3290 South Service Rd.
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
Phone: (905) 639-1700
Fax: (905) 639-8968
A beautiful park located in a beautiful surrounding, Spencer Smith Park is a delight for those who would love a respite from the the hustle and bustle of the city life. The place has a water front where you can ski in winter and get a water jet play in summer. Amidst its arms is also a Japanese garden and a play area for kids. You can also use their lawns to play group games when you are out on a picnic. This garden also hosts several theatrical events and shows that are a delight to watch during the summer.
Bronte Creek Provincial Park is a delightful spread of deciduous forest to the south of Oakville. This park also features vegetation typical of Carolinian forest and prairie regions. Spread across 684 hectares (1690 acres), the park offers wonderful camping spaces, scenic trails that run for 10 kilometers (6.21 miles), picnic tables, huge swimming pool, skating rink and children's playground for recreation. A nature center, farm and museum are also located on site.
Hamilton boasts of lovely waterfalls, the Boundary Falls being one of them. It owes it name to its location, that is the boundary between Hamilton and Burlington. This lovely scenic site is certainly worth a visit.
Burlington Bay James N. Allan Skyway or the Burlington Bay Skyway was opened in October 1958. This Skyway connects the two important towns of Fort Erie and Toronto. The pure steel structure was sharply designed by John Turner Bell. This bridge overheads the Great Lakes, not disturbing the ship traffic underneath. This bridge is definitely worth a visit.
The Mount Nemo Conservation Area is best known for its hiking trails and is frequented by rock climbing enthusiasts. Apart from that, even nature lovers like to explore this scenic locale and enjoy the lovely landscape.
Located on the border of Burlington and Hamilton, the Royal Botanical Garden is a welcome relief from the city life. It is the largest botanical garden in all of Canada. The park has attractions like the Rock Garden Teahouse and the Fishway, in which visitors can view fishes during demonstrations. It also has a large expanse of nature trails within the park which will let visitors see the beautiful Rose Garden. A great way to enjoy the beauty of nature.
The Sauk City Public Library is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Fridays until 5:30 p.m., and until 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
HMCS Haida (G63) is a tribal class warship which was launched in 1942. It served the Royal Canadian Navy from 1943 to 1963 and also during World War II. It sank more enemy ships than any other warship. Today, it stands as a museum and can be explored by visitors. Located on the waterfront of Hamilton, the destroyer is also designated as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1984. You can tour the ship and discover its engine room, the lower and upper decks or just marvel at its sheer grandeur.
This lovely park is blessed with a picturesque waterfront and a scenic locale. Here, you can be all by yourself and enjoy the serenity or come along with friends for a fun picnic.
Thanks to an expensive restoration effort, Bayfront Park boasts bike trails, a shoreline walk, a boat launch, picnic tables and a natural amphitheater. Spreading out over 40 acres, this park is a perfect spot for a run, bike ride, walk, or just to sit and watch the water. It is also a popular spot for summer festivals and concerts.
The Christ Church Cathedral is best known for it's excellent architecture. This religious landmark has been serving the region since long and continues to strive for its betterment. For more details, check website.
Spread across a large area, the Dundurn Castle is a stunning 19th-century castle that exemplifies the impact of Neoclassical architecture on the colonies. Regarded as a historic site, this grandiose castle comprises 72 rooms, plush gardens and the Hamilton Military Museum in its premises. A stroll through the Dundurn Castle acquaints you with the life of people in the 19th Century. If you love to explore historic buildings, a visit to the Dundurn Castle would surely be worthwhile. Call ahead for more details.