• Jen Bedard

Experience Niagara Like a True Local

Updated: Dec 6, 2019


The Niagara Region is known worldwide for its beautiful Niagara Falls. The Niagara Falls include two waterfalls that straddle the US and Canadian border. These waterfalls are known for their majestic beauty and attract millions of tourists from around the world every year. Despite the beauty of the Niagara Falls and the obvious reasons you should visit and experience everything they have to offer, there is a lot to do and see in Niagara besides the waterfalls. Here is a list of things to help you enjoy the Niagara Region as a local would, whether you are living here already, or you are planning to move here shortly.

The Niagara Region is a collection of 12 municipalities in Southern Ontario, each one offering a unique element that contributes to the diversity and endless experiences the region has to offer.

A few things you can enjoy in the Niagara region include white sandy beaches, countless wineries, lush green hiking and biking trails, a plethora of shopping and dining options, and several entertainment venues that offer dinner theatre, sporting events, concerts and so much more.

The City of Niagara Falls

This city is always bustling with activities for locals and tourists alike. Clifton Hill offers innumerable attractions for everyone to enjoy. These include museums, arcades, haunted houses and recreational activities for kids and families. There are also numerous spas and fine dining options in the city if you are in need of some relaxation. For those desiring outdoor adventure, the city offers plenty of of hiking trails that will allow you to explore the natural beauty of the area.

Visit Happy Rolph’s

Happy Rolph’s is a dependable and free way for Niagara locals to enjoy a summer day with the family. This wildlife reserve is loved by kids and adults alike. It hosts an abundance of farm animals such as bunnies, llamas, guinea pigs, and pigs for you to look at and feed. There are many beautiful trails and paths that are enjoyed by the visitors as well. Happy Rolph’s has a wonderful picnic spot with a playground, a pavilion, and a pond.