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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431 Mississauga St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-2366 Zoom Leisure Bike Tours Website Cycle through the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake near Niagara Falls and learn about the heritage of the town and taste their award-winning wines. Tour and taste at small cottage wineries and large world known estate wineries… experience the romance of the vineyards…. Read more
Niagara Falls is a beautiful natural attraction that garners millions of visitors a year and with the help of the Niagara Falls Illumination Board, they have given the Falls a nice added visual, giving people a reason to see the Falls twice in one day. At night, Niagara Falls is lit up with mesmerizing colours of… Read more
6000 Marineland Parkway, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 357-6000 Thundering Waters Golf Club Website Thundering Waters Golf Club is a golf course located in Niagara Falls, Canada that was designed for pros by the pros. Designed by John Daly, previous winner of the 1991 PGA Championship, the Thundering Waters golf course provides many obstacles and hazards… Read more
4943 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada Located in the heart of Clifton Hill, commonly known as “Fun by the Falls”, The Haunted House will be sure to test your nerves. With so many fun attractions at a stone throw away, The Haunted House can mix it up a little. If you’re a thrill seeker, you… Read more
4943 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 357-2200 Ext. 6612 Brick City Website When you visit Brick City (or Legoland as some would call it) you’ll realize those tiny brick pieces that you played with as a little kid can be built into anything you can possibly imagine. Brick City is every adult’s childhood dream… Read more
Pumphouse Visual Art Centre, second floor, 247 Ricardo Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-5566 Music Niagara Website Music Niagara doesn’t only provide classical chamber music to people around the Niagara Falls region; Music Niagara showcases classical chamber music in a way that brings art, artists, audiences in areas filled with culture and history. Just to… Read more
7657 Portage Rd., Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-9565 Marineland Canada Website One of the better-known Niagara Falls attractions is Marineland. Marineland has a variety of animal exhibits where guests can look and admire the beautiful marine life in our massive oceans right on our doorsteps. Animals at Marineland range from dolphins to killer whales, to… Read more
5686 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 374-4446 ext. 4272 Hershey Store Niagara Falls Website The Hershey Store might not be Willy Wonka’s Chocolate factory, but it definitely comes close. The Hershey store in Niagara Falls, Canada is a 650 square foot complex filled with chocolate fun for all the chocolate lovers out there. Don’t… 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
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.