Hamilton Things to Do

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  • 1. Royal Botanical Gardens

    Canada's largest Botanical Gardens, the RBG has five garden areas, including RBG centre, Hendrie Park, Laking Garden & the Arboretum. It also has four nature sanctuaries, including Cootes Paradise,...

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  • 2. African Lion Safari

    After living in Ontario for over 20 years, I finally visited African Lion Safari. It was wonderful and worth the drive to get there. The bus toured close to wild animals. We had very close encounters...

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  • 3. Dundurn Castle

    Dundurn Castle is an historic chateau built to house Sir Allan MacNab, later prime minister of the united Province of Canada between 1845 and 1856. He hired architect Robert Wetherall and construction...

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  • 4. Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

    This is Canada's answer to the US Air Force Museum in Dayton. The collection is more modest, but still impressive. The docents are very knowledgeable. This is a must-see for any aviation buff visiting...

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  • 5. Spencer Gorge Conservation Area

    I arrived here after a weekend in Toronto expecting to take a few photos of the waterfall and then continue on my drive back home to Windsor. However, I ended up staying for half a day, enjoying the...

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  • 6. Lovely Tews Falls

    Only a 10 minute walk from Websters Falls along the Bruce Trail will bring you to Tews Falls. The water falls in a straight stream 41m over a bowl shaped...

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  • 7. Hike the Bruce Trail

    The Bruce Trail is a hiking path that extends for over 700kms along the Niagara Escarpment from Niagara Falls in the south to Tobermory, Ontario in the north....

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  • 8. The "Mountain"

    Called the Mountain in Hamilton, this steep cliff cuts through the region at an average height of 90 metres above Lake Ontario and loops around Dundas Valley as...

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  • 9. Confederation Park

    Located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Hamilton, Confederation Park is 83 hectres of fun and excitement. Activities at Confederation Park include Waterworks,...

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  • 10. Awed at the Tew's Falls

    Reaching Tew's Falls entails hiking 5 kms on a fairly trying trail. However, the hike was merited, because we were able to see many wild flowers on the way to...

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  • 11. Exploring Webster Falls

    A steel staircase and a steep trek took us on a deep descend in the gorge where the beautiful waterfall upstream and rapds downstream welcomed us.The only...

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  • 12. Canada's Finest Gardens

    The Royal Botanical Gardens near Hamilton are as good as any that I've seen. They are part formal gardens, part woodland, and part wetland. They consist of five...

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  • 13. HMCS Haida

    A destroyer is a general-purpose, medium-sized warship employed in roles ranging from surface combat to anti-submarine warfare to anti-aircraft defense to shore...

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  • 14. Parks Canada Discovery Centre

    Here is a good place to introduce yourself to all that Canada has to offer--especially its gorgeous parks and historic sites. The Parks Discovery Centre covers...

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  • 15. Hamilton City Centre

    Hamilton's city centre is a good starting point for touring the area. Not to be missed is the city's waterfront. Also, don't miss historic Dundurn Castle. I...

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  • 16. R.H.L.I Museum

    You need to check ahead for this one. You can go the the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry website. If you can find someone to let you in, there is an incredible...

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  • 17. Art Gallery of Hamilton

    A nice little art gallery that gives dreary downtown Hamilton some class and culture. Many exhibits encompassing all forms of art can be found here. During my...

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  • 18. Monday Nights at Hutch's on the Beach

    Every Monday night as soon as the weather gets warm, the classic cars come to the beach strip on Van Wagner's Blvd. Every type of car is here, so if you like...

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  • 19. Canadian Football Hall of Fame

    Who loves Canadian Football? I do! I do! If you follow the CFL at all this is a great reason to stop in Hamilton. It doesn't only include the CFL though. There...

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  • 20. The view from behind the Waterfall

    Once you reach the other side of the creek, which is no easy task, you can then quite easily and safely walk along a flat rocky ledge underneath the escarpment...

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  • 21. Dundas Peak

    Only a 2km walk along the Bruce Trail from Tews Falls will bring you to the Dundas Peak lookout. From here you will have a view across the entire Dundas Valley,...

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  • 22. Climb behind Websters Falls

    Once I reached the base of the waterfall, I noticed that there were people actually standing behind it! I figured if they could do it, so could I. So, I had to...

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  • 23. Webster's Falls

    I had a great time visiting this waterfall. There is a staircase descending the escarpment which brings you down to the base of the falls. From here you can...

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  • 24. go to the waterfront... either...

    go to the waterfront... either bayfront, and pier 4 parks in the west harbouror... confederation park in the east end alongside the Q.E.W.the sun setting over...

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  • 25. Hamilton Mountain/Niagara Escarpment

    Take a walk on Hamilton Mountain for beautiful views of Hamilton and surrounding areas, also Lake Ontario.

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