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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Now thru December 31

Grain & Grit Beergarden

11 Ewen Road Hamilton, ON L8S 3C3

Now thru September 25

Experience the Orchard Patio at Howell Cidery

Howell Road Cider Co.

225 Howell Rd, Saint George, ON N0E 1N0

12:00pm - 4:00pm Saturdays

Now thru November 28

Flycasting Lessons

Fly Water Guiding

17 Alexander Avenue, Paris, ON N3L 2V6

Expert-led Experience

October 9 - November 27

Virtual Kids Studio Class: Paint, Draw, Print!

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Saturdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27 10:00 am - 11:30...

Now thru October 15

Grand River Adventure Getaway – One Night Getaway

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Availability: This trip is offered day Between: Apr 10, 2021 and Oct 15, 2021 Pricing:...

Now thru October 31

Pick Your Own Pears, Apples & Pumpkins

Puddicombe Estate Farms & Winery

1468 HWY 8, Winona, ON, L8E 5K9

Wednesday – Sunday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Now thru March 26

Tastings at Tall Post Craft Cidery

Tall Post Craft Cider Company

1170 Hendershot Rd, Hannon, ON L0R 1P0, Canada

Open Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 6:30 pm. Closed Sundays.

October 5 - November 23

Yoga in the Gallery

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Every Tuesday, October 5 to November 23 7:00pm Registration Required

October 7 - November 4

RBG After Dark: Seeing the Invisible

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Thursdays October 7, 14, 21, 28, and November 4. 6 to 9 p.m at Hendrie...

Now thru November 27

Farmhouse Brew Tasting at Steel Wheel Brewery

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Rd, Brantford, ON N3T 5L8

Rural Craft Brewery

Now thru October 14

Apple Picking at Myers Apple Farm 2021

Myers Apple Farm

37 Highway 52, Cope Town, ON, L0R 1J0

August 26th - October 14th

Now thru October 15

Experience the Grand – 2 Day/1 Night Package

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Costing: Per Person, Based on Double Occupancy, Choice of Canoe, Kayak or Bike: Canoe $289.65; Kayak $299.00;...

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