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

Hershey Store in Niagara Falls

5686 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 374-4446 ext. 4272 Hershey Store Niagara Falls Website The Hershey Store might not be Willy Wonka’s Chocolate factory, but it definitely comes close. The Hershey store in Niagara Falls, Canada is a 650 square foot complex filled with chocolate fun for all the chocolate lovers out there. Don’t… Read more

Queen Victoria Park Niagara Falls

Queen Victoria Park is located on either side of the Niagara Parkway and is Crown Corporation property that is maintained by Niagara Parks Commission.  Queen Victoria stretches from Clifton Hill well past Dufferin Islands.  You’ll see seasonal plantings, morph and change colour from Spring to Fall, rock gardens, hanging baskets, beautiful trees providing blankets of… Read more

Bronto’s Playland

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

Niagara Wine Culture

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.

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

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

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

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.

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours

Niagara-on-the-Lake 61 Melville St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-4800 Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours Website Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours is celebrating 21 years on the lower Niagara River near Niagara Falls! They provide guests with awe-inspiring scenery, a guided tour which talks about the history and the geology of the area. the thrill of the Devil’s… Read more

White Water Walk

Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 374-1221 White Water Walk Website Take a walk like no other… along a boardwalk at the very edge of one of the world’s wildest stretches of whitewater! After travelling down 230 feet, you’ll marvel at the relentless power and beauty of nature as you walk along 1000 feet of… Read more