Plan a Visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake
Whether it's the history of Niagara or just a chance to get away and explore this picturesque region, you're certain to find many points of interest. For a copy of our NEWSLETTER click: –http://eepurl.com/nExmn
Start your visit by staying at one of the many accommodation choices from quaint bed and breakfasts, country inns, guest cottages or luxury spa hotels.
Enjoy local farm fare from award winning restaurants or simply visit one of the many farmer's markets. Take a tour through wine country and sample some of Niagara's finest vintages. Browse the many eclectic shops of Queen Street in the Heritage District. Take in a play at the world renowned Shaw Festival. Let's not forget the many historic sites in the area, Fort George, Fort Mississauga, Queenston Heights and Brock Monument, Butler's Barracks, Fort Niagara (just across the river on the US side) and many more.
There are so many options you may have to plan another visit!
The National Geographic Traveler Magazine just rated Niagara-on-the-Lake as one of the top Historic Destinations in Canada and number 52 in the world! The survey was put together by a panel of 280 well traveled experts who evaluated each place. Their report states in part: "Niagara-on-the-Lake may be the most beautiful small city in Canada".
Some useful sites to help plan your visit
- Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce: niagaraonthelake.com
- Niagara Cottages Association: cottagesofniagara.com
- Shaw Festival: www.shawfest.com
- VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner/Niagara): www.vrbo.com
- Fort George: http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/fortgeorge/index.aspx
- Friends of Fort George: friendsoffortgeorge.ca
- Niagara Historical Society Museum: niagarahistorical.museum
- Niagara 1812 Legacy Council
- Fort Niagara: oldfortniagara.org
- Niagara Parks: niagaraparks.com
- Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake: wineriesofniagaraonthelake.com
- Interactive map of Niagara in 1812 see: www.niagaraeveofwar.ca
- Ontario Historical Society www.ontariohistoricalsociety.ca
- Real People's History
- Niagara on the Lake Bed and Breakfast Assoc: www.bba.notl.on.ca
- www.fortyork.ca for information on Fort York in Toronto