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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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.
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
4943 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905)357-2200 ext. 6612 Bronto’s Playland Bronto’s Playland is family fun for all ages! Both an outdoor and indoor attraction is perfect for letting out some energy on Clifton Hill. Families have a blast at Bronto’s Playland, whether it’s by watching or participating. The highlights of the Playland include a… Read more
6650 Niagara Pkwy., Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 354-1551 The Journey Behind the Falls Website The Journey Behind The Falls is for visitors who want a more intimate experience with the Niagara Falls. You start your journey by entering an elevator that descends 150 feet through bedrock and tunnels. Once you reach your destination you have… Read more
Niagara Falls (Whirlpool Aero Car) 3850 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 468-4800 Whirlpool Aero Car Website High above the racing Niagara River near Niagara Falls, you’ll be transported through the air in an antique cable car. Far below, the torrent of water abruptly changes direction and creates one of the world’s most mesmerizing natural… Read more
Niagara Pkwy., Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-8119 Botanical Gardens Niagara Website Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens is located on the scenic Niagara Parkway and the Great Gorge, just a 10 minute drive north of the Niagara Falls. This beautiful garden setting is home to the Butterfly Conservatory and serves as the unique outdoor classroom for students… Read more
196 Webber Road, Pelham, Ontario, Canada (905) 735-6768 Pelham Hills Golf and Country Club Website Pelham Hills Golf & Country Club remains one of the finest Golf Courses near Niagara Falls with its rolling terrain and wandering creeks, spectacular new clubhouse, fully licensed dining area and luxurious banquet hall, and our first-class practice facility for… 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.
4967 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 353-9281 Upside Down House Website The Upside Down House is a newer attraction in Niagara Falls built from the bottom up or the top down depending how you look at. The Upside Down House was constructed and built by Marek Cyran with help from Daniel Czapiewski, two creative… Read more
1055 Line 1, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-4943 Sentineal Carriages Sentineal Carriages welcomes you to Niagara on the Lake and the Niagara Falls region. Since 1989 they have made wedding days special, tours of the Niagara more entertaining and the passing of loved ones more elegant with their horse drawn hearse. Sentineal Carriages invite you… Read more