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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The McQuesten Family Christmas

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1L3

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Whisper to the Moon

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Price: From $99 per person, meet up at 7:30 pm and ends 10:30-11:30pm

Now thru October 13

All Hands On Deck!

HMCS Haida

658 Catharine Street N Pier 9, Hamilton, ON, L8L 8K4

1 hour experience. Minimum 10 people, maximum 30 people per tour.

December 7 - 22

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Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Cost:        $30 per person. Pre-registration is required, weekends only.

Now thru November 30

Fly Fishing Guiding and Casting Instruction

Fly Water Guiding

17 Alexander Ave, Paris, Ontario, Canada

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MacNab’s Kitchen

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610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

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The Family Super Board Trip

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru September 22

The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

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Discover Hamilton Beer Tour

Beer Tours Hamilton

133 King St W Dundas

Weekly tours starting at 11 am in Dundas ending at 4 pm. Pickup at 24...

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Kayak Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

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