Best neighbourhoods for families, foodies, pet lovers in Burlington, Oakville, Milton


Published February 28, 2023 at 1:31 pm

An online real estate company has rated neighbourhoods in Burlington, Milton and Oakville based on what kind of lifestyle, need or interest you and your family have. has the lowdown whether you’re a foodie who wants to move to Burlington, a retiree contemplating Oakville or a family with young kids thinking about Milton.

Wahi looked at five communities across the GTA, including Halton, and ranked the top three neighbourhoods in 11 categories.

Here’s a breakdown of best neighbourhoods for Halton.

Families with young kids

  1. Palmer, Burlington
  2. Bronte Meadows, Milton
  3. Dempsey Park, Milton

Families with teenagers

  1. Downtown Burlington
  2. Roseland, Burlington
  3. Shoreacres, Burlington


  1. Iroquois Ridge South, Oakville
  2. River Oaks, Oakville
  3. Clearview, Oakville

Pet lovers

  1. Old Oakville
  2. Burlington waterfront
  3. Palmer, Burlington

Car-free living

  1. Burlington waterfront
  2. Shoreacres, Burlington
  3. West Oakville

Active lifestyle

  1. Downtown Burlington
  2. Palmer, Burlington
  3. Roseland, Burlington

Nature lovers

  1. Millcroft, Burlington
  2. Palmer, Burlington
  3. Downtown Burlington


  1. Freeman, Burlington
  2. Burlington Waterfront
  3. Old Oakville


  1. Old Oakville
  2. Downtown Burlington
  3. Old Milton

Wahi analyzed data from Local Logic, a location intelligence platform, to rank GTA neighbourhoods in 11 categories based on lifestyle, needs, goals and interests. The ranking considers neighbourhood attributes such as nearby schools, transit quality, park spaces, access to restaurants and shopping, and more.

For more details about the rankings, visit the Wahi website.

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