• Waterfront views paired with crisp fall Lake Ontario breezes ✔️
  • Winding nature trails with fall colours for days ✔️
  • Relaxed patio vibes that convince you to add another layer so you can stay longer ✔️

As the fall breezes begin to blow, Burlington is a beautiful destination for an autumn day trip filled with fresh air fun, tasty fall treats and time with the people you love.

Take It Outside

If you’re looking for an outdoor destination where you can embrace wide-open spaces, Canada’s largest botanical garden is a natural choice. Royal Botanical Gardens is home to 27 km of nature trails, 2,400 acres of nature sanctuaries and over 2,300 species of plants. Download the self-guided, Royal Botanical Gardens tour to your smartphone (or print it out before you leave) for a scenic wander through Hendrie Park and the Rock Garden.

Do Something Unexpected

Architecture and design fans will have fun getting to know Burlington’s historic side with this self-guided Walking Tour of Heritage Burlington. You’ll set out from Art Gallery of Burlington and make your way through this historic part of Burlington’s downtown learning about the heritage homes and buildings here.

Stock The Trunk With Fall Flavours

Stonehaven Farms, just north of Burlington, is the perfect place to pick your fall pumpkins. While you’re there, be sure to try your luck navigating the giant corn maze. Burlington Centre Lions Farmer’s Market and Centro Market’s Sunday Farmer’s Market are also terrific destinations for sourcing the season’s freshest produce.

Centro Market
Score One-of-a-kind Finds

Downtown Burlington is brimming with unique boutiques. Whether you’re looking for a stylish fall outfit, beauty products, or unique gifts to get a head start on holiday shopping, browsing the shops here won’t disappoint. Use this directory to get a better sense of what you can expect to find.

Sip Something New

The Hamilton Halton Brant True Brew Path stop in Burlington is Nickel Brook Brewery. For those who prefer to sip on something alcohol-free, Farmer Jacks’ cold-pressed juices are healthy, delicious and a popular choice with locals.

Settle In For A Tasty Meal

Looking to try something new? The Taste of Burlington, Burlington’s premier dining event offers prix-fixe menus at local dining establishments available for dine-in or take out.

Explore A Little More

Round out your Burlington itinerary with additional ideas from Tourism Burlington and the downtown associations of Burlington Downtown and nearby Aldershot and Waterdown. When you’re finished exploring Burlington, the surrounding communities of Hamilton, Oakville and Halton Hills offer even more fun ways to spend a fall day.

Find new ways to play in Hamilton Halton Brant this fall. Explore available experiences, take advantage of special offers and discover the amazing events that will be taking place while you’re in town.

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Now thru December 31

Road to the Ridge: Taste of the Escarpment

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Tour Details: This tour is a 4.5 hour all-inclusive self-guided tour with all food, sips,...

Now thru October 13

A Day of Play: Traditional Indigenous Games

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Season Dates: May 18th to Oct 13th Price: $70.00/person for a group of less than...

July 13 - August 18

Pick Your Own Blueberries at Northfield Blueberries

Northfield Blueberries

101 Middle Townline Rd, Scotland, ON N0E 1R0

Picking Season: mid-Jul to mid-Aug Call ahead to check picking conditions!

Now thru October 29

Grand Experiences: 4-Hour Guided Tour

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

113 Grand River Street North, Paris

Date & Times: Every day, starting at 9:30am Price: varies depending on choice of boat

Now thru December 31

Brant Eats

Brant Tourism

31 Mechanic St, Paris, ON N3L 1K1

For your enjoyment all-year round!

Now thru October 20

Grand River Rafting: Five Oaks Trip (Self-Guided)

Grand River Rafting Company

119 Jennings Rd, Brantford

Date & Times: Various across Seasons and Days Price: $35 to $50 per person depending...

Now thru December 31

Sightseeing Flights

Brantford Flight Centre

110 Aviation Ave. Brantford, ON N3T 5L7, Canada

Dates: All year round Prices: vary by flight length

Now thru October 15

Grand Experiences: Paddling the Grand River – Paris to Brantford

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

113 Grand River Street North, Paris

Date & Times: Every day, starting at 9:00am Price: varies depending on choice of boat

Now thru October 31

Pick Your Own Produce at Murphy’s Country Produce

Murphy’s Country Produce Ltd

2040 Guyatt Road, RR # 1, Binbrook, ON, L0R 1C0

Days and Times: Mon to Fri - 7:30am to 7:30pm, Sat & Sun - 7:30am...

June 26 - October 2

Bronte Historical Society Walk & Talk History

Bronte Village BIA

Sovereign House, 7 West River Street, Oakville

Dates: Jun 26th, Jul 10th, Jul 24th, Aug 7th, Aug 21st, Sep 4th, Sep 18th,...

Now thru June 30

Winter Staycations in Brant

Brant Tourism

31 Mechanic St, Paris, ON N3L 1K1

Some winter activities but enjoy others all year round!

Now thru December 31

Explore Paris Like A Local – A Sweet Escape

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Tour Details: This tour is a 4.5 hour all-inclusive self-guided tour with all food, sips,...

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