Royal Botanical Gardens Road Trip

Category: Garden Road Trips
Location: 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4, Canada

A true exploration of Hamilton Halton Brant could not be complete without a visit Royal Botanical Gardens, Canada’s largest botanical garden and the region’s doorway to the natural world.

Conveniently located halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls, in the picturesque region of Hamilton Halton Brant, Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) boasts four picturesque outdoor garden areas nestled within the beauty of the Niagara Escarpment UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Marvel at renown horticultural collections and provoking art pieces, then venture through 27 kilometres of scenic nature trails brimming with native plants and captivating wildlife. A biodiversity hotspot located along a significant migratory birding route, RBG has something special to see all year ‘round.

The Rock Garden Bistro and Greenhouse Café offer culinary experiences celebrating fresh, locally sourced ingredients, while Shop at the Gardens offers a selection of unique gift items that include one-of-a-kind creations from local artists.

All roads lead to Hamilton Halton Brant

Whether you’re planning a fun-filled family adventure, a romantic couples escape or a weekend trip with friends, all roads lead to Hamilton Halton Brant. Just a short drive from much of southern Ontario, Hamilton Halton Brant is home to signature landscapes, including the Niagara Escarpment, the Grand River, the Bruce Trail, Lake Ontario shorelines and a collection of more than 100 waterfalls. These unique natural settings create a beautiful backdrop for some of Ontario’s best trails, recreational routes and outdoor activities. The area also boasts renowned heritage sites, attractions and museums, a vibrant arts scene, distinct downtowns and delectable dining.


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