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Best things to do in Sarnia

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Not interested in these Canadian shopping stores? Venture over to the States and go to Birchwood mall. Great shopping centre. Only a 10 minute drive (border traffic pending)”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Have very good food and is a chill spot with many beer options and outdoor sitting. I would start here then work your way down the strip if you are looking for nightlife. ”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Great bar to sing your heart out and enjoy some karaoke. A little shy when it comes to singing? Don't worry, they serve tequilla.”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Take a drive down to the water and see the best view in Sarnia. Don’t forget to save room for fries from the fry truck. (We recommend the yellow truck.) Then walk up the street for ice cream and to check out some of the local stores in Point Edward. ”
3 locals recommend
Park
“FREE ADMISSION & Conservation area - Sizable wetlands providing a habitat for many plant & bird species, including migratory waterfowl. Plenty of activities like hiking, fishing and a picnic area too. Here is a merely a snippet of info from their website: "The Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area is part of a series of continentally important wetlands located in southwestern Ontario. It continues to provide critical habitat for North American waterfowl species, as well as other migrating species. The region is host to over 700 species of plants, 220 species of birds and a wide array of mammals, fish, reptiles and amphibians. ”
2 locals recommend
Museum
“This beautiful lighthouse on Lake Huron is a sight to see. The tower wasn't open on the day we were there but the views and information did not disappoint. If you are taking a lighthouse tour of the Great Lakes or passing through St. Clair, I recommend you take at least 30 minutes to visit this spot and read all the information posted.”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“Very close and surprisingly interesting lightship tour takes you through the land docked vessel that once guided ships to shore.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Superb views inside and out, right under the Blue Water Bridge, with the best Happy Hour prices on food M-F from 3 - 6 PM.”
3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Groceries and more at our newly renovated RCSS just up the road a short walk or drive from our doorstep. Electronics, wine store, groceries & fresh take on-the-go foods available. ”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Centennial Park is a charming park for visitors and residents who want to be near Sarnia’s scenic waterfront. In the winter holiday season, there is the Festival of Lights. You can enjoy a stroll through the exhibit sipping on a hot cup of cocoa. Folks of all ages enjoy this seasonal event and many families are in attendance to help get in the spirit. In the spring/summer/fall months, there are some lovely gardens to take in and fountains to dip your toes into while enjoying the path along the waterfront. You may see folks biking, roller-blading, or just strolling by...”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Stop and see the beautiful bridge that links us to our neighbours to the south. Take a riverfront walk and enjoy the scenery. Make sure to get some famous bridge fries!”
3 locals recommend
Park
“Located on the St. Clair River this park features a scenic boardwalk with views of the Blue Water Bridge & Canada, a full playground, and baseball field. ”
2 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Rondo's offer a variety of gourmet pizzas, and have a decent selection of draft beers... They have live music on the weekends and although the venue is small, the vibe is great and is a good place to go if you want to get out of the cottage.”
3 locals recommend