Dusk on Queen Street. Photo courtesy of Robert Miller.
In the heart of Niagara’s heritage district, the Clock Tower and Court House are memories of Niagara’s role in regional and international events.
The view of Queenston Heights shows the northern flow of the Niagara River
as it winds towards the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Photo courtesy of Robert Miller.
On the heights of Queenston stands this impressive monument to the fallen hero of Upper Canada.
Sun setting on Niagara’s waterfront. Photo courtesy of Robert Miller.
Brock’s Monument surrounded by fall colours. Photo courtesy of Robert Miller.
Visitors can drive, walk, run or cycle along the banks of the Niagara and explore history, culture, agriculture and wineries along the way.
Visitors have been attracted to Niagara for centuries. Captivated by the power of Niagara Falls, inspired by the landscape or attracted to the rich history of the area, visitors have found Niagara to be a place of wonder. Today visitors can still see what the attraction is.
Located north of Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake today provides visitors with a sense of where we have been as a nation and what we are. The community is comprised of several unique villages and towns. From the Heights of Queenston overlooking the Niagara River to walking through the Old Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, visitors can witness over 10,000 years of human and geological history.
The town is a beacon of culture in Ontario. The world famous Shaw Festival Theatre, music festivals and community run lectures and performances can provide a meaningful experience.
Visitors will not be disappointed with the high caliber of restaurants, accommodations and wineries.
See a write up on Niagara in the September Issue of Lakeland Boating Magazine!
Other sites of interest in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce
Find out about wineries, events, attractions and accommodations, visit the Chamber of Commerce website
The town's committee website, providing people with information on the activities of the community during the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
Mystery on the Lake
Can you solve the Mystery? It's interactive theatre, it's a walking tour, it's a scavenger hunt and it's a historical puzzle.
Discover Niagara-on-the-Lake Magazine 2010-2011
A magazine exploring the beauty of Niagara-on-the-Lake as a destination.
Enjoy the Shaw Festival Theatre – a world-class Ontario theatre located in Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario.
The Shaw Festival is the only theatre in the world that specializes in plays by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries and plays about his era (1856-1950).
July 17 - August 14, 2010 – Summer music festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake featuring outstanding music in standout settings; 34 concerts with internationally renowned musicians: classical, jazz, cabaret and more. Intimate, stunning venues – from historic churches to wine cellars. Tickets: $15-$45.
The Niagara region's website, providing travel plans and event listings for all events for the upcoming anniversary.
Niagara-on-the-Lake Heritage Sites
- Niagara-on-the-Lake Historic Sites Alliance
- St. Mark's Church
- Niagara Pumphouse Visual Arts Centre
- Lincoln and Welland Regiment Museum
- McFarland House, Laura Secord Homestead and Mackenzie Heritage Printery & Newspaper Museum
- Willowbank Heritage Estate
- RiverBrink Art Museum
- The Niagara Foundation
Other Area Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites
- Fort Erie Museums
- Grimsby Museum
- Jordan Historical Museum
- Lundy's Lane Historical & Battleground Hotel Museum
- Mildred M. Mahoney Doll House Museum
- Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum
- St. Catharines Museum
- Welland Historical Museum
- Willoughby Historical Museum
- Grimsby Public Art Gallery
- Niagara Artists
- Niagara Falls Art Gallery
- Rodman Hall Arts Centre
- Ball's Falls Heritage Conservation Area
- Friends of Fort George
- Morningstar Mill
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