opportunities against the backdrop of its stunning natural beauty.

Explore Lakeshore: A Treasure Trove of Activities, Dining, and Places to Stay

Lakeshore stands out as a premier destination for those seeking things to do in a picturesque setting. From exhilarating water sports to serene beach days, cultural festivities, and gourmet dining, Lakeshore encapsulates the essence of summer fun. Join us in exploring this gem on the shores of Lake St. Clair, where endless adventures and relaxation await.

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Sandbar Waterfront Grill

930 Old Tecumseh Rd., Belle River, ON, N0R 1A0

(519) 979-5624

The G.O.A.T. Lakeshore

1303 Essex County Road 22, Suite 190, Belle River, ON, N0R 1A0

(519) 715-0315

Twigg’s Bar and Grill

1207 County Road 22, Emeryville, ON, N0R 1C0

(519) 727-8704

Rochester Place Parkside Grille

981 County Road 2, Belle River, ON, N0R 1A0

Casa Mia Ristorante

523 Notre Dame St., Belle River, ON, N0R 1A0

(519) 728-2224

Loose Goose – Lakeshore

480 Advance Blvd., Lakeshore, ON, N0R 1A0

(226) 221-0264
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