Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara On The Lake

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.

Picture Courtesy of Tony Chisholm

Other Attractions

Inniskillin Winery

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

Gaming in Niagara

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.

Strike Rock N’ Bowl

4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-4788 Strike Rock N’ Bowl Website Bowling is one of those activities that is great for dates, families and couples. What could be better then clapping for your kid when they get a strike, or laughing at your honey when they make a fool of themselves when they… Read more

Reif Estate Winery

15608 Niagara River Pkwy., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905)468-7738 Reif Estate Winery Website The Reif family’s tradition of winemaking started nearly half a millennium ago in the small winemaking town of Neustadt, located in the heart of the world renowned Rhine River Valley in Germany. In 1977, this tradition transcended to a new continent, when founder… Read more

Dinosaur Adventure Golf

4960 Clifton Hill Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3N4 (905) 358-3676 Dinosaur Adventure Golf Website Dinosaur Adventure Golf is one of the biggest mini golf courses in Canada featuring two distinct 18-hole courses spread over 70,000 square foot of playing surface.  Both courses are fun and exciting with one being a bit more difficult than the… Read more

MGM Movie Experience

4915 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 374-4444 The MGM Movie Experience brings the Magic of the Movies right in the heart of Niagara Falls, Canada. The building contains three stories of Hollywood souvenirs and memorabilia. When you buy something from the MGM store to take home with you, your friends from back home will… Read more

Botanical Gardens

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

Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks

4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-2238 Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks Website A part of Ripley’s Niagara, Louis Tussaud’s houses over one hundred wax figures throughout the themed galleries. The actual figures are immediately recognizable, life size replications of the real person. Louis Tussaud’s is perfect for all ages. Kids will love seeing Captain Jack… Read more

Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars

4848 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-3061 Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars Website Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars is the closet you’ll get to meeting celebrities and going behind the scenes of some of Hollywood’s best movies without actually going to Hollywood (and getting arrested for trespassing on set). Take your picture… Read more

Bootlegger Bed and Breakfast

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