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2012 Flamborough Christmas Light Tour

Last month, the Review put a call out to readers asking them to submit addresses of some of the area’s best dressed homes for the holidays.

By the Dec. 7 deadline, we received five entries, which we’ve dotted on the map below.

To take part in this self-guided tour, simply jot down or print these directions, which will take you from one enchanted destination to another.


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First, make your way to the heart of the Victorian Village of Waterdown. The starting point is the intersection of Main Street North and Dundas Street East, where you’ll see that the businesses that anchor this historic town are beautifully decorated.

Head north on Main Street North to your first destination, located to your left at 49 Main St. North.

Turn right on John Street.
Turn right on Mill Street North.
Turn left on Dundas Street East.
Turn left on Burke Street.
Turn right on Boulding Avenue.
Turn left on Harper Street

Your second destination, 18 Harper St., will be on your left.

Turn right on Niska Drive.
Turn left on Boulding Avenue.
Turn left on Parkside Drive.

If you feel like stopping for a snack or beverage, turn left into the plaza located at Hamilton Street North and Parkside Drive, where you’ll find a Tim Hortons and other eateries, including McDonalds and The Watermark.

Want to skip on the hot chocolate?
Turn right on Centre Road and head north towards Carlisle.
Turn right on Progreston Road.

Your third destination, located at 296 Progreston Rd., will be on your right.

Continue to head east along Progreston.
Keep left to follow the road, which will take you north towards Carlisle Road.
Turn left on Carlisle Road.

Your fourth destination, Cascata Bistro, 281 Carlisle Rd.

FYI: The restaurant is open Tuesday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 5 until 10 p.m.

Continue west on Carlisle Road towards Hwy. 6.

Turn right on Hwy. 6.
Turn left on Concession Road 8 West.
Turn right on Brock Road.

Your fifth and final destination is located at 1624 Brock Rd.
It will be on your right.

Continue north along Brock Road.
Turn right on Regional Road 97.
Turn right on Hwy. 6.
Turn left on Hwy. 5 at Clappison’s Corners.
Continue on Hwy. 5 until you return to our starting point at Main Street North.

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