Niagara Falls ranked in Top 10 for Canada Day Destinations by Hotwire

June 27, 2013 4:28 pm

FB_3Niagara Falls has been ranked among the Top 10 places to spend the Canada Days holidays, according to a leading discount travel website

Ranking # 8 in North America as a Canada Day Destination, Niagara Falls has a great events schedule happening on Canada Day and throughout the entire Summer.

Join us in Niagara Falls for the 20th anniversary of Canada’s longest-running fireworks series! Beginning May 17 through Labour Day September 1, 2013, every Friday, Sunday and holidays at 10 p.m., enjoy a spectacular fireworks display in Queen Victoria Park.  Arrive early and enjoy free Coca Cola concerts at 8 p.m.

The Tall Ships are sail into Port Dalhousie in St. Catharines to celebrate the Canada Day weekend. The All Hands On Deck Ontario tour is marking the 1812 bicentennial with tours of the historic tall ships. Tickets are $5 Adult/General Admission $2 for Kids (Ages 3-12)

Gran Fondo Niagara, the Ultimate Cycling Experience is coming to Niagara Falls, September 14th, 2013. Up to three thousand cyclists will descend on Niagara for the inaugural Niagara Falls event. This ride will make history by closing the Niagara Parkway to traffic for the first time for a cycling event. From Niagara Falls to Niagara-On-The-Lake and then to Short Hills, Granfondo will tour through 125kms of scenic landscape in the Region.

Niagara Area Golf Courses offer stunning landscapes and scenic views and are therefore home to some of the country’s best golf courses. Recent involvement by PGA players and course designers has resulted in challenging, rewarding courses throughout the Niagara region.

Niagara’s unique geography and climate has allowed for breathtaking vineyards and wineries throughout the region. From small boutique wineries, to organic wineries and even celebrity wineries, there’s a wonderful diversity to keep visitors coming back again and again. The New Vintage Festival in spring, The Niagara Wine Festival in early fall and the Niagara Icewine Festival are essential events for wine lovers. When in Niagara, your taste buds will thank you as you sample incredible locally grown VQA wines expertly paired with culinary delights.