Local Area Guide

Niagara-on-the-Lake Attractions

The Prettiest Little Town in Canada

Niagara Holiday Rentals has especially prepared this Niagara-on-the-Lake guide for our guests!

Note: Hours of operation for each location subject to change. Be sure to check each business website or phone to confirm.
Many require reservations, specifically during the busy season.

1. Eat

We are after all, the culinary capital of Canada!
Not only that we offer a bounty of seasonal fresh produce including strawberries, cherries, peaches, plums, garlic, corn, and more. Lots of local fruit and vegetable stands!

2. Drink

The Niagara region has far more than its share of award winning wineries and breweries.
A special treat is to check out what is going on at the http://www.canadianfoodandwineinstitute.ca

3. Be Merry

We have festivals for everything ~ wine, peaches, music, ice wine, live theatre (including The Shaw Festival), beer, lavender, garlic, art, and we have them throughout the whole year!

4. Exercise

After all that eating, drinking and merry making, you should get some heart healthy activities during your visit!
We are one of the best places for walking, hiking, biking, golf, paddle boarding, kayaking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, or walking a dog!
Whether you just want to leisurely go out and enjoy, or get your heart rate pounding, you will find the activity here.

5. Relax

We have several world class spas that are open all year around...need I say more????

6. Reunite

Are your favourite people spread out across the globe?
Our town is centrally located between 4 airports: Toronto, Buffalo, Niagara Falls NY, and Hamilton; plus the Niagara District Airport. We are just a day’s drive from New York City, Cincinnati, Grand Rapids, Montreal, Sudbury, and all the places in between!

7. Concerts

The wineries, Butler’s Barracks, local venues are filled with all kinds of performers. Some big names come to these small venues!

8. Adventure

Jet boating up the Niagara River, Zip Lining, Boulder climbing, fishing and more!

9. History

2017 marked Canada’s 150th birthday and Niagara-on-the-Lake is the original capital of Canada.
Want to learn about our region? The Niagara Historical Society Museum and Fort George are great places to start!

10. Site Seeing

Our list would not be complete without Niagara Falls, any season offers an exciting experience!
Niagara Falls is just a short drive away along the scenic Niagara River Parkway.
Check out www.niagaraparks.com for information on the Falls and many other activities.

Olde Angel Inn Pub & Restaurant

Casual - $$

Ontario's oldest operating inn. Established in 1789 and rebuilt in1816 after the War of 1812, The Olde Angel Inn is a perennial favourite among locals and tourists alike. Boasting a lively English-style pub, quaint dining room and private function room (familiarly known as the "snug") Please come and enjoy our hearty food and endless hospitality. Who knows, you may even have a run-in with our resident ghost - Captain Swayze.

Location: 224 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-3411

Avondale Dairy Bar

Casual - $

An absolute must! Handmade Ice cream since 1955. An honest to goodness dairy bar! 4 generations of local residents have continued the tradition and the notice that not much has changed here in the las 61 years …except the prices!! Soft ice cream, hard ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes, cakes, banana splits, malts… all the major food groups!

Location: 461 Stewart Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 687-7403

Benchmark Restaurant

Smart Casual - $$$

Gold Plate Winner 2016

The Canadian Food & Wine Institute at Niagara College’s Benchmark restaurant. Benchmark is an exciting showcase of NC's culinary programs and students. Features of Benchmark include a focus on fresh, local and Canadian cuisine, an educational kitchen and food, wine and beer pairings. Every Saturday evening our students and chefs prepare a special Four Course Table D'Hote Menu Open: Wed to Fridays 5:00 to 9:00 Saturdays 5:00 to 9:30 pm

Location: at Niagara College, 135 Taylor Rd Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 641-2252 x 4619

Butlers Sports Bar

Casual - $

Eat in/ Takeout

Butler’s Bar & Grill, “THE” place in Niagara-on-theLake where family and friends gather. Enjoy mouthwatering pizza, wings and more. We welcome all sports fans!

Location: 284 Mary St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-0049

Bistro Six-One

Casual - $$

Bistro Six One… where we bring the best ingredients available for a reasonable price. Our Bistro has a perfect balance between an informal atmosphere and unique fresh cuisine, from pastas, to our wood oven pizzas and sandwiches, to our unique entrees. Our Bistro has a perfect balance between an informal atmosphere and unique fresh cuisine.

Location: 31-63 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-2532

Budapest Bakeshop

Casual/Takeaway - $

Both sweet and savoury Hungarian Chimney Cakes (Kurtoskalacs) hand rolled, and baked from scratch each day and throughout the day.

Location: 118 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-7778

The Cannery Restaurant

Smart Casual - $$$

Get carried away by the smell of fresh dough baking in Chef Mark Longster's brick oven and then mellow in the beauty of exposed brick and beams that transports diners to a romantic respite in the Tuscan region.

Location: At the Pillar and Post Hotel at corner of King/John Street

Phone: 1(888) 669-5566

Caroline Cellars Farmhouse Café

Casual - $$

Open all year around for lunch only! A natural extension of their farm and winery, the Café serves up relaxed wine country fare. Check out website for once a year Lobster Fest!

Location: 1010 Line 2 Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-8814

Corks Wine Bar and Eatery

Corks Wine Bar and EateryCasual - $$

Dine with a view on our outdoor heated patio featuring views of Queen Street, Niagara-on-the- Lake. Join us at Corks Wine bar and Eatery for live entertainment from some of the region’s most talented musicians.

Location: 19 Queen Street

Phone: (289) 868-9527


At Prince of Wales

Fine Dining - $$$$

At Escabeche experience the best of wine country cuisine steeped in the traditions of France. This is fine dining at its best in the Prince of Wales Hotel at the corner of King & Picton streets. Also enjoy the elaborate ritual of English Afternoon tea from noon till 6:00 pm.

Location: 6 Picton Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON CA L0S 1J0

Phone: (905) 468-3246

Hours:Breakfast 7-10:30am, lunch 12-2:30pm, dinner

The Epicurean

Casual - $$

A local favourite since 1991, the Epicurean has been serving fresh seasonal fare and world famous Niagara wines in our comfortable dining room and beautiful tucked-away garden patio.

Enjoy a quick and casual meal or snack from 9am to 5:30pm during our Café service. In the evening, from 5pm to 9pm, we operate as a Bistro serving exquisite dinners prepared by our world-class chefs. Café or Bistro.

Location: 84 Queen St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-3408

The Exchange Brewery

Casual - $$

Enjoy their signature range of craft beers. Come enjoy a tasting tour and inspired menu. Locally owned and locally brewed!

Location: 7 Queen St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-9888

Fournos Restaurant

Casual - $$

Affordable casual family dining. Serving Greek, Italian and Canadian dishes for lunch and dinner. Enjoy the new patio on Regent St!

Location: 58 Queen St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-9388

Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club

Casual - $$

Golf Club Restaurant – view of Lake Ontario from practically any seat – outdoor patio open in summer – local favourite for sure! Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner The Golf Club offers a unique and delicious menu for all our customer’s needs. Whether you are looking for sandwiches to take out onto the golf course, a lovely full lunch by Lake Ontario, or a fine dining experience, you will find what you are looking for with us. In the summer months the Club offers a unique outdoor patio overlooking Lake Ontario. We welcome everyone from the public to not only enjoy playing our historic course, but also enjoy our wonderful menu while observing the best view in town.

Location: 143 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-3424

Grill on King

Smart Casual - $$

From our friendly and knowledgeable staff, to our award winning wine selection and renowned menu, Grill on King is sure to satisfy every expectation! Our warm and inviting atmosphere is the perfect setting for a fantastic dinner. Light snack, or cocktails and appetizers with family and friends. Our handcrafted menu of seafood, pasta and Certified Angus steaks are cooked with an authentic Mediterranean flair, ensuring a cut above dining experience for everyone!

Location: 233 King St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-7222

Il Gelato Di Carlota Latteria

Casual - $

“Our gelato is good and genuine. It does not contain emulsifiers and hydrogenated vegetable fats. It is rich in fresh milk, fresh cream, cane sugar, grape sugar, hone and a lot of fruit. We work with the best ingredients such as Pistachio, Puro di Bronte, Hazelnut, Piemonte, Dark chocolate. Gelato Cakes and Deserts for every occasion! Now serving Gelato Burgers, Organic Brioche bun or seasonal Italian Christmas cake filled with your favourite gelato! A must try for your taste of Italy in Niagara!

Location: 59 Queen St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 360-0643

The Irish Harp Pub

Casual - $$

Designed to traditional Irish standards, the Irish Harp Pub offers great food, great beer, great whiskey and old-fashioned Irish “craic” (fun and chat). The craic is a spirit. An essence you can sense in a busy pub. The craic is impossible to bottle but somehow we manage to do just that. Music too!

The owner came from County Derry in Ireland and has brought to Niagaraon-the-Lake the traditions and spirit of the Emerald Isle.

Location: 245 King St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-4443

MJ's Own Munchies

Just a road side place that has burgers, fries, and peameal on a bun. Yummy and Quick. Right by the Welland Canal! Watch the ships and eat you picnic lunch!

Location: 406 Lakeshore Rd. St. Catherines

Phone: (905) 646-0031

Nina Gelateria and Pastery Shop

Casual - $

In the spring/summer we offer 28 flavours of gelato and sorbets on display every day. A great spot for lunch. Nina’s offers delicious pastries, panini’s, pizza and crepes made with all natural ingredients, fresh fruit from Niagara.

Location: 37 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (289) 868-8852

Oban Inn and Restaurant

Fine Dining - $$$

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (a local favourite for special occasions). Since its beginning in 1824, the long tradition of the Oban Inn dining experience has been enjoyed by generation after generation of our returning guests

Dine in our delightful sun room overlooking lush English gardens or cozy historic Shaw's Corner and in the chic elegance of our fireside dining room. Savour delicious creations combining Oban classics with modern gastronomy focusing on the Niagara Region's fresh ingredients married with the outstanding harvest of Niagara Wines as chosen by our sommelier.

Location: 160 Front St, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-2165

Old Winery Restaurant

Smart Casual - $$

Inspired by the Tuscan countryside, traditionally prepared and served in the heart of Niagara-on- the-Lake. Delicious pizza from our wood burning oven, crispy chicken, the freshest seafood, savory meat & vegetable pastas, grilled fish, salads, sandwiches, homemade desserts and many regional Niagara wines by the glass.

Location: 2228 Niagara Stone Rd (HWY 55), Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-8900

Orzo Restaurant

Casual - $$

Inspired by fresh, local produce, a thoughtful and varied menu. Great before the Shaw Festival Theatre show!

Location: 10 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (289) 868-8623

Peller Estates

Fine Dining - $$$$

Hours 12 noon to 3 pm Lunch, 5:30 pm to 9 pm Sunday to Thursday; 5 pm to 9 pm Friday & Saturday Dinner. Reservations required -Sweeping vineyard views and a warm ambiance make it easy to relax at this beautiful winery setting. Amazing wine tour and ice wine experience! In the summer enjoy casual eating on the patio in the vineyard at the BARREL HOUSE GRILL.

Location: 290 John Street East Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-4678

The Pie Plate Bakery Café

Casual - $

All of our made from scratch baked goods featuring local Niagara fruit are sold in our retail bake shop. To place an order or find out what is in season, please call the shop during operating hours. The cafe is fully licensed, serving local wines, craft beer and our signature cocktails. Our gourmet thin crust pizzas also feature seasonal Niagara fruit. At lunch the menu includes one-of-a-kind sandwiches, salads savoury tarts and meat pies. A changing small plate menu, along with our pizza, is available from late afternoon.

Location: 1516 Niagara Stone Rd, Virgil

Phone: (905) 468-9743

Pieza Pizzeria

Casual - $$

Vera Pizza Napoletana is a movement that led to the creation of an Association whose goal is to promote and protect the name and the product Pizza Napoletana; a style of pizza and tradition found in Naples. The term Vera, or Verace, means true, genuine, or real.

Location:188 Victoria St., Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (289) 868-9191

Ravine Vineyard Restaurant

Smart Casual - $$$

From the beginning Chef Paul Harber has crafted a wine focused culinary vision of Ravine Vineyard; inspired by traditional French bistro dishes, highlighting the seasonal bounty and offerings of the local They bake their own bread, raise their own pigs, and grow their own certified organic vegetables. The winery has a fully restored early 19th century building on the site that is a must see. Hours are: Lunch: 11:00am till 3:00 pm and Dinner 5:00 pm till 8:00 pm - Reservations for dinner are recommended.

Location: 1366 York Road, St. Davids

Phone: (905) 262-8463 x 34

Riverbend Inn & Vineyard

Smart Casual - $$

Although small, the dining room invites intimate dining in a relaxed atmosphere. The well trained staff is sincerely dedicated to attending to guests promptly and courteously.

Our food program – simple, fresh, quality food without pretension offering grand food and good pricing. In the summer months, enjoy eating on the patio while being mesmerized by the view and beautiful sunsets. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Location: 16104 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-8866

Ruffino's Pasta Bar & Grill

Casual - $$

Formerly Backhouse Restaurant, this new venture by Chef Ryan is a more relaxed atmosphere serving traditional Italian dishes including wood-fired pizzas, home-made pasta, and Italian-inspired grilled meats and fish. Ruffino's is referred to as Old School Naples-On-The-Lake.

Location: 238 Mary Street Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (289) 819-0179

The Sandtrap Pub and Grill

Smart Casual - $$

Open for lunch, dinner and take-out, the Sandtrap will welcome the whole family and offers great pizzas and wings. Matt and Paul bring experience and genuine care for their customers. Family restaurant and Bar.

Location: 358 Mary St, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-3727

Shaw Café & Wine Bar

Casual - $$

The Shaw Café & Wine bar is a landmark of Niagara-on-the-Lake, and is located in the heart of bustling Queen Street. A European style café and the most popular place to be for the finest selection of Niagara wine, bistro cuisine and most of all for wonderful people watching. From spring to fall, Shaw Café & Wine Bar, surrounded by the spectacular patio, overflows with richly coloured flowers and lush foliage - the signature of the café. Dine to the sound of the water fountain of the statue of the renowned playwright and literary genius, George Bernard Shaw whose contemporary works have enhanced the cultural repertoire of the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Shaw Café & Wine Bar is open year `round. Please join us for a memorable Niagara food and wine experience.

Location: 92 Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-8727

The Silversmith Brewing Company

Casual - $$

In a church that dates back to the 1890s, full of rustic charm with exposed beams and brick walls, a bar handmade from reclaimed barn wood from around the corner, you can now marvel over it’s character as you enjoy a pint of one of our tasty beers. This space is now home to not only a Brewery and Beer Hall, but also to passionate and knowledgeable folks who are itching to guide you through an incredible beer experience like none other. Silversmith proudly redefines not only the craft beer experience but tourism in Niagara. We’ve created a space where travelers and locals alike meet and seek refuge over a delicious brew.

Location: 523 Niagara Stone Rd, Virgil

Phone: (905) 468-8447

Sunset Grill

Casual - $$

The Sunset Grill provides good food, fast service and a pleasant experience. We concentrate on a fresh all day breakfast menu and our flagship Sunset Burgers for lunch. Everything is cooked fresh to order. Open at 7:00 am and Closes around 3:00 pm

Location: 62 Queen St. Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-5001

Niagara's Finest Thai Restaurant

Casual - $$

Hours: 11:00 am till 9:30 pm All dishes are prepared to the finest detail and infused with extraordinary flavours. info@niagarathai.ca

Location: 88 Picton St, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (844) 333-8421

Tiara At Queen's Landing

Casual - $$$/$$$$

Dine in style, surrounded by the panoramic views in the spectacular sunlight filled Tiara Restaurant, situated on the historic Niagara-on-the-Lake Harbour. Delight in cuisine inspired by locally fresh products, guaranteed fresh using ingredients grown on local farms, easily sourced from the amazing bounty available in the Niagara region. Sip and savour award-winning local wines, or thoughtfully selected vintages from around the world.

For a less formal meal, visit Bacchus Lounge which offers casual fare day and night. And in the summer, enjoy classic barbecue on the waterfront patio.

Location: 155 Byron St, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: 1(888) 669-5566

Trius Winery Restaurant

Smart Casual - $$$$

Enjoy fine dining at Trius. Hillebrand Winery Restaurant celebrates the relationship between our land, our people, our wines and our food. Chef Frank Dodd showcases locally inspired cuisine made with ingredients from the bounty of Niagara Wine Country and Winemaker Darryl Brooker pairs them with wines made from grapes that grow in the same soil.

Hours: 11:30 am till 2:45 Lunch. Dinner: 5:30pm till 9:00 pm Dinner reservations are required

Location: 1249 Niagara Stone Rd, Virgil (Highway 55)

Phone: (905) 468-7123

Treadwell Farm to Table Cuisine

Smart Casual - $$$$

(Reservations recommended) Tuesday to Sunday Lunch 12 -3 pm Dinner 5-9 pm

An intimate space, this Niagara-on-the-Lake restaurant is completely brand new and allows us to better showcase not only the talents of our staff, but many of the terrific artisan farmers and innovative winemakers of Southern Ontario. Some of the exciting features of the new restaurant will include Open Kitchen with Chef Bar seating for 12 guests Patio seating for 40 guests Private Dining Room surrounded by our new Wine Cellar

Location: 114 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: (905) 468-1222

Willow Cakes & Pastries

Casual - $$$

Stepping into Willow Cakes and Pastries feels like a trip to the Continent and a European patisserie. Customers experience the feel of both a local bakery and an exquisite boutique – surveying the breads, chocolates, cakes and tarts in gleaming display cases, watching Catherine and her team at work through the viewing window or lingering over coffee and a newspaper. Whether you are in the market for a show stopping wedding cake, a dessert to impress your guests, a gift to be savoured, or a coffee and quick bite on the go, Willow Cakes and Pastries is truly a “must stop shop” in Niagara

Location: 242 Mary St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J

Phone: (905) 468-2745

Zees Patio and Grill

Casual - $$

This restaurant is a great post theatre dining option as it is right across the street from the Shaw Festival Theatre. Great place to enjoy a casual bar and the largest out door patio in Niagara.

Location: 92 Picton St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, (in the Shaw Club Hotel)

Phone: (905) 468-5715

There are close to 30 wineries nestled below the Niagara Escarpment amidst a landscape of vineyards and orchards stretching from the picturesque Niagara River Parkway to the Lake Ontario.

With more than three decades of experience to draw on, grape growers in Niagara-on-the-Lake have a deep knowledge of what grows best in different locations. Winemakers have that same knowledge on how to treat the grapes in the winemaking process to get the best results. Add to this some of the oldest grapevines in Canada, which impart great character and depth to the wines. The end result: complex, delicious and internationally recognized, award-winning wines.

Visit Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake for winery information including events, tours and tastings.

You can find more than just great wine in the Niagara Region. Check out the Niagara Ale Trail to find over a dozen breweries, including 4 just in Niagara-on-the-Lake. There are also a few distilleries to check out.

Breweries in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara College Teaching Brewery

Silversmith Brewing Company

Oast House Brewers

The Exchange Brewery

Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery

Distilleries in the Niagara Region

Limited Distillery

Niagara College Teaching Distillery

Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery

Spirit in Niagara

Niagara Distillery

Dillon's Distillery

Forty Creek Distillery

Niagara Fishing Forum

Paddle Niagara

Niagara Kayak Rentals

Niagara Riding Stables

Whirl Pool Jet Boat Tours

Zipline & Aerial Adventures Wild Play

Little platforms way, way above your head. Dozens of ziplines whizzing everywhere. A gravity-powered jump that makes your palms sweat. More suspended ladders, bridges, nets, and obstacle games than you can count. Some call it crazy, or thrilling – kinda terrifying, or surprisingly intense. We call it WildPlay.

Grape Escape Wine Tours

Phone: 1 (866) 935-4445
Phone: (905) 468-9959

Zoom Leisure Inc

Phone: 905-468-2366

Vino Velo

Phone: 905-468-1280

eSkoot Niagara

Environmentally friendly electric scooters available for rent (no pedaling required).

Phone: 289-271-0663


Location : 223 King St., Niagara-on-the-Lake


Location : 124 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake

Location : 1630 Niagara Stone Rd, Virgil

Tim Horton's

Location: 443 Mississauga St., Niagara-the-Lake

Location: 1561 Niagara Stone Rd, Virgil

The Farmers' Market

Saturday Morning and early afternoon – Spring to Fall – located in the green space corner of Niven Rd., and Hwy 55 (across from Jackson Triggs)

Chocolate FX

Tours on the hour and 1/2 hour 10am to 6pm 7 days a week. (free tasting bar!)

The Grove

1267 Niagara Stone Rd., Virgil – also has freezer section of organic meats!

Kurtz Orchard

16006 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Supper Market

Wednesdays, Spring to Fall from mid afternoon to dusk – food trucks, live music, wine – located in the green space corner of Niven Rd., and Hwy 55 (across from Jackson Triggs)

Fruit Stands

Located on most concession roads and Lines all over the Niagara Region with season fresh fruit, vegetables

Keep an eye on www.niagaraonthelake.com/events to check actual dates!

  • Strawberry Festival - 3rd Saturday in June

  • Cherry Festival - 2nd Saturday in July

  • Peach Festival - 2nd weekend in August

  • Wine Festival - last 2 weekends in September

  • Candle Light Stroll - first Friday in December

  • Santa Claus Parade - second Saturday in December

  • Ice Wine Festival - last 2 weekends in January

  • Festival of Lights Niagara Falls - mid November to end of January

Music Festivals - numerous festivals in the Summer Fall and Winter representing all types of Music!

Bravo Niagara

Jackson Triggs

Music Niagara

Fort George

Ravine Winery

Niagara Falls

Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club

Location: 143 Front St., Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: 905-468-3424

St Davids Golf Club

Location: Paxton Lane, St. Davids

Phone: 905-262-4522

Queenston Golf Club

Location: 269 Concession 2, Queenston

Phone: 905-262-4528

Niagara Parks

Hendriks Your Independent Grocer

Location: 130 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake


Corner store with many convenience needs, including an M&M Food Market Express

Location: 238 Mary St, Niagara-on-the-Lake (corner of Mary St., and Mississagua St.)

Alitura Fine Foods & Market (formerly Harvest Barn)

Location: 1822 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phil's Your Independent Grocer

Location: 1551 Niagara Stone Road, Virgil

Fort George

Soldiers in redcoats fire muskets, clouding the air with black powder smoke. Music drifts past blockhouses, a historic powder magazine, and cannons on the lookout. Step straight from the genteel Victorian town of Niagara-on-the-Lake into the War of 1812 at Fort George, a military post that defended Upper Canada against American attacks.

Fort Mississauga

Fort Mississauga is a large, square, brick defensive tower set within the remains of earthworks on the shoreline of the Niagara River. On the landward side, it is surrounded by golfing greens located within the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Fort Mississauga National Historic Site is located on the grounds of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club. A pedestrian trail starts at the corner of Simcoe and Front Streets and leads to the fort.

Landscape of Nations

A living memorial dedicated to the contributions and sacrifices made by Six Nations and Native Allies on Queenston Heights and throughout the War of 1812 inspires citizens to learn and acknowledge the critical role that Native peoples played in the defense of this land and the ability of Canada to remain free.

As a commemorative public artwork the memorial also recognizes the historic ceremony of peace and reconciliation held in Niagara on August 31 and September 1, 1815 that restored peace among the Native nations who fought on opposing sides.

Queenston Heights

Nestled high atop the Niagara Escarpment, Queenston Heights Park combines leisure and history in one scenic location. At the entrance to this historic park, visitors are greeted by grand carpet bedding displays that surround both the Brock and Laura Secord Monuments.

Facilities include two picnic pavilions, washrooms, a children’s splash pad, tennis courts, a band shell, snack bar, playground and seasonal fine dining at Queenston Heights Restaurant.

Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

Location: 43 Castlereagh Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Phone: 905-468-3912

View the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake Parks & Recreation page for more information: https://www.notl.org/content/parks-recreation

  • Queens Royal Park – located at the end of King St at Niagara River – Gazebo, waterfront walk, picnic tables, washroom

  • Simcoe Park – located at Queen St and King St - wading pool, bandshell, picnic tables, playground, benches

  • Ryerson Park – located along the Niagara Blvd in Chautauqua, water front, Best sunsets bring a blanket and bug spray! Walking distance from Dreamweaver Cottage, Butterfly Cottage and La Vignette.

  • Veteran's Memorial Park - 370 King Street – seasonal outdoor pool, tennis courts, volley ball, soccer, picnic tables, playground. Walking distance from Parkview Cottage and The Bluebird.

  • Rye Street Park – located off Rye St. by Cottage St. – tennis courts, basketball pad, soccer field, picnic tables, rubber fibre playground, benches. If you are staying at 741 On The Park, you can access the park through the backyard.

  • Commons – located at Charlotte St. and John St., (look for gravel path lined with trees, its leash free but remember to scoop if your dog poops!). Also accessible behind Butler's Barracks, at the end of Mary St. Walking distance from Piper's Getaway (pet-friendly cottage).

Oban Inn

A celebrated wellness retreat...soothing and personalized. The philosophy and décor are in harmony forming a peaceful mood of Sun, Moon, Earth and Water.

Vintage Inns

Beautiful spa facilities guaranteed to gently exfoliate, massage, and cleanse away your daily cares. Expertly trained staff, serene environs, and unique spa treatments combine to create the perfect spa retreat.

Niagara Vintage Wine Tours

Grape Escape

Hidden Gem Tours

Niagara Culinary Tours

Niagara Parks Pass

The Niagara Parks Pass allows you to see all the adventures at Niagara Falls

Ghost Tours of Fort George

Ghost Walks

Featuring stories at the Olde Angel Inn, iconic Courthouse and Prince of Wales Hotel.

Walking Tours of Old Town

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum offers many tours and activities to explore the town and its history. View the events page for more information.

Sentineal Carriage Rides

Shaw Festival Theatre

World-class theatre in blissful Niagara wine country from April to December, plus countless events & activities.

Yellow Door Theatre

Yellow Door Theatre Project is a Teen Performance company that offers musical theatre skill training and performance opportunities.

Charming towns. Natural wonders. World-class wineries and restaurants. Iconic attractions. Off-the-beaten-path experiences. The Falls. And that extra-crisp lake air. You could throw a pin down on a Niagara map and drive there, and it’d be considered scenic. We’ve made it even simpler for you with these easy-to-follow routes. Our only two suggestions? Slow down and turn the radio up.

  • Route 1: Niagara Parkway – Niagara-on-the-Lake to Fort Erie

  • Route 2: Twenty Valley – Twenty Valley to St. Catharines

  • Route 3: The Lakeshore – Port Dalhousie to Niagara-on-theLake

  • Route 4: The South Coast- Wainfleet to Fort Erie

Walking Trails in Niagara

Our region has many walking and hiking trails that offer unique features in natural settings.

Bruce Trail

Niagara Cycling Tourism Centre

The Niagara Cycling Tourism Centre provides routes, interactive trail maps, cycle-friendly business services and travel information.

Scenic Bicycle Routes in Niagara

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