By Shaina Amienyi
Burlington
Canada
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Burlington, located between the picturesque waters of Lake Ontario and the remarkable Niagara Escarpment, presents the beauty of Canada. With exciting winter outdoor activities and summertime events and festivals, Burlington is a fun place to visit year round.

Burlington is served by John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) in neighboring Hamilton. Visitors can also fly into Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Book your flight with EscapeWizard.com using the following link (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php). When it comes to accommodations, Burlington offers everything from charming bed and breakfasts to waterfront brand-name hotels. For assistance with choosing accommodations, visit EscapeWizard.com for our selection of recommended hotels. Our number one choice in the city is the Holiday Inn. Just simply click on the following link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to the hotel portion of our site to book today.

We, at EscapeWizard.com, urge you to experience the Niagara Escarpment, known as one of the world’s most unique natural wonders. This UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve encompasses recreation areas, 1675 foot cliffs, clear streams, wetlands, pebbled beaches, rolling hills, pristine waterfalls, historic sites, and so much more. Bruce Trail, Canada’s longest footpath, spans the entire Niagara Escarpment and is a great place to go hiking or camping.

A great place to start your visit to the city is the Burlington Art Centre, home to Canada’s leading collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics. In addition to art exhibits, the Art Centre also has a beautiful conservatory and a gift shop with one-of-a-kind arts and crafts by Canadian artists. Shoppers in Burlington can get souvenirs from gift shops like the one in the Art Centre. Shoppers also have their choice of two large shopping malls: Burlington Mall and Mapleview Shopping Centre. Burlington Mall has over 100 stores featuring everything from fashion to music to gift items. Mapleview has 150 high-end fashion retailers, making it the premier fashion destination in the area. EscapeWizard.com also recommends the historic Village Square district downtown. Located in the heart of downtown and lined with cobblestone streets, Village Square.

Here at EscapeWizard.com, we guarantee that vacationers interested in history will enjoy the Joseph Brant Museum and Ireland House. The Joseph Brant Museum is a replica of the home of Joseph Brant, a national hero and the founder of Burlington. The museum houses exhibits and over 10,000 artifacts. At Ireland House at Oakridge Farm, vacationers can travel through three distinct time periods, the 1850s, 1890s, and 1920s. Ireland House is a living history museum with woodlands, gardens, picnic areas, and more. It offers tours of the property and live historical demonstrations.

In the summer, Burlington comes alive with music as it hosts two premier festivals, the Sound of Music Festival and the Jazz n’ Blues Festival. Also, the city puts on free Music in the Park concerts at various locations, including the Royal Botanical Gardens. EscapeWizard.com urges you to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens. This National Historic Site features over 2700 acres of magnificent gardens and impressive nature sanctuaries. You can enjoy four outdoor display gardens, the Mediterranean garden under glass, three on-site restaurants, a gift shop, and more. Spencer Smith Park is also a great place to visit. This is the home of the Discovery Landing, which has The Observatory, restaurants and other features.

With great attractions like Canada’s largest botanical gardens and longest footpath, Burlington astounds vacationers and keeps them coming back. Book your vacation to Burlington using the above link to EscapeWizard.com.
Hotels in Burlington
By Adam J. Mohney
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Burlington
985 Syscon Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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Located three miles from downtown Burlington, Ontario and within driving distance of Toronto, Hilton Garden Inn Burlington is a prime EscapeWizard.com lodging option for travelers looking to see two wonderful cities at once. With access to all of the Burlington and Toronto area's best attractions, such as, the Burlington Arts Center, Burlington waterfront, an African lion safari and the famed CN Tower in Toronto, guests will stay in a comfortable hotel that offers easy travel from city to city.

Rooms booked on EscapeWizard.com at Hilton Garden Inn Burlington provide comfort and connectivity. Guests will rest peacefully on the popular Garden Sleep System bed, can easily work at the provided desk and enjoy individual room climate control. Also included in each room is a mini refrigerator, microwave and a coffeemaker for all your in-room eating needs. Guests will stay connected to home and the world by utilizing the 26-inch LCD television with in-room movies, free wireless internet access, a local newspaper on weekdays and two telephone lines with voicemail capabilities.

Guests of Hilton Garden Inn Burlington will also enjoy the variety of facilities the hotel has to offer. Guests can maintain or expand their exercise routines by taking advantage of the fitness room or indoor pool. The 24-hour business center keeps working travelers connected to their job and feature remote printing from each room. Also offered is currency exchange, great for foreign travelers, and a safety deposit box for protecting valuables.

Guests looking for a night of dining without leaving the hotel can eat at the Great North American Grill, offering seasonal breakfast, lunch and dinner menus in a casual atmosphere. Room service from the Great North American Grill is also offered from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Guests looking for a few drinks can enjoy them in the Pavilion Lounge, which is also a great place to mingle for solo travelers. In addition, the Pavilion Pantry offers conveniences, such as, snacks, beverages or cosmetic items that you may have forgotten.

Located conveniently near both Burlington and Toronto, Hilton Garden Inn Burlington is a wonderful lodging option for travelers seeking to see two great Canadian cities in one vacation. Near a wide variety of activities and attractions, Hilton Garden Inn Burlington offers comforting amenities and all the facilities you would expect from Hilton Hotels. Book your room at Hilton Garden Inn Burlington on EscapeWizard.com by clicking the following link now (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Burlington
By Chrystyne Jackson
Homewood Suites by Hilton Burlington
975 Syscon Road, Burlington, ON
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Nestled between two of Canada’s premier cities, Toronto and Niagara Falls, Homewood Suites by Hilton in Burlington Ontario offers homestyle living while away from home. This hotel can satisfy both your long or short term needs. It is located midway between Lester B. Pearson International Airport and Hamilton Airport. Whiles staying here you can visit beautiful downtown Burlington just minutes away and experience a wide selection of restaurants, boutique shopping and local attractions, including Lion Country Safari. Check in times begin at 4 p.m.

This hotel features all suites in an upscale residential style. Guests can choose between two bedroom units that have one king and two double beds, or one bedroom units that have either one king or one queen size bed. Every suite has a fully equipped kitchen consisting of a stove, microwave, refrigerator and stove top. There are remote control televisions in each of the rooms. Additionally, you will have high speed internet service. Pets up to 25 pounds are welcome for a fee based on availability.

Homewood Suites offers a wide variety of amenities. Each morning you can enjoy a complimentary hot buffet breakfast. Monday through Thursday evenings you can stop in for a complimentary light dinner consisting of a hot entree, salad bar, daily soup and desert, accompanied by a glass of wine or beer. There is also a 24-hour suite shop as well as complimentary grocery shopping service. Those who enjoy exercise will appreciate the indoor swimming pool and the 24-hour fitness center. Guests can also make use of the coin operated laundry or the hotel’s laundry/valet service.

Conclude your stay with a convenient check out time of 12 p.m. EscapeWizard.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to get started today.