Surrounded by spectacular nature and nestled halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Ontario is a city like no other. Located along the shores of Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Hamilton offers tremendous access to conservation and recreation lands, countless waterfalls, and is a destination for cyclists, hikers, boaters and outdoor enthusiasts.
Highlights of the Hamilton area include the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, the HMCS Haida, Dundurn Castle, and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. In addition, Hamilton is ideally located less than an hour from two of Canada’s top travel destinations: the world class city of Toronto and the spectacular Niagara Falls, one of the Seven National Wonders of North America. Between Hamilton and Niagara, countless wineries can be explored and visitors can taste many of Ontario’s award-winning wines, including icewine.
On your travels around Hamilton, you’ll find amazing restaurants with committed chefs attracted by the high-quality seasonal produce across the region. Be sure to track down many of our popular local food trucks for a curbside meal. When you are done, take a stroll along many of our quaint streets to discover a musician playing at a café or one of our local artists. If you prefer something simpler, stroll along beautiful Lake Ontario and take in the sunset while enjoying an ice cream cone.
Source: Hamilton Tourism