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Shaw Festival 2013 Calendar
Call us for the February-March Fabulicious Special. Gas Saver Specials, Wine Tour Packages with gourmet lunches and dinners, Dinner/Theatre packages, Spa packages, Gourmet Dinner/Accommodation packages and Extended-stay discounts throughout the year. Senior's Package offered November 1 to March 30. From November 1 - February 28 enjoy our Winter Madness Special.
Up-Coming Special Events
Rotary House Tour
Niagara on Fire
Rotary House Tour
Niagara on Fire
The Night of the Phoenix
Santa Claus Parade
Niagara Ice Wine Festival
Progressive Dinner: A Taste of Niagara, Niagara-on-the-Lake
A custom-built pre-Victorian style bed and breakfast, centrally located in the historic old town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and walking distance to shops, restaurants, theatres and wineries. One kilometre to the town's historic Queen Street shops, and restaurants.
Walk to the spa facilities at the Pillar and Post. Drive to any of the golf
courses, wineries, Niagara
Falls, Casino Niagara, Fallsview Casino and Resort, Butterfly Conservatory, Horticultural Gardens, MarineLand and Game Farm, Antique and Boutique shops, dozens of museums
and many more attractions.
Enjoy a relaxing evening at the world famous Shaw Festival, where plays written by George Bernard Shaw, the Irish playwright, and his contemporaries like Oscar Wilde, are shown daily. The Festival Theatre, Court House Theatre and the Royal George Theatre produce 9-10 plays each year. The Festival have now added a fourth theatre - the Studio Theatre.
The Niagara Region offers many activities for all age groups. Tourists can roller blade along the Niagara River all the way to Niagara Falls. The Niagara Parkway has one of the nicest bicycle paths. This path starts in Niagara on the Lake and takes you past the Falls along the Niagara River to Fort Erie - yes, to the US border. There are numerous bicycle trails. Ask us for bicycle route maps to the wineries, or just for the Niagara Region. Horse-back riding, jetboating, helicopter rides and walking trails are also available. During season, pick your own apples, peaches, strawberries, pears and cherries from the Niagara Region farms.
Niagara is a wine lovers paradise. Tourists may take guided tours or visit the many wineries on their own. Spend a day biking through the vineyards. Take advantage of the festivals organized by the Wineries of Niagara on the Lake. For special winery events,
activities, tastings and dinners held at the wineries, please check our calendar for Winery Events.
Take a wine tour and savour the taste of wines from the Niagara Region.
There are unusual boutique shops for those who love shopping on Niagara-on-the-Lake's Queen Street. The town is located very close to two Outlet Malls. One in Niagara Falls, Canada on the famous Lundy's Lane and one in Niagara Falls, N.Y. just off I190. There are many antique shops in the Niagara Region for you to browse through.
Niagara-on-the-Lake is located 15-20 minute drive to Niagara Falls and only 50 minutes, (approximately 38 miles) from Buffalo airport. Less than two hours to Rochester, N.Y. and a 20-minute drive to the Lewiston Bridge, N.Y.
World-class Birdwatching. Best place in North America to watch gulls. Come see our internationally known birdwatching areas. The Niagara River Corridor has magnificent possibilities for gull and water fowl viewing, especially in the winter months. It is possible to see 12 to 13 gull species.
John's Gate Gourmet Bed and Breakfast welcomes everyone regardless of race, sex, creed and colour.
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Niagara on the Lake is known as the "prettiest town in Canada"
Please click on picture to read about the history of Niagara on the Lake
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71.5 miles/120 kms.(1 hr 24 mins)
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239.9 miles (4 hrs 15 mins)
118.5 miles (2 hrs, 45 mins)
Montreal Dorval airport
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354.6 miles (7 hrs 25 mins)
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434.3 miles (6 hrs 40 mins)
94.18 miles (1hr 47 mins)
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view of the Niagara River, the American Falls and the Canadian
Horseshoe Falls. Niagara Falls is perhaps best known as one of
the natural wonders of the world. Also known as the "honeymoon
capital" of the world.
click on picture to read about the history of Niagara Falls
This small city, receives over 20 million visitors a year. The
city of Niagara Falls, is famous for the many tourist attractions
- Maid of the Mist boat cruise, the Skylon Tower, the Journey
Behind The Falls, numerous Horticultural and Botanical gardens,
Casino Niagara, Marineland and Game Farm, Ripleys Believe it or
Not Museum and many more attractions.
B&B accommodations located 10 minute walk from the waterfront and 15 minutes from Niagara Falls - all in the beautiful Niagara Region, wine country and theatre district - once known as the "most beautiful town in Canada"