Niagara Peninsula attractions

Top Choice Waterfall in Niagara Falls

Horseshoe Falls

Niagara Falls forms a natural rift between Ontario and New York State. On the US side, Bridal Veil Falls crash onto mammoth fallen rocks. On the Canadian side, the grander, more powerful Horseshoe Falls plunge into …
Top Choice Winery in Niagara-on-the-lake

Stratus

Stratus, south of Niagara-on-the-Lake, is brilliant – the first building in Canada to earn LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification. The design addresses complex recycling, organic, energ…
Winery in Niagara Peninsula Wine Country

Vineland Estates Winery

From Hwy 81, turn right at Cherry Ave up the hill and then turn left onto Moyer Rd for the stone buildings of Vineland Estates Winery, the elder statesperson of Niagara viticulture. Almost all the wines here are exc…
Viewpoint in Niagara Falls

Table Rock

The prime falls-watching spot is Table Rock, poised just meters from the drop of Horseshoe Falls, the main attraction of the Niagara Falls – arrive early to beat the crowds, but you're unlikely to wait longer than a…
Waterfall in Niagara Falls

Bridal Veil Falls

Niagara Falls forms a natural rift between Ontario and New York State. On the US side, Bridal Veil Falls (sometimes called the American Falls, although these are actually a set of adjacent falls) crash onto mammoth …
Winery in Niagara-on-the-lake

Konzelmann Estate Winery

Konzelmann Estate Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the region and the only one to take full advantage of the lakeside microclimate. Snooty, maybe, but the late-harvest vidal and ice wines are superb.
Winery in Niagara Peninsula Wine Country

Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery

This photogenic winery is unmissable on a hilltop. The lofty timber tasting room, restaurant and hilltop setting are magic. Tours 11:30am June to November.
Winery in Niagara-on-the-lake

Strewn

Strewn produces medal-winning vintages and is home to a classy restaurant.
Fort in Niagara Peninsula

Fort Erie

East of Port Colborne and south of Niagara Falls is the town of Fort Erie, where the Niagara River leaks out of Lake Erie. Across from Buffalo, NY, it’s connected to the US by the Peace Bridge. The main drawcard her…
Museum in Welland Canal Area

Welland Canals Centre

For an up-to-date look at the canal, the Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3, just outside St Catharines, has a viewing platform close enough to almost let you touch the building-size ships as they wait for water levels…