Kevin Callan is the author of thirteen books, including the best selling “The Happy Camper”, the incredibly popular series of paddling guides, and  “Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss”.

Follow Kevin, Kyla and Kristine on their weekend getaway to Brantford and Paris where their activities included a mellow paddle on the Grand River and a handful of cultural and foodie experiences.

Click here to read the article at Explore Magazine.

DAY 1

A historical walking tour of Paris with a visit to the Wincey Mills market, followed by a tour and tasting at Howell Road Cider Co. and dinner at Camp 31 Bar-B-Q round out day 1.

DAY 2

Day 2 features the Voyage of the Iroquois paddling experience with Grand Experiences, a brew and foodie tasting at Mash Paddle Brewing, followed by dinner at 2 Rivers Restaurant.

DAY 3

The weekend concludes with a visit at Grand River Rafting Company and a guided tour of Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks in Brantford.

 

To plan your trip to Paris and Brantford, visit Brant Tourism and Tourism Brantford

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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...

February 23

AGH Reads: The Illuminations

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Free Admission. Pre-registration required.

February 16 - March 30

Artful Moments: Art By Phone for Persons with Low Vision

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Wednesdays, 1 pm – 2:30 pm. Registration Deadline: February 6.

Now thru February 26

Oaks and Acorns Nature Play: Late Winter Sessions

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

February 8 - March 19

Nichola Feldman-Kiss: Scapegoat

McMaster Museum of Art

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

Pay what you can, if you can, with a suggested donation of $2.00.

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 26

Capturing Winter Scenes

Royal Botanical Gardens

16 Old Guelph Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 2H9

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 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 11 - 13

Chiefswood’s Greatest Love Exhibit

Chiefswood National Historic Site

PO Box1037 Highway 54, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

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

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.

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