The perfect Valentine’s Day weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake

A couple enjoying their suite at the Prince of Wales hotel during Valentine’s Day.

This year, plan something a little more exciting for Valentine’s Day and plan a romantic getaway to Niagara-on-the-Lake to celebrate the day of love. Often described as the one of the prettiest towns in Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake is the perfect destination to make wonderful wintertime memories together. Get inspired and begin planning an amazing romantic getaway in the heart of wine country this Valentine’s Day. Here’s a look at some of the greatest things to do and see while celebrating a romantic Valentine’s Day away in Niagara.

A couple enjoying a romantic dinner at Noble Restaurant.

Book a Romantic Dinner for Two in Niagara-on-the-Lake

They say the best way to the heart is through the stomach, so a reservation at one of Vintage Hotel’s award-winning hotel restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake is a must. Spend your evening enjoying dishes that have been thoughtfully curated by seasoned chefs using local ingredients and regional flavours, paired with delicious Niagara wines.

From slow-roasted prime rib at The Cannery, to spicy tiger prawn linguine at Tiara Restaurant, to braised Canadian lamb shank at Noble Restaurant, reserving a table at a Vintage Hotel restaurant guarantees both high-caliber taste and a romantic ambiance to match.

Starting on February 14th, you can enjoy specialty Valentine’s Day dining at all our hotel restaurants. View our menus:

A couple skating at the rink at Pillar and Post.

Go Skating in The Gardens at Pillar and Post

Whether your seasoned skaters or reveling in the joy of learning together, The Gardens at Pillar and Post promise an experience that crystallizes the essence of love against the backdrop of a storybook setting. After an evening of skating, enjoy the warm fire and cocktails from The OutPost to make this Valentine’s Day weekend extra special.

Château des Charmes winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Sample Local Wineries and Breweries

Image courtesy of Harley Davis 

Niagara-on-the-Lake boasts nearly forty Niagara wineries, many with award-winning vintages, international accolades and distinct Niagara tastes. A known aphrodisiac, a glass of red wine will set the tone for an evening of romance in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Some wineries to visit while you’re in town include:

While celebrated as Ontario’s wine region, the Green Belt also boasts a rich landscape full of the ingredients needed to craft extraordinary beers. Discover the many breweries in and around Niagara-on-the-Lake with that special someone who is near and beer to your heart.

A couple riding in a horse drawn carriage outside of the Prince of Wales hotel.

Take a Horse and Carriage Tour

If a fairy tale moment is what you’re after, cuddle close on a horse and carriage ride tour. Travel along the peaceful waterfront, the main street and the picturesque streets of the Old Town while recreating the romance of past centuries.

Tours are available from the Prince Of Wales Hotel and are fully narrated, giving you a wonderful glimpse into the rich history of the region.

Nicole Servenis walking down the streets of Old Town Niagara-on-the-Lake during winter.

Explore Downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake

Nestled between the shores of Lake Ontario and the Niagara River, the beautiful downtown of Niagara-on-the-Lake features arbour-framed streets and lush boulevard gardens. Discover whimsical boutiques, antique shops, and charming bistros, perfect for picking up a last-minute gift for your sweetheart.

No Valentine’s Day is complete without chocolate, so pop into the many great local shops in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake and pick up a treat (or two) to indulge in after an afternoon of exploring.

Book Your Romantic Valentine’s Getaway with Vintage Hotels

Sweep your sweetheart off their feet this Valentine’s Day with a romantic getaway to Ontario’s wine country. Book your Niagara-on-the-Lake getaway package with Vintage Hotels and experience true hospitality.

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