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Home to a Breathtaking 48km Grand River Cycling Loop

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 10:26 AM

Brantford is proud to be home to the Grand River Cycling Loop, with a 48km route that winds through the heart of Brantford and into Paris, Ontario. With a full loop design, it's easy to start and end in the same spot, and there are several points of entry to choose from. This is the perfect cycling trip for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Along the way, you'll discover numerous points of interest, from stunning outdoor sites to top-notch restaurants and exciting tourist attractions. And...

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Introducing The Melting Spot: Downtown Brantford's Sweetest New Addition

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 04:26 PM

There's a new spot in town that's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Located at 4 King Street, Unit #102, The Melting Spot is Downtown Brantford's latest ice cream destination.

With over 40 delectable flavours of Kawartha Dairy ice cream to choose from, including fan favourites like Moose Tracks, Death by Chocolate, and Mint Chip. And that's not all – every week this summer, The Melting Spot will feature a rotating "flavour of the week" and offer a generous 10% discount on that flavour.


inside of the Canadian Military Heritage Museum in Brantford

Museum Month in Brantford: Discover the Transformative Power of Museums

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:45 AM

May is Museum Month, a program of the Ontario Museum Association that is celebrated by more than 700 museums, galleries, and heritage sites in Ontario.

The theme for the 2023 International Museum Day edition on May 18 is "Museums, Sustainability and Wellbeing". This theme emphasizes the important role that museums play in contributing to the wellbeing and sustainable development of our communities. As trusted institutions and important threads in our shared social fabric, museums are uniquely...

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Fly High on Flavor: Skyway Café & Catering at Brantford Municipal Airport

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 02:57 PM

Discover a hidden culinary treasure in Brantford: Skyway Café & Catering, located at 110 Aviation Ave within the Brantford Municipal Airport. This exquisite restaurant offers breathtaking views and fast, fresh, and delectable breakfasts made to order. As you savor your meal, planes taking off and landing in the background create an unparalleled ambience.

Step outside and experience an even better vantage point of the Brantford Flying Club, airplane hangars, and runways. You may be surprised to...

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Brantford's River Access Points: Your Paddling Adventure Starting Point

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 01:54 PM

Are you ready to explore the Grand River? If so, Brantford has two designated River Access Points that can be a great starting point, pit stop, or end destination for your paddling adventure.

  1. Ballantyne Drive – North of Spalding Dr.
  2. Cockshutt Bridge – 458 Erie Ave.

In the summer of 2022, new signage was installed at both locations to improve visitors' experience. The signage includes a tourism information kiosk, a map of nearby attractions, and suggested paddling routes. QR codes on the kiosk...