Niagara Greenbelt

 Rodman Hall Art Centre

Stately and elegant Rodman Hall was originally the private residence of Thomas Rodman Merritt, the fourth son of the Honourable William Hamilton Merritt - the man who built the first Welland Canal. The imposing linestone building was constructed betwee+

 Bartlett House of Antiques

Collections of European pieces from the 19th century and early 20th century are for sale at this shop in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake's Antique District. The Bartlett House of Antiques specializes in furniture, specifically oak, mahogany and walnut+

 The Queens Antiques

On the land used by one of Niagara's first wineries, Bright's Wines, you will find the Queens Antiques. Featuring an ecletic mix of antiques of multiple dealers. This antique shop is part of the Great Mountain Centre.


 Linda Kemp Fine Art Studio

A full time artist, Linda Kemp frequently instructs and lectures at national symposiums and watercolour workshops throughout Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Linda is internationally recognized for her unique contemporary watercolours +

 Stephen Dominick Studio

2009 Best Photographer, Reader's Choice Diamond Award.


  Kramer Sculptures

Boris Kramer's unique artistic visions are hand-forged in the artist's Beamsville studio.


 Stable House Studio

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 The Kenneth Lane Smith Gallery

The Kenneth Lane Smith Gallery is located in historic Jordan Village, Ontario, Canada. The gallery exclusively features the hand finished fine art photography on canvas of Kenneth Lane Smith. Captured during his travels throughout Australia, New Zealan+


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 Mosaika Gallery

A Shop Where Imagination Truly Lives

Celebrating the Renewed Handmade Movement

Discover a mosaic of stylish and unique hand crafted items.+

 Sour Cherry Pottery

Tony and Sheila Clennell make and sell unusually beautiful wood fired pottery in their workshop and studio on King Street in Beamsville. Their wood fired kiln is called a 'train' because it resembles a locomotive. It is really an oversized firebox with+

 Glass Arts and Crafts

This quaint shop in the town of Jordan offers an array of art works including interior and exterior doors, kitchen cupboards, windows, transoms, side lights, lamp shades, sun catchers, vases, a variety of fused glass jewellery and jewellery boxes, nigh+

 Old Mill Artisans

Old Mill Artisans offers the finest in hand crafted treasures to be enjoyed for generations.

Specializing in custom furniture, we design and craft solutions for your wine cellar, fireplace, or kitchen.

If you are driving by drop in to see w+

 Jane's Hidden Treasures

Jane is a multitalented visual artist and musician. Her shop is a magical mix of art, mingled with small display boxes of nests complete with eggs she salvaged from the sidewalk and rustic presentations of beautiful insects that met their maker, and be+

 Willow Cakes and Pastries

Whether visitors are in the mood for a savory sandwich, or looking for something more decadent to indulge their sweet tooth, Willow Cakes & Pastries has something for you. This charming European style Patisserie has an inviting atmosphere that is perfe+

 Monks Chocolates

Discover a European coffee bar with chai tea and other warming drinks, along with hand made chocolates.

A display of home made Italian gelatos have to be tasted to be believed. It's worth the trip to Grimsby to just sample some of the gelatos - a+

 Strega Cafe

Strega Cafe, located in downtown St. Catharines is a fun and eclectic alternative to the usual eateries. The cafe offers high quality, int+

 Upper Canada Cheese Company

Jordan Station has its very own artisanal cheesemakers using rich nutritious Guernsey milk. There are only six Guernsey herds in all of Canada. One of these very well cared for fawn and white coloured Guernsey herds resides at the Comfort family farm.<+

 Mark Picone's Culinary Studio

It's not a restaurant. It's not a cooking school. It's Mark Picone's canvas, where this chef-artist can showcase his talents and invite people to enjoy his work. In an intimate 800 square-foot addition to Mark's home, the culinary studio features the c+

 Toute Sweet Ice Cream and Chocolate

Sweets lovers will be in for a surprise when they stop by Toute Sweet. Custom ice cream treats are created right in front of you using one of the many ice cream flavours mixed with an array of sweets, nuts, artisan baked goods or Niagara fruit on a col+

 Klager's Meats

The Arbour family that owns Klager's Meats & Produce say they sell the best steaks in town! And their burgers and sausages are made with no fillers or binders. See their website for the long list of Ontario meats that are available at this old fashion +

 Port Mansion Theatre Restaurant

The Port Mansion Theatre Restaurant has been cultivating its reputation for great food and drink and entertainment for over a century. Located in Old Port Dalhousie, the theatre overlooks the old WellandCanal. The PortMansion was uniquely renovated in +

 Zest Restaurant

Just as the name implies, Zest Restaurant offers palate-pleasing dishes in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.

Zest's "modern Canadian cuisine" celebrates the ethnic diversity of Canada. Our menus feature an exciting range of flavours influence+

 We Be Jammin Exotic Jams and Pickles

We Be Jammin Jams and Pickles is a web based business with delivery and pick up in the vicinity of Niagara Falls. We specialize in unique exotic flavors such as Banana Jam, Citrus Delight Marmalade, Strawberry Rhubarb Pineapple Delight and man+

 The Organic General Store

The Organic General Store is Niagara's only Organic Lifestyle Store. It showcases a variety of products including food, home, and personal care products, most which are locally sourced in Niagara.

Ask us about our Home Delivery Program of Fresh L+

 Tea At The Beamhouse

Located in downtown Beamsville, Tea at the Beam House is an ideal stop for a spot of tea on any adventure through the beautiful Niagara region. Conveniently located directly on the Wine Route, it serves as a fantastic example of the rich history of the+

 Kurtz Culinary Creations

Let your eyes and your tastebuds explore as you peruse the shelves at Kurtz Culinary Creations. The beautiful arrangements and enticing colour displays of the wide range of mouthwatering products come second only to their taste. Take the time to sample+

 Willowbank (School of Restoration Arts / Centre for Cultural Landscapes)

Willowbank is an independent and innovative educational institution in the cultural heritage field, operating within a dramatic historic setting. It is home to three distinct but intimately interrelated entities: the +

 Saturn Stables of St. Catharines

Offering horseback trail rides through the scenic Shorthills Provincial Park, our horses will give you a thoroughly enjoyable ride. We offer one to three hour trail rides.

Our unique+

 Niagara Riding Stables

Why walk when you can trot? At Niagara Riding Stables the whole family can experience a horseback adventure while learning about the natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment. The passion of the owners and instructors for horseback riding is reflected t+

 Fort George

Fort George has been restored, featuring replica buildings and original structures. It is open to visitors, who can experience role re-enactments, tours, as well as musket and marching music demonstrations from the time period of the War of 1812. Be sure +

 Port Dalhousie Heritage District

Port Dalhousie"s present-day charm lies in its historic port and relaxed, beach-resort atmosphere. But Port Dalhousie was not always a recreational destination. The marshy shores were originally inhabited by the Neutral Indians, who hunted and fished in t+

 Zimmerman House

"Located on the corner of Main Street and Regional Road 81/King Street, and built by James Snure, this house belonged to blacksmith and quarry owner Peter Zimmerman. A local story suggests it was to be used as a gristmill but that never came to be. It is +

 William Birch Rankine Power Station

The William Birch Rankine Power Station is a hydro electric station that resides along the Canadian side of the Niagara River. These generators are decommissioned however they are maintained by a small number of staff in case of an instance when they are +

 Welland Vale Manufacturing Industries

The rapidly rushing waters of Welland Vale have attracted industry for centuries, starting with the early 19th century grist mills of William Hamilton Merritt, George Adams, and John L. Ranney, and continuing to the present day. Manufacturing industries +

 Port Dalhousie Lighthouses

There are two lighthouses in Port Dalhousie, originally built as navigational aids to direct ships into the harbour and the First, Second and Third Welland Canals. The outer range lighthouse, built circa 1879, is located at the end of the marina pier and +

 St. Catharines Training Fire Tower

Slightly downstream from the St. Paul Crescent bridge is an odd, pink, concrete, four-story building on the west bank. This is the St. Catharines Fire Department"s Training Fire Tower, which is used for a wide range of fire drill exercises for trainees an+

 Welland Mills

The Welland Mills complex was believed to be one of Upper Canada"s largest flour mills. The Welland Mills is an exceptional example of an early neo-classical industrial building with considerable architectural merit. It represents historical significance +

 Snure-Sedgewick House

During the settlement of Jordan, this house was the local post office. A few years ago Robin Loewen purchased this historic building and established Mosaika Gallery gift shop. Come by to browse an eclectic mix of artful items for all budgets. With styles +

 Canadian National Railway

In 1853 the Great Western Railway, GWR , opened in St. Catharines. A wooden trestle bridge built across 12 Mile Creek. 1882 Welland Railways and GWR combine to creat the Grand Trunk Railway, GTR. Became better and more economical to move people and freigh+

 The Olde Angel Inn Pub

The oldest acting lodging house serving food and drink to travelers in Ontario, The Olde Angel Inn Pub hosts live bands every Friday and Saturday evening. A step away from the bar area is a traditional Snug room where visitors can steel away for a quie+

 Willoughby Historical Museum

The Willoughby Historical Museum is located along the beautiful Niagara Parkway facing out towards the Niagara River. A short distance across the river, one can see the United States. British-Canadian forces fought a violent battle against American troops+

 Wright Brothers Park

Wright Brothers Park consists of large spaces of lush green grass and trees, which provide a great place for holding picnics as well as engaging in many outdoor activities with friends and family. The park is located on a small cliff and provides a stu+

 Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area


Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area is a naturalized site of a former clay and limestone quarry. Today, the site is home to large quarry ponds, woodlots and meadows full of local wildlife. This site is an especially p+

 Spa On The Twenty

Time spent at Spa On The Twenty is an ideal way to enhance your visit to Niagara. The staff are all qualified professionals, but more importantly, they are people who are committed to the fullest expression of personal empathy and discretion. A winning+

 Southbrook Vineyards

Building on a proud agricultural heritage, Southbrook has relocated to this 151 acre vineyard in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake wine country. Designed to "sit lightly on the land", a stunning glass structure houses the tasting room and hospitality ar+

 Vineyard Alpacas

Vineyard Alpacas brings together alpacas, artisans and visitors in the oldest Alpaca ranch in Niagara. The 4.8 hectare farm is nestled amongst vineyards in a forested setting in the Niagara Greenbelt.Vineyard Alpacas stocks breeding females. maidens (juni+

 Lake Land Meats

General InformationLake Land Meats is a unique specialty farm market selling farm-raised game meats such as venison, elk, wild boar, bison, caribou, kangaroo, ostrich, pheasant, duck, quail, partridge, trout and Arctic char. You can also find local, addit+

 Vineland Nurseries

Special Plants For Small Spaces

We specialize in dwarf evergreens, rare and unusual varieties, rhododendrons, heathers, bamboos, Japanese maples, groundcovers, perennials, and a wide selection of landscape plants.

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 Williams Orchards

During the beautiful transition of to fall, apples become readily available in Niagara. At Williams Orchard, Jim and Carol Williams sell their own fresh apples during the month of October.


 Bow-Ridge Herbs

Bow-Ridge Herbs can be found in on of the most picturesque parts of Niagara, nestled among the hills and valleys of the Effingham region. It is well worth the trek, and as a bonus you can choose from over 300 varieties of herbs for sale in the Bow-Ridge H+

 Charlie Bee Honey-Parker Bee Apiaries

Visit the self serve stand, located on the farm, for a variety of bee products including honey, bee pollen, natural cosmetics and bees wax.


 Walters Estates

A three generation operation once part of Niagara's wine industry, Walters Estates is a rare find in Niagara; a grape juice bottler. This unique operation sells traditional Concord and White Niagara grape juice as well as the less common Vidal grape ju+

 White Meadows Farms

A third generation family farm, White Meadows is one of Niagara"s most unique and popular agricultural tourism destinations. On weekends during January through to the middle of April, the most popular attraction is the Pancake House, which features all da+

 Wiecha Farms

Wiecha Farms proudly offers organically grown raspberries, blackberries, peaches and cherries for sale, as well as well as fresh lavender from their patch. Be sure to contact Wiecha Farms for details on how to get this tasty produce straight from the f+

 Weiland Sweet Cherry Farm

For the past 50 summers, the Weiland family has had sweet cherry harvests on their family farm in Fonthill. Visitors are welcome to come and pick their own varieties, starting with the large black cherry of the Cavalier variety at the end of June and the +

 WillowBend Farms & Produce

WillowBend Farms was named for the willow trees that lined the bend in the road, before a severe storm destroyed them. The farm produce comes from two family farms and friends of the family, all grown in Niagara. Here you will find fresh local fruit and v+

 Creek Shore Farms

We are a family run farm that is committed to sustainable agriculture. This is not only true for our wide selection of vegetables but also for our livestock. We currently have Newfoundland sheep which are a rare breed as well as Muscovy ducks. Our sheep a+

 Welland Market Square

The Welland Farmers" Market is the largest, oldest, and most well-known Market in the Niagara Region. Come join us every Saturday between 6 a.m. and noon to enjoy the best Welland has to offer.HistoryThe Welland Farmers" Market has been a meeting place fo+

 DeCew House

DeCew House was the destination for Laura Secord when she set out on her celebrated trek from Queenston over the rough terrain of the Niagara Escarpment in June of 1813 to warn the British military of an impending American attack. The foundation of DeCew +

 Battle of Beaver Dams

Nestled at the corner of Old Thorold Stone Road and Davis Road sits the site of the Battle of Beaverdams, which was fought on June 24, 1813. The importance of this battle is that it was almost entirely fought by Aboriginal warriors on the British side. Al+


Megalomaniac is a winery located in Vineland, situated at the top of the Niagara Escarpment, with a breathtaking view. Megalomaniac received its unique name following a conversation between founder John Howard and his friends. Howard pitched his idea of n+

 Fort Mississauga Lookout

Fort Mississauga is located at the west end of Front Street in the Old Town district of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Fort is situated on a short trail which follows the shoreline of Lake Ontario. This national historic site was established by British forces i+

 Big Move Cancer Ride

"History was made on Sunday, September, 20th, 2009 as 235 riders took to the scenic roads of Niagara Region to raise money for the Walker Family Cancer Centre.

They came with many goals - some to honour the memory of a loved one who fought the b+

 Ashgrove Cottage Bed & Breakfast

Partly because of our love for the outdoors and walking and biking through this wonderful area, we have joined with 9 other B&Bs located along the Greater Niagara Circle Route to form Cycle and Stay Niagara. We realize that not everyone +

 Shriner's Creek Kettle Popcorn

Pauline says her interest in this business came about the day she ate a mouthful of hot fragrant popcorn at Pioneer Day in Jordan. It was a sunny cool autumn day and the kid in her revelled in the delicious treat. It was shortly after that in 2002 that+

 Big Valley Campground Resort

Only 10 minutes to Niagara Falls, the Big Valley Campground Resort is located in one of Lincoln"s many beautiful valleys. It features a pool, spa, tennis courts and provides coffee and ice cream. The campground is located close to the Bruce Trail, Ball"s +

 Bev's Lakeside Retreats

Lakeside Retreats offers classes and workshops on a wide variety of topics such as Tarot, Intuitive Development, Astrology, Reiki, and Shamanic Journeying. Individual services such as tarot consultations and reiki treatments are also available with Bev+

 Bank of Upper Canada (Old Bank House) Inn

This warm welcoming Georgian-style inn was once the Bank of Upper Canada, which was built in 1817. The financial branch became of great importance in the Niagara-on-the-lake area after the War of 1812. It has been noted that the Old Bank House Inn was one+

 Niagara Escarpment Views

Niagara Escarpment Views (formerly Escarpment Views) is a quarterly magazine that had its premier issue published the winter of 2008. It is dedicated to the people who cherish the beauty and uniqueness of the Niagara Escarpment. Its readers ch+

 Pleasure Craft Dock, Welland Canal Lock One

Pleasure craft means a boat, however propelled, that is used exclusively for pleasure and that does not carry passengers who have paid a fare for passage. A pleasure craft dock is a special area for these smaller vessels (no less than 6 metres/20 feet +

  Beacon Harbourside Yacht Club, Marina

The Beacon Harbourside Yacht Club has lake access to boats in front of the Jordan Harbour. Visitors can launch their boats here and take advantage of the services available: a double-wide launch ramp, gas and diesel pumps, power and water access at abo+

 Campden Fly-by Bicycling Route

The Campden Fly-By Bicycling Route is an on-road cycling route that takes you through the hamlet of Campden before descending the Niagara Escarpment to rural roads surrounded by tender fruit production. Three of Niagara"s wineries are close to the route, +

 Accessible Parks in the Niagara Greenbelt

This self guided tour is focused on barrier-free travel, showcasing five of the most accessible parks and recreation areas in the Niagara Region. The parks are both natural and socially oriented, with paved or fine gravel trails, accessible restrooms and +

 Adam Dopko Access Trail

If you interested in the geology of the Niagara Region, a hike along the Adam Dopko Access Trail is a great way to experience the escarpment. This rugged side trial gradually descends the Niagara Escarpment as it follows the Casablanca Road allowance t+

 Booksmart Books

Booksmart Books, located in the Scott Vine Plaza in north St. Catharines, is unique. Where most secondhand bookshops are loosely organized affairs, Booksmart"s owners, Murray and Dana Donovan, take pride in its clean and alphabetically ordered arrangement+

 Statue of Confucius

Located in front of the International Centre, the two meter tall statue of Confucius was a gift from Minjian University. The purpose of this statue was to show that Brock University now houses one of three Confucius institutes in Ontario. The institute ha+

 Silmaril Farms

Located on Russ Road in the quaint town of Grimsby, this family run farm offers pick your own raspberries, pears and apples.

Silmaril Farms is also home to a small flock of sheep, angora goats, turkeys, chickens, and d+

 Prudhommes Antique Market

Located in a restored Victorian mansion overlooking the shore of Lake Ontario, this multi-dealer market offers a varied mix of vintage items. During the summer months an outdoor market comprised of 12 small cabins completes the experience.+

  Benjamin Sloetjes Art

Since Benjamin started his journey as an acquired brain injury survivor, his intensive therapy has allowed him the ability to produce emotive paintings. +

 Kenneth Lane Smith Gallery

Kenneth Lane Smith's gallery contains a collection of photography and prints of his artistic work, including landscape scenery throughout Niagara.

When viewing one of Kenneth Lane Smith's works, people commonly inquire, "Is that a painting or a +

 Rick Manners Stone Shop Wildlife Art Studio

A gentle kind man with a sunny disposition, Rick Manners is one of Canada's finest wildlife artists. If you are lucky you may find him working away in the historic Stone Shop (circa 1800). There are no set hours, so when you see the open sign, lights o+

 Romance Collection Gallery

It is not uncommon to find a Trisha Romance print in a Niagara home. Trisha's work is popular worldwide, but visitors to her hometown Niagara-on-the-Lake are welcome to stop by the Romance Collection Gallery. Enthusiasts will find original works of art+

 Queenston Pottery Studio

It's a wonderful experience to wander from the main floor down the stairs to the next level, and in season out into the lovely woodland gardens. A natural gallery setting with attractive displays compliment the functional and decorative pottery designe+

 Hinged and Hewn

Hinged and Hewn is a specialty woodworking shop that transforms reclaimed antique wood and barn board into period and custom designs. The owner, Nicholas Habgood, captures the heritage and character of the reclaimed wood in all of his designs. He striv+

 Fibre Garden

The Fibre Garden opened its doors on September 15, 2009 in our home in Jordan Village. We are Alan McLean and John Valleau, both spinners and knitters and John is the creator of THE DYEGUY™ hand-dyed yarns and fibres, done here in our home studio. Ou+

 Sips 'n' Sweets Cafe & Bakeshop

Treat yourself to homemade pastries and desserts, fine artisan cheeses, custom cakes and specialty pantry items. You can also find gourmet coffee, teas, and great products to use in your own kitchen.

If you can't wait to get home, you can+

 Spice of Life Restaurant and Wine Bar

Come and enjoy a fresh meal as you look out at the Port Dalhousie harbour at the wonderful Spice of Life Restaurant and Wine Bar. This restaurant prides itself in offering only the best that the region has to offer in fresh and seasonal produce.


 Cheese Secrets

Indulge yourself in fine artisan cheeses at Cheese Secrets; a boutique cheese store that specializes in rare, handmade and farm fresh local and imported specialty cheeses. The Niagara Region's chefs, wineries, caterers and home cooks look to Cheese Sec+

 Good Earth Food and Wine Co.

At the Good Earth, Nicolette takes all the earth has to offer and shares with you her love of food. Her programmes and experiences are designed for unapologetic foodies. Indoors or outside in her al fresco kitchen surrounded by orchards, the t+

 Avondale Dairy Bar

Surrounded by farmland, the Avondale Dairy Bar is a popular destination for many locals. Part of the landscape for over 50 years, the Dairy Bar still retains its original atmosphere and some of its classic menu items: milkshakes, banana splits, and ice+

 Treadwell: Farm to Table Cuisine

This lovely restaurant, based on the old Welland Canal and Twelve Mile Creek, is simply, but tastefully, decorated, allowing the food, wine and the view to do "the talking".

The father and son team offer a very unique experience; you can res+

 Niagara Presents

Niagara Presents is a community based network that provides product development, marketing and distribution support to independent Niagara-based growers and processors of specialty foods. The network was started in 1997 by Niagara Peninsula Homes (now<+

 Shriner's Creek Kettle Popcorn

Pauline says her interest in this business came about the day she ate a mouthful of hot fragrant popcorn at Pioneer Day in Jordan. It was a sunny cool autumn day and the kid in her revelled in the delicious treat. It was shortly after that in 2002 that+

 Brock University

Perched on the edge of the Niagara Escarpment with stunning views, woodland walking trails and lakeside hiking paths, Brock is the only Canadian university with the distinction of being located within a United Nations Environmental, Scientific and Cult+

 St. Paul Crescent Bridge

The old truss bridge spanning the Twelve Mile Creek at the foot of St. Paul Terrace was once an alternate way to cross from west St. Catharines into the downtown core. It carried traffic across the creek on St. Paul Crescent, but was decommissioned for ve+

 Welland Vale

Welland Vale is the name given to a small valley located where Welland Ave. crosses 12 Mile Creek today and where William Hamilton Merritt, founder of the original Welland Canal, operated a mill on the creek that runs through the valley. Today Welland Val+

 United Church Manse

This house was built in 1892 for the Rev. Mr. John Muir, who ministered to the first St. John"s Presbyterian Church from which the manse was separated by the Gurney house where the Rev. J.G. Murray had lived. At Church Union in 1925, the manse became the +

 North Pelham Street

North Pelham Street features what is left of Old Fonthill. The street is lined with houses from the Victorian Era.


 Wismer-Daly House

"Adorned with beautiful cut glass windows, this house also boasts detailed and lovely woodwork. It was built by A.K. Wismer for his father. The house sits on property that was originally used as a pear orchard, and that once included the barn on the neigh+

 Stone Shop

The Stone Shop was built in 1800 by Allan Nixon as a blacksmith shop where both British and American forces had their horses shod and equipment repaired.The building was used as Grimsbys first museum from 1963 to 1983. It is now privately owned and houses+

 Sir Adam Beck Generating Station 2

Since 1958, Sir Adam Beck 2 Generating Station has captured that potential energy in one of Ontario"s largest hydroelectric facilities. It"s a wonderful example of a natural, non-polluting and reliable power source that has worked in harmony with the beau+

 Nelles Millstone

Just at the end of Gibson Street, on the west side of the foot bridge, is a millstone (1793) from one of the mills that Robert Nelles operated with his son, Henry. Credit goes to the Grimsby Historical Society for tracking down the stone and mounting i+

 Old Merritton Cotton Mill

The Old Meritton Mill was a part of the 19th century boom of technology, industry, and mills. Strongly influencing trends in transportation and communication, the Welland Canal provided sufficient connections to water power generation for the industries i+

 Pollard House

"The Pollard House is of historical value as the site of an early post office in the Township of Pelham (1888-1914).""The property is of architectural value as an example of the mid-Victorian vernacular style, typical of Pelham, and retaining significant +

 Shaw Festival: Royal George Theatre

The Shaw is the only festival that specializes in the works of Bernard Shaw, his contemporaries and plays from his era (1856-1950). In recent years, the company has started to mount a selection of quality contemporary works to complement the classic fa+

 Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3

From the elevated viewing platform at Lock 3, get a close-up look at ships from around the world and experience the wonder of the Welland Canal. Inside, watch the 15 minute video presentation Welland Canals Past and Present and learn more about the four W+

 Woolverton Conservation Area

The Woolverton Conservation Area is a natural area located in the Town of Grimsby. A hardwood forest is conserved on this 18 hectare property. It is an excellent location for birding. It is pretty rugged and so not as busy as other Bruce Trail areas, s+

 Wainfleet Bog

General Information

The Wainfleet Bog Conservation Area covers 801 hectares (1980 acres) and was purchased by the Niagara Parks Conservation Authority in 1996. Located in Port Colborne, this conservation area is part of the largest, least distur+

 Dressing Room Salon & Day Spa

The Dressing Room Salon & Day Spa was established in 1991. We are an Aveda Concept Salon where our goal is to bring relaxation to your salon experience.

With consistent training in cutting and colouring techniques as well as skin care technology +

 Frogpond Farm Organic Winery

General Information

Frogpond Farm Organic Winery prides itself on being Ontario's first certified organic winery. Heike Koch and Jens Gemmrich lovingly care for their unique family farm. Experience the natural charm of Frogpond Farm and sample t+

 Gryphon Ridge Highlands

Farmer Kim McQuhae is a proud member of the Niagara Organic Grower"s chapter. One of Niagara"s few meat farms, Gryphon Ridge Highlands has naturally raised Scottish Highland cattle, which are registered purebreds from an award wining herd. The meat is lea+

 Sunshine Express Garden Centre

The Sunshine Express Garden Centre is one of the many garden centres and greenhouses in Niagara and along the Green Belt. This particular one is located along the Welland Canal at Lock 2.


 Vito's Fresh Fruit

Anne and Vito Palumbo proudly sell fresh peaches and plums at their farm in rural Niagara. Visitors are welcome to pick up these fresh delights in season at their farm property. Call ahead to confirm hours.


 Honey Valley Farms

Honey Valley Farms is a fourth generation farm. It has been in the same family since David Honeys great grandfather, William Daniel Robins bought it in December of 1909. This 113 acre farm, sits on the top of the scenic 16 Mile Creek valley, just east +

 Ridge Meadow Farm

Ridge Meadow Farm specializes in organically grown greens, vegetables, includingheritage vegetables, some berries and fruit. As members of the Canadian Organic Growers, Beth and Adrian take great pride in their all natural produce.

Ridge Meado+

 Two Century Farm

The original land of D.Smith and Sons, Two Century Farm, has remained in five generations of Smith ownership since 1788. The farm has grown due to diligent farming practicies and the comitment of the Smith Family. The first settler, John Smith, came from +

 Warner Orchards

"Be sure to visit our famous fruit stand where you can find the best of our fresh-picked fruit; number one grade: apples, cherries, pears, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, rasberries, strawberries and plums."

Warner Orchards is a family fruit farm +

 Highview Farm

Highview Farm is a 90 hectare beef farm located in the headwaters of Twenty Mile Creek. Many progressive management practices have been implemented, and thousands of people have seen the results. Highview Farm provides free educational opportunities for s+

 St. Mark's Cemetery

St. Mark"s Cemetery was established in 1792 as a designated cemetery grounds. It was previously used as a First Nations burying ground. During the War of 1812, the cemetery and church grounds were used as a field hospital. In 1813, the Americans seized th+

  Battle of Stoney Creek

Located just minutes outside of the Niagara Region is Battlefield Park, where the battle of Stoney Creek was fought on June 5, 1813. This is the farthest North the Americans were able to gain before being pushed back by British forces. While very few Abor+

 Greenlane Estate Winery (Icewine)

Spend an afternoon enjoying all that Greenlane Estates has to offer! Greenlane Estates is located on 22 acres of vineyards, including a collection of mature vines, dating back to 1990. These mature vines produce fewer clusters, however these clusters prov+

 Fort George Historic Site

Fort George is a national historic site on the south side of the Old Town district of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Fort George was the main headquarters of the centre division of the British Army during War 1812, and also played a large role in the defence of Upp+

 Book Outlet

Book Outlet, one of the largest bargain bookseller in North America, is located right here in St.Catharines, and features 500,000 square feet of books. With "Read-iculously LOW prices!", Book Outlet promises 110% satisfaction guarantee on every purchase. +

 Path of Possibilities

The Path of Possibilities is a large sculpture by artist Ilan Averbuch originally located at the main entrance of Brock University, just south of the bus loop in front of The Schmon Tower. In September 2014, the sculpture was moved to a new location just +

  Lakeshore Antiques and Treasures

Seven thousand square feet of antiques, and friendly, knowledgable dealers on duty at all times. At Lakeshore Antiques and Treasures you will find an array of items from the collections of multiple local antique dealers. There is a wide selection of Canad+

 Beckman Art

Throughout his career Henry Beckman has been involved in the creative field. He has traveled extensively through the Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa. Back home in his studio he is blending his artistic talents along with Special Memories of +

 Lakeside Pottery

Lakeside Pottery is a family-run pottery gallery and artisan workshop featuring functional stoneware pieces and stained glass and blown glass works of local artists. All items in the gallery are for sale. Outside the store also there is an attractive g+

 Crafts from the Littlehouse

We are open most days or by appointment but please feel free to drop by anytime and ring our doorbell. We would be glad to show you our "Little" - shop.


 Beamsville Bakery Pattisserie

The Beamsville Bakery Patisserie is a quaint Dutch bakery on the scenic Niagara Wine Route, owned by a father and son baker team. This bakery has been specializing in traditional European baking since 1958. Visitors and locals alike enjoy the delectabl+

 Shaw Cafe

Located in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake on bustling Queen Street, the Shaw Cafe & Wine Bar is a European style cafe. The Shaw Cafe prides itself on offering one the finest selections of Niagara Regional wines in the area and boasts a wonderful menu+

 Riverbend Inn

The charm of the authentic 1890s salon bar flanked by marble pillars, and a roaring hearth has made Riverbend a gathering place for locals as well as travelers.

Lunch and dinner are served seven days a week year-round. Fresh and creative co+

 Greaves Jams and Marmalades

Located in the historical Queen-Picton district of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Greaves began making pure old-fashioned jams, jellies, marmalades and condiments in 1927 with fruits, vegetables, sugar and spices. Today, Greaves still uses their traditional tech+

 Ravine Vineyard Deli and Bakery

Welcome to Ravine Vineyard Deli & Bakery. Chefs Paul Harber and Collin Goodine invite you to enjoy some good old-fashioned wine country hospitality on their porch overlooking the vineyard!

Ravine Vineyard Deli & Bakery is a retail bakery, deli, +

 O'Reilly's Bridge

The Citizen's Committee to Save O'Reilly's Bridge is asking for your help to save this historic 107 year old single lane iron-truss bridge. It is the last Pratt and Parker style br+

 Welland Canals Parkway Trail

The Welland Canal has made a signifiacnt impact on the historical, natural and built development of St. Catharines. The Welland Canal Parkway is a recreational trail which links the cities industrial heritage and recreational future. The recreational park+

 Vineland Mennonite Cemetery

The Mennonite Burying Ground was established in 1793, pieces of the original stone wall still exist today and buried there are many of the early pioneers of the Vineland region. Next to the cemetery is The First Mennonite Church, which was established in +

 Trinity United Church Thorold

Trinity United Church was built on January 21st 1849 in Thorold, Ontario. The new church was opened and dedicated by infamous Reverend Egerton Ryerson who also founded the public school system. From 1854 Thorold was part of the St. Catharines circuit unti+

 Niagara-on-the-Lake National Heritage District

This area has been designated one of national significance. Within the heritage area is the historical town, known as the Queen-Picton District. Within the Queen-Picton district you will fine an array of shops and historic houses in a scenic environment. +

 Wilson-Hansler-Stirtzinger House

This House was built by John Wilson in 1876 of triple brick. The walls are two feet thick and the floors are made of a mixture of cherry and maple woods. The house passed onto the family of Dr. John Hansler, and then to his nephew John Loyal Stirtzinger i+

 Sir Gordon Drummond's Story at Lundy's Lane

The story of Sir Gordon Drummond begins in July 1814, when British and Canadian forces under the command of Drummond engaged in a short but deadly battle against American forces. The site of Lundy`s Lane is recognized as the most important and bloodies+

 Sir Adam Beck Generating Station 1

Sir Adam Beck 1 was the largest hydraulic generating station in the world when completed by Ontario Hydro in 1930. The plant continues to operate today and can generate enough power to supply a small,modern city.+

 Mill Path

Gibson Avenue was named for Robert Lillie Gibson a Scottish stone worker who established a quarry on the escarpment around 1860. Before becoming Gibson Avenue, the original mill path led to the Nelles Mills. The sawmill was built first and later the grist+

 Olde Angel Inn: The story of Captain Swayze

As one of Ontario"s oldest operating inns, the Olde Angel Inn is no stranger to paranormal activity. It is said that Captain Swayze, a British solider from the War of 1812 is still present at the inn, walking the halls at night.The Olde Angel Inn is a pop+

 Morningstar Mill

Thanks to the Friends of Morningstar Mill, there is now a fully restored 1872 grist mill beside beautiful DeCew Falls, a 22 metre (75 foot), waterfall. It is the only operating water powered mill in the Niagara Peninsula, and was one of the first milling +

 Corks Restaurant and Wine Bar

Head to Niagara-on-the-Lake for some interesting live entertainment at Corks. See the website for details or call for showtimes and dates.

When you visit CORKS, you're in for a trea+

 Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre

The Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre accommodates mainly an acting group called the Carousel Players but in addition to that other local theatre, dance and music groups.+

 Woodend Conservation Area

General Information

In 1779 Peter Lampman , a United Empire Loyalist, fled New York state with his family and received a 650 hectare grant of land that later became Woodend.

Canadian poet Archibald Lampman was Peter's grandson, and+

 Upper Beamer Falls

General Information

The Beamer Memorial Conservation Area in Grimsby offers some spectacular waterfalls for you to enjoy creating perfect photo opportunities. One of these is the 45 feet Upper Falls It is also the perfect place to go hawk watc+

 Whitty Farms

The Whitty family farm is a popular stop just outside of St. Catharines urban border on Fourth Avenue. Starting in 1908, the Whitty's have been involved in fruit and vegetable growing in Niagara. Their market operation features an array of fresh and in se+

 Seaway Farms and Greenhouses

Seaway Farms and Greenhouses is a producer of fruits and tree nursery stock, which are for sale at their roadside stop in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Visitors are welcome to come by the market stands and pick up fresh and in-season local fruits and vegetables da+

 Colcuc Family Farm

Colcuc Family Farm grows a full line of peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, garlic, peaches, squash, gourds, and pumpkins. All of these items are grown by Howard Colcuc and his family on a farm started by his parents when they came to Canada from Italy in th+

 Feast of Fields Organic Vineyard

Feast of Fields is a Demeter certified organic farm, producing grapes for wine and juice, which is available in 20 L pails. Laura is a very busy farmer and she asks that you call ahead to order juice and for direct+

 Joe Tries

Farm stand in which people can purchase fruits and vegetables. The fruits and vegetables that can be purchased depend on the season. All produce sold is organic. Sells raspberries, blackberries, beans, onions, garlic, herbs, cabbage, peppers, carrots, +

 Ridge Berry Farm

Ridge Berry Farm occupies just over 27 acres of fertile sandy loam soil in the centre of the Niagara Penninsula. With a climate tempered by Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, the farm has always been dedicated in some measure to fruit production. However, in +

 Van de Laar Orchards Fruit Market

"My mother is really the face behind our fruit market as she's been serving customers here for more than 40 years and is known by all of our regular customers. In fact, they always ask for her when she's not mother truly loves the market an+

 Battle of Chippawa

The Battle of Chippawa is considered to be one of the bloodiest battles in the War of 1812. As the Niagara Campaign was coming to a close, tensions between the Aboriginal communities and their British allies were running high. To make things worse, an ear+

 Sue Ann Staff Estate Winery

Sue Ann Staff Estate Winery was opened in September, 2009 by none other than Sue Ann Staff herself. The winery is located on her family"s 200 year old estate, Canada"s largest privately owned vineyard. Staff"s interest in wine making was sparked at the ag+

 The Write Bookshop

The Write Bookshop was opened in 2001 by the late Hannelore Headley as Hannelore"s Downtown Fine Books. Now, it"s owned and operated by her brother Stephen Heinemann and sister-in-law Fran Merion. The Write Bookshop sells and purchases used books. With mo+

 2000 Years on the Edge

2000 Years on the Edge, a 1999 bronze and stone sculpture by German-Canadian artist Reinhard Reitzenstein, is one of the strangest looking sculptures located on campus. Without knowing the meaning of it, you might be quite confused about what it actually +



 RiverBrink Art Museum

RiverBrink Art Museum, located in the historic village of Queenston, within the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, is a public art museum open since 1983. Situated in a large country home overlooking the Niagara River, the museum features exhibitions from th+

 Jill Crown Pottery & Fused Glass

comming soon!


 Angie Strauss Gallery and Craft Center

This exciting destination features talented local artisans and crafters offering their one-of-a-kind creations. Wander through Angie's lovely English garden and visit her inspiring art and craft gallery.

Showcased are beautiful inlaid wooden bowl+

 Pie Plate Bakery & Cafe

Local resident and talented baker Ruth Anne Schriefer presents The Pie Plate Bakery & Cafe featuring home-crafted bakery items and dishes. Her talents for baking have won over many palettes, including those of her family and her many patrons.


 On the Twenty

The first winery restaurant in Ontario, On the Twenty, has been consistently rated as one of the finest restaurants in Canada. Their menu changes seasonally and is committed to the flavours of Niagara's bountiful harvest. Ingredients are carefully sele+

 Niagara Fruit Tree Trail - Location 1

Selection of heritage apple varieties alongside the Merritt Trail, easily accessible. See for details.+

 Glendale Bridge

Glendale Bridge was built to replace old one-way bridge. The one-way bridge was located along Old Glendale Road, but had to be taken down later for safety purposes. In its place is a pedestrian footbridge that crosses the Twelve Mile Creek, to Twelve T+

 Third Welland Canal - Locks 12 to 16

Locks 12 to 16 of the Third Welland Canal are popular destinations with people interested in seeing how canal locks were built in the 19th century. The locks are massive, and several hiking trails, including a section of the Bruce trail, allow hikers a ch+

 Victoria Lawn Cemetery

In 1856, the town of St. Catharines established The St. Catharines Cemetery, located just east of downtown near the Welland Canal. In the early 1900"s the cemetery was renamed Victoria Lawn in commemoration for Queen Victoria of England. There are approxi+

 Trinity United Church

The nave of the present church occupies the site of the original Gurney-Murray house. The red brick section on the higher ground, which is now called "Memory Hall" is part of the 1883 construction retained for sentimental reasons. This small section of th+

 Maple Street

The maple trees on Maple Street were planted by Arthur Conn and Louis Haney. The Haney family certainly left their mark on the village and there are four Haney houses remaining in town today. The houses behind the tree-lined Maple Street are attractive he+

 Willowbank (National Historic Site)

The magnificant grounds of Willowbank house three distinct but related entities: theSchool of Restoration Arts, the Centre for Cultural Landscapes, and t+

 Parade Square

The park in front of the Grimsby Museum was the heart of the 19th century settlement of The Forty, named after the nearby creek flowing down the Niagara Escarpment. At one time extending farther north than it does now, this was the parade ground for the 4+

 Lake Moodie Hydroelectric Reservoir - Lookout

From the parking lot, you will see the stone foundation of historical DeCew House. Follow the Bruce Trail westward around the edge of Lake Moodie, which is a large reservoir that supplies water for the DeCew 1 and DeCew 2 hydroelectric plants. You will pa+

 McKinnon Industries / General Motors Plant 1

General Motors Plant 1, also called the St. Catharines components plant, powertrain plant, axle plant, or transmission plant, is the sprawling industrial complex on Ontario Street backing onto the Twelve Mile Creek. It was the former site of McKinnon Indu+

 Maplewood Camp and the Honeymoon Huts

During the summer of 1922, Maplewood Camp was developed consisting of a tea room with wide verandas, a rustic refreshment stand and circular seating around maple trees. The next summer, tree houses eight feet long and ten feet wide with windows, a door, a+

 Lybster Mill

The Lybster Mill that is located across the street from the Old Merriton Cotton Mill and was also a cotton manufacturer. The Lybster Mill was built in 1860 and was one of the pioneering cotton mills in the dominion of Canada.The vacant lot in front was+

 St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3

The purpose of the museum is to collect, preserve, research, and exhibit and interpret artifacts and archival records, along with their associated information relative to the history of St. Catharines and the Welland Canals for the education and enjoyment+

 Willoughby Marsh Conservation Area

General Information

The Willoughby Marsh is located on the outskirts of the city of Niagara Falls and is 232 hectares of protected land. This is a provincially significant wetland containing swamp and marsh communities. This conservation area is+

 Upper Balls Falls

General Information

Located in the Balls Falls Conservation Area, Upper Balls Falls should not be missed. Part of the Twenty Mile Creek, Upper Balls Falls is clas+

 Werner Fruit Farm

This roadside stop nearby the Welland Canal offers visitors fresh, in-season tender fruit and berries during the summer months. Fruit jams are also available here. During peach season, visitors can purchase peaches in small and large quantities for fresh +

 Ridgeview Garden Centre

This family run enterprise is a garden centre, fruit and vegetable market, florist shop and has lovely displays of home & garden decor.
The choice of home decore, giftware, patio furniture and accessories is are always changing which draws the lo+

 Bohonos Farms

Bohonos Farm is located in the lovely community of Beamsville. Family owned and operated, they grow a variety of tender fruit, including peaches, cherries, apricots, pears, plums and apples. If you would like to order some farm fresh fruit give Mr. Boh+

 Gwennol Farm

Travel down beautiful Effingham Road to find Gwennol Farm. A family friendly pick-your-own blueberry farm welcomes visitors during the summer blueberry harvest.


 Parkway Orchards

Parkway Orchards is a pick your own fruit farm with cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, apples and grapes available throughout the early summer to fall.

Shop has gifts, teas, honey, syrups, jams, baked goods, ice cream, sandwiches and dri+

 Quiet Acres

Maureen MacSween proudly says, "We only sell what we grow!" Quiet Acres is a 155 acre farm with a roadside stand on the scenic lakeshore drive between St. Catharines and Niagara-on-the-Lake. All summer long and into early fall patrons can purchase fres+

 Battle of Lundy's Lane

The Battle of Lundy"s Lane was one of the last major battles before the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812, was signed in December of 1814. Both the American and British suffered heavy casualties and injuries in this battle. The Iroquois, howeve+

 Creekside Estate Winery

Set above the Sixteen Mile Creek, with a nature trail winding its way down from the grounds, Creekside Estate Winery has been carefully crafting wines that reflect the uniqueness of the region. Owners Peter Jensen and Laura McCain-Jensen, (yes, of McCain +

 Mostly Comics

Mostly Comics sells comics of all genres and descriptions. The store also sells comic-related products and apparel, graphic novels, and Anime products. Comics enthusiasts can find movie, tv and music action figurines and apparel, as well as board games.As+


Over the years, the Concordia statue has stood outside the smoking area at Brock University between the Thistle Complex, Mackenzie Chown, and Taro Hall. The Concordia statue was originally called Spirit de la Concorde or Spirit 3.With the final touches be+

 Granny's Boot Antiques and Grevpode Folk Art Gallery

Located in Vineland, Granny's Boot Antiques has a huge variety of stock - over 5,000 pieces of inventory! Some of Granny's stock includes: hand carved pine, folk art paintings, decoys, country pine furniture - and so much more. Some pieces are very rar+

 Ninavik Native Arts

At Ninavik Native Arts, Canadian Native art is their passion. Through years of working with native groups across Canada they have developed a broad and exciting collection. It ranges from sculptural works, through fabrics, prints, pottery, paintings, m+

 Fork Road Pottery / Grimsby Train Depot

If you are interested in history, Forks Road Pottery is an excellent place to visit. One of the only train depots left in the Niagara Penninsula, this 19th century station was built around 1853. It is believed to be the fourth oldest train station stil+

 Pan Cafe (now CLOSED)

Regrettably, Pan Cafe closed in 2011. But partners Bruce Worden and Kyle Paton continue to offer innovative vegan and vegetarian fare at their new establishment, +

 LIV Restaurant - White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa

LIV Restaurant is located in White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa on the western edge of Niagara- on- the Lake. This fine dining environment features locally grown produce whenever possible in its dishes. Chef Michael Price creates globally inspired dish+

 Grimo Nut Nursery

Ernie Grimo has a very unique operation in rural Niagara-on-the-Lake: he sells nut trees grown in a nursery on his farmland. Grimo Nut Nursery provides information about how to grow nut trees, and allows interested buyers to place orders for stock. For+

 Niagara Regional Native Centre

Showcasing Native Canadian Arts & Culture.


 Gibson Street Bridge

The original wooden bridge built in the 19th century was replaced with the present footbridge in 1985. Gibson Street was originally the mill path, that led to the Nelles Mills. The saw mill was built first and later the grist mill. The Gibson Street Bridg+

 Second Welland Canal Turning Basin

The Second Welland Canal turning basin was once located in the area that is now a large open field in the south-west corner of Mountain Locks Park, adjacent the intersection of Bradley St. and Mountain St. This open area was once part of a large pond that+

 Old Beaverdams Burying Ground

The Old Beaverdams Burying Ground was designated as a historic site to Thorold because it has significance to early settlers of the area, and has been in use since 1801. The oldest visible stone is from 1805. Many of the tombstones are locally made fro+

 St. Vincent de Paul

The Church was established in 1827, evangelizing Natives and providing chaplains for the soldiars of Fort George and Fort Mississauga. In 1835, the church was erected and has since served the Niagara area. It is the oldest operational Catholic Church in O+

 William D. Kitchen House

"The property on which the house sits was a Crown Grant of 52 acres to a loyalist from New Jersey named William W. Kitchen around 1790. He married Alice Beam and together they had nine children. William and Alice"s youngest son, Jacob married Jane Dennis.+

 Mary Henry's Story at Fort George

Fort George was not only a defensive and strategic area for the British soldiers during the War of 1812, but also an area of protection for the wives and children of the British soldiers. During the battle at Fort George in 1813, Mary Henry, the brave and+

 Heywood Generating Station

In 1987-88, the Heywood Hydroelectric Generating Station was built by St. Catharines Hydro Generation, a wholly owned affiliate of the local utility company, St. Catharines Hydro. It is located just east of the Harbourfront Walkway, adjacent to Snug Harbo+

 Lincoln Fabrics / Maple Leaf Rubber Company

Between Port Dalhousie Harbour and Lockport Road stands a conspicuous red brick factory building built in 1900 by the Maple Leaf Rubber Company. It was established on this site to take advantage of the Welland Canal for transportation. There was originall+

 Lookout Point Golf Club / Lookout Point

Lookout Point is quite significant historically for a few reasons: the first is that it was the home course for one of Canada"s best known golfers Marlene Stewart Streit. Lookout Point is also at the top of the Fonthill Kame and was the highest point in t+

 Grist Mill (a.k.a.Peter Secord Grist Mill)

This English grist (flour) mill built on the Peter Secord farm during 1782-83 is the very first grist mill built in the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and last one standing in all of Ontario. Its architectural feautures like timber framework, stone basement,+

 William Hamilton Merritt Monument

In a small parkette on the corner of St. Paul Street West and McGuire Street in downtown St. Catharines stands a bronze statue of William Hamilton Merritt, one of the most celebrated citizens of the city of St. Catharines. As a founder and primary force b+

 Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

The Sean O"Sullivan Theatre is located inside Brock University. The theatre seats 553 people and hosts various theatrical events.+

 Water Commision Park / Waterworks Reservoir

A reservoir complex known as the Waterworks Reservoir is found just south of DeCew Road, west of Merritville Highway. Surrounded by picturesque Water Commission Park, Waterworks Reservoir was initially established as part of the St. Catharines Waterwor+

 Twenty Valley

The floodplain terraces are subject to seasonal flooding, supporting the ANSI's only examples of Red Ash Forest and a large rich Sycamore- White Ash- White Elm Forest ( a forest restricted to the Carolinian life zone). The Carolinian flora is common in+

 Walker's Country Farm

The Walker family have long been established in Niagara-on-the-Lake their market has been selling fresh fruit, including their own produce since the 1930s. Fresh items, preserves and baked goods can be purchased at this country market on the Niagara Pa+

 Portside Greenhouses

Spring through late fall, Portside Greenhouses have a beautifully presented display of various bedding plants in front of their home and greenhouse. In September, October and even into November they sell fall chrysanthemums, ornamental grasses and mixed f+

 ElmRidge Farm

ElmRidge Farm is a 35 acre certified organic farm located on the beautiful Niagara Escarpment and fortunately protected from surrounding development by both the Niagara Escarpment Commission and provincial Greenbelt Legislation.

At ElmRidge we +

 Mathias Farms

Mathias Farms is a family owned and operated fruit farm that offers Pick Your Own and ready picked fruit available at the farm gate fruit stand. They grow and sell sweet cherries and sour cherries, red currant, mulberries, blackberries and red and blac+

 Plekan's Market

On Niagara's scenic Wine Route is the Plekan Market roadside stand. A selection of in-season fruits and vegetables ranging from Niagara's popular peaches and cherries to fresh onions, tomatoes and beans are available throughout the summer.


 Stoney Ridge Estate Winery

Stoney Ridge is Niagara"s garden winery, a true hidden gem that you will not regret visiting! Tucked away on a beautiful 11 acre estate in Vineland, Stoney Ridge has more than just historically renowned VQA certified wines to offer. The staff at Stoney Ri+

 Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books

"Crammed into a relatively small space, with what seemed to be almost no order within the sections were thousands and thousands of books. From floor to ceiling in precarious piles and old bookcases. Every inch of the store was filled with books" says a bl+

 Niagara Pumphouse Visual Art Center

Located in a restored 1891 water pumping station, the centre was established to provide residents and visitors with an environment which encourages interest in various forms of visual art. Classes, workshops, lectures and exhibitions in a wide range of+

 East West Pottery

East West Pottery features the work of Susan Wintrop, and hosts the only Raku studio in the Niagara Region. Raku is a unique traditional Japanese pottery method that Susan has adopted. Her work has been shown in several solo exhibitions at the Gardiner+

 Mansion House (St. Catharines)

The Mansion House is a historical landmark, a restaurant, pub and venue for live music. It was originally constructed in the early 1800s to be a home and store for


 Keefer Mansion Inn

The restaurant partners with local farmers for its produce. Available for dining and lodging; has elegant suites and lunch and dinners.


 Great Mountain Centre Ginseng Store and The Creamery

The Great Mountain Centre carries historical ties to the Niagara wine industry it was once the site of Bright's Wine, which preceded the popular and booming wine industry we see today. Now featuring an ice cream shop and a ginseng retail centre, visito+

 Battle of Queenston Heights

It was on these grounds that the iconic Battle of Queenston Heights was fought and won by the British and their allies on October 13, 1812. While many people associate this battle with the death of Sir Isaac Brock, it can also be remembered as the batt+

 CNR Swing Bridge - Third Welland Canal

The CNR Bridge, located where the CN railway crosses the Third Welland Canal, is a favorite landmark for people hiking along the canal. The bridge was built in the mid 1880's with the special ability to rotate 90 degrees and allow ships to pass. Access+

 Second Welland Canal - Port Robinson Lock

The small town of Port Robinson retains an unusual artifact from the Second Welland Canal. Built in 1850, a stone lock once used to transport ships between the Welland Canal and the Welland River sits resolutely in a big open field. With no water in sight+

 Negro Burial Ground

The Negro Burial Ground was once the site of the Niagara Baptist Church formed in 1830. Some bodies of this predominantly African-Canadian congregation rest in the church"s graveyard, including Susan Oakley, daughter of the Church"s founder Rev. John Oakl+

 St. Thomas' Anglican Church

St Thomas Anglican Church was erected in 1877, and its impressive architecture is a beautiful sight on Ontario Street. It is located near Montebello Park, an extra bonus for those who visit it. St Thomas" is a community of God"s people seeking to "Walk in+

 White House

This handsome Georgian stone house, was the residence of Reverend George Grout who served St. Andrew"s Church from 1827- 1849. At age 23, Mr. Grout was appointed Deacon and arrived with his new wife. He lived in the house on Main Street East where his pre+

 Kissing Rock

Located outdoors, next to the Lock 7 Viewing Complex, the Kissing Rock is steeped in legend from the past. In the present, many travelers come yearly to kiss at the Kissing Rock. It is home to the Longest Kiss Contest for the Guinness Book of World Rec+

 DeCew Falls Generating Station No. 2 - 1943

DeCew Falls Generating Plant 1, adjacent to this station, is the oldest continually running hydroelectric power station in Canada. A second phase of the plant, DeCew Falls Generating Plant 2, was initiated in 1943 to aid in the war effort. It was complete+

 Lincoln Fabrics

Lincoln Fabrics Ltd., is a fabric manufacuring company(Broadwoven Fabric Mill) that specializes in new fibers and weaving technology to produce new market specific materials. Many of their products are specially produced to engineer reinforcements for exi+

 Lake Lodge Gates

These majestic gates were once the entrance of the Lake Lodge Boy"s School. Lake Lodge was originally the gracious homestead built by Abraham Nelles in 1812. Abraham Nelles was an important figure in the community and played a significant role in the War +

 St. Johns Schools Cairn

The St. Johns Schools Cairn commemorates the succession of schools that were established in the village of St. Johns, starting more than two centuries ago. On the top of the cairn is an old schoolbell from one of the schools, and the west side is inset a +

 Royal George Theatre

Today, the Royal George Theatre is one of the theatres involved in the Shaw Festival The Royal George theatre holds a variety of the Shaw Festival"s musicals and mystery shows. The theatre seats 200 people.+

 Virgil Dams Conservation Area

The Virgil Dams and Conservation Area is a 50 hectare (123 acre) parcel of land which is home to the Four Mile Creek flood plain and Virgil Reservoir. This area is ideal for a leisurely stroll or a picnic with the family. Surrounded by farm fields, the Vi+

 Twelve Mile Creek Headwaters (Sulphur Spring Drive)

The little valley traversed by Sulphur Spring Road in Pelham marks the beginning of one of the most environmentally significant tributaries of the Twelve Mile Creek. It's the first publicly-accessible portion of the headwaters of Twelve Mile Creek wate+

 Whisk & Ladle

Ease the flurry and chaos of back to school madness! Pick up one of our wonderful On-the-Go Meals to enjoy with your family. The Whisk & Ladle will meet all your culinary needs as it's a kitchen accessory store, a gourmet grocery store, offers cooking +

 Wayne Gretzky Estate Winery

Located directly on the Wine Route in Vineland, this winery reflects Wayne's desire to celebrate Canadian winemaking and create resources for his foundation.

Sample award-winning VQA wine in the tasting room and enjoy delicious gourment lun+

 Tina's Niagara Selections

Tina's Niagara Selections is a farmstand on the Lakeshore Road drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Many years ago, Tina opened a roadside stand selling the fruit from their farm. It closed in 1987.

Twenty years later, in 2007, her daughter Audrey+

 Palatine Fruit and Roses

The Schmitz family operates a very unique farm in the Niagara Region. As retailers, they sell a variety of potted roses and fruit trees, gardening supplies and farm-fresh fruit. You will see vineyards, peach, apricot and plum trees, rose gardens and more +

 Clayton Farm

Officially certified organic in 2004, the Clayton family started their farm in 2001 by purchasing a 5 acre property in St. Davids. The Clayton Family immediately started growing their fruit by the principles of organic farming. Gooseberries, currants, +

 Kar-Dean Farms

Kar-Dean Farms is located in Vineland Station, and provides visitors with the opportunity to pick their own sweet cherries. The Niagara Region is known for its tender fruit production, so if you are visiting between June and July, you're visit would no+

 Nokara Farms

Discover a yummy for your tummy platz at Nokar Farms. If you don't know what a platz is, farmer and baker Kathryn Ferretti winks and says to look on her website, on the Fruit Stand page. The aroma of baking will pull you all the way in to their pretty +

  King Street Gallery

In historic Niagara-on-the-Lake lies the King Street Gallery, dedicated to the exclusive works of Chantal Poulin, Olivier Henley and Normand-Ferland. For a taste of Niagara in art, Chantal Poulin's works are a good example and display landscapes of the+

 Lazy Loon Restaurant and Ice Cream Bar

The Lazy Loon Restaurant and Ice Cream Bar is nestled in the west end of the Log Cabin Trading Post in Fonthill. The first step from your car into the country air begins yourcottagization. The creaking porch passes unnoticed as you anticipate +

 Burgoyne Bridge

W. B. Burgoyne was the editor of the St. Catharines Standard newspaper. He saw residents travelling back and forth between the downtown and the train station via the steep and treacherous hills on St. Paul Street West and he began to envision a viaduct ac+

 Second Welland Canal - Lock 3 Remnants

Hikers on the Merrit Trail near Downtown St. Catharines will be surprised to see a partially uncovered wall emerging from the ground below. The wall is part of Lock 3 from the Second Welland Canal that operated through downtown St. Catharines from 1845 un+

 Lakeview Cemetery

The Lakeview Cemetery was established in 1886 in the outskirts of the Thorold city limits. This site is surrounded by forests, farms and a secluded portion of the Niagara Escarpment. The cemetery is broken up into two sections; the old section and the new+

 St. Saviour Anglican Church, The Brock Memorial Church

St. Saviour Anglican Church, the Brock Memorial Church, is dedicated to the memory of Sir Isaac Brock, Commander of Troops during the War of 1812. The charming stone church that sits above the banks of the Niagara River was built in 1879. It bears the sam+

 Whirlpool House

The Whirlpool house was built by Andrew Rorback at around 1800 on one of the main transportation routes in the Niagara Falls region at the time - Portage Road. Being built before the War of 1812, the house stands as one of the oldest homes in the Niagara +

 Fort Mississauga

Fort Mississauga is located on the grounds of Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club. It is the oldest golf course in North America! A pedestrian trail starts at the corner of Simcoe and Front streets and leads to the fort. This trail was established by the Friend+

 DeCew Falls Generating Station No. 1 - 1898

Built in 1898, DeCew Falls 1 is the oldest continually running hydroelectric power generating station in Canada. This plant uses the geographical features of the Niagara Escarpment to produce electricity.In 1896, five Hamilton entrepreneurs, all named Joh+

 DeCew Falls Water Treatment Plant

The original DeCew Falls Water Treatment Plant is a brown brick building north of DeCew Road. It was constructed in 1925 to safeguard municipal water quality, and has been expanded several times over the years. Since 1970, it has been operated by the Regi+

 Hawley-Breckenridge House - Haunted

The Breckenridge-Hawley Estate, built in 1796, is located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and there have been several sightings and instances of paranormal activity. The first reported sighting dates back to the late 1800s when a previous owner, Major Charles Sta+

 St. Catharines Gateway (The Rockpile)

At the junction of St. Paul Street West and Westchester Crescent in downtown St. Catharines stands the Gateway, an artistic placement of natural stones, polished granite obelisks, and trees. Erected in 1987 at a cost of approximately $200,000 the monument+

 Niagara Military Museum

The Niagara Military Museum is located on Victoria Avenue in Niagara Falls. It was officially opened on November 3, 2012.

The museum was constructed to increase awareness of one segment of Canadian history – the time period around World W+

 Victoria Terrace Park

Victoria Terrace Park is the perfect place to enjoy the beautiful sunsets over Lake Ontario. This park provides access to Lake Ontario shoreline, a pier, and a baseball diamond: a great place to enjoy a pick up game. If you are lucky you may catch a gl+

 Trails - Paradise Grove

Description coming soon...


 Shoppes of Ridgeville

General Information

Cozy boutique shops line Ridgeville's scenic main street. The shopkeepers, entrepreneurs all, invite you to "Come and enjoy a leisurely afternoon at "The Shoppes of Ridgeville."

"From fresh baked goods and lunch+

 Vineland Estates Winery

General Information

Vineland Estates Winery sits on the Escaprment Bench. It's a very attractive winery on a large property. Well-restored buildings dating as far back as 1845 include its restaurant, Coach House and wine boutique. "Our century b+

 St. Catharines Farmers' Market

The St.Catharines Farmers Market is always a nice stop with friendly vendors and plenty of diversity. The market is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays year round, with Saturdays having the most vendors. Here you can get fruits and vegetables direct+

 Neob Aromatics- Niagara Essential Oils and Blends

Neob Aromatics was created by Robert and Melissa Ashal and has been open for a little over one year. The purpose for the creation of Neob Aromatics (which stands for Niagara Essential Oils and Blends) was to become a supplier of plant based essential oils+

 Bartel Organics

Bartel Organics proudly sells organically grown vegetables, cut flowers, raspberries, potted vegetables, perennials and even Christmas greens.You are invited to call ahead to order any of their organic products, or seasonally meet at the Niagara-on-the-La+

 Cherry Avenue Farms

Pack a picnic and bring your family for a tractor ride in to Cherry Avenue Farms orchards, to pick your own sun ripened fruit. The Moyer Family has owned and operated their farm since 1799; over 200 years! Visitors have the opportunity to have a true farm+

 Hipple Family Farm Market

The Hipple family offers fresh wares from their local farm in Vineland at their roadside stand on scenic King Street (Regional Road 81). Visitors are welcome to pick up a sundry of fresh in-season fruits and vegetables along the way through Niagara's F+

 Jordan Art Gallery

Open the door to the Jordan Art Gallery and allow the energy to envelope you!

Jordan Art Gallery artists and owners Lillian Aylesworth, Barbara Goodwin, Janny Fraser, Joyce Honsberger, George Langbroek, Mori McCrae and Jan Yates invit+

 Keith's Restaurant

Keith's Restaurant opened in 1959, and has been a permanent Fonthill fixture in every resident's memory since then. They are especially well known for their pies that use fresh fruit.

"Once this was a confectionery store, home of Robert Fro+

 Second Welland Canal - Lock 1 Park (Port Dalhousie)

In a small parkette in old Port Dalhousie, you can see the stone walls of old Lock 1 of the Second Welland Canal, immediately east of the intersection of Lakeport Road and Lock Street. A historical plaque stands at the southeast corner of the park.The Sec+

 Hillside Cemetery

The Hillside Cemetery is the original township cemetery for Fenwick, a small agricultural village in the present Town of Pelham. The graves at this site are marked from the period of 1820 onwards. This active cemetery is a good resource for those interest+

 St. Mark's Anglican Church (NOTL)

In 1790 John Butler and Robert Hamilton wrote a letter to the Anglican Bishop of Nova Scotia requesting a clergyman be sent to Niagara to establish a Presbyterian parish. In the letter it was noted that due to the lack of Clergymen, the first to arrive in+

 Whale Inn

This building was originally built as a hostel for sailors in 1835. It was designated under Part 1V of the Ontario Heritage Act in 1994. +

 Engagement at the Forty

In 1812 the United State declared War on Britian and began by attacking Canada from three points, one being Niagara. In 1813 the Engagement at the Forty, occured. A plaque commemorating the event was presented by the Historic Sites and Monuments board of +

 Cave Spring Cellars Winery Building

Built in 1871, this long rambling building, with its handmade cement blocks, was originally built to house the Jordan Vinegar Works. Established by Clark Snure and his son Eldridge, it advertised "Jams, Jellies, Evaporated Fruits, Cider and Pure Cider Vin+

 Glenview Mansion (Pink Palace) - Haunted

Glenview Mansion (or the Pink Palace) in east end of Clifton, now known as Niagara Falls, was built by John Drew in the 1860s. The paranormal stories of the Mansion are associated with the apparitions from two murders.The first murder that occurred in the+

 Samuel Chandler Monument

In an inconspicuous location in the sleepy little village of St. Johns lies a monument commemorating the storied life of one of Niagara"s most fascinating historical figures, a political rebel whose stance against the British in favour of American Republi+

 Niagara Historical Society Museum

Established in 1895, the Niagara Historical Society is dedicated to understanding the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The most important aspect of the work of the Society is the maintenance of the Museum collection which began in 1896 and is one of Ontari+

 Stevensville Conservation Area!

GENERAL INFORMATION Stevensville Conservation Area is an ideal location for a family outing.There is free parking as well as a covered picnic area near the beginning of the trails for visitor use. There are many marked trails within the conservation area +

 The Marsh

The marsh supports large cattail marshes, extensive open water, aquatics, a meadow marsh and the ANSI's only example of mudflats. The mudflats are an uncommon community type supporting very rare annual plants. The surrounding valley slopes include more+

 Liberty! Bicycles

General Information

The shop has been a constant in the downtown area since 1992, featuring friendly service, local knowledge and sell a variety of bicycle products. The shop runs the area's largest mountain bike race every September, +

 Vignoble Rancourt Winery

Vignoble is the French term for vineyard. Lionel Rancourt had a dream about owning a vineyard and a winery, and his dream came true. A farmer to the core he planted the grapes with his own hands and was a marvel with machinery having fun modifing tradi+

 Pelham Farmers' Market

Multiple farm vendors and local folk congregate at the Town Square in Fonthill every Thursday afternoon and evening from May to October to buy and sell the harvests of Pelham and the nearby rich agricultural areas. The market also sells artisanal crafts+

 Angel's Place Organic Fruit Farm

Angel's Place Organic Fruit Farm prides itself on producing all natural fruit products without the assistance of pesticides or herbicides, and is a proud member of the Niagara Chapter of Canadian Organic Growers. Organically grown cherries, apples and apr+

 Bry-Anne Farms

Bry-Anne Farms is a great Pick-Your-Own farms which also features an on-site farm gate market selling strawberries, berries, tomatoes, pumpkins, sweet corn and a sundry of other fruits and vegetables in-season. For hours of operation for Pick-Your-Own+

 Hildreth Farms

Hildreth Farms offers visitors the opportunity to experience what our beautiful Niagara farmland has to offer. From Pick Your Own strawberries and cherries, to a large farm market, the Hildreth's have what you are looking for. During the growing season th+

 Grimsby Art Gallery

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is located within the new Library and Art Gallery complex located on Carnegie Lane (formerly Victoria Avenue). The Gallery was established in 1975, as a non-profit organization which operates for the benefit and enrichmen+

 Jordan House Tavern

There has been a roadhouse on this site since 1844. With a rich history, it has hosted everything from church services to vigilante meetings. It was recently renovated and is now an upscale inn with an attached bar and restaurant. The Jordan House Tave+

 Neptune’s Staircase - Second Welland Canal

Neptune"s Staircase is one of the main historical landmarks located in Mountain Locks park. The name refers to a group of 6 locks (locks 16-21) that progress in a straight line along the south border of the park. The locks are accessible from Bradley St.,+

 Hicksite Burial Ground

In 1866 Hicksite Quakers* built a meeting hall in Pelham, on the corner of Welland Road and Effingham Street. They built a church to replace it in 1870. The Hicksite Burial Ground was beside the church which was removed to 1141 Maple Street in Fenwick for+

 St. John's Presbyterian Church, Grimsby

St. John"s Presbyterian Chuch was built in 1928 by the Shaffer Bros, with the assistance of church members. Local red sandstone from Gibson quarry was donated by John Gibson, owner of the quarry. Left-over stone was buried and later used to make an additi+

 W. Boise Nelles House

This house was built by W. Boise Nelles on his fruit farm in 1905 . He and his family lived here for many years before he died in 1916, at the age of 45. The house continues to be used as a private residence.+

 Canada Hair Cloth Company

The Old Canada Hair Cloth Company is located just South of St. Paul St. St. Catharines. The present building stands as a figure of how influential manufacturing was in the Niagara Region. The building is made up of red brick and white trimmed windows. The+

 East Side School Bell

"The East Side School was built in 1870 and was located on the west side of Carleton Street South directly across from L.G. Lorriman (Central) School, now known as City Hall. East Side School originated as a 2 room free school and in 1875 was enlarged +

 Grande Hermine

"La Grande Hermine" (The Big Weasel) is one of the most recognizable landmarks along the Niagara stretch of the Queen Elizabeth Way. The 140 foot ship was created as a replica of the largest of 3 ships French Explorer Jacques Cartier sailed up the St. Law+

 Niagara Falls History Museum

Take a step back into original artifacts and fascinating stories from Niagara"s past at the Niagara Falls History Museum (formerly the Lundy"s Lane Historical Museum). Exhibitions reflect the unique and varied history of the City, with par+

 St. Johns Conservation Area

General Information

One of the most striking characteristics of St. Johns Conservation Area is the predominace of a natural hardwood forest stand. This area is part of a relatively sm+

 Swayze Falls

General Information

Swayze Falls is located in Short Hills Provincial Park near St+

 Jordan Village

Jordan Village is a quaint rural village centrally located among the vineyards of Niagara"s Wine Country, running along the edge of the Twenty Mile Creek valley. Take time to explore the many attractions of this historic village, including one of a kind g+

 Thirty Bench Wine Makers

There is a charm to this winery. It started in the spirit of a small-scale winery producing under 10,000 cases a year on 27 hectares (68 acres) of Beamsville Bench land, and to date it continues as a small-scale producer.

In 2005, the large+

 Peach Country Farm Market

The Kowalik Family, owners of Peach Country Farm, have over forty years of farming experience spanning three generations. On their picturesque 32 acre orchard, they produce many varieties of peaches, cherries, apricots, plums, apples and raspberries that +

 Berry Patch

This is a Pick-Your-Own farm growing red and black currants, gooseberries, raspberries, black berries amd 1/2 an acre of blueberries. Make sure you call ahead for conditions and availability.


 Fruit Shack Market and Bakery

Situated on a 13 acre farm which has been in the family for over 55 years, the Fruit Shack Market and Bakery sells a combination of their own produce, fresh baked goods, preserves and other local fruit in-season. They also offer hormone and drug free c+

 Edward Spera Gallery

Edward Spera's inspirations for his paintings come from the wildlife he has seen on his experiences across the world. Visitors are welcome to his gallery to see the many works he has produced and to be awed by the natural beauty found on this Earth thr+

 Four Triple Five Cafe and Wine Bar

Four Triple Five is a trendy cafe and wine bar in the old downtown area of Niagara Falls. The cafe specializes in inexpensive, delicious vegetarian cuisine with a fully licensed wine bar with+

 Lock 7 Viewing Complex

Welcome to Canada"s Most Patriotic City, where our flags fly high and Nanuk, the city polar bear, overlooks the Fourth Welland Canal. At the Lock 7 Viewing Complex you can watch the ships climb the mountain over the Twin Flight Locks and make their way in+

 Drummond Hill Cemetery

The Drummond Hill Cemetery is one of the most celebrated battlegrounds of the war of 1812 that took place between the British and the Americans. The bloody battlewhich took place here two centuries ago is known as the "Battle of Lundy"s Lane".This point o+

 St. John's Anglican Church, Port Dalhousie

In 1868 St. John"s Anglican Church was built with new bricks on the site of St. James" Church, which had burned down some years before.+

 Vintage House

Somewhere between 1840 and 1842 this Pennsylvania style house was built by local mason Newton Perry, for Isaac Wismer and his family. The red bricks were made in a kiln in the nearby Jordan Hollow. Perry also built St. John"s Anglican Church located on a +

 Coloured Corps' Story at Fort Mississauga

Fort Mississauga is located on the same grounds as the Niagara-on-the-Lakes Golf Club. Its location has a long history during the War of 1812. After the Americans captured Fort George, the creation of Fort Mississauga became crucial in protecting the Brit+

 Brock's Monument

Celebrating the life, accomplishments, and heroic death of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, Brock"s Monument stands proudly within Queenston Heights Park overlooking the Niagara Parkway. Facing the United States, Brock"s Monument beckons you to climb the in+

 Niagara Apothecary

Functioned as an apothecary from 1820 to 1964. Features Victorian Architecture; restored to look circa 1869.


 Short Hills Provincial Park - Wiley Road Entrance

The map below contains the coordinates for the Wiley Road entrance of Short Hills Provincial Park.

For further information on this destination, see the +

 Station Road Naturalization Site


Station Road Naturalization Site was built with the Wainfleet community in mind. This former landfill site has been transformed into a park-like escape where native plants and flowers are thriving. Off the beaten path in the +

 Jordan Historical Museum Heritage Gift Shop

Volunteers who care about local heritage will be serving you in this little shop dedicated to supporting the Jordan Museum Building Fund. You will be enticed to support the fund by the wide selection of gift items!

"You will find china, pottery,+

 Thirteenth Street Winery

The winery's resounding success through the first 10 years with hand-crafted traditional method sparkling wines, Gamay, Riesling and Chardonnay ensures these will make up the core of the product line into the future with limited releases of other small+

 Niagara Local Food Co-operative

If you would like to feel closer to the land and get to know your neighbouring farmers, supporting the new Niagara Local Food Co-operative might be right up your alley. By joining this co-op you will be helping to create a local food system that stays wit+

 Falk Family Farms

Located in the heart of farm country in Niagara-on-the-lake, Falk Family Farms features a roadside stand where they sell a variety of fruit products. Falk Family Farms in owned by third and fourth generation family members and has expanded greatly from+

 Doug Forsythe Gallery

A seasoned Canadian Artist, Doug Forsythe has experimented with many mediums to produce an eclectic collection of art pieces. His works have been featured at showings in Halifax, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York, and at tours throughout Europe. Visitor+

 Epicurean Restaurant

Nestled in the unique area of Downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Epicurean restaurant welcomes you to experience their unique flavours using fresh and seasonal ingredients. A modern indoor dining room is available, or tucked away in the back is a lovely+

 Lock 7 and Twin Flight Locks

"Have you ever seen a ship climb a mountain?" In Thorold, Ontario you can watch this phenomenon actually happen! Visit the Lock 7 Viewing Complex to watch the ships sail over the Niagara Escarpment through the Welland Canal. The Welland Canal is a ship ca+

 Brethren in Christ Cemetery

The Brethren in Christ were a sect who drew their membership from Old Older Mennonites, Church of the Brethren, and Lutherans of Pennsylvania Dutch stock. They arrived in the Short Hills in the late 1700s, probably from Lancaster County in Pennsylvania, i+

 St. John's Anglican Church, Jordan

Rev. George Mortimer Armstrong came to Louth township as a missionary ca. 1840 and in January 1843 was appointed rector of the parish. Construction of the church probably began in 1841. The church probably opened for services in May 1842. Complete records+

 Vanderlip-Marcy House

This two-storey white frame house was built in 1816 on the location of another house that was destroyed during the War of 1812.+

 Butler's Burial Grounds Historic Site

The site is known as where Colonel John Butler lays; it features two plaques commemorating him and his troops. Colonel John Butler was an instrumental force in alliance between Natives and the British during the late 18th Century in Upper Canada. Known fo+

 Morningstar Mill Living Museum Park (Mountain Mills Museum)

Morningstar Mill is a fully restored nineteenth-century gristmill, and the only operating water powered mill in the Niagara Peninsula. It has been restored to working order by a dedicated nonprofit group called the Friends of the Morningstar Mill. It is t+

 Short Hills Provincial Park - Roland Road Entrance

The map below contains the coordinates for the Roland Road entrance of Short Hills Provincial Park.

For further information on this destination, see the +

 St. David's Buried Gorge

General Information

The St. David's buried gorge existed 22,800 years ago. It was once a part of an ancient drainage system which extended the entire width of the NiagaraPeninsula. The St. David's Buried Gorge was approximately 1200 long, 305 meter+

 Tawse Winery

General Information

Tawse Winery is a recent addition to the Niagara landscape, opening in 2005; its wines have been in production since 2001. They use a combination of traditional artisanal techniques and state-of-the-art technology. Geo-therma+

 Niagara Falls Farmers' Market

The Niagara Falls Farmers Market is held every Saturday right next to the Niagara Falls museum. This morning event offers not only fresh local produce and meat but also live food demonstrations and entertainment. Farmers Markets are not only a great place+

 DeVries Fruit Farm

Visitors to the barn market can choose local fruits such as apples, peaches, pears, plums and tart cherries, when in season. The DeVries Fruit Farm also offers specialty items including apple cider, fruit jams and jellies.


 Art of Walter Campbell

Located in the Queen-Picton and National Heritage District, the Walter Campbell Gallery features landscape paintings of Niagara and numerous other places. Other Campbell paintings available in the shop include historic mills and Niagara Falls.+

 First Welland Canal Ground Breaking Cairn

The First Welland Canal Ground Breaking Cairn, located where Hwy 20 crosses the Welland Canal at the Allanburg lift bridge, gets noticed by a lot of people. It marks the location where digging started on the First Welland Canal on Nov 30, 1824.+

 St. George's Anglican Church

St. George"s is one of the oldest parishes in Canada established in 1792, and on its current location since 1840. Purchased from the founder of the Welland Canal, W.H. Merritt. St George"s has a long history as a garrison church. It serves the military st+

 The Apothecary - 5 Queen Street

At the corner of King and Queen Streets lies the Niagara Apothecary Museum - easily recognizable by the golden mortar and pestle displayed prominently on the front of the building. The building itself was restored in 1971 to reflect the structure as it+

 Butler's Barracks

After the War of 1812, Upper Canada built the Butler Barrack"s southwest of Fort George to avoid any future attacks from the American contingent. Once functioning as the site of government buildings before the War of 1812, Butler"s Barracks continued to b+

 Mackenzie Printery & Newspaper Museum

Step back in time and try your hand at setting type and working one of eight operating presses. Qualified staff provide guided tours, and there are interesting demonstrations and opportunities to "try it yourself". Working hot metal typecasters will cast +

 Short Hills Provincial Park

Short Hills Provincial Park is the largest park in the Niagara Region. It's part of an environmentally significant area known as the Fonthill Kame Moraine. A kame is an irregular hill of sand, gravel and silt which accumulates in a depression on a retr+

 Smeaton's Ravine

General Information

The Smeaton's Ravine, called a "Secret Fairyland" in a 1935 newspaper article by Albert H. Tiplin, is located on the Canadian shoreline opposite the +

 Taps on Queen Street Brewhouse and Grill


Taps on Queen Brewhouse and Grill is one of Niagara's most renowned microbrewery destinations in reputation to the upstanding quality in each batch of beer they brew. Taps proudly creates some of the finest beers brewe+

 Lococo's Fresh Market

General Information Walking through the aisles of Lococo"s market, you will be able to discover all that the Niagara region has to offer in terms of fresh fruits and vegetables. At this market you can buy all necessary ingredients for a healthy and fresh +

 Cherry Lane Frozen Fruits

Cherry Lane is Canada's only supplier of brined sweet cherries and frozen sliced or diced clingstone peaches. They are also one of the top producers of red sour pitted cherries in Ontario. A large portion of their fruit is grown at Cherry Lane, which h+

 Angie Strauss Gallery

Niagara's very popular art gallery features the works of owner-artist Angie Strauss in a lovingly restored 1850s Colonial house and garden, ideally located in the historic Old Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

It is here in the "must visit" dest+

 First Welland Canal - Lock 24

Lock 24 is located in Mountain Locks Park, a large park that has so many distinct areas to explore that its possible to miss this particular landmark. A small clearing has been made in the center of the park to showcase the original location of Lock 24 of+

 St. Andrew's United Church, Port Dalhousie

General Information St. Andrew"s United Church traces its origins back to the early days of Port Dalhousie. In the 1840s, the Presbyterian community of worship in Port Dalhousie was just beginning to form, and church services were held at the log schoolh+

 Storm-Mason House

"Originally across the street from its current location, this house was a story and a half tall when it was first built. When it was moved, a kitchen was added to the back along with another bedroom above. The land it now sits on was originally owned by+

 Beamsville Aerodrome

The Beamsville Aerodrome was an important airfield in World War I. In 1917 the Royal Flying Corps was faced with a difficult decision; the Corps would train in Texas during the winter of 1917 and 1918 and should the war last longer the Corps would have no+

 Laura Secord Homestead

From this modest homestead in the town now known as Queenston, Laura Ingersoll Secord made her famous 32 kilometre (20 mile) trek to DeCew House in Thorold to warn the British forces of an impending invasion by the American militia. The Laura Secord Homes+

 Short Hills Provincal Park - Pawpaw

General Information

Short Hills is 735-hectare, and is a day-use park. There are six-side trails along the Bruce Trail. This amazing park has both dense forests and open meadows, and also has meandering creeks and gentle hills that are perfect f+

 Rockway Falls

General Information

Located near Balls Falls, this gem is one of the Niagara Greenbelt's best-kept secrets. Formed through glacial erosion, and with a height of 18.3 meters, these falls are a must see attraction for waterfall lover+

 Taps Brewing Company

Taps Brewing Company is a family owned and operated microbrewery located in the heart of wine country. Using choice, quality ingredients, they create small batches of finely crafted lagers and ales. Visitors are welcome to tour the facility and join in+

 Kurtz Orchards Country Market

This family-owned and operated country market features sampling stations for honey, jams, jellies and even wine jelly. There are Canadian and imported cheeses, country-style lunches and local produce in season. New and innovative gourment foods, as well a+

 Dick's Creek

There is a blind inlet on the bank of the Twelve Mile Creek, east of the Highway 406 pedestrian overpass to downtown St. Catharines. It is virtually all that remains of one of the Twelve Mile Creek"s most important tributary streams, Dick"s Creek. The cre+

 St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Thorold

St. Andrew"s Presbyterian Church is located in the heart of downtown Thorold at the corner of Ormond Street and Clairmont Street. In 1854 Reverend William Dickson was the first ordained Presbyterian Minister in the Thorold area and he became an influentia+

 Ridgeville Township Hall

The Old Township Hall was built in 1888. This was also the site of an earlier building in the 1840s.


 Battle of Beaverdams Park

The Thorold Discovery Walk pamphlet says this historical ten acre passive park was created in 1976 on the in filled channel of the second Welland Canal, but despite the name it"s not the site of the battle itself. However, it commemorates both Laura Inger+

 Jordan Historical Museum

Overlooking treetops rising from the banks of the Twenty Mile Creek valley, the Jordan Historical Museum sits in the heart of the historic settlement of Jordan. The park-like setting, studded with the headstones of an old cemetery, boasts two very special+

 School of Horticulture and Botanical Gardens

General Information

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 Port Dalhousie Pier


Port Dalhousie, is the waterfront and historic town the visitor will be experiencing during this destination. This town located on the shore of Lake Ontario, is one of the Niagara Peninsula's best-kept secret. The harbour fro+

 Syndicate Restaurant and Brewery


From farm to table, that is the mindset at Syndicate Restaurant and Brewery. Located on Niagara Falls Lundy's Lane, Syndicate Brewery offers an array of tasty beer styles, from clean and gentle pale ales, silky +

 Howell Family Pumpkin Farm

It has been more than 30 years since a nine-year-old Jerry Howell filled a wheelbarrow with pumpkins harvested from his family farm in Fonthill, and sold them to passersby. Now the Howell Family Pumpkin Farm offers many activities for families to enjoy as+

 St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (NOTL)

General Information Founded in 1794 after Rev. John Dun from Albany, New York was sent here on mission, St. Andrew"s Presbyterian Church served the community until being destroyed in 1813 by retreating American Forces. The Church was rebuilt in 1831 in a +

 Rice Moore House

The Rice Moore House has been designated a heritage site for its architectural value.


 Grimsby Museum

The Grimsby Museum was established in 1984 to serve the community as an integral part of the cultural life of Grimsby and the surrounding area. This facility includes exhibition galleries which interpret the history of the Town including the area"s prehis+

 Roy Terrace Garden

Roy Terrace Garden is in a secluded area where you will have the opportunity to view the beautiful scenic back roads of Niagara which have a great deal of mature trees. By visiting the Roy Terrace Garden you will also have the opportunity of viewing the f+

 Paradise Grove Oak Savannah Restoration

Paradise Grove Oak Savannah Restoration Area is located at the north end of the Niagara Parkway, just south of John Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. This area is in the process of being restored to its natural state through the introduction of native plant +

 Sunnybrook Farm Estate Winery

In the heart of wine country sits Sunnybrook Farm Estate Winery. This is a different type of winery; instead of using Niagara's grapes, Sunnybrook takes advantage of the quality tender fruit that is obtained by Niagara's longer growing season. Award-wi+

 Harvest Barn Country Market (Niagara on the Lake)

Located just south of the Old Town of Niagara on the Lake for more than three decades, the Harvest Barn Country Market offers the best local produce, in season, from their farm and from neighbouring farms. They also have another Harvest Barn retail shop o+

 St. Andrew's Church (Grimsby)

St. Andrew"s Church is the fourth oldest church in Ontario. The original church, a log structure built in 1794, served not only as a church, but as a meeting place and a school. Before the construction of the log chuch, services were read by Andrew Pettit+

 Petty House

"John Petty, a wagon maker, built this as a home and a shop. It was conveniently located next to the blacksmith, who supplied metal fittings for the sleighs, carriages and wagons. Petty cured the spokes for wagon wheels for seven years, and then placed th+

 Festival Theatre

The Festival Theatre is a proscenium-arch theatre that seats 869 people. Each grand season debut is located in the Festival Theatre, every May. This theatre is the Shaw"s flagship theatre in which it puts on its large scale shows. The building houses a Ca+

 Rotary Park

Rotary Park is a 13 hectare parcel of land overlooking 12 Mile Creek and opposite DeCew Falls Generating Stations I and f=""+

 Paradise Grove and The Commons

Paradise Grove: Oak Savannah is located within The Commons which is just minutes from downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake and offers a beautiful walk through a stand of Oak trees as well as a large manicured field for recreational activities. Once used as a mili+

 Strewn Winery

General Information

With integrated culinary and wine experiences, Strewn encourages visitors to sip and savour Niagara. Public and private tours, and special events are available.

At Strewn's boutique, wine enthusiasts can purchase+

 Grimsby Farmers' Market

Please come out and support your local farmers!DirectionsQEW exit 71, Grimsby (Maple, Ontario and Christie Streets) Ontario Street south towards Niagara Escarpment, away from lake Right (west) on Adelaide Street Corner of Ontario Street and Adelaide Stree+

 Silver Spire United Church

Silver Spire United Church came into existence on July 1, 2008, as an amalgamation of three former downtown St. Catharines churches: Memorial, St. Paul Street United and Welland Avenue. Their current membership is about 450 individuals. Average Sunday wor+

 Overholdt House

"The house was built in 1900 by a wealthy shipping merchant named Moses Overholdt. He and his wife raised a son and daughter in the house which was to become the site of many social gatherings. The property remained in the family with his son Galen mainta+

 Court House Theatre

The Court House Theatre is a national historic site. This theatre is also known for being one of the theatres involved in the Shaw Festival. The upper level of the building features an auditorium, seating 327 people, integrated with a thrust stage.+

 Rockway Conservation Area

General Information

The Rockway Conservation Area is located along the Fifteen Mile Creek in Rockway, which is just between the Town of Lincoln and the City of St. Catharines. The 126 hectare Conservation Area features the Bruce Trail and the Ro+

 Niagara Glen Terraces

The Niagara Glen (Scottish term for steep narrow valley) provides a beautiful location for picnic on the Wintergreen flats and trail hiking. Walking through the trails is like a walk through time as the rock layers and fossils date back as far as four hun+

 Stratus Wines

This functional and contemporary winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake sets itself apart in both appearance and environmental sustainability through its design. Inside the building, Stratus offers a well-decorated, modern environment in which visitors can purchas+

 Bluemin' Acres

The Bluemin" Acres Farm grows four acres of blueberries of different varieties; from big and plump to small and wildish. The berries are a hit among locals and visitors alike, and it is not uncommon to see customers lined up for fresh blueberries at the r+

 Queenston Chapel

The Queenston Methodist Chapel, which is now located on the same property as the Laura Secord Homestead in Queenston, was constructed in 1862 as the Wesleyan Methodist Meeting House at the corner of Queenston and Dumfries Street. It served the local Me+

 Oak Hill, William Hamilton Merritt Estate

The imposing white house at the corner of St. Paul Street West and Yates Street is Oak Hill, the second family home of Welland Canal magnate William Hamilton Merritt. The present building was constructed between 1858 and 1860 to replace Merritt"s first fa+

 Ball's Falls Centre for Conservation

Built in 2007 the Ball"s Falls Centre for Conservation is a natural history gallery, hosts workshops and programmes, and is in a beautiful natural setting for special events.Built to be an educational showcase for conserving energy and water, the building+

 Queenston Heights Park


The peaceful Queenston Heights Park is located high atop the Niagara Escarpment, greeting visitors with exquisite gardens and vegetation. This park, filled with rich history, is a sanctuary for outdoor lovers and nature enth+

 Niagara Escarpment (Biosphere Reserve)

General Information

The Niagara Escarpment played a pivotal role in shaping the southern landscape of the peninsula. It stretches a total of 725 kilometers from Watertown located in northern New York all the way to the tip of the Bruce Peninsula+

 Stonechurch Vineyards

Stonechurch Vineyards has won many awards of excellence for their VQA wines, and icewines since opening in the early 1990s. Visitors to Niagara are invited to the boutique to look for the right wine, or to experience tastings and tours. The winery enjo+

 Queen Street Baptist Church

Queen Street Baptist Church is a caring, multicultural church community that has gathered together since 1833 in downtown St. Catharines. Over time, their congregation has developed and changed in many ways. For instance, their music has changed to a blen+

 Nixon Hall

Allen Nixon settled on these lands as one of the first United Empire Loyalists in Grimsby. Nixon Hall was built in 1845 as a residence for the Nixon Family. This home demonstrates fine examples of the Gothic elements in its architectural design. The front+

 Queen's Royal Park

Kick off your shoes, feel the grass between your toes and relax in the shade under beautiful trees along the Niagara River at Queen"s Royal Park. Located just two blocks from Niagara-on-the-Lake"s main commercial strip, Queen"s Royal Park is the perfect l+

 Martindale Marsh

General Information The Martindale Marsh is a unique area belonging to the Twelve Mile Creek watershed system. It is located in northern St. Catharines between the Henley Bridge and the Port Dalhousie Harbour. The overall land has a surface area of more t+

 Silversmith Brewing Company


Silversmith Brewing Company opened in 2012 in response to what felt as lack of local beer in the Niagara community. Regionally, there were many wineries already established but the local craft beer market was virtually+

 Pelham Evangelical Friends Church

The original Society of Friends (Quaker) Church now forms part of the Pelham Evangelical Friends Church. The Quakers were among the first settlers of Fonthill, arriving and establishing a community well before 1790. After the 1827-28 Hicksite-Orthodox +

 Nelles-Fitch House

The southwest wing of this simple house is Robert Nelles original log home. Colonel Robert Nelles was an important figure in the War of 1812 and was one of Grimsby"s founding fathers. The house was built in 1787 as a temporary residence while the Manor (N+

 Queen Victoria Park - Accessible

Queen Victoria Park is a large park located in the City of Niagara Falls. The park is considered the central tourist attraction of Niagara Falls, providing the best view of the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls. The main structures in the park include+

 Lower Beamer Falls

The Beamer Memorial Conservation Area in Grimsby offers some spectacular waterfalls +

 Royal DeMaria Wines

General Information

Hairdresser Joseph DeMaria first tried icewine from the Niagara Region in 1991. Taking a keen interest in this up-and-coming industry, Joseph applied for, and received, the winery licence for Royal DeMaria Wines.


 Grace United Church

This building was made in 1852, initially used by Presbyterians, but was purchased by the Methodists in 1874.

Community Lunches
On the third Thursday of each month from October through April, volunteers take turns organizing and serving+

 Nelles Manor

Nelles Manor is considered to be the oldest inhabited dwelling between Niagara and Kingston. It was built in the Georgian style by Colonel Robert Nelles, of locally quarried stone, over a ten year period (1788-98). Built facing north and Lake Ontario on a+

 Queen Victoria Park

Queen Victoria Park is right in the center the Niagara Parks, which gives the garden easy access to the public. Queen Victoria Park is bounded by the escarpment, the Niagara Gorge, and the Niagara River and has a wide collection of valuable native and int+

 Lower Balls Falls

General Information

Located within the Twenty Valley Watershed, Lower Balls Falls is one of the most breathtaking waterfalls within the area. Explore the many trails that+

 Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery

Eugene Roman started keeping bees when he was six years old! When he and his wife decided to start a winery, a meadery came to mind - the first in Niagara. The heady scent of honey wines, beeswax candles and honey, permeat the wine boutique.


 Fonthill United Church

"In 1842, Fonthill Methodists began meeting in their homes for services until they purchased a church 16 years later. "In 1858, the Methodists bought a white frame church from the Universalists, and when it was replaced by a brick church in 1937, it wa+

 Moore Cottage

This regency cottage was built in 1864 for Joseph Chambers, blacksmith and mason, who allowed part of it to be used as the Private School for Boys before the construction of the new "Common" School on Elm Street in 1867. Tom Rome, famed as a cricketer was+

 Port Davidson Conservation Area

Port Davidson Conservation Area is a fantastic place to go for visitors who enjoy fishing or bird-watching. This small, quaint Conservation Area is made up of less than 0.2 hectares of land. It is located south of Smithville, in the Township of West Linco+

 Louth Falls

General Information Located along the 16 Mile Creek in Jordan, Louth Falls are among the most striking in the Niagara Greenbelt. They are 25 meters in height and are formed by the Irondequoit limestone of the Niagara escarpment, nestled in the beautiful +

 Rockway Glen Estate Winery

General Information

With breathtaking views of the Niagara Escarpment, and surrounding vineyards, Rockway Glen features an 18 hole championship golf course.

Their restaurant overlooking the golfcourse, offers casual and fine dining+

 First Presbyterian North Pelham Church

The Presbyterian faith was brought to North Pelham by Reverend Daniel William Eastman. Beginning in 1823, he began preaching to the people of North Pelham once a month in exchange for forty bushels of marketable wheat. The congregation opened their fir+

 Merchant Shop

This home was originally built as Henry Nelles" merchant shop and granary. The joinery used to build the house indicates that it was originally constructed by ship carpenters. The post and beam interior is made of lovely red pine. At one time this would h+

 Port Dalhousie Beach Sunsets

Port Dalhousie Beach, home to a historic harbourfront village, is located in St. Catharines Ontario, and is known not only for its picturesque sunsets but also as one of the best kept secrets in the Niagara Peninsula. This area offers gorgeous views of th+

 Jordan Escarpment Valley / Twenty Valley

This area features a well-developed incised escarpment valley with terrace valleys and broad floodplain features continuous with an extensive drowned meander valley on the Lake Ontario Plain. There is rare Carolinian flora present. The Lake Ontario Plain +

 Riverview Cellars Estate Winery

Riverview Cellars Estate produce award-winning VQA wines and icewines that can be purchased at their boutique in rural Niagara. Visitors are welcome to come by in the summer and to experience how the wine gets from vine to bottle. This family-owned and op+

 First Presbyterian Manse

This white frame house was built by Robert Lillie Gibson as living quarters while building his stone house. Upon completion of his house, he offered the first house to the local Presbyterian congregation for use as a manse.

Rev. R.G. Murray was+

 McFarland House & McFarland Point Park

This historic and beautiful Georgian style home was built in 1800 and was the residence of John McFarland and his family for 150 years. It is one of the few buildings in Niagara-on-the-Lake which pre-dates the War of 1812. McFarland built the home with hi+

 Oakes Garden Theatre

Oakes Garden Theatre is designed around shrub gardens that have vivid green features, which are accented by many different flower arrangements and beautiful water features. Oakes Garden Theatre is the perfect place to stop and enjoy an afternoon walk in t+

 Henley Island

Henley Island is located in Port Dalhousie, on Martindale Pond, which provides the visitor the opportunity to either relax on the side of the lake or bring their own canoe and enjoy the peaceful surroundings as you paddle around the lake, drawing in the n+

 Ridgepoint Wines

General Information

Ridgepoint Wines is a small estate winery on the Niagara Escarpment, dedicated to the production of premium and ultra-premium wines. Ridgepoint Wines is also responsible for the first commercial bottling of Nebbiolo, an Itali+

 Fenwick United Church

The red brick Fenwick United Church on the corner of Canboro and Church Streets was erected in 1900. It was built when two Methodist groups amalgamated. One of these congregations had been active since about 1830. Today the 109 year old church has a child+

 McAdam House

"There is little known about this house, but we do know that it belonged to the Merritt family in the 1930s. It has undergone a meticulous restoration, and is one of the finer homes along the street with its lush garden and close attention to architectura+

 Niagara Shores Park

Niagara Shores Park is a shoreline property that is sandwiched between Lakeshore Road in Niagara-on-the-Lake and Lake Ontario, just east of the mouth for the Four Mile Creek. This lakeshore area is heavily used for day use recreation. It's a great plac+

 Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site

The Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site is a great example of an area that is in harmony with both of its uses: conservation and recreation. Its large area and variety of trails is the perfect setting for a quick stroll, or an afternoon of fun and learni+

 Reif Estate Winery

Reif Estate welcomes visitors to its boutique, a fully restored coach house on the Niagara Parkway, featuring award-winning VQA wines and icewines grown and crafted by the Reif family for purchase and for tasting.

Public and private tours a+

 Danish Lutheran Church

This historic house was originally built by Walter Nelles, son of Peter Ball Nelles, and his wife Mary Summer. The house is a good example of an Ontario vernacular version of the Italianate style with its hip roof with deck, balanced facade, eyebrow like +


This house is perfect for the architechtural enthusiast because it is representative of a large variety of architechtural styles. With a mix of Italianate, Queen Anne and Romanesque Revival styles, this beautiful Victorian home has everything - 2 storey b+

 Nelles Lake Park

Nelles Lake Park is located as the end of Margaret Drive. This park is home to a peaceful Lake Ontario shoreline. There are facilities to accommodate beach volleyball.


 Fonthill Sandhill Valley

South of the Niagara Escarpment is the Fonthill Sandhill Valley, a non-escarpment feature that extends through the Fonthill Kame and into the Short Hills. The feature is made of a series of ridges and valleys that are up to 30 m deep. The Fonthill Sand+

 Puddicome Estate Farms and Winery

We are the proud owners of our 208 year old family fruit farm. Our story begins in 1797 as cattle farmers. In the early 1900s we became fruit farmers. 1940 saw the planting of the first vineyard and today we are a working farm of approximately 300 acres o+

 Charles Woolverton Church Building

Built in 1880, this lovely orange brick church was originally the site of the first Grout Foundry and Agricultural Works which burned down in 1879. The Grout Foundry was known for the invention of the horse-drawn grape hoe and the sulky plough.

 Ledingham Cottage

In 1879, Ledingham Cottage was built by Reverend Gallagher, and it had several owners over the years. The cottage received its name from the Ledingham family who lived there the longest and were the last to occupy it as a summer residence. Over time, the +

 Sunset Beach (formerly Municipal Beach) (St. Catharines) Sunsets

Municipal Beach is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario in St. Catharines and offers amazing sunset viewing opportunities. It is described as a hidden treasure as most people don"t know about it and go to other more well known beaches such as Por+

 Fonthill Kame-Delta

The Fonthill Kame-Delta is unique because it serves as the highest point of land in the Niagara region. While it has never yet received designation by any official agencies, it is easily identifiable by several transmission and microwave relay towers (+

 Pillitteri Estates Winery

Pillitteri Estates Winery is a family-run winery well-decorated with awards for their VQA wines and icewines. It was an award-winning icewine that prompted them to open in 1993 and since then icewine has been their specialty. Their estate features a bouti+

 Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria

The Cathedral of St Catherine of Alexandria was built in 1845 but has a history dating back to 1832. It offers services to the community in the Roman Catholic faith. The Cathedral of St Catherine is also one of the churches which participates in the Out o+

 Lake Lawn

Named for the grassy stretch between the house and the lake, this home was built in 1846 by John Adolphus Nelles, son of William Nelles. John"s brother Peter Ball Nelles shared this property and built a lovely home called Stone Shanty. It was unfortunetel+

 Municipal Beach

General Information

Municipal Beach is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario in North St. Catharines. Municipal Beach is operated by the City of St. Catharines and offers residents full access to the beach, playground and picnic area. Th+

 Faucet Falls

As well as its main Upper and Lower Falls, DeCew has a lesser known falls that is worth a visit. Faucet Falls is a small plunge falls which unlike other falls in the area is a+

 Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery

General Information

Penninsula Ridge Estates Winery is a world class wine and culinary destination that sits on the edge of the Beamsville Bench, part of the Niagara Escarpment, designated by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve.


 Beaverdams Methodist Church

The Methodist Church in Beaverdams was built around 1832. Beaverdams was considered a centre for Methodists from the 1790s onwards. The church is built in the style of a New England meeting house; it has an almost square shape, minimal ornamentation, a+

 Kitchen House

The Kitchen family have lived in the Grimsby area for almost 250 years. William Dennis Kitchen built this home with its three gables, Georgian style verandah and intricately designed windows for his family in 1860. William"s relatives had lived in the are+

 Mud Lake Conservation Area

Mud Lake Conservation Area offers visitors unique bird watching, fishing and hunting opportunities. There are 3 duck blinds located on the Eastern shore of the lake that provide a hidden and covered area for visitor use. These blinds are accessible by +

 Elm Street Naturalization Site

The Niagara Region has done a wonderful job of restoring this former landfill into a natural recreational site that compliments the Port Colborne community. This site boasts many trails through grassy knolls, woodlands and around several ponds. The Leash-+

 Peller Estates Winery

Peller Estates proudly features an extensive selection of wines and VQA wines and icewines. Visitors are welcome to customize their experience with tours and tasting sessions.

Experiences wine and culinary pairings at the Pellar Estates Wine+

 Jordan House - 1842

First licensed to John Spence this hotel has operated since 1842. Many hotels and inns were necessary as rest stops along the Old Indian Trail now known as King Street or Regional Road 81. Under Spence, the vigilante militia convened here, and later, it b+

 Mountainview Conservation Area


 Dufferin Islands

Dufferin Islands are located just south of Niagara Falls on the Niagara Parkway. The potential of this area was obvious and as a result it was used for a saw and grist mill in the late 1700s. Subsequently a unique feature was discovered within the area, t+

 Palatine Hills Estate Winery

John Neufeld and his family originally joined the wine industry as growers, not wine-makers. However, in the late 1990s with some surplus icewine juice, John collaborated with a local winemaker to create an award-winning Vidal Icewine. Since then, the Neu+

 James William Grout Nelles House

This historic home was built by James William Grout Nelles circa 1865, and later became the home of his son Willison Boise Nelles and his wife Henrietta, (who was called Ruby). Imagine 150 year ago, prior to housing developments, the farm stretching east +

 Mountainview Conservation Area

General Information

Mountainview Conservation Area is a 25 hectare (61 acre) rugged outcrop of protected land on the Lake Iroquois Bench or Beamsville Bench, with a stretch of the Bruce Trail passing through it. There is a good view of the land +

 Devil's Punch Bowl

General information The Devil"s Punch Bowl is located off Highway #20 in Stoney Creek is also referred to as the Horseshoe Falls. The land is owned by the Hamilton Conservation Authority. It is a rainbow waterfall approximately 40 +

 Oast House Brewers


Doing things the Niagara way, that is how the Oast House Brewers put value on their microbrewery. Reflecting this ideal, Oast House strives to honour Niagara`s regional agricultural traditions and gastronomic reputatio+

 Howard House

The Howard House sits on a plot of land originally granted by The Crown to Samuel Crowine in 1803. The land was then given to Jacob Beam Jr., who sold the property for about 5 pounds per quarter acre in 1847 so that it could be used for the building of a +

 DeCew Falls - Geology

General Information

Hiking westward from Morningstar Mill, you will gradually descend the Niagara Escarpment and enter into Short Hills Provincial Park. This is an interesting area whe+

 Morrison Park


Morrison Park is located in the quaint Town of Grimsby. It provides access to Lake Ontario and has beautiful beachfront shoreline for swimming. It is a great place to enjoy the lake and on a cle+

 Niagara College Teaching Winery

General Information

The students and teachers of Canada's Teaching Winery at Niagara College welcome you to their beautiful campus near the base of the Niagara Escarpment. Their school's wine store features their own brand of award-winn+

 Honsberger-Griffith House

"The Honsberger-Griffith house was erected in 1851 by Michael Honsberger, a local merchant and Post Master in the Village of Jordan. The house was built using bricks that were made locally. Currenty the home is owned by Audrey Griffith (905-562-4666), who+

 DeCew Falls (Waterfalls)

General Information The western stretch of DeCew Road in St Catharines is the perfect place for waterfall lovers to go and explore. It is home to two main waterfalls - Upper DeCew falls, a large 22 metre plunge waterfall, and Lower DeCew Falls, a smalle+

 Morgan's Point Conservation Area

Morgan"s Point Conservation Area is located on the shore of Lake Erie in the town of Wainfleet, Ontario. It is the perfect location for a family outing as it contains a playground for children as well as picnic areas. Visitors can enjoy the excitement of +

 Niagara College Teaching Brewery


Niagara College Teaching Brewery does more than educate students; it is also a producer of the award winning First Draft ale and lager. Canada's first teaching brewery was created in response to the need for skilled pr+


"William Nelles built The Hermitage around 1800. This house played an interesting part in the War 1812. American prisoners were housed in the barn after the Engagement at the Forty, (a battle which took place in what in what is now the nearby Forty Mile C+

 Montebello Park

A green oasis of 2.5 hectares (6.5 acres), in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, Montebello Park offers tree-lined lawns for playing or relaxing. The shaded childrens playground rings with laughter and there is always someone walking their dog nearby. +

 Mountain Road Wine Company

General Information

From Grapes to the Winery Mountain Road Wine Company started with the establishment of its first vineyards in 1983 by owner and winemaker Steve Kocsis on a farm originally purc+

 Homer Cemetery (a.k.a. Homer Burying Ground, The Ten Anglican Cemetery)

Canada GenWeb"s Canadian Cemetery Project. Homer Cemetery ( Homer Burying Ground / The Ten Anglican Cemetery)., William. 2012. Stalking Dead People: Homer Cemetery: Historical and Neglec+

 Helen Gibson House

Local quarryman and builder, W.F. Gibson, built the first two cement block homes in Grimsby at 14 and 16 Robinson Street Southin 1912. In 1921, Mr. Gibson completely rebuilt 14 Robinson Street South.The building was reconstructed in the classical Georgian+

 Mel Swart Lake Gibson Conservation Park

At the 27 acre naturalized Mel Swart-Lake Gibson Conservation Park, visitors may enjoy scenic views of Lake Gibson and take a stroll on the boardwalk that runs overtop the lake"s shoreline. Lake Gibson is an artificial lake that covers what were once mead+

 Mike Weir Estate Winery

Mike Weir's wines can be tasted and purchased at Creekside Estates Winery in Jordan, or through his e-boutique. The Mike Weir Estate Winery itself is not open to the public.

A Canadian icon first in gold, and now in wine, Mike Weir Estate W+

 Mississauga Point Lighthouse

Missisauga Point Lighthouse, constructed in 1804, was located on present-day Missisauga Beach, on the south shore of Lake Ontario within the grounds of what is now the Niagara on the Lake Golf Club. It was the first lighthouse on the Great Lakes. +

 Haynes-Griffin House

The mysterious Haynes-Griffin House recently a bed and breakfast, is now a private home again. The house was in the estate of Theresa E. Haynes, who left it for her granddaughter Evelyn Marguerite Staff in 1936. Thought to have been built about 1829 by th+

 Marlene Stewart Streit Park

This park is named after the famous golfer Marlene Stewart Streit, a Canadian golf legend who grew up in Fonthill just up the hill from here. As a youngster she became a golf caddy at Lookout Point Golf Course at the top of the Fonthill Kame. She was soon+

 Merchant Ale House Restaurant Brewpub


The Merchant Ale House Restaurant Brewpub originally began as a beer brewing experiment in a basement; however, it did not take long to become one of St Catherines most unique pubs. Located down town on St Paul Street,+

 Haynes-Creighton House

"This gracious Georgian home in Jordan Village was built between 1844, when Isaac Overholt purchased the land, and 1855 when the house and land were sold to John Petty, who was a carriage maker here in Jordan.

The Haines family (also spelle+

 Malcolmson Eco-Park

Malcolmson Eco-Park represents the last remaining parcel of undeveloped parkland in North St. Catharines. The park is described as a 14 hectare (36 acre) eco-park opperating with an interdisciplinary community based approach that claims to "give nature a +

 Merchant Ale House


The Merchant Alehouse is a beloved brewpub and restaurant in the heart of downtown St. Catharines. Situated on St.Paul Street, The "Merch" is a great place to grab a delicious homebrewed pint+

 Hare House

"A charming late Victorian house, circa 1890, this home underwent some careful modifications in 1987. It has some unique history: in the 1950s a congregation of the Eastern Orthodox Rite owned the house. It was said that the congregation sold the house be+

 Marynissen Estates Winery

General Information

Marynissen Estates Winery is family-run and has been in the industry since its revitalization in the 1970s. John Marynissen is said to be the first to plant Cabernet Sauvignon vines in Canada, and his vineyard is among some o+

 Hansler House

The Hansler House is an old Victorian house located near the Fonthill United Church. It was built by John Wilson in the 1870s, and was thought notable enough for a picture to be included in the Page Atlas- an atlas of Welland and Lincoln Counties compiled+

 Louth Conservation Area!

Louth Conservation Area is one of the most well kept secrets of the Niagara Region. It is located in Lincoln County along the 16 Mile Creek off of Staff Avenue, just north of the Staff Estate Winery. The area is geologically important as it contains ma+

 Maplegrove Vinoteca Estate Winery

Rosanna and her winemaker husband Giovanni Follegot own a winery in Woodbridge Ontario and have now opened their second, Maplegrove Vinoteca, in Beamsville. It is located between the shore of Lake Ontario and the QEW.

Using mainly manual equip+

 Haines-Farrell House

This beautiful historic estate house is for sale. "Built by Archie Haines after a much smaller house has been moved from the site, this house proved to be too big to sit facing the street and was built sideways. Haines purchased the adjacent lot, which wa+

 Louth Conservation Area

The Louth Conservation Area is located along the Sixteen Mile Creek in the Town of Lincoln. In comparison to many other conservation areas in Niagara, the entirely-forested Louth Conservation Area is often a quiet location with very few visitors, if any, +

 Malivoire Wine Company

General Information

Malivoire's first vineyard, the "Moira", was purchased in 1995. A year later a second and larger property was acquired only a short distance to the west, which would become the site of the winery. Between 1995 and 2000, close+

 Grout House

This home was built in 1855 by John H. Grout, son of Reverend George Grout the rector of St. Andrew"s Church. John became an important citizen, and entreprenuer who established the Grout Agricultural Works which manufactured reapers and mowers, the most m+

 Lathrop Nature Preserve

The Lathrop Nature Preserve is located in Pelham and is part of the the Fonthill Sandhill Valley. In 1998 the richly wooded property was generously donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada by Dr. D. Whiting and Margaret Lathrop+

 Maleta Estate Winery

General Information

Daniel Pambianchi, President and General Manager of Cadenza Wines Inc. has been involved in home winemaking for many years crafting many different styles of wine including traditional method sparkling wine. Daniel recently ma+

 Gibson House

This house was built in 1860 by Robert Lillie Gibson, of pink Grimsby sandstone from his own quarry. Gibson"s original quarry in Grimsby gave out and a new quarry was started in Beamsville. Gibson had contracts with the Great Western Railroad for bridges +

 Lakewood Gardens

Lakewood Gardens is located along Olive Street in the Town of Grimsby. It is home to a hard court for basketball and a Tennis Court. Lakewood Gardens is the perfect place for a leisurly stroll, or a game of tennis.+

 Magnotta Beamsville

Magnotta is Ontario's third largest winery and the only company of its kind in Canada, licensed to produce and sell, wine, beer and distilled products. With over 2,500 awards to date for product excellence, Magnotta is Canada's most award winning winer+

 Gables Restaurant

Built in 1873 this historic building is now occupied by the Gables, a local family style restaurant. The Fertich family who owns the popular restaurant recommends calling ahead at (905) 945-1997.The Gables Restaurant is just a two minute drive down the hi+

 Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park is located in the heart of scenic Port Dalhousie, on a beautiful Lake Ontario beach. A popular spot for young and old, visitors can enjoy the beach, picnic areas, pavilion, playground, boardwalk and pier year-round. Seasonally there is a sna+

 Legends Estates Winery

In 1946, John Lizak planted the seeds of promise on a tender fruit farm of a dozen acres. The fertile soil and microclimate of the Niagara Peninsula allowed the farm to prosper and as time passed, the customs of working the land were handed down from f+

 Fred Kinsman House

Built in 1894, this house is of the Queen Anne Revival style. It is designated under Part 1V of the Ontario Heritage Act by the Town and the Province as being architecturally and/or historically significant. "The h+

 Jordan Hollow Park

Jordan Hollow Park is a good rest stop or staging area for those using the Twenty Valley Trail. With picnic tables and an open field, visitors are welcome to bring games or picnic items to this stopover on King Street/Regional Road 81.

If you +

 Lakeview Cellars Estate Winery

General Information

Lakeview Cellars was founded in 1991, by Eddy Gurinskas and his wife Lorraine. The production for that year was 2,300 cases. Eddy established a name for Lakeview early in the Niagara wine industry, by crafting big, bold reds +

 Ford Cottage

In the summer of 1846 the shores of Lake Ontario became the scene of a Methodist Camp and Grimsby became known as the "Chautauqua of Canada"; a reference to a religious and cultural movement that started in the same era in New York State. Built in the 187+

 Jordan Harbour Conservation Area

Jordan Harbour Conservation Area is a beautiful area for visitors to go canoeing or kayaking and experience the tranquility of the calm harbour water. Located within the Twenty Valley watershed in the small town known as Jordan, Jordan Harbour is a pro+

 Lailey Vineyard

The Lailey family have been proud grape-growers in the Niagara Region for over 60 years, instrumental in promoting quality Niagara wines. Donna Lailey is one of the founders of the Vintner's Quality Alliance (VQA), which gives its coveted designation t+

 Fonthill Inn

The Fonthill Inn is one of the oldest buildings in the Town of Pelham. "A tavern was built on this site to service traffic on the "Great West Road" (the Canboro Road) probably before 1830. The owner was Jacob Osborne, and the settlement that grew up ro+

 Jaycee Gardens Park

Jaycee park is one of St.Catharine's largest parks, and contains ma beautiful landscaped flowers, grass and trees. This park is a great place for families and individuals alike to go and relax. There are long footpaths where people can enjoy long walks+

 Konzelmann Estate Wineries

On the waterfront of Lake Ontario you will find Konzelmann Estate Wineries, a family winery established in 1984. Thirty award-winning VQA wines can be purchased at the boutique complete with available tasting bar for those looking to encounter the right w+

 Field House

Colonel Gilbert Field built the Field House by 1800 on the property which was acquired by through a land grant. The two-story Field House is one of the oldest brick homes in Ontario, exhibiting classic Georgian architecture. The home has a rich history, +

 HH Knoll Lakeview Park

HH Knoll Lakeview Park is a 9 acre park located in the City of Port Colborne. Established in 1922, it overlooks Sugarloaf Harbour and Gravelly Bay on Lake Erie. The park features a 2.5 m wide paved pathway as well as an outdoor stage, a rose garden, a pla+

 Kittling Ridge Estate Wines & Spirits

Kittling Ridge is a Canadian producer of a variety of Ontario wine and spirits, located at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, on the southern shores of Lake Ontario. They offer a wide range of quality wine, Canadian whisky, vodka, and much more. If yo+

 Echo Hall

This fine Gothic house was built in 1842 by C. Woolverton, a local farmer and fruit grower. The exterior features an impressive paneled front door, bow-tie barge boards around the eaves and a spacious verandah. The interior remains in almost pristine cond+

 Heartland Forest Nature Experience

Heartland Forest Nature Experience is a 93 acre privately owned park in the City of Niagara Falls. Designed to be fully accessible as well as aesthetically pleasing, the park offers visitors unique experiences including access to two fully accessible trai+

 Kacaba Vineyards

General Information

Prior to becoming Kacaba Vineyards, the property on which the vineyard is located was slated for subdivision by the previous owner. Michael Kacaba, a Toronto Bay Street lawyer was able to purchase the property in 1997. He imm+

 Dressmaker's Cottage

This small stone cottage is believed to have been built for the Nelles family seamstress by a stone mason who used the stone left over from the building of Nelles Manor (1798). A resident seamstress was a necessity since manufactured garments were not ava+

 Harold S. Bradshaw Memorial Park

Harold S. Bradshaw Memorial Park is a 50 acre nature park located in the Town of Pelham. The park was donated to the town in 1982 at the passing of Mr. Bradshaw, along with $50,000 of his savings for its maintenance. Originally a family farm, the park now+

 Joseph's Estate Wines

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Every year in Niagara, thousands of tonnes of grape pomace the seeds and skins left in the press during the winemaking process are discarded. Some of it is returned to the vineyards as compost, some is hauled away to landfill+

 Dolmage House

Robert Dolmage (1820-1889), a general merchant on Main Street, built this red brick home for his wife and daughters. After his wife"s death in 1904, the girls care was entrusted to Claude Boden, a shop assistant who had been adopted by Robert. When the la+

 Happy Rolph's Bird Sanctuary

A 15.06-acre municipal park on the shores of Lake Ontario, Happy Rolph's Bird Sanctuary boasts one of Canadas most exotic collections of flowering rhododendrons.

There is also a petting farm, which includes chickens, pigs, horses, rabbits, +

 Jordan Village Wineries, Spas & Restaurants

GENERAL INFORMATION The town of Jordan, which is located in the middle of the many wineries in the Twenty Valley of Niagara. Just a few kilometres from the main highway of Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW), you enter a village that is very quaint that brings toge+

 Diffin's Inn

"In 1845 two enterprising brothers, Benjamin and George Diffin, built two inns on the Canboro Road or "Great West" Road, near the corner of present day Church Street. It was a time when inns were necessary and as numerous as gas stations are today, and th+

 Grimsby Park and Grimsby Beach

The early Methodists missed the fellowship of church attendance, so each summer for a week or ten days, a mammoth camp meeting would be held so that everyone could absorb enough religious fervour to last through the long winter. The camp meeting was an im+

 Denwycke House

Built in the 1840s this home is over 160 years old. Originally the home of Peter VanDuser, a local fruit farmer, it is a fine example of the architechture of its period. Georgian architecture refers to the popular architectural styles between 1720 and 184+

 Floral Show House

This beautiful show house is just a short walk from the main attraction of Niagara Falls and provides a wide variety of orchids, succulents, and other tropical plant species that are on display throughout the year. The Floral Show House is an excellent pl+

 Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery

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Featuring one of the most state-of-the-art wine facilities in Canada, Jackson-Triggs proudly shows its patrons its facilities, which produce quality VQA wines. Visitors can browse in the boutique and test the selection of Jac+

 Danner House

Located on the scenic route of the Niagara Parkway, the Danner House was built in 1805 by American immigrant Ulrich Strickler, after moving from Pennsylvania in 1801. The Danner House is a stone building with a stucco finish in an early Loyalist Georgian +

 Floral Clock - Gardens

The Floral Clock is a well-maintained area that is designed with over 20,000 colourful plants, which are arranged in unique and integrate patterns changed twice a year. There is a variety of flowerbeds that are surrounding the clock which adds to the a+

 Inniskillin Wines

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Inniskillin has a proud history as one of Canada's first estate wineries and is a significant winery in the Niagara Region. Located in lush vineyards near the Niagara River, visitors can tour the vineyards and cellars, shop a+

 Crowe-May House

Around 1860, the Crowe-May House was erected on a 100 acre plot of land by John David Crowe, who later served as Reeve for the then existant Louth Township, for the years 1877 and 1878. His son David Crowe received the inheritance when John David Crowe di+

 Floral Clock

The Floral Clock with up to 20,000 carpet plants and colourful annuals (the design changed twice a year), is one of the largest in the world! The face is 12.2 metres (40 feet) in diameter. The hands are made of stainless steel tubing. The hour hand is +

 Ice House

Northern Ice, a Vidal icewine is the featured product of Jamie McFarlane's Ice House. Jamie's extensive experience and expertise in the wine industry worldwide have propelled Northern Ice to international acclaim. Situated in a century home on the Niag+

 E.C. Brown Conservation Area

E.C. Brown Conservation Area is a great place to go for people who are interested in wetlands and the many different species that live within them. Located along the Welland River in the Town of Pelham, this Conservation Area was once used as agricultural+

 Hillebrand Estates Winery

Hillebrand offers a variety of ways to experience its wide selection of VQA wines. Visitors can customize their experience, from a wine tour and tasting to a private buying experience with a personal wine consultant. Hillebrand Estates proudly hosts Ja+

 Canterbury Cottage

This historic home was built in 1852 by Charles Nelles and was deeded to his half-sister Catherine. This Regency cottage with its low hip roof and large windows has a cozy appearance that hides its spacious, elegant interior. Two additions have been made +

 Coronation Park and Grimsby Lions Community Pool

The Forty Mile Creek runs along the edge of this tree filled park, a cool shady haven in the middle of town. There are benches along the walkway and in the evening the reproduction period lamps light the paths with soft glow for a quiet summer reverie.+

 Hidden Bench Vineyards and Winery

Non-interventionist, quality focused and terroir driven Hidden Bench wines are produced from three distinct vineyards totaling almost 100 acres within the Beamsville Bench VQA sub-appellation. As an estate winery, all of their wines are produced with o+

 Buchner House

The Buchner House, built in 1799, is a unique home surrounded by rich history of the founding of Niagara Falls and the fight for Canada. The home was built by Christopher Buchner, after purchasing the property from his father-in-law, James Forsyth. Forsyt+

 Comfort Maple

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The Comfort Maple is a wonderful place to visit. It is very quiet and often there is nobody else there. It is found in the countryside of North Pelham, tucked away down a bumpy dirt road. It's a perfect location for pi+

 Hernder Estate Wines

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In the backdrop of Niagara's only covered bridge is Hernder Estates Wines, a producer of VQA wines and fruit wines. The property's four-storey barn dating back to 1867 is the home of the winery's boutique and banquet faciliti+

 Brown Jouppien house

Built in 1810 by John Brown, the Brown-Jouppien house is one of the oldest surviving homes in St. Catharines and in Southern Ontario. This a one of a kind home, full of rich heritage from the past. The large two-story home was built in two phases; constru+

 Chippawa Creek Conservation Area

Chippawa Creek Conservation Area is a 10 hectare park located in the Township of Wainfleet. Accessible to people of all ability levels, the park boasts a large man-made reservoir and a number of trails, one of which is easily accessible to people with dis+

 Henry of Pelham Estate Winery

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Henry of Pelham is a mid-sized boutique winery located on land in the Short Hills Bench that is ancestral to the winerys owners, the Speck family. In the 1980s brothers, Paul, Matthew and Daniel started the winery with their +

 Bowslaugh House

The first house built in this location was built in 1846 by John Beamer Bowslaugh, who donated the land on the lakeshore for the Ontario Methodist Camp Meeting Ground (currently Grimsby Park). The house was destroyed by fire in 1874, and was rebuilt as it+

 Cherie Road Park

Cherie Road park is located off the waterfront trail, in close proximity to a few other parks. It consists of beautiful pathways, where visitors can enjoy long and peaceful walks, while being surrounded by natural landscapes. The park consists of a but+

 Harvest Estate Wines

In the summer of 2001, Harvest Estates Wines was built as an addition to the Harvest Barn Country Market in St. Catharines. Unique specialty (souvenir) wines and fine giftware are for sale in the new retail shop. With a vaulted ceiling, a floor to roof+

 Balfour Street Victorian Villas

In the Village of North Pelham on Balfour Street, there are some notable Victorian Villas dating back to the 19th Century, one of which is known as the Horton House.+

 Charles Daley Park Sunsets

Charles Daley Park, a beautiful 22.5 acre waterfront park situated in Jordan, Ontario, is renowned for its picturesque sunsets. Locals and visitors alike flock down to the sandy shores to watch the sun setting into the horizon over Lake Ontario. The surro+

 Harbour Estates Winery

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Harbour Estate Winery is located on one of the most unique and breathtaking properties in the Niagara Peninsula. With frontage on Jordan Harbour, this family owned winery is located amidst Carolinian forests with the water as+

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 Charles Daley Park

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The waters of Charles Daley Park beckon swimmers to its sandy shores. Locals and visitors alike flock to watch the sun setting in to Lake Ontario, have a picnic, meet with family and friends, relax on the beach and enjoy the +

 Greenlane Estates Winery

Enjoy a glass of finely crafted wine in Greenlane Estate Winery"s wine lounge or out on their lovely patio on a beautiful day. Greenlane Estate Winey is dedicated to providing their customers with an enjoyable and memorable experience, whether you are loo+

 342 Simcoe Street - St. Andrew's Manse

This property on Lot 156 looks across the road to the front of St. Andrew"s Presbyterian Church; in early days it was owned by various persons who served as officers and elders of the church. The original Crown Grant was made in 1816 to Peter Ball, Andrew+

 Centennial Gardens

Officially opened in 1967 in celebration of Canada's 100th birthday, the garden is part of theMerritt Trail +

 Flat Rock Cellars

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During a tour at Flat Rock Cellars, you will learn about their state-of-the-art, five-level gravity flow winery. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Ontario from the glass encased winery boutique. Flat Rock Cellars is a pro+

 Canal Valley - Merritt Trail

This location consists of a huge trail known as Merritt trail where visitors can walk or bike through natural landscape and observe many trees and plants. At the end of the trail is an area with big rocks, where visitors can enjoy meals and have a nice+

 Fielding Estate Winery

Fielding Estate Winery takes great pride in the quality of their wines. To that end, they produce only small batches making Fielding wines very rare. They are available online, in the Wine Lodge winery shop, and in select Ontario restaurants.

 Butterfly Conservatory

The Butterfly Conservatory is home to over 2,000 tropical butterflies in a verdant and lush botanical garden environment. Visitors will experience the colours of both the butterflies and the beautifully landscaped conservatory, which includes paths that g+

 Featherstone Estate Winery

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Living on the land, Louise Engel and David Johnson live where they farm. Their goal is to serve as stewards of the land, just as other families lived and farmed this land before them. Featherstone has been insecticide free si+

 Burgoyne Woods Park - Tobogganing

Burgoyne Woods Park is one of the most popular areas for winter tobogganing in the St. Catharines area. Located in the neighbourhood of Old Glenridge in south St. Ca+

 Diamond Estates - The Winery

Just outside of Niagara-on-the-Lake lies a 12-hectare vineyard and production facility which is home to Diamond Estates - The Winery. Diamond Estates produces such well known brands as 20 Bees, Dan Aykroyd Wines, FRESH Wines, Lakeview Cellars and Sunda+

 Burgoyne Woods Park

In the neighbourhood of Old Glenridge in south St. Catharines sits a 122 acre municipal park complete with open fields, wooded paths, picnic areas, a dog park, a pavilion and a swimming pool and concession stand open seasonally.

The park featu+

 De Sousa Wine Cellars

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This special winery was a dream in 1979 when the De Sousa family purchased their property deep in the Beamsville Bench. Their wines have been given the utmost devotion, which spawned a unique taste only the old world Portugue+

 Bogart - Malcolmson Park

Bogart Street Park and Malcolmson Park/ Forest are located right next to each other. Bogart park is located next to a community center and is an ideal location for children. The park consists of a soccer field, baseball pitch, basketball nets, play area a+

 Daniel Lenko Estate Winery

For over 40 years the Lenko family has supplied high quality vinifera grapes to many fine Niagara wineries, winning several significant awards in the process. The vineyard now has some of the oldest Chardonnay and Merlot vines in Ontario, producing fru+

 Beamer Memorial Conservation Area Sunsets

Beamer Memorial Conservation Area, located on the Niagara Escarpment in Grimsby, Ontario is renowned not only as the best vantage point in the Niagara Peninsula to observe the annual hawk migration, but also for offering one of the most breath-taking a+

 Dan Aykroyd Wines

Dan Aykroyd Wines are currently crafted and available for purchase through Lakeview Cellars. From his highly successful career in film and television to his co-founding the House of Blues, Dan Aykroyd has brought laughter, music and entertainment into +

 Beamer Memorial Conservation Area

Renowned as the best vantage point in Ontario to observe the annual spring hawk migration, Beamer Memorial Conservation Area lookouts afford some of the most breathtaking and panoramic views of the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario. In the spring wat+

 Crown Bench Estates

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Peter and Olivia will welcome you to their winery with stories and tastings that will make a positive and long lasting impression. You don't go to Crown Bench to just talk about the weather; although Peter may give you a less+

 Bal Harbour Park

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Bal Harbour is a community park located along the Waterfront Trail in the peaceful town of Grimsby. This park provides access to the beachfront on Lake Ontario for swimming. If you are looking for a relaxing place to enjoy th+

 Coyote's Run Estate Winery

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Coyote's Run is located at the base of the unique area of the St. David's Bench. The winery proudly hosts its award-winning VQA wines, produced in small batches for distinct flavours and a high quality drink. Visitors are wel+

 Cornerstone Estate Winery

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Cornerstone Estate Winery was founded by Jerry and Wanda Kopanski in 2002, and opened to the public in 2005. Cornerstone is a family-owned and operated winery which features a variety of wines crafted from their own grapes. T+

 Chateau des Charmes

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Situated North of the Niagara Escarpment, Chateau des Charmes features award-winning VQA wines, including icewines, late-harvest wines, sparkling wines, and reds and whites of winemaker and owner Paul Bosc. Bosc is one of the+

 SCT Terminal - Cameron Green

The St Catharines Bus Terminal is located at 62-66 Carlisle Street in downtown St. Catharines. The station is served by St. Catharines Transit, Niagara Regional Transit, Greyhound and Coach Canada (Megabus). GO Transit buses stop at the Fairview Mall and +

 Cave Spring Cellars

Located in an historic winery building dating back to 1871, Cave Spring Cellars boasts the oldest functioning wine cellars in all of Ontario. Their wine shop hosts a complete selection of their current releases, back-vintages and a wide array of wine acce+

 Cattail Creek Estate Winery

One of Niagara's newest wineries, Cattail Creek has over 50 years of grape-growing experience. Entirely family-owned and operated, all of our wines are produced from grapes grown exclusively in our vineyards.


 Caroline Cellars

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One of the newer wineries in the Niagara Region, family owned Caroline Cellars presents award-winning VQA wines, icewines and dessert wines. Visitors to Niagara are welcome to the Wine Boutique, for tastings and purchases. Sp+

 Calamus Estate Winery

Calamus Estate Winery resides in the heart of Niagara wine country, adjacent to the Ball's Falls Conservation Area. Their historic 19th century heritage barn is the setting for both the production area and retail outlet. The grapes for Calamus wines are f+

 Aure Wines

GENERAL INFORMATION Aure Wines is a family winery run on the Highland Vineyard property atop the Niagara Escarpment by the the Hoare family. In business since 2007, the vineyard originally produced Concord grapes for making juice, but made the transition+

 Angels Gate Winery

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Angels Gate winery was founded by a group of wine loving friends on a property that was once owned by a congregation. In 1995, the land was converted into a vineyard. Their first vintage was in 2000 and yielded a very small p+

 Andrew Peller Limited

Not open to the public, this building along the QEW is corporate headquarters and one of the many bottling facilities for this large wine making consortium that have wineries in Niagara and British Columbia. Andrew Peller Limited was formerly known as +

 Alvento Winery

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Alvento means "at the wind" in Italian. Elyane Grenier and her husband Bruno Moos started in Tuscany and moved to this windy corner of Niagara West in 2001. They have founded this small winery with the aim of producing +