10 Things To Do In Brampton
Brampton is a suburban city in the Greater Toronto Area in the province of Ontario, Canada. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada with a population of almost 600,000. As such, it is a really happening place that you should definitely visit. Although it is usually not included in the list of must-see tourist destinations, it has a lot going on.
The following are 10 things you can do the next time you visit Brampton:
1. Wet ‘n’ Wild Brampton
Who doesn’t love water parks? Wet ‘n’ Wild is the perfect destination if you are looking to cool off for a day. It is the go-to place if you want to take your family. There are all sorts of things for you to enjoy. There are swimming pools, water slides, a wave pool, lazy rivers and even special pools for kids.
Located in the southeast part of Brampton, the park is a 100-acre area. You can easily spend hours here without even realizing it. There are even a number of food outlets and bars to pleasure your taste buds.
In 2019, a new Playdium on Biscayne Crescent opened its doors for teens, kids and even adults. Playgrounds and video game places are absolute funhouses. If you want to take your kids for a really fun time or want to have fun yourself, Playdium is the place to be.
There are state of the art video games and some really cool classics as such as racing games. You can even exchange your game-winnings for items in the ‘Swag store’. Also, a six-lane bowling alley will surely attract the adults.
3. Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives
Those who want to immerse themselves into the local culture should check out PAMA. It is the place to be to learn about the Peel Region’s culture and heritage. The building itself is quite beautiful and showcases the fascinating community of Brampton.
The museum also hosts several workshops throughout the year. These programs are for all ages and can be enjoyed with families. They really are great for learning about Brampton.
4. Rose Theatre
If you want to have a really cosy theatre experience, you should definitely check out Rose Theatre. The ambience is great, the place is elegant and the seating is spacious. There are great shows happening all the time and it just is a good way to spend your time. There is even free parking available.
During the intermissions, there is also a good selection of alcoholic beverages. All in all, for a lovely evening, it’s a really nice place to check out. Since it’s city owned and operated building, in the future they might even take bitcoin as payment. Just as the city of Richmond Hill accepts bitcoin for tax payment.
5. Chinguacousy Park
We are at our best amidst nature. And Chinguacousy Park has the best experience of nature you will ever find. There is the petting zoo, mini-golf, park, water park, picnic area and beautiful plants all-around. There are also splash parks, playgrounds, pony rides, greenhouse, beach volleyball and more! Basically, there is everything you can imagine and more at this wonderful place.
During the winter, they also host winter activities. It’s a really awesome and affordable place to spend time with your family.
6. Formula Kartways
Go-karting is a sport that is loved by children, teenagers and adults alike. The adrenaline rush it provides feels you with zeal. Driving that go-kart at full speed and then drifting around a corner truly makes you feel like a racer. If you want to experience the same, you should check out Formula Kartways. It is located on 79 Bramsteele Road, Brampton.
The great thing about them is that they keep improving their karts, tracks and customer services. For the best go-karting experience, you should look no further than Formula Kartways.
7. Glow-in-the-dark Mini Golf (GlowZone 360)
This one is simple. Mini golf is fun and things glowing in the dark are fun. Mix the two and you have even more fun. GlowZone 360 is an entertainment-focused place where you can have this awesome experience. There are basically two courses. And each one of them is an 18-hole course.
Since the courses are themed, you can experience the sea bottom as well as the outer space. All of that in a really cool glow-in-the-dark experience.
8. Go Horseback Riding- Claireville Ranch
Horseback riding is a great and thrilling experience. Especially if it is at an authentic ranch. The Claireville Ranch is perfect in this regards. It is a great place and way to spend quality time with your family. They are situated in the beautiful Claireville Conservation area in Brampton.
They offer trail rides, pony rides, breakfast rides, riding lessons and more. They even allow you to board your own horse or join their riders club. The best part is that you get to experience all of this amidst nature. It is enough to make you forget all your stress.
9. Summer in the Square- Garden Square
Just hanging out with friends and family at a great place is something to live for. Garden Square is an awesome place to be in, especially in the summer. The main attraction of this place is a huge screen. It showcases great movies and sometimes sporting events. There are some really great bars, cafe and restaurants to choose from.
Places like these are meant to chill and relax. They allow you to wind down after an entire day of work or travelling.
10. Indian Line Campground
Indian Line Campground is a great lakeside campground for you to spend your nights in Brampton. It is a really affordable alternative to a hotel. The campground is accessible to RVs, trailers and tents. There are even services like laundry, swimming pool, stores, free internet, play area and more.
For a fun camping experience by the lakeside, you should definitely spend a night or two here. What’s great about this place is that it has access to all major Toronto-area attractions. The affordability doesn’t hurt either!