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Life in hamilton

The Hamilton, Ontario Lifestyle

Living in Hamilton, Ontario offers excitement and urban downtown vibes plus relaxing scenic backdrops. The city is a balance of urban and suburban areas, with space for businesses to grow and numerous recreation spaces to explore the Niagara Escarpment, with over 100 waterfalls, hundreds of kilometres of trails, and numerous parks.

LIFE IN HAMILTON

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Eliminate Your Commute

Hamilton is a bustling business centre, but it’s also a city that residents love for its natural surroundings, culture, and amenities. SoBi Hamilton is an affordable bike-sharing program that you could use as part of your commute, or simply to enjoy the city on days you don’t feel like driving. With new loft conversions, beautiful historic homes, suburban conveniences, and modern amenities, residents can walk, bike, drive, or take public transit to work, eliminating long commutes without sacrificing your quality of life.

People walking around an art festival in Downtown Hamilton.

Find Your Dream Home

There’s no need to leave the city to find your dream home. Urban dwellers enjoy converted loft spaces with character and modern amenities. More traditional house hunters have a choice of updated Victorian homes and recently-built single family dwellings with suburban space to grow into.

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Immerse Yourself in Fine Dining and Musical Events

Hamilton hosts plenty of music festivals and cultural events, and is home to a cosmopolitan food and art scene. Hamilton is ranked 7th in the world for musicians per capita—a truly musical city. Hamilton supports artists and cultural events, and residents can enjoy live music and events year-round. The city also has a distinctive culinary scene, ranked the fastest growing in North America by the Chef Hero blog.

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Enjoy the Great Outdoors Within City Limits

There are hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails, along with public parks for intramural sports or taking your dog for a walk. There are also public beaches and hundreds of waterfalls that connect residents with nature.

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