Unique natural landscapes make the Niagara Region an important centre for agriculture and tourism in Canada.
The most important agricultural enterprise in Niagara is viticulture, or winemaking. The Niagara Wine Route, which connects visitors to dozens of wineries, is a growing tourism draw while the internationally renowned Niagara Falls is one of Canada’s major tourist attractions.
Along with Shaw Festival, held annually in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and the Welland Canal, the Regional Municipality of Niagara receives up to 12 million visitors each year.
Just an hour’s drive from Toronto and half that from the U.S. Border, spend a pleasant afternoon on Lincoln’s part of the Niagara Wine Route, and immerse yourself in the old-world beauty of wine country – cradled in the bosom of the Niagara Escarpment.
Welland is home to Niagara College, and just a short drive to Brock University, the city is home to local and international students. Rich with multiculturalism and community spirit, Welland is a youth and senior friendly city that endeavours to keep all citizens active, happy, and healthy.
Grimsby is rich in history and small town charm. It is a destination spot for visitors year round, with a vibrant arts & culture scene, ample recreation opportunities, and a wonderful selection of shopping and dining in stunning natural surroundings.
Fort Erie is a town on the Niagara River in the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada. It is directly across the river from Buffalo, New York and is the site of Old Fort Erie which played a prominent role in the War of 1812.
The City of Port Colborne is a community steeped in marine heritage. With a generous climate, ample beach front, and cultural attractions, Port Colborne is an ideal holiday destination. Add to this to our historic shopping districts, variety of restaurants, location, selection of natural attractions and recreation facilities, and Port Colborne is a unique holiday destination.
It is best known for its agricultural productivity and Lake shore area. The area is utilized for dairy, beef cattle, and cash crops. Township boundaries consist of a lake shore nine miles along the north shore of Lake Erie, and 20 miles along the meandering course of the Welland River.