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Weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake

A September 2004 trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake by chaiaday

Sitting by Lake Ontario Photo, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario More Photos
Quote: This is a lovely small town located on Lake Ontario, where you can walk, bike, shop, boat, or just veg out. It boasts approximately 30 bed and breakfasts, numerous shops, and two theaters.

Weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Quick Tips:

If you drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake, make sure to bring plenty of change because about 80% of the parking is metered. Parking rates range from .50/hour (2-hour maximum) to .00/hour (4-hour maximum). There is some unrestricted parking, but it can be hard to find. The Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce webpage has a wonderful map (https://www.niagaraonthelake.com/parkingTicket_Map.html).

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Note: Recently found out that the Inn has been sold and is now known as "Alfred's Coach House". The Inn is situated in a large colonial two-story house and includes three suites. Each suite has its own theme, a bathroom, and a separate sitting room. We were in the Teddy Bear Suite, which was done in muted shades of green and cream. Stained glass could be found throughout the room, from the table lamps to the skylight in the bathroom. The bedroom had a king-size bed and two walk-in closets (one stored a nice small fridge). While the bathroom was large with a shower/tub combination, the sitting area had two comfortable recliners and cable TV with a VCR. Also there were about 10 bears of var...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 5, 2004

Pride of Niagara Inn
279 Nassau Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Sitting by Lake Ontario Photo, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
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We were about 4 miles off the shoreline from the mouth of the Niagara River to Lake Ontario. There are plenty of places to just pull over, park, and sit and watch the boats go by.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 5, 2004

Sitting by Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

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