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36 Hours in Hamilton

Posted in Hamilton Highlights
Farmers Market flowers

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 adventure, and the region’s growing […]

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Open Late – Enjoy Late Night Dining in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton
The Ship

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 urban decor, is King William […]

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A look back at Hamilton Winterfest Launch at Pier 8

Posted in Uncategorized, Winterfest
Winterfest

Outdoor skating, art installations, film screenings and an outdoor night market all helped make the 2016 Hamilton Winterfest Kick Off event last Saturday (Feb. 6) a huge success. Relive the amazing day – and night – with these Winterfest launch moments captured by photographer, Jeff Tessier.  And for more great Winterfest images from visitors and […]

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Lace Up Your Skates at an Outdoor Rink in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton
Pier 8 Night skate

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 run by volunteer committees.   […]

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Give the gift of a Hamilton experience this holiday season

Posted in #MyHamilton

  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 of our downtown. Art Gallery […]

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A Vegetarian Tour of Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton
The Green Smoothie Bar

Vegetarians and vegans rejoice! Hamilton’s fast evolving food scene is clearly embracing a veggie-friendly palate. The city is brimming with restaurants that have strong ties to local growers, a focus on seasonal, farm-to-table dishes that celebrate diverse global cuisine AND create masterful vegetarian/vegan dishes that would tempt the tastebuds of even the most committed carnivore. […]

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Spectacular Fall Hikes in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton
Dundas Valley

Fall is in the air, which means the time to see the leaves as they change from green to yellow, orange and red is upon us. So, where to go? There is no shortage of fall hiking options around this fabulous city, surrounded by so much nature. The bonus? No bugs at this time of […]

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Family Fun at Art Gallery of Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton
Family Picnic

There are about a billion things that I love about Hamilton, which was a major factor in why I started my blog This Must be the Place to document it all. One thing that I truly love and appreciate about our city is that it is home to the Art Gallery of Hamilton. When we first moved to […]

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Animal Attraction: Behind the Scenes at African Lion Safari

Posted in #MyHamilton
African Lion Safari

Excited and nervous: That’s how I felt before embarking on a VIP behind-the-scenes safari called Wake Up the Wild at African Lion Safari. It promised up-close encounters with some of the park’s most beloved animals, including a chance to hand feed Rothschild giraffes – the chance of a lifetime for any animal lover.   Monkey […]

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Souvenir Shopping in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton, Pan Am
Hamilton Souvenirs

  Whether you’re visiting Hamilton to take in a big event or conference try not to go home empty-handed. Along with the memories you make, be sure to bring a little piece of Hamilton home with you. If you live here, do what I do and be a tourist in your own city! After all, […]

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