Six Ways to Explore Canada’s Awesome Landscapes

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7 

Celebrate Canada’s big birthday with 150 Days of Great Canadian Day Tripping – great ideas for red, white and true-ly incredible days and ways to “do Canada 150” throughout the summer and fall.

Why not get started by spending a day exploring Canada’s great landscapes?  Here are six day trip ideas to help you do just that in Hamilton Halton Brant.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7

Paddle, tube or raft down the Grand River.

The Grand River's gentle currents make it a great choice for first-time paddlers. Area outfitters make it so easy to gear up and go.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7

Visit the waterfall capital of Canada.

Hamilton, known as the Waterfall Capital, makes exploring this collection of stunners a breeze thanks to an extensive network of trails and hiking routesGuided Bruce Trail Waterfall Walks feature waterfalls, scenic vistas, Carolinian forests and the natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7

Hike to the top of the Niagara escarpment.

Forget indoor climbing gyms. Hamilton Halton Brant has access to the beautiful Niagara Escarpment, where anyone from a beginner to an experienced climber can scale up their rock-climbing routine.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7

Walk Canada’s oldest footpath, the Bruce Trail.

The Bruce Trail winds its way 890 kilometres along the Niagara Escarpment from its southern tip in Niagara all the way to Tobermory. Many Hamilton and Halton conservation areas offer access to the trail.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7

Stop and smell the roses at Canada’s largest Botanical Garden.

Royal Botanical Gardens’ 27 kilometres of walking trails include over 20 lookouts, 7 boardwalks and 21 stream crossings.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #7

Get close to nature at our conservation areas.

Whether your interested in camping, hiking, swimming, cross country skiing or just getting a little closer to nature, Hamilton Conservation Authority has it all. You can enjoy the parks at Conservation Halton year-round, including Kelso Conservation Area that completely changes from a ski hill in the winter to a sports playground in the Summer. The Grand River Conservation Authority is home to 7 conservation areas that offer habitat to a wide range of bird, plant and animal species to be explored.

These day trip ideas are just the start of 150 days of Great Canadian Daytripping. Explore more ideas for red, white and true-ly incredible Canadian day trips.



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