It’s time to start planning the ultimate shopping weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake! We’ve put together the ideal schedule for visiting the must-see Niagara-on-the-Lake shops with the region’s best foods, wines and amenities – all within our gorgeously appointed Vintage Hotels. Whether you are visiting Niagara-on-the-Lake with your family or escaping with a few friends, this stress-free schedule is full of all the relaxation you want, and none of the stress you’re leaving behind.
Begin your Weekend Shopping with a Bite at Vintage Hotel
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Start your day in Niagara on the Lake with either breakfast in bed or a bite to eat within one of our Vintage Hotels restaurants. If you’re visiting us during the springtime or summer, why not take your coffee surrounded by sunshine, sitting by the outdoor pool or on one of our glorious patios, overlooking the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake? From freshly baked pastries through to specialty coffees and mimosas for a spicy brunch, you have several unique breakfast nooks to choose from while staying with Vintage Hotels.
Visit Niagara-on-the-Lake for Unique Shops
Don’t just stop along the highway! Niagara-on-the-Lake is home to many shops where you can browse and explore unique stores, right in the heart of the heritage district. Whether browsing these stores alone or with friends, it’s guaranteed that there will be something special for everyone. From Maple Leaf Fudge to The Fruit Shack, you can find some sweet treats to bring home or enjoy while you explore the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Niagara-on-the-Lake’s heritage district is well known for its opportunities for window shopping, and simply walking the street can open your eyes to the many unique shops where handcrafted gifts or classic designed clothing are offered.
Enjoy an Afternoon Lunch in Old Town
Shopping is hard work, so round out your afternoon by returning to the centre of Niagara-on-the-Lake to take in the picturesque sights and enjoy a snack or a sip of our region’s finest rosé. Old town is absolutely brimming with tasty artisanal boutiques, cafés, lounges, and pizzerias where you can take a pause and chat about all the incredible finds you bagged.
Experience Fine Dining with Vintage Hotels
One of the best parts of escaping for an indulgent shopping retreat is putting on your favourite new outfit or accessories and feeling your best for a night out. Book a dinner at any one of our Vintage Hotels restaurants and show off the fruits of your shopping spree within a gorgeously appointed restaurant that serves sophisticated flavours that are matched only by our wine selection. If you are feeling saucy, don’t miss out on some late-night cocktails within the Churchill Lounge at Prince of Wales where you’ll practically be sent back in time to an era reminiscent of the infamous Mad Men.
Relax at a Vintage Hotels Luxury Spa
Afterward, visit one of our Vintage Hotels spas for a full range of services that will leave you feeling completely refreshed. Share the experience with your friends or family by booking relaxing spa treatments together or treat your skin and limbs with a facial and massage to reinvigorate your sore shopping muscles. With Vintage Hotels, the opportunities for opulent relaxation are endless.
Enjoy Fine Wines on a Winery Trolley
After a luxuriant night out, it’s time for another perfectly curated cappuccino and sampling of our local flavours for brunch. Arrange your winery trolley tour in advance with our Vintage Hotels concierge, so you can spend your day sipping your way through our region’s favourite wineries. Add any of the standouts from the sommeliers’ selections to your shopping bags, so your wares are truly representative of the very best Niagara has to offer.
Book your Weekend Shopping Getaway in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Build the weekend itinerary that best aligns with your interests and palette. Book your stay with Vintage Hotels and, regardless of what you get up to, know you will be returning to the region’s finest hotel for restaurants, amenities and experiences that will far exceed your expectations.