Discover more then a river... discover Paris on the Grand!
A "Trip to Paris" is closer then you think! ... location map.
Paris on the Grand... is the "Niagara-Of-The-Lake" for Southern Ontario.
Watch the canvas unfold... as you step into the beauty of Paris, Ontario... video link
Walk into a piece of Europe… coblestone houses... riverside patios...
Enjoy a small town atmosphere... where you can "walk the block".
Discover the boutique shops... the famous J.M.Hall, the delicious Chocolate Sensations, the shops at Wincey Mills and needleworks & crafts at Mary Maxim.
Experience coffee & fritters overlooking the Grand at Carvalhos
Enjoy dinner under the stars overlooking the river valley at Stillwaters
Or an amazing rack of smoked-Alabama ribs at Camp 31.
Or stay & dine at the renovated historic landmark... Arlington Hotel
Paris on the Grand... is a destination to mark on your map!
Visit our interactive maps showing the location of over 100 nearby activities... outdoors and indoors... leisure and educational... all nearby.
The Windmill Country Market (15 mins away)... discover the village of Mount Pleasant... with a deli, bakery, furniture and gift shop. Located just off the Brantford to Port Dover cycling trail. And across the road is excellent gourmet dining at Devlin's Bistro. (photo below)
Six Nations Tourism Woodland Cultural Center Royal Chapel of the Mohawks
If you are interested in learning about the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee people… then visit Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. Twenty minutes from Paris.
Visit the Iroqraft Gift Shop (25 mins away) near Ohsweken. This Haudenosaunee store of art, gifts and craft supplies is a refreshing break from trinket-tourism. If interested in books, art and culture of the Six Nations... make this a destination.
Video of what to see on the Six Nations... link
And just up the road, is the best burgers in the Valley at the Burger Barn. And no tax! (photo below)
Long Point Eco-Adventures
Located on the bluffs overlooking the marshes of Lake Erie... this is a place to visit just for the view! Long Point Eco-Adventures is another company offering unique learning adventures. They are about one hour south of Paris. They have a star gazing dome, zip lines, rappel and suspension bridges. They are open year round.
In the summer, Long Point Eco-Adventures offer canoe and kayak trips on Big Creek. Big Creek is a must do... like paddling through the Canadian Amazon Jungle.
The perfect weekend adventure is the "Float & Fly"... a day of floating down the Grand River, with a second day of tree-top zipping with Long Point Eco-Adventures.
Experience Mennonite Country to the North... Just one Hour Away from Paris.
Step into the world that preserves time in its hand. A German people whose faith with God moves at a different pace then the world rushing by.
African Lion Safari (45 minutes away from Paris)
This is an experience where you drive your car through a large reserve of wild animals from Africa and around the world.
Bingemans Big Splash
Heated Wave Pool
Glow in Dark Mini Golf
Family fun awaits at Bingemans Big Splash with our heated wave pool, speed slides, twister slides, The Pipe slides, The Cyclone Torpedo Bay, Spray ‘n’ Play our waterpark for kids, outdoor mini-golf. FunworX Indoor Playland offers 35, 000 square feet of year round fun and excitement, from arcade and redemption games of skill and chance, to the interactive three-level indoor playground, to Hole In Fun glow-in-the-dark mini golf, Ropes Course and Bingemans Speedway Go-kart Track.
Robert Hall Originals
This is a place to see... a shop & store that is of one of a kind… Ontario’s largest mineral collection and pewter display. The business of a Canadian Master Artist Pewtersmith. Worth the visit… 20 minutes from Paris, Brantford or Cambridge.
Home of Alexander Graham Bell Inventor of the Telephone
The home and museum of the inventor of the telephone in Brantford… Alexander Graham Bell.
Bike & Hike the Rail Trail
The rail trail is a bike/hike trail going from Cambridge to Hamilton. Paris & Glen Morris are two of the access points. This is a level trail along the river… easy to do in most parts. Five minutes from downtown Paris.
Pinehurst Lake This kettle lake and surrounding Carolinian Forest is worth the time to visit and hike… just 10 minutes from Paris.
Apps Mill This trail area is only 15 minutes from Paris… a refreshing hike along Whiteman’s Creek… a beautiful wooded valley experience.
Port Burwell Submarine... this 100 meter, 5 story-high sub was used by the Canadian Military during the Cod War. This Soviet hunting sub, called the Ojibwa, offers tours inside the submarine... definitely worth seeing.
This fishing village on Lake Erie is one hour from Paris and has become the place to visit… stroll the sand beach or have supper at Callahan’s overlooking the lake at sunset. A favorite spot to experience… worth the 1 hour drive.