What to do in Niagara on the Lake Spring/Summer 2017

Our carefully curated collection of Short Term Private Vacation Rental Homes, located in Niagara on the Lake; most of them being within walking distance to the Queen Street Shops, Fine Dining, The Shaw Festival, Niagara’s oldest golf course and everything wonderful that Niagara on the Lake Canada offers tourist, and guests. To date, we are hosting guest from 22 countries around the world and excited to welcome all our Visitor’s.

As a reminder, all our properties are 15 to 20-minute drive to Niagara Falls Ontario and the many attractions that keep adults and children entertained while visiting The Niagara Region. On the way from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Niagara Falls, some attractions include: The Butterfly Conservatory, Brock’s Monument, The Floral Clock, Helicopter Rides and so many other Niagara attractions.

Many of our Niagara on the Lake’s short term vacation rental locations are in The Niagara Wine Country Route, famous for it’s many award winning wineries, and are perfect base for wine tasting and tours by bike or vehicle.

The Niagara Region is great for cycling along Lake Ontario and The Niagara River. Bring your own bikes, rent them in town or have them delivered directly to the rental property.

From a local perspective, some fun local things to check out in Niagara-on-the-Lake during your vacation stay:


If you like the soaps we provide visit One Earth for many other fantastic products: One Earth located at 187 Victoria Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario 

A fun thing to do is the workshops they offer, for example: Make Your Own Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter – Workshop and various other workshops!

Visit site: https://one1earth.com/

May to September

Saturday Farmer’s Market (Located on Niagara Stone Road by the Shoppers) offers locally grown fruit and vegetables, dairy, pastries, fresh cut flowers and food items and usually a band! Open 8:00 am to 1:00 pm every Saturday.

Niagara Supper Market – Farmers Market, food trucks, local wines and beers and live entertainment. 4:30 pm to dusk every Wednesday.

Jackson Triggs Winery – Movies After Dark – An open-air amphitheater surrounded by vineyards. Dusk, every Wednesday during the summer.

Many Farm Stands – Some favorites Bartell’s and Quiet Acres on Lakeshore Road. Each offering organically-grown produce and other items.

Anytime Breweries Restaurant’s and Shopping (some of our favorites)

The Exchange Brewery on Queen Street

Oast Brewery on Niagara Stone Road (Hwy 55)

Silversmith Brewery on Niagara Stone Road (Hwy 55)

Garrison House

The Old Winery Restaurant

Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Course

The Pie Plate Bakery and Cafe

Caroline Cellars

The Old Angel Inn

The Irish Harp

Lakeshore Antiques

Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake’s many shops and Restaurants

The Outlet Mall – Niagara Outlet Collection

Wine Tours Suggestions:

Grape Escape

Niagara Vintage Wine Tours

Bike and Scooter Rentals

Zoom Bike Rentals – bikes can be dropped off and picked at the cottages or in downtown Niagara in the Lake. https://zoomleisure.com/

ESkoot Niagara – hourly and daily scooter rentals in downtown Niagara on the Lake

Lake Activities

Paddle Niagara Paddle Boarding – paddle boarding lessons and rentals on the waterfront in downtown Niagara on the Lake.

Niagara Kayak Rentals – can be dropped off in several launch spots around the area, hourly and full-day rentals.

Whirlpool Jet Boats

Outdoors Activities:

Hiking the Gorge

Niagara cycle route and winery tours

Historic Fort George

Niagara Parks Commission – many locations along the Niagara River Parkway

Port Dalhousie – Lakeside carousel and waterfront dining

A few suggested Wineries of Niagara on the Lake and “The Bench”

Ravine Winery

Strewn Winery

Southbrook Organic Winery

Frogpond Organic Winery

Hinterbrook Winery

Palatine Hills Winery

Small Talk Vineyards


Vineland Estates


Shaw Theater Festival

Music Niagara Festival

How to book your stay:

For Accommodations in Niagara-on-the-Lake, please click the link below to see our many unique private rental homes to book your Niagara holiday accommodation: http://notlvacationrentals.com/our-properties/

While we prefer booking directly on our site, below is addition information on the most popular booking platforms for private home rental accommodations in the Niagara Region .

Information on booking site affiliates can be seen on our site by clicking the link below and scrolling to the bottom of the page:http://notlvacationrentals.com/about-us/

Home away and VRBO things to know:

Rates are posted in USD, if booking from Canada or another Country, the rates can be switched to your currency. Simply click on the rates tab on the right side of the page switch the pricing to your preferred currency. The service fee that is on the quote for booking is charged to you, by Homeaway/VRBO and not Niagara-on-the-Lake Vacation Rentals. We are actively working on a project with Homeaway to display Canadian Rates where applicable.

Airbnb things to know:

Rates are quotes in Canadian Dollars. Airbnb rates as quoted do not include the Harmonized sales tax of 13%. Once the reservation is made and confirmed we will contact you on how to pay the tax.

Vacation Rental Regulations in Niagara-on-the-Lake

All our homes are fully licensed and regulated through The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. In each home is the original license and a detailed information package made available to you.