Aerial view of sea, jetty & trees near Waterfront Hotel

Area Attractions

Things To Do in Burlington

Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, halfway between Toronto and Niagara, downtown Burlington, Ontario offers the quiet appeal of a small city, as well as an abundance of cultural and outdoor-related activities to satisfy every visitor. The centrally located Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington offers all of the area's top attractions, restaurants and things to do right at your doorstep. 

For additional information about these or other things to see and do in and around Burlington, please let us know or  visit Tourism Burlington

Ireland House Museum

Ireland House

Built in 1837, Ireland House was home to one of Burlington’s earliest families. Descendants occupied the house until 1985. 

Arial view of Spencer Smith Park near Waterfront Hotel

Spencer Smith Park

Spencer Smith Park is a park in downtown Burlington, Ontario located on the shore of Lake Ontario. 

Bronte Creek Provincial Park near Waterfront Hotel Burlington

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

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.

Interior of Burlington Living Arts Centre near Waterfront Hotel

The Burlington Living Arts Centre

World-class acoustics, three-storey sound, an amazing operations team… everything you need to put on the performance you’re dreaming of.

Joseph Brant Museum

Joseph Brant Museum

Joseph Brant community museum.

Crawford Lake Conservation Area near Waterfront Hotel

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

Explore at Crawford Lake, with trails for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing as well as a trail filled with larger-than-life wood carvings of species at risk and a boardwalk that winds around the lake.

Royal Botanical Gardens near Waterfront Hotel Downtown

Royal Botanical Gardens

Just 10 kilometers from the hotel and spread over 2,700 acres, RBG is a must-see for those who enjoy the outdoors and gardens.