Tourist Attractions in Hamilton, ON

The town of Hamilton was founded by George Hamilton after he purchased farm holdings of James Durand. It is located right at the center of the Golden Horseshoe, an industrialized region found at the west side of Lake Ontario. Hamilton’s economy mostly relies on the manufacturing industry with roughly 60 percent of steel being produced in the city. Despite being heavily industrialized, the Hamilton Conservation Authority manages and operates about 2,661 acres of parkland in 310 locations across the city. Most of these parks can be found near the Niagara Escarpment which runs through the middle of the city dividing it into upper and lower parts. One of the best ways to enjoy Hamilton is to follow the Bruce Trail that runs the length of the escarpment. Hiking along the trail will allow one to see several of over 100 waterfalls and cascades in the city. Other places to see in the Hamilton include the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Dundurn Castle, Spencer Gorge Conservation Area and HMCS Haida National Historic Site.

There are 80 tourist attractions found in Hamilton, ON. This is 4% of all tourist attractions listed in Ontario. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Hamilton. You may find a list of all categories of Hamilton attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Hamilton of that type.

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