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Niagara 2018-09-07T21:41:05+00:00

The Niagara Region is a place of many experiences the magnificent wonder of Niagara Falls with its many eclectic restaurants, contemporary hotels, and electrifying attractions is a true Canadian vacation destination and of course the sheer beauty of the falls themselves. Niagara-on-the-Lake often called the loveliest town in Ontario with a distinguished history and home of the world famous Shaw Festival theatre.

St. Catharines the region’s largest city located in the heart of Niagara and the famous Canadian Wine Country, located on the shores of Lake Ontario St. Catharines has an array of LGBT friendly places to shop, stay and play. St Catharines also plays host to finest festivals including the ultimate “Icewine Festival” spanning 3 weekends in January

Niagara Wine Country – 84 wineries call Niagara home from unique boutique estate wineries to ultra modern themes, see the Niagara Jazz festival at Trius Winery at Hillebrand or star studded concerts at Jackson Triggs Winery. Winery tours are available by a variety of companies.

Niagara has so many things to do and places to see, from jet­ boating through the Niagara River Gorge, see Niagara Falls from a helicopter as you fly above this world icon, play golf at the oldest course in North America, rent a bike and ride the wine routes sampling some of the world’s finest wines and enjoy foods from around the world.

The Lancer Family Restaurant

85 Hertzel Road

St. Catharines, Ontario L2P IN2

905-682-3295

facebook.com/LancerFamilyRestaurant/

BB Blooms

62 Welland Avenue

St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 2M7

905-682-5525

bbblooms.com


FEATURED ACCOMMODATIONS

Hilton Garden Inn Niagara-on-the-Lake
500 York Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
866-777-9877
niagaraonthelake.hgi.com
The Hilton Garden Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake is conveniently situated between Toronto and Niagara Falls, residing on 6 acres of preserved elegance in the heart of Niagara’s Wine Region. Located just minutes away from many world-class destinations and a 15-minute drive along the scenic Niagara River to the majestic Niagara Falls. The hotel is also central to numerous golf courses, boutique shopping and a plentiful selection of restaurants. Complimentary parking, wired/wireless hi-speed internet, 24-hour Business center with secure remote printing, state of the art fitness center, whirlpool, pool and steam room.


Pillar and Post
48 John Street West
Niagara-on-the-Lake
888-669-5566
vintage-hotels.com/pillarandpost
Treat yourself to the ultimate escape at Niagara’s most luxurious resort. Pillar and Post, Ontario’s only five-star country inn (Canada Select) boasts 122 beautiful guestrooms, many with fireplaces and jetted tubs, superb cuisine in Cannery Restaurant and award-winning wines in Vintages Wine Bar & Lounge. Pamper yourself at 100 Fountain Spa with indoor/outdoor pools and hot springs surrounded by lush tropical foliage.


Prince of Wales
6 Picton Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake
888-669-5566
vintage-hotels.com/princeofwales
Experience Victorian-style elegance in the CAA/AAA Four Diamond award­ winning Prince of Wales Hotel. Situated on the corner of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s main street, the historic landmark boasts 110 individually decorated guestrooms, traditional afternoon tea, superb wine-country cuisine and a variety of soothing SpecialTEA spa treatments in the Secret Garden Spa.


Queens Landing
155 Byron Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake
888-669-5566
vintage-hotels.com/queenslanding
Capture the charm of the historic Queen’s Landing, a stately Georgian-style mansion, overlooking the scenic Niagara River. Proud recipient of the CAA/AAA Four Diamond Award for dining and accommodations, Queen’s Landing is a short walk from the town’s main street, Shaw Festival theatres and world-class shopping. Experience the hotels 142 contemporary guestrooms, awe-inspiring restaurant views and indoor saltwater pool.


White Oaks Resort & Spa
253 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake
800-263-5766
whiteoaksresort.com
Welcome to White Oaks Resort & Spa, Niagara’s luxury destination. 220 Beautifully appointed rooms with indulgent bedding, world-class spa and fitness center, exquisite dining, golf and an unparalleled service level. All right by Niagara-on-the-Lake wine country, Niagara Falls, The Shaw Festival and more! All of our guestrooms come with the usual line up of amenities, but what you’ll really love are the unexpected extras we’ve thought of to enhance your stay, help



Best Western Colonel Butler Inn
278 Mary Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
colonelbutlerinn.com
866-566-8882

Charles Inn, The
209 Queen Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
charlesinn.ca
905-468-4588

Days Inn by Wyndam
43 locations throughout Niagara Falls
daysinn.ca
800-329-7466

Howard Johnson Hotel by the Falls
5905 Victoria Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3L8
hojobythefalls.com
905-357-4040

Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel and Spa
6740 Fallsview Boulevard
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W6
www.niagarafallsmarriott.com
905-357-7300

Oban Inn & Spa
160 Front Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
obaninn.ca
905-468-2165

Ramada Hotel Niagara Falls
6045 Stanley Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y3
ramadahotelniagarafalls.com
905-374-4142



FEATURED ATTRACTIONS

The Journey Behind the Falls
6650 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls
behindthefalls
Visitors to Niagara Falls can enjoy the thunder of the waters from a completely different perspective by visiting The Journey Behind The Falls attraction, located in the Table Rock House Plaza beside the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Elevators and a network of tunnels easily reach the observation platform at the base of the falls. Two other tunnels provide a close-up view of the Falls from behind.


Maid of the Mist
151 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls
716-284-8897
maidofthemist.com
This world-famous boat takes its passengers right into the heart of the Falls. You can catch the boat on either the American or Canadian side, with boardings every 15 minutes between April and the end of October.


Queen Victoria Park
Niagara Falls
QueenVictoriaPark
Situated next to the Falls, the park offers a stunning array of flowers, such as a massive rose garden, as well as other eye pleasing landscaping such as the rock garden. At night, the gardens are illuminated for an interesting display. With changing flowerbeds, the gardens can be visited year round, even in the winter with light clad trees.


Skylon Tower
5200 Robinson Street
Niagara Falls
905-356-2651
skylon.com
The Skylon Tower is the tallest structure that overlooks the American Falls, New York and the Horseshoe Falls, Ontario from the Canadian side of the Niagara River. An observation deck sits at the tower’s summit. The tower has two restaurants at its top and the base of the tower features a number of gift shops, fast food dining and a large amusement arcade.


Whirlpool Jetboat Tours
61 Melville Street
Niagara-On-The-Lake
whirlpooljet.com
As the powerful Jet Boat speeds upriver, into the breathtaking stonewalled canyon that is the Niagara Gorge. Anticipation builds as the boats splash into the whitewater of Devil’s Hole Rapids. Catch a glimpse of years past with Fort George & Fort Niagara while traversing the same waterways used during the war of 1812. Hear the history from the on board river guide who recounts events in the area, points of interest, the mechanics of the Jet Boat and thoroughly entertains passengers and maintains their safety and comfort while on board. Up into the swift moving current as the gorge walls climb on either side of the boat to 200 ft above.



African Lion Safari
386 Cooper Road, Cambridge
800-461-WILD
lionsafari.com

Bird Kingdom- Niagara Falls Aviary
5651 River Road, Niagara Falls
905-356-8888
birdkingdom.ca

Casino Niagara
5705 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls
888-WINFALL
casinoniagara.com

Floral Clock
14004 Niagara Pkwy
Queenston, ON L0S 1L0
877-642-7275
Floral-Clock

Fort George National Historic Sight
51 Queen’s Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-6614
Fort-George

Hornblower Cruises
5775 River Road
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3K9
905-394-3030
niagaracruises.com

Niagara Culinary Trail
PO Box 267
Niagara, ON L0S 1L0
905-938-1719
niagaraculinarytrail.com

Niagara Falls
Queen Victoria Park
6345 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Fall, L2E 6X8
877-642-7275
niagaraparks.com

Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort
6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls
888-FALLS VU
fallsviewcasinoresort.com

Niagara Helicopters LTD.
3731 Victoria Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V5
905-357-5672
niagarahelicopters.com

Niagara Park Butterfly Conservatory
2565 Niagara Parkway
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-358-0025
Butterfly-Conservatory

Niagara Parks
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6T2
877-642-7275
niagaraparks.com

Niagara’s Welland Canal
St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3
1932 Welland Canals Parkway
St. Catharines, ON, L2R 7K6
905-984-8880
niagarawellandcanal.com

Rainbow Bridge
5702 Falls Ave
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3K7
niagarafallsbridges.com

Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
4960 Clifton Hill
Niagara Falls
905-356-2238
ripleys.com

Shaw Festival Theatre
10 Queen’s Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
shawfest.com


Breeze Martini Bar
4776 Bridge St.
Niagara Falls
905-348-5249

Keg Steakhouse & Bar, The
6700 Fallsview Blvd.
Niagara Falls
905-374-5171

New Vous Club Rendevous
151 Queenston St.
St. Catherines
905-684-0451

Niche
4683 Chrysler Avenue
Niagara Falls
905-371-3431

Spice of Life Restaurant and Bar
12 Lock St.
St. Catherines
905-937-9027


FEATURED RESTAURANTS

LIV Restaurant
253 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-688-2550 x5248
whiteoaksresort.com/niagara-on-the-lake-dining


Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show
8585 Lundys Lane
Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H5
905-374-1995
ohcanadaeh.com


PLAY Urban Cafe
253 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-688-2550 x5777
whiteoaksresort.com/niagara-on-the-lake-dining



Cannery
48 John St. W.
Niagara-On-The-Lake
905-468-2123

COPACABANA
6671 Fallsview Blvd.
Niagara Falls
905-354-8775

Escabeche
6 Picton St.
Niagara-On-The-Lake
905-468-3246

Keg Steakhouse & Bar, The
6700 Fallsview Blvd.
Niagara Falls
888-488-8070

Lancer Family Restaurant, The
85 Hertzel Road
St. Catharines
905-682-3295

Secret Garden Restaurant
5827 River Road
Niagara Falls
905-358-4588

Spice of Life Restaurant & Wine Bar
12 Lock St.
St. Catharines
905-937-9027

Tiara
155 Byron Street
Niagara-On-The-Lake
905-468-2195

Coming Soon…


Shopping

BB Blooms
62 Welland Avenue
St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 2M7
905-682-5525
bbblooms.com

Canada One Factory Outlets
7500 Lundy’s Lane
Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1G8
866-284-5781
canadaoneoutlets.com

Love Shop – Niagara Falls
6580 Lundy’s Lane
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 1V2
905-356-4575
loveshoponline.ca


Publications

OUTVisions Magazine
905-641-1984
outvisions.com


Spa / Sauna

100 Fountain Spa
48 John St. West
Niagara-On-The-Lake
905-468-2123

Secret Garden Spa
6 Picton St.
Niagara-On-The-Lake
905-468-3246

The Spa at White Oaks
253 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake
whiteoakresort.com/niagara-spa.html


Niagara Falls Tourism

800-563-2557
niagarafallstourism.com


St. Catherines Tourism

905-688-5610
thisiswinecountry.ca


JANUARY

Niagara Icewine Festival
January 12th – 28th, 2018
Various Locations
icewine-festival
Celebrating one of Canada’s most cherished products with Gala evenings, ice bars, Icewine Classic Weekends, and winter tours, offering plenty for every taste.


MAY

Wine & Herb Tour
Weekends in May and June, Numerous Wineries
tourniagarawineries.com
A specialized tour that visits a number of wineries in the Niagara on the Lake region and experience special tastings wines paired with bites featuring fresh herbs.


JUNE

Pride Niagara

June 2 – June 9, 2018
4 Queen Street
St. Catherines, ON L2R 3Bo
prideniagara.com

A Celebration of Niagara’s Sexual and Gender Diverse Community and its Supporters.


Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival

June 16th – 24nd, 2018
Various Locations
niagarawinefestival.com
Local acclaimed wines, fresh produce & a culinary experience unique to Ontario are at the center of this gastronomic extravaganza.


SEPTEMBER

Niagara Wine and Grape Festival
September 15th – 30th, 2018
Various Locations
niagarawinefestival.com
Enjoy more than 100 events including winery tours & tastings, concerts, Niagara cuisine, artisan shows, wine seminars, live entertainment & one of Canada’s largest street parades.


NOVEMBER

Winter Festival of Lights: Niagara Falls
November through January
Various Points along Niagara Parkway
800-563-2557
www.wfol.com
Visit Canada’s foremost illumination festival – as we capture the magic of the holiday season.


Wrapped up in the Valley
Weekends in November
24 different participating area wineries
905-562-3636
20valley.ca
More than 20 wineries are represented at this incredible sip and taste experiences, brought to you by the Wineries of Twenty Valley.

GETTING HERE…

The Niagara Region is easily served by both Pearson International Airport in Toronto as well as Buffalo NY International Airport and Niagara Falls NY Airport.

NIAGARA AREA MAP