The Legend of the Maid of the Mist

Long ago, the peaceful tribe of the Ongiaras lived beside the Niagara River. For an unknown reason, Indians were dying, and it was believed that the tribe must appease the Thunder God Hinum, who lived with his two sons in a cave behind the Falls. At first, the Indians sent canoes laden with fruit, flowers […]

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Top 10 Niagara on the Lake Bed and Breakfasts

The Butler House B&B | Niagara on the Lake

Over two hundred years after it was founded, Niagara-on-the-Lake hums to a different tune. Its many attractions include historic sites, the Shaw Festival with its three theatres, the marina, our heritage business district for shopping, golf courses, parks and beautiful farmland, agricultural markets and our world famous Niagara wineries. It’s a short journey back to […]

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Wine Making For Beginners

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If you are interested in wine making then you need to do a little homework before you get started. Wine making is not something that you can just plunge into and learn along the way, you need to do some research so that you know that you are not missing any vital wine making steps […]

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10 Wineries You Should Visit on your Trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake

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1. Peller Estates Winery Peller Estates Winery is arguably one of the most beautiful wineries in the area, offering stunning views of the Niagara Escarpment and surrounding countryside. Reminiscent of an Old World French chateau, this impressive winery is set majestically amongst 25-acres of lush vineyards. The winery is beautifully constructed, and features a grand foyer […]

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Pear With Wine, Vanilla Ice-Cream And Pepper

Pear With Wine, Vanilla Ice-Cream And Pepper

Poached in red wine, pears look like a rare jewel from another dimension. Serve it with vanilla ice cream lightly flavored with freshly ground pepper and you have a dessert that is out of this world. Although commonly served in French restaurants, pears poached in red wine and vanilla ice cream flavored with black pepper […]

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10 Must Book Bed and Breakfasts in Niagara on the Lake

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A Bed and Breakfast is all about personnal relationships between guests and hosts. To help, soon to be friends, feel welcomed in our homes, sharing conversations throughout their stay, enjoying breakfast with other guests from all over the World. Our B&B owners have that personnal touch and warmth, never too busy to talk or help! […]

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9 Beautiful Places to Have an Outdoor Wedding Ceremony in Niagara

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Botanical Gardens Arbour Ceremonies Amid the lush greenery of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens is a secluded Wedding Arbour. The charm of white Victorian-styled latticework creates a magical setting to celebrate your special day. Please note that all outdoor sites are weather permitting. We recommend securing an alternate indoor venue in the event weather is inclement. Botanical Gardens […]

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7 Niagara Falls Parks that are Perfect for a Wedding

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Imagine saying your vows with the thundering beauty of Niagara Falls as your backdrop, or surrounded by one of our world renowned gardens, in the breathtaking beauty of Niagara Parks.  With over 1,720 hectares (4,250 acres) of pristine parkland and manicured gardens, we have the picture-perfect venue for your special day. Niagara Parks is proud to […]

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Have Your Dream Honeymoon in Niagara Falls

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Honeymooning couples have made their way to Niagara Falls for nearly 200 years. Although the area hasn’t made it onto the Top Ten list of lovers’ destinations for quite some time, Niagara Falls continues to offer some unique charms. It’s the water, of course, that’s the draw. Crashing, plunging, thundering without cease. (It did freeze […]

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