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

Brick City (Legoland)

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

Nightmares Fear Factory

5631 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 357-3327 Nightmares Fear Factory Website Nightmares Fear Factory is the world’s most frightening Niagara Falls attraction. Over 120,000 people have chickened out…will you? IT’S THAT SCARY!! Featured on Live! with Regis & Kelly, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Good Morning America, Canada AM, MTV, Yahoo, MSN, The… Read more

Zoom Leisure Bike Tours

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

Pillitteri Estates Winery

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 Falls Skywheel

4950 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-4793 Niagara Skywheel Website Want to take amazing overview shots of the Niagara Falls area while enjoying a relaxing, world-class ride when you’re at Clifton Hill? Then the Niagara Falls Skywheel is the ride you want to take. Towering 175 feet over the Niagara Falls horizon, the Niagara… Read more

Hornblower Niagara Cruises

5920 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Canada, L2E 6X8 (905) 642-4272 Hornblower Niagara Cruises Hornblower Niagara Cruises is the only go to boat tour in Niagara Falls, Canada. Hornblower offers various boat tour options such as the Sunset Cocktail Cruise for the ultimate romantic experience, the Falls Illumination Cruise that gives you an astonishing view of… 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

The Journey Behind the Falls

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

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

Rainbow Bridge

The Rainbow Bridge is a world-famous bridge over the Niagara River, connecting the Niagara Falls here in Ontario to the Niagara Falls in New York. The Rainbow Bridge was constructed to replace the Honeymoon Bridge which collapsed in an ice storm in the 1930s. The Niagara gorge is approximately 60 meters deep, with an estimated… Read more