Hamilton. Ontario, Canada is located in Southern Ontario in what some call the Golden Horseshoe. The City of Hamilton has gone by many nicknames over time including "The Electric City", "The Hammer", "Steeltown", and "The Ambitious City". It is well known as a home to many waterfalls and conservation areas.
The Hamilton, Ontario region encompasses many smaller communities including Stoney Creek, Binbrook, Ancaster, Dundas, Winona, and Waterdown. The region sits on the western-most point of Lake Ontario and rests just north of Lake Erie. The Niagara Escarpment (a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve) is a green space anomoly which dissects the region creating many trails and natural wonders.
The Hamilton, Ontario region enjoys an abundance of waterfalls, parks, gardens, historic sites and many walking, hiking and biking trails. The community is a launching pad for water activities like boating, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking. And many who visit consider Hamilton a prime destination for entertainment, art, events and culinary tourism.
There are many destinations to explore in the region. Here is a list of some of the ones which entertain us on our visits every time - Eramosa Karst Conservation Area, Hamilton Beach, Dundurn Historic Site, Sam Lawrence Park, Bayfront Park, Waterfront Trail, HMCS Haida National Historic Site and the Devils Punch Bowl, Borers, Albion, Buttermilk and Felkers Falls.
Services important to travelers in Hamilton include many types of accommodations, campgrounds, tours, guides, casino, coffee houses, gas stations, library, grocery stores, internet, cell service and transportation services (taxi, bus, rail and the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport).