• Hiking

    Hamilton’s Hottest Hiking Trails

    Whether you’re hiking in time for spring blooms or the changing of the fall leaves, keep this list handy to help guide your Hamilton trails adventure. Christie Lake Christie Lake is basically a giant outdoor playground with a beach and disc golf, and great hiking trails. There is also a…

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    Summer Fun at Hamilton’s Beaches

    Sun, sand and surf! You can enjoy all three without ever having to hit the road or show your passport. So slip on your swimsuit, grab your most stylish pair of shades and enjoy Hamilton’s versions of paradise on the water. Wild at heart: Binbrook Conservation Area If you don’t…

  • A guide to Hamilton’s Art Crawl

    On the second Friday of every month, Hamilton’s arts and culture hub, James Street North, is transformed by a decade-old phenomenon called Art Crawl. These now famous art crawls provide a one-stop shop to experience the city’s burgeoning art, music, and food scenes, while shopping local, people watching, and taking…

  • Where to get your winter adventure on in Hamilton

    We spend the whole summer “putting things on ice” and then when winter arrives, many of us shy away from the cold and hide indoors. But in Hamilton, there are a lot of fun things to do outside if you embrace the cold-weather months. The city’s many wilderness areas are…

  • Answer the Call: Hamilton Heritage Sites

    Many roads from wars past converge in Hamilton. The city has an abundance of sites connected to significant military events. For anyone interested in history, these come alive again through the stories they tell and the memories they honour. Throughout the week services will be held throughout the city in…

  • It happens here! 6 awesomely unique, only-in-Hamilton things to do, see and taste

    Ask any Hamiltonian and they will tell you that their hometown is one of a kind. And that’s a fact. The city is like no other and can back up that claim by offering a roster of things available only here and nowhere else – more reasons to visit, stay…

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    Hamilton’s vibrant past – where history lives on

    Hamilton’s historical roots run deep. Though it became a city officially in 1846, records show that it had a small population in 1816 and prior to that it was occupied by the Chonnonton, an Iroquois-speaking nation. Thankfully, a wide range of sites available today allows us to experience memorable chapters…

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    Outdoor Adventures Within Easy Reach

    In real estate, it’s all about location, location, location. When it comes to Hamilton, its setting, cradled between the escarpment and Lake Ontario, Hamilton delivers both great urban and outdoor experiences. Nature is at the city’s doorstep, making the possibility of getting from a bustling coffee shop to a pristine…

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    5 reasons to visit the RBG’s new Rock Garden

    In spring of 2016, Royal Botanical Gardens proudly unveiled a stunning space that will appeal to both avid green thumbs and those who appreciate sustainability and the great outdoors. The David Braley and Nancy Gordon Rock Garden is now officially open to the public. The stunning, contemporary new Visitor Centre…

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    Family Fun at Art Gallery of Hamilton

    There are about a billion things that I love about Hamilton, which was a major factor in why I started my blog This Must be the Place to document it all. One thing that I truly love and appreciate about our city is that it is home to the Art Gallery of Hamilton….