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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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
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
14778 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 262-6161 The Ice House Website The Ice House Winery holds a unique position in the wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake. It is the only winery near Niagara Falls that exclusively makes Icewine. That’s right. Totally dedicated to the making and perfecting of what is often referred to as, “Canada’s liquid… Read more
631 Lorraine Road, Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada (905) 835-6864 ext. 21 Bootlegger Bed and Breakfast Website Not interested in staying at hotels near Niagara Falls that rises tens of stories high and is surrounded by flashy and loud nightlife? Then a bed and breakfast is the right place for you. The Bootlegger Bed and Breakfast is… 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
4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-2238 Ripley’s Moving Theater We’ve all seen 3D movies which make you feel like the picture is coming out at you, enhancing your movie experience by adding this extra element of depth. But have you ever seen a 4D movie? Ripley’s Moving Theater has combined 3D films with… Read more
The Niagara Region offers one of the most exciting gaming experiences in Canada with spa, shopping, live performances and a wide variety of dining options to suit your tastebuds.
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
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.
477 Mississauga St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (289) 271-0663 eSkoot Website What makes eSkoot Niagara different than all other bike tour/rental companies near Niagara Falls is their 20 Amp lightweight, LITHIUM powered URBAN eScooters in their fleet. These babies will take you up to 80 km on a single charge! Re-charge in about half the time… Read more