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Written by Nigilesh on June 17, 2020 Share on

Best Things to Do in Brampton (Ontario, Canada)

This beautiful Canadian city is one of the fast-growing cities in the world. It’s pretty much a sub-urban place and located to the west of Toronto and nowadays it majorly contributed to the economic sector. The city is called ‘The flower town of Canada’ for a reason. It is because of its development in the greenhouse industry. Apart from this, the place has seen tremendous growth in other major areas like communication, logistics and food.

This place has a variety of this to offer, but at the same time not compromising on the kind of experience that you get. This shouldn’t be overlooked when you are on your vacation to Canada. Without further due let’s dive right into the list of 15 best things to do in Brampton.

Best things to do in Brampton:

1. Visit a park

This is the oldest park that you can find in the whole of Brampton, dating back to 1902. It is open year-round. This park has a pathway that turns into a skating rink.

This stunning park has gazeboes where you can sit and awe at the beauty of the park. There are fountains and play area’s where your children can play around. During summer, your children can paddle on the wading pool and at times they host events in the evenings. As mentioned before, skating is at its peak in this place. Jogging and cycling are also done here.

2. The Great War Flying Museum

Great war flying museum
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This is an aviation museum and has the name ‘Great War Flying Museum’ rightly so. They maintain the replica of fighter planes that took part in the first world war. And the fact is that this is a non-profit organization. Volunteers are the ones who maintain this place. Few of the famous replicas are Fokker Dr.I, Nieuport 28, Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a and Sopwith 1½ Strutter.

In addition to this, the place has some of the rare uniforms that were used in the war. It also depicts the story of a few brave soldiers and also maps and the strategies that were plotted in the form of Blueprint. Radars that were used in the war is also showcased here. If any of these things fascinate you, then this is the best place to know some authentic info about these things.

3. Cool of at a waterpark

Wet n wold canada
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Travelling with kids? This is a 40- hectare water park with two pools and 15 different and exciting water slides. This was opened in 1986 and is located near the Clairville Conservation Area. The park’s main ride is the ‘Big Tipper’. In addition to this, you have non-water activities as well with the likes of a zip line, rock climbing and also a mini-golf course. The Wet’n’Wild Toronto also serves as a host for many music festivals and few concerts as well.

4. Go to an art gallery

The former government building was transformed into the museum and named as PAMA. It stands for Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA). This is not just a museum, also an art gallery as well as an archive centre. It is a very big complex, separated into different sections with different themes. It is recommended to not miss any of the sections.

There are two major areas. One of it is used to have the permanent collection and the other one is used for the exhibitions. This place houses around 400 artworks in the permanent collection, some of the works are contributed by Bramptonians. In total, there are around 12,000 works including all the sections. Even, this place archives a few artefacts that date back to 4,000 BC.

5. Watch birds

Claireville Conservation Area
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The name Claireville Conservation Area sounds familiar, right? Yes, this is located very close to the wet N wild water park that we saw earlier on the lost. This place is adorned by bird-watchers all over the world. This place houses dozens of bird species with the likes of bird species, including red-winged blackbird, blue jay, northern oriole and hairy woodpecker. All these species don’t originate from this place but migrate to this place.

This conservation area covers 343-hectares of land. Camping, birdwatching, riding on horseback and white deer spotting are the pick of the activities. There are some hiking tours as well to keep you engaged the whole time. You can also stay over here camp yourself in any of the camping grounds available.

6. Go to the beach

For all the beach lovers who were eagerly waiting for a beach to be listed, this is for you guys. This is a manmade beach and it is located on the east side of the famous professor’s Lake. This lake also can be covered when you are visiting the beach. This Lake is also an artificial one covering 26-hectares of area. This whole area was a gravel pit and a quarry.

Activities around this place include fishing, windsurfing, sailing and canoeing. This is a very popular attraction among travellers and has a dock as well where you can sit and dip your feet in the water and relax during the sunset.

8. Shop till you drop

shopping in brampton
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Brampton sure will not disappoint any kind of shopaholic and has a vast number of indoor shopping malls in here. Bramalea city centre is the largest in Brampton and 7th overall in Canada. The fun fact is that this mall has been visited by a whopping 16 million visitors each year.

Apart from that, the Shoppers World Brampton is another big mall in the place which houses over 190 shops. All the top commercial brand stores are located in the Trinity Common Mall which covers an area of about 79,000 square metres. Not just this you have a wide variety of street shopping culture in the outskirts and not in the city

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