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Top five stops along Burlington’s newly completed Centennial Trail

Top five stops along Burlington’s newly completed Centennial Trail

From outdoor art to glorious gardens here are a few things to visit while cycling or strolling Burlington Post reporter Roland Cilliers explored the newly…

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From outdoor art to glorious gardens here are a few things to visit while cycling or strolling

Burlington Post reporter Roland Cilliers explored the newly completed Elgin Promenade portion of the Centennial Trail that runs from Burloak Drive to Brant Street.

The trail is now complete and it’s worth checking out.

This summer, the long-planned-for Centennial Trail was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting held this July on the final Elgin Promenade section. With plenty of interesting places to stop, the roughly eight-kilometre path is more than just a great way to spend an afternoon.

Our reporter grabbed his bike for a lovely ride to find out if the trail is worth your time. This is what he found.

Here are five things to check out along the trail as part of a Burlington bike ride.

COFFEE KICKOFF Start with breakfast! The eight-kilometer trail will take you from downtown Burlington all the way to Burloak Drive. For me, the perfect launching point was the downtown parking lot off Brant Street because it offered ample Saturday morning parking as well as a chance to grab a breakfast before I set off.I went with the always popular Coffee Culture but there are other options there including Kelly’s Bake Shoppe right at the start of the trail. Both options are perfect for providing children or adults with the energy boost to take on the journey. GARDENS GALORE Most eye-catching are the numerous beautiful gardens along the way. My favourite […]

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