Hamilton in the province of Ontario, Canada is the biggest of one of many cities in the world with the same name. Remote workers will find many coworking and coliving spaces in this welcoming Canadian port city that lies wrapped around the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
After work, Bayfront Park invites many to walk, cycle, or even roller skate along its 3-kilometer trail along the sea up to Princess Point.
The Fifty Point Conservation Area is another great place to enjoy nature, the beach, trout ponds, walking trails, and spot many animals.
Here are some fun facts about Hamilton:
- The city is also known as “Steeltown” as the main industry here used to be steel production or “The Electric City”.
- Hamilton boasts one of the largest botanical gardens in Canada.
- There are over 130 waterfalls in the and nearby making it the world’s waterfall capital.
- Canadians love their Tim Horton’s, and the first shop in the coffee chain opened here.
- Apparently, baseball was invented nearby as well.
- Antique lovers can find many treasures in the Hamilton antique mal as well as markets and stores across the city.
- The first-ever, public phone call in Canada was placed on a telephone in Lancefield's Stationery Store in Hamilton! Today, Hamilton is still well connected with Wi-Fi speeds of 15MBps.
- Local beer tours to the city’s many breweries are also popular with long-term and short-term visitors alike.
- Every year the Supercrawl community arts and music festival draws 220,000 visitors.
- Hamilton is extremely bicycle-friendly with over 95 miles of cycling lanes and 30 miles of separate cycling trails winding their way across the entire city.
- Many of Canada’s comedy greats were born in Hamilton and the city continues to enjoy a lively comedy scene.
The beautiful outdoors and the friendly locals are just two reasons why many remote workers make Hamilton their coworking and coliving home.