Does life in 2020 have you setting a new record for the longest stretch of consecutive days spent at home? If you’re feeling like a little change of scenery is in order this fall, an overnight getaway to Hamilton Halton Brant is a fun, easy and affordable way to make that happen.

It’s time to call up the grandparents and book them for an upcoming babysitting gig! Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape, a breakaway with a few besties or some self-care in solitude, Hamilton Halton Brant has you covered.

Here are a few ideas to help you start planning your autumn getaway:

Wine and dine a few days away with this two-day itinerary that includes stops at farmers’ markets, wineries, cideries, breweries and an overnight stay with a scenic Lake Ontario view.

Shop until you drop with this two-day itinerary that offers visits to charming downtowns, one-of-kind urban neighbourhoods and destination shopping malls.

If you’re looking for a fall cycling getaway that will really get your wheels turning, this two-day itinerary is a winner!

If you’d prefer to create your own ideal itinerary of activities, meals and a perfect place to rest your head, use our trip planning tools to craft your signature escape.

  • Start by choosing a place to go or an activity that you’d like to enjoy while you’re away.
  • Once you’ve decided on your destination, browse our list of accommodations to find a place to stay nearby.
  • Finally, add a sprinkling of restaurants, craft breweries, wineries and cideries into the mix by browsing the food and drink options for the areas you’ll be visiting.

We Look Forward To Seeing You Safely

As the COVID-19 situation in Ontario continues to change, a minute or two of extra planning is an important step in ensuring hiccup-free fall adventures. Follow the latest travel guidelines for your community and any communities you plan to visit. Check with the places you plan to go to in advance to see if reservations or activity bookings are required. On the day of your trip, do a quick check to verify the places on your agenda are open and serving visitors in the way you’re expecting.

Don’t forget to share your pictures of your adventures with us by tagging them with #greatcanadiandaytrip.

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January 30 - May 29

Hamilton Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

$130.00+hst per person (8 person minimum) Tour is 5-7hrs long. Tour Dates: Sunday January 30,...

February 12 - May 29

Margaret Watkins: Black Light

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Tickets required

January 29

Virtual Owl Prowl

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

1.5 hours in length. Recommended for all ages. $20/device* Registration closes January 29th, 2022 at...

February 23

Starting Your Seeds Indoors (Virtual)

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Fee: $10 + Service Fee (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register by February 20. 7:00 pm...

March 23 - 30

Garden Bones (Virtual)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Wednesdays, March 23 & 30; 6 to 9 p.m.

Now thru March 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Winter Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Pre-Registration Required

Now thru March 27

Treewalk Village in Winter

Treetop Trekking

5050 Harrison Rd, Binbrook, ON L0R 1C0

Closed some holidays. PLUS Open on these special dates: Dec 20, 21, 22, 23, 27,...

Now thru February 27

Young Water Speaks

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Free Admission. Pre-registration required.

February 4 - 7

Valentine’s Day Heart Hand Warmers – Follow Along Video

173 Colborne St, Brantford, ON N3T 2G8

Now thru March 31

Skating on Cootes Paradise

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Available dates and hours are subject to change due to ongoing safety precautions and weather.

February 23 - March 30

Artful Moments: Seniors’ Centre Without Walls

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 pm

February 12 - May 1

Ingrid Mayrhofer: After All that Was Solid Melts Into Air

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Tickets Required.

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