Hamilton has always been credited with having a vibrant arts scene. Toronto’s sky-high real estate prices are driving even more artist, musicians and chefs out of the city to set up shop in Hamilton. In addition to amazing art, music and food, Hamilton is home to the world’s largest collections of waterfalls, one of Canada’s most beloved football teams, amazing museums and heritage sites and so much more. We can’t wait for you to come and see for yourself why everyone is buzzing about “The Hammer”.

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Water, Water Everywhere

Home to miles and miles of Lake Ontario shorelines and historic harbours.

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Cycle Hamilton’s Waterfront

See how Hamilton’s waterfront has changed on two wheels.

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Picture perfect gardens

As our country’s gardens come back to life each spring, a beautiful lesson in Canadian history blooms as well.

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Pour A Perfect Pint This Winter

Hamilton Halton Brant’s True Brew Path excel at making beers, ciders and wines that pair perfectly with sub-zero temperatures

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Gift It Forward

Amazingly giftable experiences that your friends and family will adore!

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Say Cheers To Cozy Winter Craft Beer Vibes

Check out our combinations of beer, outdoor activities and cold-weather comfort foods for the winter months ahead

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Holly Jolly Hometowns … The Hamilton Edition

Find the perfect gift in Hamilton this Holiday season

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Holly Jolly Hometowns … The Dundas and Ancaster Edition

Celebrate the season in Dundas and Ancaster

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8 Made-In-Ontario Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas Guaranteed to Make The Holidays A Little Cozier

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Just One Night

Need a change of scenery? These 2-day itineraries will get you on your way.

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Trick or Treat Tradesies

Scare up some fun in Hamilton Halton Brant!

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Rural On The Ridge

Take a day trip detour on Hamilton’s escarpment ridge

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Fall For… Dundas and Ancaster

Make fall memories in Dundas and Ancaster

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Fall For… Hamilton

Grab a sweater and head out for a fall day in Hamilton

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Pints & Plants: 6 Must-try Beer and Vegan Food Pairings

Fuel up with Hamilton Halton Brant’s favourite plant-based beer and food combos

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Junior Foodies On Board

Build Your Best Basket

Hit the road for fall picnic fun

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Find Fall Flight Flavours

Pair These Ale Trail Stops with Autumn Adventures in Hamilton Halton Brant

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Trade FOMO for JOMO: Easy Swaps For More Summer Joy

Get on the fast path towards a more joy-filled summer.

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Forest Bathing 101: 4 Reasons To Take A Woodsy Walk

This Art is Outside: Get an Outdoor Art Fix

Find creative ways to blend an art experience with some fresh air and sunshine.

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6 Ways to Turn Up Your Takeout Game

Kick your takeout game up a notch with these six easy ideas.

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Sunday Funday: 4 Retro Ways to End The Week

Bringing back the concept of simple Sunday fun.

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The Stay & Play Scavenger Hunt

The scavenger hunt that needs to be on your summer bucket list.

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The $25 Family Fun Finder Challenge

The Summer of the Staycation.

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8 Ways To Have a Blast on a Canadian Long Weekend

Add some spark to your long weekend this summer.

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4 Fun-Filled Field Trips

Surprise your “class” with an end of the year field trip!

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Top 10 Must-Try Eats in Hamilton Halton Brant

A tasty tour of 10 top foods you’ll want to try.

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Put Some Zing In Your Spring in Hamilton Halton Brant

Spring adventure is in the forecast at these fun events and festivals.

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Fabulous Fall Road Trips to Swell Small Towns

Explore places that are big on small town charm.

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Hamilton’s Street Scene

Spend your urban getaway like a local.

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This Region’s Got it Made

Leave the big box behind.

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Binbrook Conservation Area: Triple the Fun

Splash, climb, swing and wakeboard this summer.

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8 Ways for Nature Lovers to Welcome Spring

This spring’s outdoor must-do’s.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Waterfront Loop

Enjoy historical sites and lakeside breezes.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Going to the Chapel Route

A true Niagara Escarpment adventure with scenic vistas.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Felker’s and Albion Falls Loop

Waterfalls highlight a route along Hamilton mountain.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Dundas Valley All-Falls Loop

Explore 1,200 hectares of lush Carolinian forest.

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Indoor Activities in Hamilton

Hamilton is perfect for an outing with friends, a weekend getaway or some family fun!

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The Best of Spring: Six Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

The definitive spring guide to fresh air forays.

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Discover Even More Cool Claims to Fame

The list of our region’s claims to fame keeps growing.

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Hamilton is Having a Moment

Top travel writers hit the Hamilton scene.

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A Montrealer’s Guide to a City of Culture

A travel writer explores the culinary, heritage and cultural scene in Hamilton.

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What Type of Winter Explorer Are You?

Chilly thrills for the whole family!

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5 Taste and Tour Ideas for Exploring Hamilton’s Craft Breweries

Sample the brewer’s craft at the source, with welcoming taprooms, retail outlets and tour-friendly facilities.

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10 Tips For An Amazing Day At African Lion Safari

Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants

Recommendations for restaurants that are worth the trip.

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Top 6 Places for Fall Foliage

Your guide to awe-inspiring spots.

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Discover 7 cool claims to fame

Discover 7 cool claims to fame in our region.

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Raise a Glass to the True Brew Path

Taste your way along the True Brew Path and discover the breweries, wineries and cideries of Hamilton Halton Brant.

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