One of Canada's fastest growing cities, Brampton is an award-winning destination with a diverse multicultural representation. Brampton's eclectic mix of restaurants, boutiques, festivals and attractions makes it a dynamic metropolitan retreat. As Canada’s Flower City, there’s no need to leave the city to experience beauty in nature. With an abundance of floral displays, cultural attractions and recreational play, Brampton presents a world of opportunities for the passing traveler.
The center of downtown is home to the Rose Theater, a major performing arts venue that hosts a variety of productions and concerts. It’s directly behind Garden Square, a public space that hosts big-screen movies and live events. Gage Park is Brampton’s oldest municipal park, open since 1903. Its floral gardens, summer concerts and winter skating make it a popular local hangout all year round. Chinguacousy is another spot for those who appreciate inner city green spaces. The park features sports facilities such as mini golf and indoor tennis; a skateboard park and ski chalet; and even a greenhouse, and a children’s garden. For art appreciation, the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives showcases a great range of collections. Past exhibitions have included a collection around precarious employment and community impact, to tattoos and the stories they tell. An escape into nature can be found at the Claireville Conservation Area, a preserved forest that is the largest natural setting of its kind.
One of Canada’s most visited national parks is less than a three-hour drive from Brampton. Algonquin Provincial Park is peppered with small lakes and waterways, making it ideal for both hiking and canoeing. See the Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton City, a port city on the western tip of Lake Ontario. The escarpment, locally known as “the mountain,” is an impressive, forested ridge that has conservation areas and waterfalls. Enjoy another city by the shore, less than 60 kilometers away from Brampton. Burlington, located at the northwestern end of Lake Ontario, is a smaller city, but packed with arts and cultural attractions. Visit the capital of Ontario by traveling less than 50 kilometers southeast from Brampton. Toronto’s attractions, from the iconic CN Tower, to the orderly oval of Queen’s Park, set the city apart.
From prime locations to friendly service, Brampton accommodations are all about comfort and relaxation. There are a great many inns and hotels in the city, most of which offer breakfast, fitness amenities and internet service. Camping is an option, and the Indian Line Campground even has a swimming pool and laundry facilities. Book a vacation home, or a rental room to rub shoulders with the locals. Private rentals offer a more diverse range of options, from negotiable prices to choice in location.
Brampton Transit serves the city, with over 35 routes through the area. Trips can be planned online using eRide, which has interactive maps, menus and schedules for user convenience. Züm is another transit service available in Brampton. This bus rapid transit system runs from downtown Brampton to York University, along Main Street and Steeles Avenue. Car rentals, taxis and limousine services are also offered in the city.
Find the best Brampton vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 249 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Brampton range from $27 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 221 homes in Brampton offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 57 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 193 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Brampton offers 8 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 6 vacation rental sites in Brampton where the top providers in that area are Booking.com, TripAdvisor, and Expedia. There are 57 Booking.com rentals, 55 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 42 Expedia vacation rentals.