Local Area Activities
Brighton is known for excellent fishing, quaint Bed and Breakfasts, antique shops, unique bird watching opportunities, and a truly charming atmosphere. Long known as a summer resort town, the official "Gateway to Presqu'ile Provincial Park" welcomes each season with special events and activities from the Water Fowl Festival in the Spring to AppleFest in the Fall. Surrounded by farms, Brighton's agricultural past is present everywhere. Come visit Proctor House Museum where you can glimpse into the life of a powerful Brighton family whose business interests played an important role in the town for more than a century. Take a step back in time at the Memory Junction Railway Museum.
Situated on the north-east shore of Lake Ontario, nestled within one of the best protected harbours on the lake, you will fall in love with our moderate annual temperatures. The many attractions in Brighton await your visit!