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Theatre festivals and Chocolate Trails. What isn’t there to do in Stratford, Canada? Located on the banks of the Avon River, this is the type of destination that has something for everyone to enjoy. Stratford was once a prosperous city before it became a tourist hotspot and traces of its rich history can still be seen through the lovely architecture and ornate buildings throughout. With loads of things to do and plenty of gorgeous vacation homes right in the thick of it all, Stratford may become your go-to vacation destination.Spacious independent vacation rentals
A perfect fit for vacations with friends and family, you’ll be amazed at the options available for Stratford rentals. These rentals are characterised by their spacious and cozy nature, complete with a large living room and fully equipped kitchen with stylish, artsy touches. Beautiful gardens will provide the perfect space for relaxation, gatherings or planning the day’s itinerary. Lovely views of the sea and/or surrounding area will help you unwind during your stay. Whatever your goals may be, these Stratford vacation rentals will definitely not disappoint!
Vacations in Stratford
The area and getting around
Stratford offers visitors a plethora of historical buildings to admire including the Stratford City Hall built in 1900. Its unique hexagonal clock tower is a good place to start your journey into Stratford’s heritage. St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, from the early 1900s, offers some interesting history. Another iconic building is the turn-of-the-century Perth County Courthouse with a mixture of architectural styles to pique your interest. Finally, the Castle Kilbride Museum, 30 minutes from town, was built in the 1800s as a classic example of an Italianate mansion with towering belvedere filled with “trompe l'oeil” murals from floor to ceiling, and much more.Unique food and drink venues to explore
There are two categories of fame for Stratford; beauty and food! Check out the Bacon and Ale trail for 13 stops serving craft beers, ales, and their fascinating takes on pork, both savoury and sweet! Then the Revival House, located in an old church cathedral serves French cuisine in a unique style along with dinner concerts and more. Don’t miss the delicious pastries from The Livery Yard and Mercer’s Beer Hall for amazing craft beers and interesting main dishes. Finally, the Alley is a must for delicious drinks, eats, and a cool vibe.
Travellers and activities
Stratford is truly a lovely city to behold. A stroll around the city will reward you with glimpses of a rich, historical past as well as boutique shops, gardens and art galleries. Nature lovers cannot leave the city without a visit to the Shakespearean Gardens. In times past, the garden only grew plants that were mentioned in Shakespeare’s plays. Now it has expanded to include other gorgeous botanicals as well. Art lovers should pay a visit to Gallery Stratford, home to both local and international talent. And, music fans can’t miss the annual Stratford Summer Music festival.Stratford for Theatre Fans
The city of Stratford has long held a reputation for its fondness of performing arts. Each year, this cultural city hosts the annual Festival Theatre, which is part of the Stratford Festival, that runs from April to November. The festival focuses on Shakespearean works; however, it also includes a variety of musicals and other performances for a well-rounded experience. Even non-theatre fanatics may enjoy a show or two during theatre season when “theatre fever” is high! In addition, there are plenty of workshops for costumes, dance, and song to give you an idea of what it takes to become an actor.
Stratford became a settlement in 1832 and was named for Shakespeare’s home in England, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Top 5 travel tips in Stratford
This is a must do for the chocoholics in your clan. Start with buying tickets online then proceed to Chocolate Barrs, followed by Rheo Thompson, then Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Kandy Cakes. At the end of the trail pick up your ice-cream sundae at Jenn and Larry’s. Wahlah, and it’s a wrap well worth the indulgence!2. Enjoy the city at night
Lights on Stratford is part of the winter festival in downtown Stratford’s Market Square. Follow the light trail to Patterson Island for a more unique adventure in art. You’ll be amazed by the interactive art and light installations where the whole family can come together and be entranced by the beauty and wonder of art and light.3. Take out a boat on the Avon River
Water babies should head no further than Avon Boat Rentals for a kayak or paddle boat to take out on the water. If paddling isn’t your thing, you can alternatively take a river cruise on Juliet III, which may be the highlight of your trip!4. Be enlightened at the Stratford Perth Museum
This unique museum features thousands of artefacts from the diverse communities of the county. This is a cultural melting pot worth seeing. There are many exhibits including Anne Frank, the Railway Century, Duffy Dent, and much more.5. Get inspired at the best live theatre venue
Stratford Festival has been hosting performing artists since 1953 and has been blessed with some of the best artists and actors in the region. The Stratford Festival runs April to October and a must for all serious theatre buffs. There are four permanent venues to choose from and some visiting performances as well to keep you inspired.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Stratford
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Stratford?
At an average price of CA$270.13 per night, Stratford lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in Canada.
During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Stratford?
Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Stratford in September, October, and November, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of CA$228.01, CA$228.73, and CA$230.44 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Stratford?
When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Stratford, the highest prices are usually found in the month of June (with an average of CA$325.14 per night), followed by August (CA$324.68), and July (CA$312.67).
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Stratford?
It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Stratford, as only 24% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The most available months are, on average, December (with an availability of 38.33%), June (38%), and November (29%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Stratford?
Vacation rentals in Stratford reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 12.4%. The second most requested month is February, with 15.8%, and the third is March with 16.5%.
Are there many rentals in Stratford?
In Stratford we collaborate with 3 different providers to give you a choice of 130 properties, so you will not be short of options!