Explore Canada’s great landscapes

Here are six day trip ideas to help you do just that in Hamilton Halton Brant.

  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    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 routes. Guided Bruce Trail Waterfall Walks feature waterfalls, scenic vistas, Carolinian forests and the natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment.

     

  • 3

    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.

  • 4

    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.

  • 5

    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.

  • 6

    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.

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July 2 - September 1

Historic Garden Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Cost:  Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to...

June 2

Salad Bowl Planter Workshop

Ireland House Museum

2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON, L7P 5A8

ALL SUPPLIES ARE INCLUDED Ireland House Museum 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | $50

May 26 - September 22

The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Dates:       SUNDAYS, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, 2019 Time:        9:30...

Now thru November 3

Indigenous Edible Medicinal Hike

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru October 20

Tandem Kayak Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

November 16 - January 5

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1L3

Time:        12:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Tuesday to Sunday) Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day &...

Now thru November 16

A Day of Play

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

Now thru December 21

Discover Hamilton Beer Tour

Beer Tours Hamilton

133 King St W Dundas

Weekly tours starting at 11 am in Dundas ending at 4 pm. Pickup at 24...

Now thru December 29

A Winter’s Night in Paris Culinary Experience

Arlington Hotel

106 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M5

Based on standard rooms only. Rooms are subject to availability. Reservations required to the Arlington...

Now thru December 15

Ridge Road Wine Tour

Wine Tours Toronto

550 Eglinton Ave. W. Toronto, ON Canada

Saturday tours with 3 pick up locations. 9:30 am from Toronto, 10 am from Oakville,...

May 25 - October 13

The Natural Path

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

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