Hamilton Ontario


Hamilton, the steel town, is  on the west side of Lake Ontario it is the fourth most populated city in  Ontario. Just 50 kilometres south of Toronto.

The area is made up of the 200 foot escarpment which is the old water shore  of Lake Ontario, which forms the backbone of the Bruce Peninsula.

Activities In Hamilton

Hamilton Conservation Authority

Websters Fall part of the Hamilton Conservation Authority Hamilton Ontario 1)

One largest green spaces surrounding a major Canadian city, the Hamilton Conservation Authority has many predominant waterfalls, hiking trails, which include their Bruce Trail overall it is 100,000 acres including Christy Lake, Valens Conservation Area and Webster’s Falls Park and many more beautiful area to explore the many hundreds of kilometers of trails in fall.

Websters Fall

Webster's Falls Hamilton OntarioThis spectacular Webster’s Fall is located within the Spencer Gorge Conservation Area. Standing at 130 ft above the Gorge it is higher than Niagara Falls cell. The Falls is also on the Bruce Trail which runs hundreds of kilometers from Niagara River to Tobermory Ontario.

Bayfront Park 

Bayfront Park Hamilton Ontario

Bayfront Park is part of  the 1990s, 16 acre, restoration efforts of reclaiming the polluted  Hamilton Harbor west end. Some $9 million was spent on the Park. It is now  a  popular public park with native vegetation and public facilities.  The Park is free.

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Located at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Mount Hope, Ontario. This where many world war planes are preserved for public display like: Avro Lancaster. Day tours in summer are offered.

Dundurn Castle 

This 18,000 sq ft house  was completed in 1835. It has forty rooms. The city of Hamilton has spent  millions renovating it. Year round tour offered.

Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario

The Royal Botanical Gardens, located in both Hamilton and Burlington, is one of the largest botanical gardens in Canada. Spanning over 2,700 acres, it features a vast collection of plants, flowers, and trees. The gardens are divided into various sections, including the Rock Garden, the Mediterranean Garden, and the Laking Garden, which boasts a beautiful collection of irises and peonies. Throughout the year, the gardens host events, workshops, and educational programs, making it a hub of horticultural activity and a must-visit for nature enthusiasts.

Canadian Football Hall of Fame

This is a not-for-profit which celebrates great achievements in Canadian football history. It is run by the Canadian Football League (CFL).  Yearly the CFL season, the Hall inducts players. Year round daily tour offered.

Trips from Hamilton

African Lion Safari

Just outside Hamilton, hear Cambridge.  located 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of Toronto. This 740 acres offer tour buses or cars. With over 100 animals which roam freely in contained areas.

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Just a short drive from Hamilton, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a picturesque town known for its historic charm, wineries, and the renowned Shaw Festival Theatre. The town’s beautifully preserved 19th-century architecture and its location at the confluence of the Niagara River and Lake Ontario make it a popular destination for tourists.

Visitors can explore the many boutique shops, dine in gourmet restaurants, or take a leisurely stroll along the tree-lined streets. The region is also famous for its vineyards, offering wine tours and tastings, especially the ice wines for which the area is internationally recognized.