Regional Tourism Association
for Regional Tourism Development
Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association (HHBRTA) is an independent, industry-led, not-for-profit organization,responsible for working with tourism partners to enhance and grow this region’s tourism products and marketing activities, with the intent of increasing visitors, generating more economic activity, creating more tourism jobs and sustainability, capturing unique product clusters and integrating existing brands and partnerships.
TOURISM INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS
The Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association (HHBRTA) and its region will be recognized as a distinct tourism destination; evolving tourism as a significant economic driver for the region
Brant County’s welcoming villages, hamlets and towns overflow with natural beauty, history, interesting cobblestone architecture and a diverse collection of talented artisans. The Grand River winds through the area, offering countless opportunities to experience this Canadian Heritage River along waterside trails or on a picturesque paddle. Visitors are welcomed like locals as they connect with friendly folks at the area’s one-of-a-kind shops, cafés, museums and festivals.
Visitors to the original hometown of Alexander Graham Bell, Walter and Wayne Gretzky, and James Hillier, quickly discover why Brantford inspires greatness. With over 70 km of nature trails, the Grand River, beautiful art galleries, heritage homes, and spectacular live entertainment and events, it’s incredibly easy to spend a few days in Brantford.
The same things that make Burlington one of Canada’s best cities to live and raise kids in also make it a fabulous place to visit! A rich arts, culture and heritage scene, Canada’s largest botanical garden and countless miles of trails showcasing Lake Ontario shorelines and Niagara Escarpment views make Burlington a beautiful place to explore in any season.
The slower pace of Halton Hill’s many hamlets and small towns, including Acton, Georgetown, Glen Williams and Norval, make it easy to forget the hustle and bustle of nearby Toronto. Rural delights like fun farm experiences and stunning natural landscapes blend beautifully with more urban pursuits like outstanding outlet shopping and fantastic dining to create a perfectly balanced getaway destination.
A distinct urban flare offset by stunning natural surroundings makes Hamilton a city unlike any other. With a vibrant arts scene and proud history, Hamilton never misses a chance to celebrate its fascinating stories. From streets that come to life with murals and festival excitement, to heritage buildings that invite visitors to step back in time, Hamilton offers unexpected experiences that stay with visitors long after they leave
One visit to Milton is all it takes to realize that Escarpment Country is more of a mindset than a place on a map. The Niagara Escarpment touches every aspect of life here, creating incredible hiking, biking, golfing and skiing and fabulous farm-to-table experiences, including country markets, festivals, and fairs.
The world’s best golfers aren’t the only ones who want to return to Oakville again and again. Home to the storied Glen Abbey Golf Club, a picture-perfect waterfront district, vibrant shopping, engaging arts and cultural experiences, and a delicious dining scene, Oakville serves up charm and character with convenient access to Toronto excitement.
Today, the proud communities of the Six Nations of Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation offer visitors a rich cultural experience with endless options for thoughtful activities, outdoor excursions, and fun. These one-of-a-kind places and the people who call them home remind visitors to live, love, laugh, and enjoy the earth’s many gifts.