Find some fun in the sun with these Heart of Ontario StayTripping savings

This year it pays to getaway. Literally! Combining Ontario’s new Staycation Tax Credit of up to 20% back on eligible accommodation with our red-hot StayTripping savings and gift card offer makes room in your vacation budget for even more getaway fun. Be sure to time your trip with some of the awesome activities planned in the weeks and months ahead.

Get the details on how to take advantage of the Staycation Tax Credit on eligible accommodations here.

A curated selection of overnight accommodation packages – PLUS – a bonus pre-paid VISA gift card

With the advance booking of one of our StayTripping accommodation packages below you’ll receive a prepaid VISA gift card to help explore more in the Heart of Ontario! Receive a $50 gift card when you book a one night stay or a $100 gift card when you book two consecutive nights. Browse all of the available packages and contact the hotel of your choice directly to book now.

Valid on qualifying stays through December 31, 2022. Please note Visa Vouchers are of a limited quantity and are subject to availability. Visa Vouchers are available on a first-come first-served basis and are not guaranteed at time of booking. See full terms and conditions here.

Know Before You Go

We’re thrilled that Ontario is reopening and can’t wait to welcome you to Hamilton Halton Brant. As a few of our region’s tourism partners may take some additional time to return to their pre-pandemic operating capacities and protocols, feel free to reach out to the places you plan on visiting in advance to confirm that they’re ready to serve you in the way you’re expecting.

Events Close to Home View All >>

August 14, 2022 Jazz on the Plaza: Laila Biali

Now thru August 14, 2022 Margaret Watkins: Black Light

August 14, 2022 Lakeside a La Carte

August 14, 2022 Jazz on the Plaza: Clerel

August 14, 2022 Acton Leathertown Festival 2022

Now thru August 14, 2022 Jazz on the Plaza

August 16 Gary Meikle – Surreal

August 17 RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World

August 18 The Sound of Music

August 19 Sara Calder Day

August 19 - 20 Paris Drinks Fest 2022

August 20 Burlington VegFest

August 17 - 20 Rent

August 21 Penny & Brasovan Present: Cabaret at its Finest!

August 19 - 21 Dundas Cactus Festival 2022

August 19 - 21 Hamilton Rib & Beer Festival 2022

August 18 - 21 Shakespeare in the Garden

Now thru August 25 Yoga in the Vines!

August 25 Symphony Under the Stars

Now thru August 26 Acoustic Music Series at Ireland House Museum

Now thru August 26 Acoustic Music Series at Ireland House Museum

August 26 - 28 Winona Peach Festival 2022

Now thru August 31 Weedy Wednesdays in Dundurn’s Historic Kitchen Garden

Now thru September 1 Music at the Waterfront

Now thru September 2 Music in the City

August 16 - September 3 ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ with Tottering Biped Theatre

Now thru September 5 Michèle Pearson Clarke: Muscle Memory

September 6 Pearle Jam: North American Tour 2022

September 10 Doors Open Burlington 2022

September 9 - 11 Supercrawl 2022

September 9 - 11 Stoney Creek Rib & Beer Festival 2022

September 9 - 11 Kerrfest 2022

Now thru September 14 The Little Blossom Music Series

September 15 AIR SUPPLY

Now thru September 16 Movies in the Park

Now thru September 17 Sunsets & Vines Live Music!

Now thru September 17 Summer Music Nights at Chudleigh’s Farm

September 16 - 18 Binbrook Fair

September 20 TOM COCHRANE with Red Rider

Now thru September 24 Eclectic Local Concert Series

September 24 Farm Crawl Hamilton 2022

September 22 - 25 Ancaster Fair

September 25 Tesla Electric City Festival

Now thru September 25 Train Days with the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers

September 24 - 25 Hamilton Comic Con

September 24 - 25 Telling Tales Festival

September 29 - 30 Love Someone – An Intimate Evening with JOHNNY REID

Now thru September 30 Movies in the Park – Summer Series

September 16 - October 1 British Invasion: The Concert

October 1 - 2 Dundas Studio Tour: Renewal – The 25th Anniversary

Awesome Experiences to Book Now View All >>

Hamilton Beer Tour

Yoga and Chair Yoga with Hamilton Recreation

Camping at Fifty Point

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Exhibitions

Rafting or Tubing on the Grand River Tour

Fun Farmyard at Springridge Farm

Serial Production

Corn Wash Basket Workshop at Chiefswood Park

We Are Made of Stardust

Children’s Gardening: Sow and Grow (Ages 5 to 7)

Downtown Milton Flashback Tour

Pedal & Paddle – Canadian Adventure

Growing Your Own Food: Workshops

Contemporary Art Bus Tour

Arts After Hours: Garden to Table Winemaker’s Dinner

Walk Through the Seasons

Virtual Guided Hike: Summer Edition

Mohawk Run

Canoeing Basic Skills Certification

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn National Historic Site

Camping at Valens Lake

On The Water Experience

Soak in the beautiful scenery of the Carolinian forests as you paddle down the Grand River by canoe or kayak.

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Rentals – Canoe, Kayak, Bikes, River Tubes

The Living Vault: The Collection and Performance

Grand Overnight Camping Adventure

Sunset Photography

Hamilton Craft Beer Tour Experience

Grand Voyageur

Cambridge to Paris Grand River Day Trip – Self-Guided

5 Day Bruce Trail Waterfall Walking Tour

Grand River Valley Hiking

Heirloom Tomatoes Cooking Workshop

Large Pack Basket Workshop at Chiefswood Park

McMaster Museum of Art: Central Campus Sculpture Tour

Christmas Evening Tours

Paddle the Beast!

Try the Beast… a unique family adventure down the Grand River.

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Home of #99: A Brantford & Paris Tasting Adventure

Fit in the Core

Camping at Kelso

Fresh Market Farms U-Pick

A Day by The Grand – Paddle, Taste & Tour

Tricky Trees

Grand River Rafting Adventure

Art For Victory

Explore Paris Like a Local Tour

The Grand Canoe Camping Experience

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Tours

Bruce Trail Iroquoia Day Trip

Brant County Beer Tour

Summer Day Camp with Museums Burlington

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