Explore Canada’s great landscapes

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

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    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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Now thru September 29

BIG CREEK ECO-ADVENTURE

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street N Paris, N3L 2M4

Price from: $110 Per package, per person. Skill Level: Intermediate

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 May 1

The Collection: A Hands-On Experience

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Duration of Experience: 3.5 hours Availability: Year-Round, Afternoons Only Minimum Person: 12

Now thru May 1

MacNab’s Kitchen at Dundurn Enhanced Experience

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

2 hour experience. Available year-round, mornings only. Minimum 15 persons.

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,...

Now thru October 20

Tandem Yak Trip on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

November 14 - 25

12 Days of Christmas

Robert Hall Originals

138 Sugar Maple Road St. George, N0E 1N0

Nov-14-2019 to Nov-25-2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day | Closed on Sundays|...

December 7 - 22

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Cost:        $30 per person. Pre-registration is required, weekends only.

Now thru October 6

Grand River Dinner Cruise

Grand River Dinner Cruises

36 Brant County Road 22 Caledonia, N3W 2G9

Lunch Cruise - 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. $55 per person (taxes included) Dinner Cruise...

Now thru September 30

Pedal and Paddle

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Now thru September 14

Learn to Kayak Group Lesson at Binbrook Conservation Area

Staycation Beach and Boat Rentals Inc.

Binbrook Conservation Area, 5050 Harrison Road, Hamilton, Ontario

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