Whether you’re here for a short term rental or longer term relocation, it’s time to meet the Hamilton you don’t know. It’s a city where arts thrive, from grass-roots galleries to century-old institutions, and where history’s presence is celebrated and honoured through its National Historic Sites, renowned museums and architecture. It’s a destination that unfolds in surprising ways, from its stunning natural beauty to a vibrant culinary scene.
However, you choose to spend your time, let your sense of adventure guide you to new and exciting places around this dynamic, and authentic destination. No matter your pleasure, you’ll find it here in Hamilton.
History buffs will appreciate a visit to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. And if you loved Downton Abbey, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to experience a guided tour of Dundurn National Historical Site, a 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830’s once home to Sir Allan Napier MacNab, railway magnate, lawyer and Premier of the United Canadas (1854-1856) and his family, today Dundurn Castle tells the story of the family who lived above stairs and the servants who lived and worked below stairs to support their affluent lifestyle.
There is a vast array of performing arts in Hamilton including theatres and concerts and of course, The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.
Lovers of the outdoors will want to take advantage of the spectacular golf courses, as well as the many conservation areas that offer a variety of trails for avid hikers, cyclists, adventurers and as those who prefer the pace of a leisurely stroll. Whatever your pace, you won’t want to miss out on the impressive waterfalls of Hamilton.
A large and bustling urban centre, Hamilton offers unique shops as well as large shopping malls, incredible fine dining experiences and a large number of pubs, bars, and nightlife establishments, as well as some fine local Farmer’s Markets that will inspire you to make the very most of your furnished apartment and fully equipped kitchen.
If you’re travelling with kids, or just looking to explore the wild, make your way over to African Lion Safari, touring seven game reserves where over 1,000 animals roam freely in large contained areas. Accompanying the game reserves is a large walking section where hundreds of exotic birds and primates, as well as the park's herd of Asian elephants, are ready to greet you.