The name of Niagara-On-The-Lake originates from its location which is the meeting point for the Niagara River and Lake Ontario in Southern Ontario, Canada. With a mild climate, the town of Niagara on the Lake also includes villages like Glendale, Homer, Queenston, St. David's and Virgil, each reflecting their own uniqueness and excitement for tourism. With the charm of an old town guarded by history, Niagara on the Lake has the finest blend of heritage, historical sites, vineyards, farm markets, cozy accommodation and sumptuous dining facilities.
The town is accessible to the nearest key airports of Toronto, Ontario and Buffalo, New York. On road, one can reach from St Catherines and Niagara Falls or by train, from Toronto to Niagara Falls. For your stay, explore the bed and breakfast facilities, motels, inns, vacation homes boutique hotels etc across the villages. With agriculture a prominent profession in the region, visits to farms and country markets will be a refreshing attraction.
Visits to historic sites like Fort George, Fort Mississauga, Mississauga Point Lighthouse, Navy Hall, Butler's Barracks, and Queenston Heights are a must do. With the popularity of world class theatre in the region, the Shaw festival must not be missed. Known to be the world’s largest producer of ice wine, tourism is high with the wineries in addition to visits to gardens, galleries and golfing. So don’t forget to enjoy a carriage ride, a scenic boat ride or feel the flutter in the Butterfly conservatory.