Situated in the heart of downtown, Sheraton Hamilton Hotel connects travelers with the best things to do in the city and beyond. Whether you're visiting for a quick weekend getaway or an extended-stay business trip, take advantage of our prime location to fully experience Hamilton, Ontario. Review our recommended things to do, below.
Art Gallery of Hamilton
ACROSS THE STREET
Located just steps away from our hotel, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is the third-largest gallery in Canada, showcasing over 10,000 works of art.
BEHIND OUR HOTEL
Formerly known as Copps Coliseum, FirstOntario Centre is a sports and entertainment arena that offers capacity for up to 19,000 spectators. Cheer on the Hamilton Bulldogs hockey team or see a live musical performance at this popular Ontario event venue.
FIVE-MINUTE WALK AWAY
Hess Village offers visitors to Hamilton an exciting array of things to do. Featuring excellent bars, dynamic restaurants and lively nightclubs, it's the perfect destination to spend a weekend evening.
FIVE-MINUTE DRIVE AWAY
A National Historic Site of Canada, Dundurn Castle was constructed in 1835. This neoclassical mansion is part of a grand estate formerly famous for hosting entertainments for nobility and royalty; it's also the home of the Hamilton Military Museum.
SEVEN-MINUTE DRIVE AWAY
Learn about the history of this vessel that served in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II and the Cold War. HMCS Haida is now a floating museum in Hamilton Harbour.
Royal Botanical Gardens
EIGHT-MINUTE DRIVE AWAY
Discover more than 1,100 species of plants in the grounds of the Royal Botanical Gardens. The gardens include an arboretum, herbarium and over 37 km of trails.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats/Tim Hortons Field
10-MINUTE DRIVE AWAY
Check out the brand-new Tim Hortons Field, and don't miss a home game of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the city's resident CFL team.
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
20-MINUTE DRIVE AWAY
Located at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, the museum hosts a display of Canadian military aircraft. Many of the 36 military jets, helicopters and propeller-driven aircraft are in flying condition, including one of only two airworthy Lancasters in the world.
African Lion Safari
35-MINUTE DRIVE AWAY
Discover more than 100 species of mammals and birds from around the world without leaving Ontario. Drive your own vehicle through seven game reserves, and observe animals such as lions, elephants, cheetahs, giraffes, kangaroos, baboons and much more. Keep an eye out for the safari's newest arrivals: three baby elephants!
Enjoy a day of retail therapy at one of the many local Hamilton shopping options in the area.
Things to Do in Hamilton Video Gallery
Local Area Map
- FirstOntario Centre / OHL Hamilton Bulldogs
- African Lion Safari
- Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
- Dundurn Castle
- Hamilton Shopping Centre
- Hess Village
- HMCS Haida
- Royal Botanical Gardens
- Tim Hortons Fields
- Art Gallery of Hamilton
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