Southampton, Ontario is located on the shores of Lake Huron. It is a 3.5 hour drive from Toronto and 3 hours from the Burlington/Hamilton area. All routes to Southampton are scenic drives through the rolling farmlands and small towns of Ontario.

The town of Southampton has a main shopping street with locally owned boutiques and restaurants, and the nearby Port Elgin has a movie theatre. There are two large grocery stores just outside the main part of town.

Southampton is a golf and tennis lover's dream with a local tennis club that is the largest in Ontario. Information about The Southampton Tennis Club as well as the many local golf courses can be found at www.saugeenshores.ca