About St. Thomas

St.Thomas & Elgin County are located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, halfway between Detroit, Michigan and Toronto with easy access to both Highways 401 and 402.

The “Incredible Elgin” County / St. Thomas Tourist Region is bordered to the south by Lake Erie offering beaches, conservation areas and recreational facilities for boating, fishing, and camping.

The area offers signed birding, hiking & cycling trails. The region is overflowing with art studios/galleries, museums, three wineries, farm markets and even specialty farming. History abounds with heritage buildings and quaint rural villages offer unique shops.

Visit one of the oldest wooden lighthouses in Canada. Ride back in time on restored steam & diesel trains or visit the restored CASO Railway Station – once the largest Railway Station in Canada. Our county-wide murals & first class sport facilities will welcome you to our diverse urban towns and cities.