There is no better place than Hamilton for exploring Ontario's fun attractions. Being the world's waterfall capital, Hamilton has over 100 waterfalls that are minutes away from downtown. They city is a flourishing art scene and a smorgasbord of natural views within a hour by car from Niagara Falls and Toronto. A number of significant historical areas have been preserved by the Community to celebrate the history of the region. There is also a booming food scene that has no signs of slowing down.
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There are lots of options for getting around in Hamilton. You can take the local city bus, also known as the HSR. You can pick up a SoBi Bike from one of 120 hubs in the city or take a cab or ride share. Click here for more details on getting around Hamilton.
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.