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An address that's more than 150 years old, the Locke Street South hosted horse races during the early 18th century. Today, this historic address beckons those seeking retail bliss. Come here with plenty of time on hand as the street has a lot to offer in the form of eclectic shops, health and wellness services, specialty stores and diverse eateries to satiate your tastebuds. Apart for shopping, the place is bustling with travelers and locals during cultural events and markets.
Established in 1962, the Battlefield House is an esteemed living history museum. It's located on the site where the Battle of Stoney Creek was fought during the War of 1812, preserving the culture and heritage of the neighboring area. The Battlefield House is open to visitors who are invited to take informative guided tours when they come. A can't-miss cultural attraction, it also puts on events dedicated to educating and entertaining its guests.
At the brink of the North End neighborhood in Hamilton, the Pier 4 Park provides an ideal summer day escape. Overlooking the scenic Burlington Bay, this park features soft green trails, interspersed with an asphalt pathway that connects several corners of the park to one another. A giant tugboat sits at the edge of the bay, forming the centerpiece of this cute park. The area around the boat makes for a great play area for kids as well. In the evening, take a seat on one of the sheltered benches and watch the sun go down on the bay, painting the water and skies with hues of amber and orange. Later, walk down Discovery Drive and have yourself a warm cuppa at Williams, or stop by at the Pier 7 Boardwalk and enjoy undisturbed views of the marina.
From water sports, playgrounds, winter sports and more, the Christie Lake Conservation Area is a major green space in Hamilton, ideal for families looking to spend a day out enjoying the gorgeous weather. Moreover, the conservation area also offers equestrian sports as well as disc golf, making it a one of a kind destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Panoramic views and a scenic locale make Spencer Gorge/Webster's Fall Conservation Area the awe-inspiring destination that it is. The natural bounty beckons to tourists from all over, dazzling with its waterfalls and entertaining with its hiking opportunities. Tour the lush landscape to discover the wonders of Dundas Peak, Tew Falls, or either of the titular locations.
Adding to the long list of outdoors entertainment in Hamilton is the Fifty Point Conservation Area. This area is ideal for water sports, biking, hiking, picnics and a whole lot more; an ideal place to relax and unwind with your friends and family. There are also dining options on site, ensuring full returns for the small entry price.
One of the major streets of the city, King Street West stretches over 25 kilometers (16 miles). A historic address that has its roots steeped in the 18th century, the street's name honors King George III. In those days, King Street West was home to several theaters and entertainment venues; today it is lined with many modern buildings, galleries and shopping places. Certain sections of the street are also used as venue for locals events.