There are several outfitters in Paris and Brant County that make family paddling adventures a breeze. Leave the gear and guiding up to a skilled expert so you and your family can relax and discover the joy of a few hours on the Grand River.


Once you’re back on dry land, hit the unique shops of Paris for an afternoon of shopping. The Toronto Sun recently named it one of southern Ontario’s best small-town downtowns.

“We tested boundaries and skills we hadn’t tested before and the kids got up close to nature. Paddling in a canoe provides lots of time for talking and bonding. It was a great family adventure!”
— Susannah, Canadian Mommy Blogger, Creative Mama on a Dime

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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 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 28

MacNab’s Kitchen

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

SATURDAYS Only, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM...

Now thru November 3

Cook the Trout Survival Challenge

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru August 31

Virtual Reality Experience – BBC 1943 Berlin Blitz

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, ON, L0R 1W0

9 am – 5 pm daily at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Virtual Reality Experience...

Now thru October 13

All Hands On Deck!

HMCS Haida

658 Catharine Street N Pier 9, Hamilton, ON, L8L 8K4

1 hour experience. Minimum 10 people, maximum 30 people per tour.

Now thru August 23

Girlfriend Friday One day Retreats

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Must register in advance. Limited spots per date. Ladies only...

Now thru December 31

Float High in the Sky at iFLY Toronto(Oakville)

iFLY Toronto

2007 Winston Park Drive Oakville, L6H 6P5

FLIGHT HOURS Monday: CLOSED Tuesday to Thursday: 2 PM - 9 PM Friday: 11 PM...

Now thru November 24

The Grand Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

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.

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