Young sisters look out over the Grand River.
  • Start the day at Brantford Twin Valley Zoo where you will spend the next 2.5 hours exploring over 80 species of animals at this wildlife park. This family owned and operated park welcomes visitors of any age to enjoy their exhibits, nature trail, picnic and play. Visit the petting zoo area or book ahead and plan an immersive, educational Guided Connections Tour for fun memories with friends and family.
  • Head to Brantford’s downtown core and enjoy lunch at Hudson Public Kitchen + Bar with a menu that includes Canadian style favourites with a creative flare. The covered patio overlooks Brantford’s Harmony Square, which boasts a splash pad during the summer months and a public outdoor skating rink in the winter.
  • Spend the afternoon splashing in the lazy river and play a friendly game of mini-golf at Earl Haig Family Fun Park. Fun for all ages, visitors will also enjoy a pool, water slide, splash pad, playground, and batting cages.
  • Stay the night in one of Brantford’s seven family-friendly hotels with convenient amenities and try some local takeout for dinner, like Mercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering, Maria’s West or The Chinese Sisters.  Before heading home the following day, spend time exploring local shops like Bathtub Bakery or Brantford Finders Keepers, where you can find something unique take home made by local artists and artisans.