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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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
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
5305 Murray St. Niagara Falls, Canada 1 (800) 663-3301 Quality Hotel Fallsview Cascade Website Quality Hotel Fallsview Cascade is the Niagara Falls hotel for you if you want to be close to the Falls and many other popular Niagara Falls attractions. This boutique hotel in Niagara Falls is conveniently located just steps from the mighty… Read more
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
Niagara Falls (Whirlpool Aero Car) 3850 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 468-4800 Whirlpool Aero Car Website High above the racing Niagara River near Niagara Falls, you’ll be transported through the air in an antique cable car. Far below, the torrent of water abruptly changes direction and creates one of the world’s most mesmerizing natural… Read more
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
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
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
1055 Line 1, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-4943 Sentineal Carriages Sentineal Carriages welcomes you to Niagara on the Lake and the Niagara Falls region. Since 1989 they have made wedding days special, tours of the Niagara more entertaining and the passing of loved ones more elegant with their horse drawn hearse. Sentineal Carriages invite you… Read more
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.