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The Niagara Region features many natural wonders, and it is a region that is worth visiting.
The Niagara Region
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Niagara Falls
 

Niagara Falls is one of the most visited destinations in the world. It hosts millions of tourists each year. Take a ride down the Niagara Parkway and see the smaller American Falls and then get ready to be amazed by the magnificent Horseshoe Falls. Experience the roar of Niagara Falls. You are almost guaranteed to see a rainbow arching in the mist over the falls. Visit one of the wax museums or take a ride up the Skylon Tower to get a better view of the Falls. There are many luxury hotel rooms that you can pick from that offer immaculate views of Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is the premiere wedding and honeymoon destination in Canada. There is much you can do, but like most other tourist destinations, make sure you bring your wallet.

Here are some helpful links to help you plan your Niagara Falls visit:

Niagara Parks: www.niagaraparks.com/              Niagara Falls Tourism: www.niagarafallstourism.com/               InfoNiagara Niagara Central Reservations: www.infoniagara.com/

Niagara-on-the-Lake


Niagara-on-the-Lake is located on the South shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of Niagara River and North of Niagara Falls. Go for stroll through the Historic Old Town. Don`t feel like walking? Then hop on a carriage ride. Visit one of the many world famous wineries and buy some local produce from the many markets scattered through the area. You can dine at one of the many fine hotels and then take a tour of Fort George. Niagara-on-the-Lake is a unique location, rich in history. Make sure you stop by Niagara-on-the-Lake when you are near Niagara Falls. And don’t forget your camera!!


Here are some helpful links to help you plan your Niagara-on-the-Lake visit:

Niagara-on-the-Lake Website: www.niagaraonthelake.com/                               Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake: www.notl.org                    Vintage Hotels: www.vintage-hotels.com

Jordan

Jordan, ON is a small village in the heart of Niagara's wine country. It is home to Butterball's Restaurant and Flea Market. The market is definitely worth visiting. There you can find old and new knick-knacks for very good prices. The flea market is not open everyday, but it is open on Sundays. Bring some cash, these are stalls with vendors and they do not have an ATM or debit.  

You can find the flea market at 2980 King St., Jordan, ON
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The Bruce Peninsula features some of Ontario's most unique landscape. Surrounded by Georgian Bay and Lake Huron, its beauty and nature is definitely unremarkable.
The Bruce Peninsula
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Tobermory

Tobermory, Ontario is a small town at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, a definite hidden gem.  It is surrounded by two National Parks, Fathom Five National Marine Park and Bruce Peninsula National Park. The whole area is beautiful; it is a hikers and photographers paradise. Its views are so picturesque that any photographer can capture great pictures, amateurs and experts alike. While you are there, make sure to visit Little Tub Harbour and take in the beautiful scenery. From luxury yachts to fishing boats, it is an atmosphere that is unbeatable. Stop in for a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants in the area and try some great Georgian Bay Whitefish. I recommend The Fish and Chip Place. Then when you are done, stop by The Sweet Shop and indulge in some great treats. While you are there, take a walk up the street and see the cairn that marks the Northern Terminus of the Bruce Trail. It is where the Bruce Trail starts and from there extends to Queenston, ON.

While you are there, I recommend taking a hike near Cyprus Lake in Bruce Peninsula National Park. There you will get to walk along a cobble beach and see unique sights such as the Grotto along the beautiful Georgian Bay coast. You will see water so clear that you won’t believe your eyes. You can literally see the bottom. You will walk along cliffs along Georgian Bay with views that will take your breath away. The Bruce Trail really knows where to take you. There is a fee to enter the park, but it is worth every penny.

I also recommend visiting Fathom Five National Marine Park and taking a hike down the Burnt Point Loop, a Bruce Trail side trail. From the parking lot, it will take you on a 5km or so hike. Before you start your hike, go up the lookout at the visitor center, if you are not afraid of heights that is. The Burnt Loop trail will take you to some nice lookout areas along Georgian Bay and should definitely be a day trip to consider. Bring a lunch and plenty to drink and find a spot to relax for a while. You will have many options along this loop trail. Remember leave only footprints behind, keep these areas beautiful and bring back with you any garbage you make.

On a side note, while they are rare, the Bruce Peninsula is home to some of Ontario’s Massassauga rattlesnakes. If you see one, leave it alone and it will just try to hide from you. They are not aggressive, unless threatened. You can learn more about them by visiting: www.massasauga.ca/

For more information on Bruce Peninsula National Park, you can visit: www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/on/bruce/index.aspx

For more information on Fathom Five National Park, you can visit: www.pc.gc.ca/eng/amnc-nmca/on/fathomfive/index.aspx

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Here are some helpful links to help you plan your Tobermory visit:                                                
                                                      During our stay, we camped at Land's End Park. I strongly recommend this place.

The Bruce Peninsula Website: www.thebrucepeninsula.com/tobermory/                     Tobermory Website: www.tobermory.org/                Land's End Park: www.landsendpark.com/































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