Niagara Falls is one of the star attractions when visitors go to Niagara; however another attraction in the Niagara region is Niagara-on-the-Lake. Niagara-on-the-Lake is a small historical town near Niagara Falls with a population of approximately 15,400. Niagara-on-the-Lake takes you back in time when you go on a tour of the following historical sites from the war of 1812 such as Fort George, Butler’s Barracks, Fort Drummond and Fort Mississauga.
If historical sites are not your area of interest don’t worry, Niagara-on-the-Lake has many attractions that will keep people with various interests entertained and occupied throughout your visit at Niagara-On-The-Lake. Niagara-on-the-Lake has many shops where to can buy items that are hard to find elsewhere; from hats worn by Frank Sinatra, to fine artisan cheese, to old fashioned jams, jellies and marmalades. In addition Niagara-on-the-Lake has famous wineries, great golf and amazing theatre and music for your hearing and viewing pleasure.
Although it’s suggested that you walk around to take the sights, sounds and smells of historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, if you want to spice things up a bit, Niagara-on-the-Lake also offers a wide variety of ways to tour around the area. Niagara-on-the-Lake has bike tours with experienced staff that know Niagara-On-The-Lake like the back of their hand. For the romantics, Sentineal Carriages offers full tours featuring beautiful horses and fully narrated tours to ensure a comfortable and memorable ride for you and yours truly.
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Bird Kingdom is open 365 days a year! 5651 River Road, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-8888 Bird Kingdom Website A world class tropical adventure, located in Niagara Falls, Canada, is the largest free-flying indoor aviary in the world. More than 300 birds make their home in this multi-level rainforest setting nestled in a building which… Read more
4950 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-3676 Dubbed as a Casino for Kids, The Great Canadian Midway is an interactive and fun way to spend an afternoon in Niagara Falls. The Great Canadian Midway is a 70,000 square foot complex filled with vibrant colours, stimulating sounds as you play some of the latest arcade… Read more
Queen Victoria Park is located on either side of the Niagara Parkway and is Crown Corporation property that is maintained by Niagara Parks Commission. Queen Victoria stretches from Clifton Hill well past Dufferin Islands. You’ll see seasonal plantings, morph and change colour from Spring to Fall, rock gardens, hanging baskets, beautiful trees providing blankets of… Read more
1696 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-3147 Pillitteri Estate Winery Website The Pillitteri Estates Winery is located near Niagara Falls and they first opened their doors in 1993 and since then have won over 650 awards, including the coveted Civart Trophy at Challenge International du Vin, and the Trophée Citadelles from Les Citadelles… Read more
Wine Culture in Niagara is huge with many award winning wineries in the region for you to visit. Winery visits include taste testing, a wine boutique and cooking classes.
1499 Line 3, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-2187 Inniskillin Wines Website Inniskillin Niagara Estate Wines is situated near Niagara Falls and is Canada’s premier estate winery. The Inniskillin Winery was established in 1975 by co founders Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser. Inniskillin’s philosophy was simple and true to the land–produce quality wines from quality grapes… Read more
Niagara-on-the-Lake is popular for its historical sites during the war of 1812 and is also home to the Shaw Festival, the 2nd largest repertory theatre company in North America.
631 Lorraine Road, Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada 1 (877) 835-6868 Whisky Run Golf Club Website Once the site of a prosperous bootleggers operation during prohibition, Whisky Run Golf Club is a picturesque 27 hole golf course located near the shores of Lake Erie. Whisky Run is unique among the golf courses in the Niagara Falls… Read more
Niagara is considered the Golf Capital of Canada and has over 40+ golf courses in the area that will suit a variety of skill levels. Niagara Golf Courses also have “play and stay” packages with hotels.
5339 Murray St. Niagara Falls, Canada 1 (800) 263-9393 Holiday Inn By The Falls Website Holiday Inn By The Falls is the hotel of choice during your Niagara Falls vacation as it is located just steps from the mighty Falls. Not only is the hotel conveniently located near the Falls it is also near the… Read more