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Bell Homestead in the winter

Wrapped Up in Brantford’s History

Posted on Tuesday, January 09, 2024 11:47 AM

  • Start your day with a tour of the Bell Homestead National Historic Site, celebrating the history of Brantford, “The Telephone City”. This is where, in 1874, Alexander Graham Bell conceived the invention of the telephone and made the first long distance call from Brantford to Paris. Enjoy a coffee and baked goods at The Exchange Café and before you go be sure to visit The Phone Booth Museum Store to shop for fun, vintage gifts and souvenirs.
  • A short drive will bring you to lunch at Hudson Public...

group eating at Fume Restobar

A Cozy Winter Escape

Posted on Saturday, December 09, 2023 10:09 AM

Escape the frigid winter temperatures and treat yourself to a cozy overnight stay in Brantford. Check into one of Brantford’s seven hotels before you Indulge in a few spa treatments, unwind at a show, enjoy a gourmet meal and shop your way through town.

  • Start your day off at the Grand Wellness. Warm up in one of their signature healing soaks such as their Beer Bath or Champagne Soak. Grand Wellness also offers a wide variety of services including massage therapy, infrared sauna treatments and a...

two people looking at holiday lights

Spend a Festive Day in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 03:31 PM

The holiday season approaches fast and is over before you know it! Make sure you fit in all of your favourite festive activities before the holiday season is over. Spend a fun filled morning at Brantwood Farms, grab a delicious lunch downtown, try your hand at skating in Harmony Square and end your day with a beautiful light display at Glenhyrst Art Gallery.

Note: This itinerary is suggested during the month of December 2023 based on operating hours of some businesses and attractions. Please...

Fume RestoBar

Date Night Ideas

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2023 12:54 PM

Don’t want the stress of planning the perfect date night? Here are a few suggestions for every step of the evening from unique activities, delicious dinner spots and dessert recommendations.

Activity Recommendations

  • Check out the Grand Wellness Spa and choose from a variety of relaxing treatments that you can do individually or as a couple. Treat yourself to a session in the Himalayan salt cave, a couple’s massage or one of their unique bath soaks.
  • Catch an evening show at the Sanderson Centre for...

Cyclists in Lorne Park

Brantford’s Horticulture Parks

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 11:27 AM

Celebrate Mother Nature by spending the day exploring the beautiful garden displays around the City of Brantford with our suggested driving itinerary.

  • Start your day off at Glenhyrst Gardens (20 Ava. Rd.) and explore this beautifully landscaped 16-acre park on the banks of the Grand River. Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, located on the grounds of Glenhyrst Gardens, displays contemporary art exhibitions year round and has a permanent collection of over 700 pieces of historical and contemporary...