From rural routes to urban excursions, Hamilton’s jam-packed with family-friendly destinations for kids of all ages.

1. Wild Water Works

Trade your feet for fins and dive into summer with enough wave pools and waterslides to keep your spirits afloat.


2. Royal Botanical Gardens

With forest hikes and nature trails as well as exhibits on frogs, dinosaurs and even Santa Claus, RBG is a delight for the senses.


3. Hamilton Children’s Museum

Learning and fun go together like PB&J in this hands-on, play-driven museum.


4. AGH Kids & Families

Leave your Monet at home, because the AGH’s free monthly kids’ programs don’t Picasso a thing.


5. Puddicombe Farms

You won’t have to pony up much for a day of family fun on this activity-packed farm.


6. African Lion Safari

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Ok, maybe not bears, but ther are more than 1,000 wild animals to see as well as boat cruises, splash pads and a scenic railway.


7. Adventure Village

Release your kiddo’s inner Indiana Jones and raid everything from a climbing wall to a bungee trampoline.


8. Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days

Catch a ride on miniature coal-burning steam powered trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada’s early industrial revolution.

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