Here's some instructions on how to get to the Niagara Region as well as some ways to get around the Region once you're here!
Niagara Falls best known for the majestic falls and all the surrounding beauty of the parks and its manicured gardens along the Niagara Parkway.
With no shortage of accommodations, stay and experience historic sites, wineries, fine dining, golf courses, theatre, Casino’s, spa’s, nature trails, night life and a variety of attractions.
Niagara Falls provides an infinite array of year-round activities for the entire family.
Step back in time and take a carriage ride through Niagara-on-the-Lake, often called the loveliest town in Ontario. Known for its’ historic sites, Fort George and the Historical Society Museum, world class theatre the Shaw Festival, fine dining, shopping, golf courses, world famous estate wineries and agricultural markets. Enjoy the comforts of fine hotels and pamper yourself in their luxurious spas.
St. Catharines is the largest city in the Niagara region, located in south-central Ontario. Also known as "The Garden City," St. Catharines is renowned for its lush parks, gardens and trails. The city is also home to the Welland Canal, one of the world's greatest engineering feats, where enormous freighters climb the Niagara Escarpment on a stairway of water. Whether you are visiting our world-class wineries, sampling our fabulous dining, experiencing our many wonderful festivals or vibrant nightlife, thriving arts and culture scene which can be experienced at the city's many art galleries, theatres, classical and contemporary music events, public art displays, or exploring our city's history and picturesque harbour front village of Port Dalhousie there's something for everyone.
The City of Thorold, hosts many ships through its canal system and attracts thousands who view, with wonder, the great barrier that traps the water and lifts huge ships to higher levels and on to the Great Lakes. This heritage rich city is situated on top of the Niagara Escarpment, 350 feet above sea level.
Thorold's appreciation for its heritage is reflected in the many homes, churches and buildings of its ancestors that have been designated historical sites.
Fort Erie prides itself on its beautiful beaches of Lake Erie, with access to the waterfront and the splendour of the Niagara River Parkway where boating and fishing are favourite past times. A great place to relax and enjoy life.
A pivotal point in Canadian history is the war of 1812 whereby visitors are brought back to Old Fort Erie through re-enactments and the Ridgeway Battlefield Museum. With close proximity to Buffalo’s international airports, the QEW ends at Fort Erie with duty free shopping and the Peace Bridge boarder crossing.
Nestled between beautiful Lake Ontario and the Majestic Niagara Escarpment, this quaint town boasts it’s manicured parks, sandy beaches, art gallery and it’s local museum. Distinguished for its’ artistic talent, Grimsby holds the annual Festival of Art. With quick access from the QEW, Grimsby is also part of the Niagara Wine Tour.
Surrounded by vineyards and orchards, Lincoln is an easy drive from Toronto or Buffalo. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Way in the Niagara Region, and adjacent to the south shore of Lake Ontario, Lincoln is within the major populated areas of central Canada and near the eastern United States. Our small towns and villages, filled with wineries, antique shops, historical sites and natural attractions, make Lincoln a unique place to live, work, and call home. The Niagara Escarpment is the dominant feature, dividing the Town into two areas. Below the escarpment, the land is suitable for a wide range of uses with gentle rolling land and well-drained soils providing a number of excellent areas for tender fruit and wines. Above the escarpment, the land is predominantly used for a variety of agricultural purposes and provides picturesque beauty.
West Lincoln is located south of Lake Ontario and north of Lake Erie on the Niagara Escarpment. It is bordered by the City of Hamilton, the Town of Grimsby, the Town of Lincoln, the Town of Pelham, the Township of Wainfleet, the Town of Dunnville and the Town of Haldimand in the heart of the Niagara Region. West Lincoln is situated in close proximity to many major cities. There are 2 beautiful golf courses within West Lincoln as well as many other activities for families to enjoy within West Lincoln, including camping, fishing, boating, and public skating.
Located on the north shores of Lake Erie, Port Colborne has a thriving festival and entertainment scene that includes live theatre, white sand beaches, culinary favourites, the community’s world class Sugarloaf Harbour Marina, fishing, golfing, recreation and unique shopping districts along the historic Welland Canal. The four day annual Festival Canal Days is Port Colborne’s signature event, where you’re sure to enjoy cruising the Tall Ships, craft show, the Garden Swing Jazz event, the Food festival with nightly entertainment.
Wainfleet is a great summer destination for the whole family. For a relatively low cost your family can enjoy several camping and resort areas, the warm beaches of Lake Erie, and the clean country air. Wainfleet is conveniently located, from highway #3, 30 minutes from Buffalo, NY. It is also within easy driving distance to Niagara Falls, Niagara on-the-Lake, Vineland, St. Catharines, Welland, Fort Erie, Port Colborne, Hamilton, and even Toronto.
Composed of five unique historic villages, this town is nestled between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. A blossoming town which greets you with lush orchards, country roadside stands of fresh fruit and vegetables, antique shops and artisan gift shops. With it’s many nature trails, Conservation and Provincial parks, picnic facilities and campgrounds makes for a great scenic family getaway. Home to the Maple Sugar Tree, Pelham provides various locations for visitors to experience the making of Maple syrup, enjoy breakfast at the pancake house, barnyard skating, school tours, petting farm, sugar bush adventure and much more.
Welcome to the City of Welland, a truly historic canal city situated in the heart of the Niagara Peninsula. Known officially as the Rose City, Welland is home to over 350 acres of fine parks and has one of the finest rose gardens in the country. It is also home to the Welland Recreational Canal -- once part of the St. Lawrence Seaway System - and Merritt Island, an outdoor paradise nestled along the waterway. Today, visitors marvel at the area's natural beauty as they enjoy any number of festivals, sporting events, and outdoor activities.