Rich in history and culture, Hamilton is ideally located in the heart of the country's most popular travel destinations in Southern Ontario. Unique for its distinctive urban feel and vibrant arts culture, Hamilton is bounded by the southern shores of Lake Ontario and the lush trails of the Niagara Escarpment. Hamilton offers incredible access to conservation and recreation lands, and is a natural playground for outdoor adventurers.
Hamilton is home to the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, the Bruce Trail, McMaster University and Mohawk College. Hamilton is home to the Canadian Footbal League's Hall of Fame and the Hamilton Tiger Cats who play at Ivor Wynne Stadium. Hamilton is affectionately known as Steeltown, the Hammer, and the Waterfall Capital of the World as it boasts over 100-plus waterfalls.