I've Been Bit! A Travel Blog :: RBG, Ontario's Royal Botanical Gardens

April showers bring May flowers… March showers do too. Unfortunately for me, my outdoor adventure to Hamilton was kyboshed by Mother Nature as rain clouds hung low in the sky. That didn’t stop me from visiting Ontario’s Royal Botanical Gardens, and it shouldn’t stop you! Spring is a great time to explore before the crowds of […]

I've Been Bit! - Hiking Hamilton :: Dundas Peak

UPDATE: July 7th, 2017 It has come to my attention that the Hamilton Conservation Authority is now using a wristband policy for visitors to the Spencer Gorge area. I have not visited in the summer myself, but chances are you will still have to pay the $5 per person fee. More information on accessing the […]

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This weekend I set out to get some quality nature time, and what better place to head than to the city of waterfalls! The plan was to seek out Mineral Springs Falls, however the closest parking lot is at the Hamilton Conservation Authority… which much to my dismay was closed for a private event. This, along […]

I've Been Bit - Optimist-ically Wandering Crooks' Hollow

Southern Ontario was finally graced with the beauty of some good weather and I took full advantage of it on Sunday, despite feeling under the weather. The best cure for mild nausea? Fresh air! We parked at the Crooks Hollow Conservation Area parking lot where it’s $2 per hour and set off along the Crooks Hollow Historical Trail… […]

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UPDATE: November 14th, 2016 Unfortunately due to the influx of disrespect to the area, the Websters Falls Side Trail is no longer. The trail connecting Websters and Tews has be closed as the owners of the land have revoked access due to a number of incidents. You can still get around by taking the roads, […]