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Spacious 2 bedroom cottage @ VineRidge ResortFully equipped family friendly caravan in NOTL with a large, sunny wrap around deck, covered porch and grassy space. Outdoor dining for six, bbq and sun loungers. WIFI and air conditioning. Upgraded mattresses in master and second bedroom for comfort. Resort has two pools, playground, tennis court, volleyball court, basketball plus loads of events on site. Rent Niagara "zoom" bikes on site, walk or ride to Niagara parkway and trails. ** NOTE: Resort is only open May 1 - November 1 **
NEW! The Promenade Cottage --3 Bedrooms in NOTLWelcome to The Promenade Cottage The Promenade Cottage is located in the heart of Niagara on the lake, 3 minutes drive to downtown NOTL, 20 minute drive to World-famous Niagara Falls, Steps to explore the world-famous wineries and restaurants. Our cottage is a detached House with a private garden, which provides you 3 Queen size beds in each of bedroom with Quality linen and bedding. Ideal for a family or couples! Please see more below!!!
Sunset Beach Hut - Tropical Canadian GetawayThe perfect beach hut, walking distance to the beach, cycling distance to the Wineries and driving distance to Niagara Falls. When you think laid back, relaxed area to make food, enjoy a good BBQ and kick back after a surreal day at the beach, the Sunset Beach Hut offers all that and more. Load your cooler and chairs onto our wagon and walk the 3 minutes it takes till your toes are in the sand and you are enjoying a perfect summer getaway. Projector offered for evening movies after a long Day!
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Founded in 1792, Niagara-on-the-Lake is just 20 minutes from Niagara Falls, but the ambiance in this historic Ontario community feels very different from its neighbour. Yes, Niagara-on-the-Lake gets busy with visitors, particularly when the Shaw Festival, the theatre inspired by the works of Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, is in full swing, but it’s never the heaving crowd magnet that the famous waterfalls often are.
While theatre is a main attraction, Niagara-on-the-Lake is also known for its wineries; be sure to sample Icewine, an Ontario specialty. Many wineries have excellent restaurants, too. Built above the Niagara River, Fort George was an important British stronghold during the War of 1812. Today, it’s a national historic site where you can learn about life in the early 19th century. The relatively flat Niagara region is a popular cycling destination, too, whether you’re biking the rural roads from winery to winery or along the Niagara River, where you can cycle to Niagara Falls and beyond on the 35-mile (56-kilometre) Niagara River Recreation Trail.
Niagara-on-the-Lake is a 90-minute drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and just over an hour’s drive from the smaller John C. Munro Hamilton Airport (YHM), which has flights from a number of Canadian destinations. Coming from the United States, you can fly to Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in New York State. Airport shuttles operate between all these airports and Niagara-on-the-Lake. From central Toronto, you can catch a bus to the Niagara-on-the-Lake area. Trains from Toronto stop in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, where you can continue to Niagara-on-the-Lake by shuttle (from spring through fall) or ride-share.
You can easily walk around the town center or catch a local public bus to other spots in the community. From spring through fall, Niagara Parks runs a shuttle bus between Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake, which connects to the WEGO buses that travel to Falls-area attractions. If you do drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake or Niagara Falls, note that parking is limited, so you might consider getting around on the buses or shuttles.
Niagara-on-the-Lake is busiest from April through October, when the Shaw Festival performs multiple plays on its three stages. Both summer and autumn, when the foliage begins to turn and the grape harvest is in full swing, are busy, so come midweek if you prefer less hustle and bustle, but note that the theatres are usually dark on Mondays. For a quiet getaway, visit during the snowy winter when the village is peaceful, and the Winter Festival of Lights illuminate Niagara Falls nightly.
This well-regarded theatre festival was launched in the 1960s to perform works by George Bernard Shaw. While the festival still includes Shaw in its repertory, the schedule is now more diverse, presenting a range of plays in three theatres from spring through fall. The festival also hosts lectures, readings, and other events, and you can go backstage on a tour of the main theatre.
There are more than 20 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and another 40 winemakers in the Twenty Valley west of town. Some are small, family-run operations, while others are larger, more polished experiences. If you don’t have a designated driver, consider booking a tour with a local operator who can handle your transportation from tasting to tasting.
You can’t visit the Niagara region without coming to see the famous falls, whether you take a boat tour to the cascades’ base, zipline across Niagara Gorge, or simply stand on the sidewalk and feel the spray. If you’re interested in learning more about the region’s heritage, stop into the small but modern Niagara Falls History Museum. Hikers should head for the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve, where you can trek down into the gorge.