Niagara-on-the-Lake Vacation Home
Rich in history, scenery, delectable dining and local life, Niagara on the Lake is a world renowned destination. Located on the south shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River, our lovely town offers countless attractions and sightseeing opportunities. Take a stroll or a carriage ride through the historic Old Town, explore over 88 wineries in the area, hike through the beautiful Niagara Gorge, and dine at restaurants inspired by fresh local faire. Burned to the ground during the war of 1812, Niagara-on-the-Lake was rebuilt from the ground up. Now, over two hundred years later, Niagara-on-the-Lake has become a town rich in culture and atmosphere, all while maintaining its 19th century charms.
Niagara on the Lake has been named the culinary capital of Canada and ranked the number one food and wine destination in the country by TripAdvisor. Local chefs promote farm to table cuisine, giving dishes an iconic flavour that is unique to Niagara on the Lake. Dine in award winning wineries while marveling at breathtaking views, and enjoy the scenic vineyards that sprawl across the country landscape. Whether you’re looking for an upscale dining experience or the comfort food of a pub, our town is suited to all tastes. Check out our favourite restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake!
An abundance of local festivals and markets, fascinating historical sites, and beautiful sightseeing begs anyone to explore Niagara on the Lake. The Niagara peach festival remains a tradition in which spectators can try food and wines inspired by the summer harvest. In the winter, the icewine festival is a marvelous opportunity to get a taste of one of Canada’s most prized exports. It’s also worth checking out the
Wednesday Supermarket, a local event with food trucks serving Niagara’s best in a relaxed picnic setting. Experience the lore of the town by going on a ghost walk, play on the oldest golf course in North America, and witness war reenactments at the old Fort George. Niagara on the Lake also offers world class spas that are sure to add pleasure to your stay.
Watch & Listen
A wonderful part of Niagara culture are the multiple opportunities to experience live theatre and music. Jackson Triggs and Stratus Winery host the Jazz and Blues festival in August, and for those looking for a more classical music experience, the Niagara Symphony is worth checking out. The Shaw Festival is a well known Canadian theatre festival located right here in town, producing compelling shows that have earned the festival its fame. Whatever the occasion, Niagara on the Lake offers an endless array of entertainment.