Nestled near Toronto and the Niagara Falls, Brampton is dotted with an array of cultural attractions and 19th-century buildings. Enjoy performing arts at a historic theatre, relax at leafy parks and picturesque lakes and admire regional artifacts.
Things to do in Brampton
Learn about the region’s culture and heritage at the exhibition halls in Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives. Admire notable pieces of artwork, then marvel at artifacts, including everyday tools, gadgets and wedding dresses in addition to archaeological artifacts dating back to 4,000 BC.
Stroll through Gage Park, Brampton’s oldest park dotted with beautiful fountains, gazebos and floral gardens. Afterward, explore war and aviation history at the Great War Flying Museum, which showcases uniforms, models and replicas of World War I aircraft.
Traveling with the kids? Visit Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto to ride down water slides and free-fall chutes and interact with water playgrounds. The spring-fed Professor Lake Beach is another hotspot for water-based activities, such as swimming and kayaking, while day-trippers can admire the natural beauty of Niagara Falls just one-hour away by car
In the evening, catch a live performance at Rose Theatre Brampton, known for hosting Broadway shows, live comedy acts and concerts. Afterward, you can walk along the Brampton Arts Walk of Fame to see local artist displays and singers.
Getting around Brampton
You can access Brampton by flying into Toronto Pearson International Airport, then making the 30-minute journey by car or taking a 45-minute train ride from Toronto Union Station. In town, the best way to get around is by car.