Burlington Waterfront Trail, Burlington

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Part of the Waterfront Regeneration Trust's trail system, Burlington Waterfront Trail offers a variety of activities on Lake Ontario's north shore. Jog or cycle on the path, passing the picturesque pier and beach, or have a lakeside picnic. The city's waterfront splits into two trails on the west end, so you can choose which section to follow. Visit one of the lush waterfront parks and relax in the ample shade under the trees. Put Burlington Waterfront Trail into our Burlington day trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Burlington.
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  • Really worth the travel. Half an hour to discover this place of Burlington close to Downtown. Both in winter than in summer.
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  • Fantastic for a bike ride , walk jog or roller blade jaunt. Burlington is developing more bike friendly roads.  more »
  • Great for walks, in-line skating and cycling. Lakeshore road area is not recommended for biking but there are plenty of restaurants with patios facing the lake. Lakeshore area has a nice play area for...  more »

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Where to stay in Burlington

Along Lakeshore Road, which straddles the lake and borders the city center and the pleasant Spencer Smith Park, you can choose from a handful of pleasant mid-range hotels offering all the basic amenities. If you're just transiting through Burlington or looking for a convenient location from which to commute to nearby Hamilton, go north of the center to Queen Elizabeth Way. Here, you'll find a collection of standards motels and motor inns providing a comfortable night's sleep.
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