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Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Roughly 15 kilometers from Burlington, this family fun destination includes a huge outdoor pool, a play barn where children can pet the animals, a playground, disc golf course and several nature trails. In the winter, skate outdoors, go tobogganing, or cross-country ski along amazing trails and vistas. Visit Ontario Parks for their schedule of special events and festivals.
Royal Botanical Gardens
Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada, a National Historic Site, and registered charitable organization with a mandate to bring together people, plants and nature. Just 10 kilometers from the hotel and spread over 2,700 acres, it’s a must-see for those who enjoy the outdoor and gardens. Visit RBG website for events, exhibits and tour information.
Burlington Performing Arts Center
This LEED Gold-certified building is a multipurpose performance venue, providing world-class arts and entertainment to the Burlington community. Check out their upcoming performance schedule by visiting this website.
Art Gallery of Burlington
Just steps from the hotel and founded in 1978, the AGB boasts Canada’s foremost collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics, numerous art exhibits, and an indoor conservatory. Visit their website for upcoming exhibitions and featured events.
A complete fashion and lifestyle shopping centre just a few minutes’ drive from Waterfront Hotel. With over 160 globally and locally recognized retail shops and restaurants, Mapleview Mall is the perfect destination for savvy shoppers. Visit their website for a list of retailers.
Burlington Mall is conveniently located just a few minutes drive from Waterfront Hotel. With 110 stores and services Burlington Mall is the perfect destination for shoppers. Visit their website for a list of retailers.
Tim Hortons Field
Just steps from the hotel and open daily, Discovery Landing is a 14,200-square-foot observatory and waterfront information landmark building facing the lake. It provides visitors with information about the area, as well as serving as a great choice for private dining and parties. Visit their website for more information.
This 10,000-square-foot water feature is open year-round. In the spring, summer and fall it is a reflective pool ideal for model boating; during the winter, it offers free recreational ice-skating on an artificial ice surface.
Beachway Park & Pavilion
The free, public Beachway Park, pavilion and multi-use trails provide a 2 km. route on a former railway line from Spencer Smith Park, adjacent to the hotel, to the canal. The pavilion provides change rooms, outdoor showers, seasonal concession facilities featuring the Snack Shack and year round washrooms, change rooms and outdoor showers. Visit their website for more information and seasonal schedule of events.
Royal Canadian Naval Association Naval Memorial
Located in Spencer Smith Park, this bronze statue depicts a World War II Canadian sailor in the position of attention, saluting his lost shipmates. The names of Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Merchant Navy ships sunk during the war are engraved on the statue’s base.
First Ontario Center
Kelso Glen Eden Conservation Area
Offering panoramic views of the Niagara Escarpment, enjoy skiing and snowboarding in the fall and winter and biking, hiking, and beach activities in the spring and summer. Visit their website for more details on special events and activities for the whole family.
Joseph Brant Museum
Joseph Brant Museum is dedicated to illustrating the history of the Burlington area through its permanent displays and traveling exhibitions. Explore the evolution of Burlington from the pre-contact period and its transformation from an agricultural port to a diverse urban community.
Burlington Ontario – A Golfers Paradise
Burlington is a golfers’ paradise with nine pristine golf courses within the city limits, many of them are open to the public and with a country club atmosphere. Most include a driving range, putting green, banquet and or dining facilities and a fully stocked pro shop. No matter what your handicap, you will find a course ideally suited to your level of play, even if it is a fun round of mini-putt. Why not try them all? Visit this website for a list of available courses and further contact info.
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