trips planned today
out of 5
Trustscore rating

The Best Things to Do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Plan your next trip here

Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Wildlife Area
Butterfly Conservatory , Niagara Falls
Enter the world of colorful insects at Butterfly Conservatory, located just minutes from the world-famous waterfalls. Sheltering over 2,000 b
Niagara Falls Canada , Niagara Falls
One of North America's most impressive natural attractions, Niagara Falls Canada straddle the border between the United States and Canada, ma
Tours from $148
Historic Walking Area
Niagara River Recreation Trail , Niagara-on-the-Lake
Walk or bike along Niagara River Recreation Trail, a picturesque route taking in some of the area's finest natural sights. Linking Niagara-on
Tours from $76
  • ©
Duration: 7 hours
Don't let the border stop you from experiencing all of Niagara Falls' glory! On this deluxe 6-hour tour, visit top Niagara Falls attractions on both the Ontario side and the New York side. Take a ride on the famous 'Maid of the Mist' boat, view the falls from atop Skylon Tower, feel the falls’ thunder at the Cave of the Winds and much more. All attraction fees, admission fees, hotel transfers and road tolls are included!
Book on Viator from $180
Horseshoe Falls , Niagara Falls
Horseshoe Falls are the largest of the three waterfalls that constitute the Niagara Falls. The falls are not only a popular holiday spot, but
Tours from $12
Geologic Formation
Journey Behind the Falls , Niagara Falls
Admire Niagara Falls from a different vantage point with a visit to Journey Behind the Falls. Hidden behind the powerful waterfall, the tunne
Tours from $44

Recommended Niagara-on-the-Lake tours


In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country. This town of just 14,000 residents boasts well-preserved Victorian architecture, numerous shops, manicured gardens, and a lively theater scene. Despite all that, wine tours remain arguably the most popular thing to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The region hosts over 20 fine wineries, most of which offer daily wine-tasting tutorials, tours of the production process, and a chance to purchase their finest vintages. If you get tired of sipping wine and gazing at Victorian homes, you can always take a trip to nearby Niagara Falls. Add Niagara-on-the-Lake and other destinations in Canada to your travel itinerary using our Canada trip planning website.

Plan your trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Niagara-on-the-Lake

TorontoTrip planner Best for: Observation Deck, Aquarium, Flea Market Niagara FallsTrip planner Best for: Waterfall, Theme Park, Geologic Formation OttawaTrip planner Best for: Government Building, Water Body, Specialty Museum Algonquin Provincial ParkTrip planner Best for: Hiking Trail, Specialty Museum, Kayaking / Canoeing KingstonTrip planner Best for: Historic Site, Park, Specialty Museum

Where to stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake abounds with accommodations that can be more affordable than those just a few minutes south in the city of Niagara Falls. The town's grid-like streets offer an array of choices, with Mary Street, Mississauga Street, and Queen Street among the most popular. If you're looking for something a bit more luxurious and don't mind paying extra, stay near the lakeshore and enjoy waterfront views from your bed and breakfast.
20 million rooms are at your fingertips!
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +