Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in Hamilton, Ontario? Curious on how easy is it to start a new life there? There are so many wonderful things you should know about Hamilton, especially if you’re planning to move there.



Hamilton is located about 75 minutes’ drive from Toronto and less than a two hour drive from the border to Buffalo, New York. Both its proximity to Toronto and its low rent prices, Hamilton is attracting a growing flock of young people and creative professionals to it’s downtown core. As it’s community grows, so does the range of restaurants, stores, and creative pursuits.

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No matter what time of year it is, Hamilton’s beachfront is always occupied. Doesn’t matter the weather, there’s always at least one person who is enjoying the scenery and local shops of the beachfront. Hamilton is also home to over 100 waterfalls, many who are easily accessed or seen. Most are connected to popular hiking trails, including the Bruce Trail and Chedoke Radial Trail.

People travel from it’s surrounding cities to experience the Hamilton’s cuisine, especially in the downtown sector. No matter what you’re craving, you’re bound to find something you like. From pizza to Asian and entres to deserts – Hamilton has it all.

Hamilton merges the feeling of a  small-town with a metropolitan infrastructure, so while it may seem like a big busy city, locals are very friendly. A great life could be waiting for you in Hamilton.