• 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 stay and 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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115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 16, 2022 and Nov 19, 2023

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