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A Village in which to spend a Half Day

Quaint and with some diverse, eclectic and well-aged architecture. A stroll through the downtown... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Quaint and Cute

The town of Almonte is cute and it is far away to make it a day trip, yet not too far to feel... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Chaitanya S
Whitby, Canada
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Almonte, Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint and with some diverse, eclectic and well-aged architecture. A stroll through the downtown and surrounding streets provides for a stress-free time. Lots of room for a short or long walk and / or a hike. Stops at any of the antique, contemporary or modern...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had the fish taco.. over salted and over seasoned ! Cuban bowl ... small left over chicken pieces. Just so so .. no wow to this place in taste!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The town of Almonte is cute and it is far away to make it a day trip, yet not too far to feel tedious. An hour away from Ottawa, its a nice town to visit during the evening, take a stroll along riverwalk, take photos...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Fell in love with main street shops, restaurants and views. Short drive from city. Great unique little shops. Lots of antique stores too. The riverwalk is very picturesque. Some grest food trucks too. Stopped at Crooked Mile Brewery on way out of town. Already have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Watsondg
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Relax, get away and have a day with friends and family. A historic town with shops and food and things to see. The downtown area is easy to get around with parking. Shops and things to see for everyone’s tastes. Fur friends too! Basketball was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Todd M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A very cute village by Mississippi River, much like Elora or St. Mary's, but not as scenic in my opinion. A side trip up to Pakenham to see the bridge and eat Scoops ice cream was a nice end to the day

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bert V
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Someone we met in our travels elsewhere, told us to come visit Almonte if we liked "quaint", "charming" village architecture & shopping. We actually came for a mini-vacation and were wowed. The quality of the boutiques were both interesting and decent. There were items we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank twocardinals
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is one of my favourite small towns to visit. Lovely Riverwalk, interesting and diverse shops, good restaurants and just a lovely, relaxing place to spend an afternoon. Thinking I shouldn't be posting this because I want to have it stay the same and not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank northof40
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We are fortunate enough to live in an area where we have many smaller towns that have kept their main streets walkable and interesting. There are a variety of shops all independently owned. In addition there are several cafés and restaurants. You will not go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Almonte is a not to be missed place. they have wonderful places to eat and there are lots of interesting stores and galleries to tempt you.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from cebcolpitts | Reviewed this property |
AS far as I can tell the parks are in Mississippi Mills about 8km away.