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    Weekend Guide to Hamilton

    Looking for a weekend getaway in the GTHA? Expedia.ca teamed up with Tourism Hamilton and the Hamilton International Airport to bring you a weekend guide of things to do in the Hammer.   Characterized easily as a natural playground and cultural hub, Hamilton makes for a superb getaway during any…

  • Hamilton’s Hidden Historic Treasures

    Hamilton is an exciting place to be right now, especially for those attracted to the amazing architecture the city boasts. There are many hidden historic treasures in Hamilton that can be both looked at and admired, but also be experienced and enjoyed. Here are some amazing historic places you can…

  • A Guide to Outdoor Patio Dining in Hamilton

      Summer creates a new demand for cool outdoor dining and drinking spots to beat the heat. We take our patio season seriously in Hamilton and here are a few local favourites that range from the tried-and-true to the off the beaten path:   Jack & Lois   James Street North’s…

  • Hamilton welcomes back historic Around the Bay Road Race

    On your marks, get set…race! Hamilton welcomes back the Around the Bay Road Race March 25 along with thousands of participants. Around the Bay is North America’s oldest road race and one of Hamilton’s most iconic and well-loved local events. It was first run in 1894, three years before the Boston…

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    #HamOnt is for Coffee Lovers

    In a city that boasts the very first Tim Hortons in the country, you better believe that Hamilton takes its coffee seriously.   The city is home to a fast growing roster of independent roasters and artisan coffee houses, each serving up an artful cup of java.  Here are just a…

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    Affordable Family Fun in Hamilton

    Let’s face it kids can cost a lot of money and they are constantly needing new places to explore and things to do. So when it comes to getting out in winter and doing free/affordable outings with kids in the city there are a ton of places to check out….

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    36 Hours in Hamilton

    Expedia.ca teamed up with Tourism Hamilton and the Hamilton International Airport to bring you a 36 hour guide to the Hammer   Characterized easily as a natural playground and cultural hub, Hamilton makes for a superb getaway during any season. Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment offer opportunities for outdoor…

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    Open Late – Enjoy Late Night Dining in Hamilton

    Hungry night owls rejoice! Hamilton’s late night food scene is expanding with many local kitchens now serving delicious fare late into the night. Here’s just a sample of some tasty spots to satisfy your late night cravings.   The Mule (open until 2 a.m.)   Balancing vibrant Mexicana and sexy…

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    Lace Up Your Skates at an Outdoor Rink in Hamilton

    There is something that is just so Canadian about skating outside. It often makes me think of the iconic children’s book The Hockey Sweater and my own memories of skating on frozen lakes as a child. Hamilton has well over 30 outdoor rinks. They are located in city parks and…

  • Give the gift of a Hamilton experience this holiday season

      In addition to shopping local for beautiful presents this holiday season, why not add something a little different this year under the tree – like the gift of an amazing Hamilton cultural experience.   Art Gallery of Hamilton   Hamilton has an incredible, world-class art gallery in the heart…