Between the great festivals and stunning lakefront views, it’s hard to imagine a place like Burlington flying under the radar. It’s no exaggeration to say that the charming city of Burlington is one of Ontario’s best-kept secrets.
Burlington is a vibrant community that comes to life during the fall months. The beauty of the idyllic Canadian scenery during the fall months is met with fun festivals and activities, giving you the perfect excuse to get outdoors and enjoy the crisp fresh air. This upcoming season, discover one of the best spots in all of Ontario to embrace the fall colours.
Get in the spirit of the season at Harvest Festival! Bring out the family and indulge in the beautiful array of colours, along with puppet shows, a boo-barn, wagon-rides, and of course some delicious treats to dive into prepared by renowned chefs. It’s the perfect place to celebrate the best that autumn has to offer.
Fall into Nature
If you thought BBQ season was over – think again! During the early part of October, join the parks of Conservation Halton with their Fall into Nature event. Here you can partake in rock climbing, hikes, chairlift rides to get the ultimate view of the tree tops, kid activities, music – and BBQ!
Scale the Escarpment
For those who love to embrace the outdoors and live a bit more on the edge, why not head out to Rattlesnake Point or Mount Nemo to hike, cycle, or scale the escarpment? It’s also the perfect time to get in some end-of-season camping at Bronte Creek National Park.
Pick your Pumpkins
As Halloween draws closer, grab your children, nieces and nephews and head out to Stonehaven Farms. You can pick the best and biggest pumpkins to light up your balcony. They also have a Kids Zone for the little ones to have fun, along with a sandbox, straw bale maze, and a ton of other activities.
For those looking to indulge in some great harvest fare, you can find them at the Burlington Mall, where the famers market will be located, providing fresh produce and sweet, delicious treats. Can you say pumpkin spice everything?
This season, if you’re looking for a place to visit that embodies the spirit of autumn, come to Burlington. It’s got the natural beauty of fall all around for adventurers to enjoy. Burlington is one of Ontario’s hidden gems, but you can bet it won’t be hidden for long.