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Be a Brantford Sunset Chaser

Be a Brantford Sunset Chaser

You’ve heard of storm chasers, but what about sunset chasers? Humans have an instinctual appreciation for the beauty of nature, and many of us can relate to having a tendency to stop and stare at a breathtaking sunset. Watching the sun set is often a quiet experience that can help to refresh the mind and soul. Especially during this time, when many people are feeling anxious, sunset chasing can be a fun way to engage with natural beauty and enjoy being in the moment. Follow the sunset thr...
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Brantford’s Award-Winning Bike Shop

Brantford’s Award-Winning Bike Shop

Now that it’s warmed up, we’re looking for outdoor activities to enjoy both solo and with our families. Cycling is a great way to keep fit while maintaining social distancing, and Brantford is an incredible location for cycling enthusiasts! Across Canada, there has been a significant increase in recreational cycling, which you’ve likely seen right here in Brantford with more cyclists using our roads, over 70 km of trails, and our Brantford Rotary Bike Park. Last month, Ontario...
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Pick Your Own Strawberries

Pick Your Own Strawberries

Summer couldn’t come at a better time! Nature is in full bloom and along with excitement buzzing over the ability to see family and friends again (in limited numbers), there are a multitude of outdoor activities to enjoy for your next family outing. June is the beginning of strawberry season. The lower prices in stores are a bonus, but why not pick your own this year? A safe activity to invite friends or grandparents to, berry picking is also certain to tire out your little munchkins and ...
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Enjoy over 70km of natural trails in Brantford

Enjoy over 70km of natural trails in Brantford

People who are new to Brantford or visiting for the first time are often shocked when they discover the abundance of trails surrounding our beautiful city. I’ve lived in Brantford the majority of my life and, to be honest, I still sometimes forget about the natural beauty that sits behind the scenes of our bustling downtown core. With nearly 100,000 residents, over 3,100 students at Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as Conestoga College, Six Nations Polytechnic, and Westervelt College, ...
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Your Backyard: The BEST Movie Theatre

Your Backyard: The BEST Movie Theatre

Do you have a special anniversary or birthday coming up? What about a new grad in the house? We may not be having the annual celebrations that we’ve become accustomed to, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create an amazingly unique and safe event for your “social bubble.” Enjoy a night under the stars watching your very favourite movies with the ones you love the most in the comfort of your own backyard. Bonus: if you forget the bug spray or blankets, all you have to ...
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Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

The sun is shining, the air is fresh, the flowers are in bloom…it’s picnic time! The best part about planning a picnic is the food of course!  You can let your creativity shine and it can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own backyard, porch or balcony. Throw out your favourite comfy blanket, grab you finest (paper) china, and make memories with the kids or an at-home date night with your sweetheart. What will be in your picnic basket? We want to help you with some tasty recip...
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Lions, Tigers and Bears – Oh My!

Lions, Tigers and Bears – Oh My!

Brantford Twin Valley Zoo, located at 84 Langford Church Road, is the perfect size zoo with just the right attractions for your family outing or day date. Built on 25 beautiful acres, the Zoo opened its gates in 1991 to allow a place for families to enjoy and experience wild life up close and personal. This family-owned park prides themselves on forging love, respect and understanding for all animals, conservation, and our environment. The park includes several picnic areas as well as a nature ...
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