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

Whisky Run Golf Club

631 Lorraine Road, Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada 1 (877) 835-6868 Whisky Run Golf Club Website Once the site of a prosperous bootleggers operation during prohibition, Whisky Run Golf Club is a picturesque 27 hole golf course located near the shores of Lake Erie. Whisky Run is unique among the golf courses in the Niagara Falls… Read more

Ripley’s Moving Theater

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

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

Niagara Falls IMAX Theatre

6170 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-3611 IMAX Theatre Website If you want to view the history of Niagara Falls in a different way, then you must experience the IMAX theatre in Niagara Falls. The IMAX theatre is located in the heart of the Niagara Falls tourist and entertainment district and is home to… Read more

Rockway Vineyards Golf Course

3290 Ninth St., St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada (905) 641-5771 Rockway Vineyards Website Situated against the Niagara Escarpment, Rockway Vineyards is one of the premiere golf destinations near the Niagara Falls, Canada area. Rockway Vineyards showcases an 18-hole championship course amongst their own sprawling vineyards. Meticulously maintained, the natural rolling landscape of Rockway’s championship layout is… Read more

Holiday Inn By The Falls

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

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

Small Talk Vineyards

1242 Irvine Road, RR#5, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 935-3535 Small Talk Vineyards Website Small Talk Vineyards a winery near Niagara Falls that is currently the talk of the town. The Hunse family are thrilled to introduce you to their newly re-branded Small Talk Vineyards (formerly Stonechurch winery). Small Talk celebrate the chit chat that surrounds… Read more

Butterfly Conservatory

Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, Canada, L0S 1J0 (905) 356-8119 Butterfly Conservatory Website The Butterfly Conservatory is located in Niagara Falls and has over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and… Read more

Mac’s Bike Tours

5956 Clark Ave., Niagara Falls, Canada (289) 969-6227 Mac’s Bike Tours Website Mac’s Bikes makes it convenient to rent a bicycle in Niagara Falls. You can choose to pickup your bicycle from their easily accessible shop at 5956 Clark Ave, Niagara Falls, Canada. Or, you can take advantage of their complimentary pickup and delivery service…. Read more