Whether you’re planning a fun-filled family adventure, a romantic couples escape or a weekend trip with friends, all roads lead to Hamilton Halton Brant. Just a short drive from much of southern Ontario, Hamilton Halton Brant is home to signature landscapes including the Niagara Escarpment, the Grand River, the Bruce Trail, Lake Ontario shorelines and a collection of more than 100 waterfalls. These unique natural settings create a beautiful backdrop for some of Ontario’s best trails, recreational routes and outdoor activities. The area also boasts renowned heritage sites, attractions and museums, a vibrant arts scene, distinct downtowns and delectable dining.
Hamilton Halton Brant serves up a heaping helping of foodie diversions in a truly tasty variety of flavours. Just come with an empty trunk, so you have room to cart home all of your tasty treasures. Spend an afternoon swirling and sipping at the wineries and cideries located within our region and taste delicious reds, whites, rosés, meads and sparkling ciders produced right here. Explore our breweries while hopping along the True Brew Path. Then, visit the plethora of farm fresh experiences at the heart of the region.
STORIES FROM THE REGION
Hamilton is truly one of Ontario’s great food towns. Whether you’re in the mood for a leisurely brunch at Nique, fried chicken at The Pigeon, a comforting bowl of soup at The Burnt Tongue or a spicy bowl at Pokeh, you’re sure to enjoy what this place has to offer.
The tiny town of Paris is a culinary gem that waiting to be discovered. Explore the restaurants and shops yourself or better yet, take a guided food tour with Tasty Road Trips for a look behind the pass.
There’s plenty of ways to get a taste of farm life in the region, including some of Ontario’s most beloved pick-your-own farms. Pick apples at Chudleigh’s in the fall, strawberries at Springridge Farm in the summer and cut your own asparagus at Andrew’s Scenic Acres in the spring!
Discover the region’s many quality, craft breweries along the True Brew Path. We love the vibe at Collective Arts Craft Brewing in Hamilton, and Fairweather Brewing, Grain & Grit and Bell City Brewing also offer stellar brews – and tastings. For those looking to hop-skip there way through the region, we definitely recommend downloading Craft Beer Passport App. Discover the best local bars & breweries and enjoy a $2 craft beer at each stop!
Hamilton is the gateway to Niagara wine country – and home to one of our favorite small VQA wineries: Leaning Post Wines. They specialize in wild ferments and we recommend getting your hands on the Piquette if you can!
Exploring the Region?
Here are a few great places to start.