Attractions & Itineraries

Beach Day Friends ready for paddle

Burlington boasts a variety of local attractions for you to add to your travel itinerary no matter what the season.

Beach Day Friends ready for paddle

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

As a daylong destination or a convenient stopover to stretch your legs, Bronte Creek Park delights groups of all ages. Just minutes north of the Queen Elizabeth Way(QEW) between Oakville and Burlington, Bronte Creek Park’s sheltered picnic areas, walking trails and 1900’s heritage home provide a pleasant break for all or part of a day. Groups will also enjoy the annual Maple Syrup Festival (March), Spring Wildflowers (April- May), Fall Colours (September – October), British Car Day (September) and authentic Victorian Homestead Christmas (December-January).

Girls with maple sugar treats at Bronte Creek

Burlington Centre

Features over 100 stores including Winners, Denningers, Indigo and HomeSense. The Centre is also home to our seasonal Burlington Farmers Market (May – October) on Wed, Fri and Sat mornings.

Burlington Performing Arts Centre

This 718 seat main theatre hosts theatrical and musical productions as well as exhibitions, corporate functions and civic events. Ideally located in Burlington’s beautiful downtown, one block from the lake and within walking distance of attractions, shopping and restaurants. Easily accessible from the QEW, bus parking available. Contact them for performance schedules and group sales.

Burlington Performing Arts Centre exterior with public art

Conservation Halton

Get back to nature at any of Conservation Halton’s parks, conveniently located off the 401 just west of Toronto. There are more than 10,000 acres of wide-ranging landscapes with spectacular vistas along the Niagara Escarpment.  The parks offer a number of educational programs, guided hikes, biking, birding and year around outdoor adventures activities and special events. Get “nose-to-beak” with a resident bird of prey, explore a re-built 15th century Iroquoian Village or ride the chair lift to see the colours during Fall into Nature (October).

Mount Nemo Hike with view of farmland

Drury Lane Theatre

Everyone loves a musical! Burlington’s live musical theatre features local talent in three productions every year.  Performance schedules include Sunday matinees.  Minutes from the downtown core. Accessible from QEW/Lakeshore Road or Brant Street.

IKEA – Shop for something you won’t find elsewhere. IKEA is a popular destination featuring thousands of Swedish inspired home furnishings and ideas that are modern but not trendy, functional yet attractive, people focused and child friendly. Featuring over twenty department design showcases and extensive marketplace filled with affordable solutions for everyday living. In-house restaurant and specialty store with bistro.

Mapleview Centre – Burlington’s ultimate fashion destination, transformed after a $62 million redevelopment and expansion. The Shopping Centre offers a vibrant mix of the most sought-after brands, including Apple, Aritzia, Brown’s, Coach, Kiehl’s, lululemon, Athletica, PINK by Victoria’s Secret, Rudsak, Sephora and Zara.  The centre’s unparalleled retail mix, and contemporary, urban design appeals to shoppers in all age groups ensuring a chic and exhilarating shopping experience.  Several on-site restaurants.

Woodbine at Mohawk Park Raceway/Slots – Situated in scenic Campbellville, Mohawk Racetrack offers North America’s best harness racing and gaming.  Experience the thrill of live horse racing Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights supported by over 850 slot machines open 24/7. Contact for group visits.

Woodbine Mohawk Park racetrack with racee underway and sign in background

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Mrs B’s Gifthouse – Home of the famous Burlington Biscotti, this unique shopping experience features a working kitchen and numerous gift ideas for every occasion.  You will be welcomed with the aroma of fresh baked cookies, chocolates and specialty foods and see first hand how these treats are prepared, decorated and assembled. Best suited for groups fewer than 20. Reservations required.

Museums of Burlington – Interpret the early settlement of Burlington through interactive exhibits, special programs and guided tours available through the museums of Burlington. Joseph Brant Museum commemorates Joseph Brant’s original homestead and features artifacts and the Eileen Collard Collection of historic costume and textiles. Ireland House at Oakridge Farm is a four acre working farm illustrating three distinct time periods 1850s, 1890s and 1920s of Burlington’s earliest settlers. Cooking demonstrations and workshops available. Annual special events include Joseph Brant Day (August), Applefest Fall Fair (September), An Old Fashion Christmas – Ireland House (November) and Christmas programming (December).


Demonstration at Ireland House Museum

Nickel Brook Brewery & Taproom– Enjoy a tour and tasting of Burlington’s family owned microbrewery. Featuring a diverse line-up of products that are brewed using the finest natural ingredients from all over the world and brewed in small batches for the highest standard of quality.  Take a tour of the brew and bottling facilities and then enjoy a taste of some of Burlington’s finest including organic, gluten free and green apple flavours in their taproom.  Reservations required.

Paletta Mansion – Offers 14 acres of spectacular waterfront parkland with walking trails and beautiful views of Lake Ontario.  As a restored heritage mansion, the estate was originally owned by Birge family, who built their fortune from Canadian Steel Company.  This sprawling manor, with its unique heritage restored, now represents a commitment to Burlington’s history. Visitors are welcome to walk the grounds and take in the magnificent view of one of the region’s most treasured landmarks. FREE

Brewer drawing beer from vault

Springridge Farm – Stop for lunch and stay awhile! Nestled in the side of the Niagara Escarpment, this beautifully landscaped, vibrant farm has something for all age groups.  Scenic and education wagon ride farm tours and seasonal festivals add to the experience.  With a gift boutique, bakery and fresh produce you can take home a treat for your table fresh from the farm.

Staff at front entrance of Springridge Farm barn aving

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