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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
1 Niagara on the Green Blvd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 658-9501 Royal Niagara Golf Club Royal Niagara is a “must play” course of international standing near Niagara Falls. Playing over 7,000 yards from the tips, the course features sculpted fairways, undulating greens, cavernous bunkers, and an abundance of water. Nestled between the historic 120-year-old Welland… Read more
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