Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario is a Southern Ontario locale, bountiful in charm and elegance. Nestled in the heart of the Ontario’s wine region, this quaint town is home to the Shaw Festival, charming inns, boutique shopping, historical sights and much more.
Recreation, Arts and Culture in Niagara-on-the-Lake
With its well-preserved heritage and a thriving arts community, there are many things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
• Shaw Festival – each year theatre lovers and thespians gather to celebrate the works of George Bernard Shaw and Shavian playwrights, on stage.
• Fort George – during the War of 1812, this British fort played a vital role in the battle for Niagara.
• Brock’s Monument – visitors should begin at the foot of the monument, then climb atop to take in a panoramic view of Lake Ontario to the north and Niagara Falls to the south.
• Wineries, vineyards, art galleries, museums, heritage homes and more.
Education in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Students can find apartments for rent in Niagara-on-the-Lake, a short drive away Niagara’s post-secondary institutions:
• Niagara College (Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus) – this Niagara College offshoot opened its doors in 1998. The satellite campus features a teaching greenhouse and nursery, a teaching winery, a teaching brewery and more.
• Brock University – left-brain thinking and right-brain smarts come together in one interdisciplinary learning space. Students can major in business, education, health sciences, the humanities and more.
Transportation in Niagara-on-the-Lake
If you’re renting in or visiting Niagara-on-the-Lake, you can take advantage of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Transit service to get around the town.
Residents can also connect to other parts of Ontario via GO Transit. Passengers may grab a ride at the King and Picton St intersection.