Outdoor Adventures in Brantford

Posted on Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00 AM

The sun is finally out, and hopefully here to stay!  We live in a beautiful bloomin’ city full of gorgeous displays of flowers, sprawling parks, over 70 kms of natural trails, and The Grand River—a designated heritage river.  As we say hello to summer, it’s a great time to adventure outdoors and nurture your physical and mental health.

Mohawk Park is a picturesque space and the tall trees create an abundance of shade which is great for a picnic, yoga in the park, or some leisurely walking....


2020 Cycling in Ontario Guide is Here!

Posted on Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:00 AM

Calling all cyclists! The 2020 Cycling in Ontario / Le velo en Ontario guide is now available online at

This 40-page annual guide, available in English and French, is full of ideas and information to inspire cyclists to explore more of Ontario by bike.  The City of Brantford is featured in the new guide as a desirable cycling destination in Central Ontario.

In April of 2017, the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport launched Tour by Bike – Ontario’s Cycling Tourism...


Farm Fresh Food

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:00 AM

Now more than ever, staying close to home is the smart and safe thing to do. While many of us are looking for familiarity in these times of uncertainty, embracing new practices opens up a world of possibility. On an individual basis, taking on a simple, new adventure can be a breath of fresh air. For local businesses, your adventure to their doorstep can make a world of a difference.

We all go grocery shopping. Why not take an adventure to a local farm fresh store and #supportlocal families and...


Congratulations to Grand River Paddling Marketing Campaign Partners

Posted on Friday, December 06, 2019 12:00 AM

by Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association

The best of the best in Ontario tourism were celebrated at the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre. These awards recognize tourism industry successes by honouring individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to Ontario’s tourism industry.

Maria Fortunato, Executive Director, was in attendance and thrilled to accept on behalf of...

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Top Picks for Pics Part Two

Posted on Friday, September 06, 2019 12:00 AM

Whether you want cultural experiences, outdoor adventure, fantastic family fun, sporting events, or culinary delights, Brantford has tons of tourist attractions that provide fun and memorable photo opportunities. We're highlighting 10 of our top picks for pics.

Wilkes Dam

You can find Wilkes Dam along the 14 km SC Johnson Trail that runs between Paris and Brantford. There is limited parking available at Wilkes Dam, so you can park and hike or bike or just go down to the Dam for a quiet moment by...