Hamilton and Abbotsford

Swoop Airlines is Canada’s newest ultra-low cost carrier with daily direct flights between Edmonton and Hamilton starting June 25 and between Edmonton and Abbotsford starting July 25.

Enjoy the great outdoors in Hamilton and Abbotsford, and then take a quick ride to the vibrant urban centres of Toronto and Vancouver. Book your flight at flyswoop.com.

If you’re drawn to natural beauty and the outdoors, then you must visit the Waterfall Capital of the World! Hamilton is located one hour away from Niagara Falls and just minutes away from over one hundred waterfalls. Look here for a list of waterfalls to visit.

Lake Ontario

When you’re not exploring waterfalls, spend time wandering around Dundurn Castle, checking out the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, tackling the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, and taking in the beauty of Lake Ontario.


Just a hop, skip and jump from Hamilton is the bustling city Toronto. Festivals, local eateries and world-class shopping can be found in Canada’s largest city.

Pack your runners and get ready to shop ‘til you drop! For high-end fashion boutiques head to Bloor-Yorkville, visit Queen West to shop in the trendy Art and Design District and stop by the iconic shopping hubs Toronto Eaton Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre.

Toronto is known for its festivals, particularly the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The festival brings a special buzz to the city and you may even see a few celebrities.

If you consider yourself a foodie, then a visit to Toronto is a must! Top local restaurants include Auberge du Pommier, Bar Isabel, George and Electric Mud BBQ.


Abbotsford is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise! There are numerous hiking, walking and mountain bike trails to explore nearby such as the Sumas River trails, Sumas Mountain trails, Arnold Dyke trails and Clayburn trails.

Wine lovers rejoice! Abbotsford has must-try wineries including Ripples Estate Winery, Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery, Singletree Winery and more!


Just an hour drive from Abbotsford is the cosmopolitan and cultural city of Vancouver. Vancouver is on the edge of nature, making it easy to combine urban getaway with outdoor adventure.

Stanley Park

During your Vancouver visit, make sure you stop by Stanley Park! Enjoy scenic views of water, mountains and majestic trees along 400-hectares of West Coast rainforest. In the area, discover trails, beaches, wildlife, restaurants and historical landmarks such as the colourful totem poles.

Add the Vancouver Aquarium, Kitsilano Beach, VanDusen Botanical Garden and Vancouver lookout to your itinerary.

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