St. Catharines is the largest city in Canada's Niagara Region and the sixth largest urban area in Ontario. It is a place known for its friendliness, charm and pride - characteristics that stem from its identity as The Garden City. Experience it all in St. Catharines with museums, trails, arts and culture, festivals and events and sports and entertainment.
Niagara’s Twenty Valley encompasses Beamsville, Vineland and Jordan offering unique experiences from signature wine touring at over 40 + wineries that make us a good part of Niagara’s Wine Route. Unique boutique & antique shopping, art galleries, museums and heritage sites await. For those looking to be a little more active the golf courses and cycling routes are sure to challenge even the most competitive spirits. There are events year round in the valley and we invite to join us and Get Fresh or get cosy and don’t miss Wrapped Up!
Region wide, there is so much to do when visiting Niagara. Travel the rural roads to wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Twenty Valley, and St. Catharines where you’ll find exceptional wines embodying the unique terroir of the Niagara Escarpment.
Explore St. Catharines’ downtown area to find shops and antiques, numerous pubs and bars and many new and trendy restaurants.
Take a hike and traverse the Niagara Escarpment on the Bruce Trail or explore Balls Falls Conservation Area, where you’ll find a waterfall two-thirds the height of Niagara Falls, a wonderful discovery centre, preserved buildings from the 1800s.
The Welland Canal runs Region wide from Port Colborne to Port Dalhousie with a viewing platform at Lock 3 for close encounters with ships passing through the lock, or head straight for the lake and get to know Port Dalhousie, where you can stroll Lakeside Park, take a 5¢ ride on the historic Carousel, shop the boutiques, or enjoy the scene from an outdoor patio at one of the many restaurants and bars.