Hamilton and the Halton region are rich with history and alive with modern attractions. Situated on the west end of Lake Ontario, naturalists will be interested in its wildlife preserves, Carolinian forests, and world-class gardens. During the summer, numerous bays are dotted with sailboats and wind surfers.
View the world's largest collection of lilacs and beautiful roses at the 2700 acre Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington.
Explore the many museums in Hamilton, including the original country estate of Sir Allan MacNab - Dundurn National Historic Site.
Admire the pride of our national heroes at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Shopping is lots of fun in this area: from leather and suede fashions at the Olde Hide House in Acton, to the chocolatiers in downtown Burlington, or along the waterfront at Bronte Village in Oakville, you're sure to find a great gift for someone special.
Westfield Heritage Village also offers historic interpretations and activities among its significant heritage buildings, and is an excellent Sunday family destination.