Nestled on the banks of Lake Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake has been named Prettiest Town in Canada and the 2nd Prettiest Town in the World. Just 15 miles from the booming Niagara Falls, enjoy Niagara-on-the-Lake’s peaceful, picturesque setting with five-star accommodation at the Prince of Wales Hotel. Be transported by this fairytale-like setting with turn-of-the-century charm, prestigious wine country and one of the most famous wonders in the world!
Day 1 – A Royal Welcome (D)
Arrive to a royal welcome at the Prince of Wales Hotel, located in the heart of charming Niagara-on-the-Lake . An oasis of Victorian elegance with modern comforts, the hotel was named in honor of the prince’s visit in 1901 . Sophisticated and luxurious, the hotel offers old-world style décor and outstanding service. The city’s theaters, shops and restaurants are only steps away. Tonight, dine in the hotel’s Noble Restaurant.
Day 2 – Niagara Lake and Falls (B)
Get a local’s view during a guided driving tour of the towns Niagara-on-the-Lake and Niagara Falls. Visit the Floral Clock and Whirlpool Rapids, see famous Clifton Hill, Skylon Tower and, of course, the mighty falls! This afternoon enjoy the experience of a lifetime as you behold one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the awesome Niagara Falls! Aboard the Hornblower, cruise to the falls for a waterside view of the world’s most famous waterfall! Back on land, enjoy Niagara’s prestigious wine country, with a stop at the Riverview Estate Winery, perched high on a hilltop with water views. On a vineyard tour, learn about vines and wines, finishing with a tasting featuring three of Riverview’s varieties. Don’t miss their famous ice wine! Tonight, explore the town’s cafes and restaurants for dinner on your own.
Day 3 – Table Rock Fireworks (B, D)
Table Rock Park presses right up against the famous Horseshoe Falls, an incredible presence that stretches above, behind, beside and below the waterfall. A visit to Table Rock provides several unique vantage points to experience the falls in a completely different way than you did on yesterday’s cruise. Be transported to the ice age and witness the creation of the falls during a highly immersive, “4D” Universal Studios-type attraction, The Niagara Fury. Then descend 150 feet by elevator through bedrock to Journey Behind The Falls!
Access two observation decks and two portals located directly behind the falls. You might even get a little wet during this up close, behind-the-scenes look at the massive sheet of water that will seem to be crashing all around you! Tonight, dine high in the sky, above the falls! Savor a special dinner at the world-famous Revolving Dining Room atop Skylon Tower. Presented 775 feet above the falls, the menu is rivaled only by the spectacular, revolving view of Niagara Falls and beyond! The festivities continue after dinner with a dazzling fireworks display over the falls that is sure to take your breath away!
Day 4 – Free Day in Niagara with Optional Show (B, D)
Enjoy today as you wish . Relax and take advantage of all the hotel has to offer, explore the town on your own, go shopping – it’s up to you! We’ll gather together for an early dinner at the renowned Queenstown Heights Restaurant, featuring a bird’s eye view of the Niagara River. After dinner, enhance your trip with the option to see an evening show at the Shaw Festival Theater.
The Shaw Festival Theater Optional Show - Charley’s Aunt
The Shaw Festival Theater is the cultural center of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Join us for a pre-curtain talk followed by a presentation of Charley’s Aunt. Hilarity ensues in this laugh-out-loud comedy as Charley depends on his aunt to help him find true love. It all goes horribly wrong in the funniest way!
Enhance Your Trip - $99 per person
Day 5 – Niagara Farewell (B)
Basking in the glow of Niagara-on-the-Lake, we’ll make a leisurely departure, stretching the fun as long as possible with a visit to the U .S. side of Niagara Falls Park, a favorite Duty Free shop and other stops on the way home.