The waterfall capital of the world, Hamilton has over 100 waterfalls minutes away from the downtown core. The city is also booming in arts and culture with multiple perform arts venues and home to the third-largest public art gallery in Ontario. An attraction not to be missed is the African Lion Safari park where you can take a drive through a 750 acres Wildlife Park.
It’s also a short drive, bus or train ride to Toronto along Lake Ontario, where there is even more to explore – from endless shopping & dining opportunities to world-class concerts & sporting events and everything in between!
Catch a cheap flight with Swoop to Hamilton from Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Abbotsford.
If you want to visit Toronto on a budget, your best bet is to fly Swoop into Hamilton! There are many ways to get into the big city from Hamilton. Megabus is a convenient and comfy option to get there straight from the Hamilton airport, or you can catch a GO Bus or Train from the downtown GO Station, which is a 20-minute drive from the airport. Alternatively, you can rent a car and drive for approximately 1 hour into downtown – just be sure to check the traffic report first.
Between April and November, check out one of the Lady Hamilton Group’s free walking tours. Choose from Historic Downtown, Modern Downtown and James Street North tours.
Hamilton is a hub of Canadian comedy - Canadian comedy legends Eugene Levy, Ivan Reitman, Martin Short, and Dave Thomas all come from Hamilton.