Have you missed these Hamilton views as much as we have?
Refresh your love of Hamilton with this roundup of iconic, gram-worthy spots to snap a great photo in Hamilton.
1. Bayfront Park
Think rolling green hills surrounded by waterfront trails, just minutes from the downtown core. This urban parks beckons locals and visitors for strolls, picnics and stunning views of Hamilton Harbour. Frame your shot around the park's gleaming commemorative domed pavilion or the swans and boats in the water.
2. Devil's Punchbowl
This tall thin waterfall pours over a deep multi-coloured gorge that's a history lesson in geology and one of the most stunning natural formations along the Niagara Escarpment. Look for the huge cross perched nearby for more spectacular views of Stoney Creek and Hamilton Harbour.
3. High Level Bridge
This historic entry way into the city provides stunning views on either side. Look west to see breathtaking Cootes Paradise, a peaceful body of water surrounded lush greenery. Look east to take in Hamilton's hard-working harbour dotted with sailboats and factory towers. You'll know you're in the right place when you spot the photographers lining the bridge waiting to capture the spectacular sunsets here.
4. Greetings from Hamilton Mural
This cute coffeeshop in the historic Durand 'hood offers the perfect backdrop for your visit to Hamilton with a welcoming - and now iconic - mural with a vintage vibe by artist Tyler Van Holst.
5. Hamilton Sign at City Hall
This 60-feet long H-A-M-I-L-T-O-N sign is the perfect prop for a great pic. Get creative and playful crawling through the sign's 7 feet-tall letters while posing for an epic shot. Thousands of LED lights help light up the City Hall forecourt and change colours depending on the occasion.
6. Gore Park Fountain
It doesn't get much more iconic than Hamilton's Gore Park fountain. This centrepiece of downtown's Gore Park looks majestic from any angle and draws photographers day and night, year-round.
7. Sam Lawrence Park
Want a bird's eye view of the 'lower city'? (i.e. everything from the harbour up to the edge of the Niagara Escarpment that cuts through the city). Head to this pretty park on the edge of the escarpment for sweeping views. A great spot to use that panoramic setting.
8. Tiffany Falls
This easy to reach waterfall in the Ancaster neighbourhood rewards visitors with a great photo every time. Follow the sound of rushing water as it gets louder and louder on the short walk through a forested trail over bridges and streams.
9. Princess Point
You'll swear you're in cottage country at this popular but serene lookout overlooking Cootes Paradise marsh, part of Royal Botanical Gardens. Locals in the know launch canoes here in the summer and go ice skating when the marsh freezes over.