Couples vacations can be difficult to plan when she wants to take in the latest musical and he prefers to hit the links. Fortunately, you can do both of these and much more on a Niagara Falls getaway. Check out the many Niagara attractions at Toronto Escapes for great ideas ranging from hiking through some of North America's loveliest woodlands to scoring tickets to a concert for the latest musical sensation. We're confident you'll discover plenty of ways to enjoy Niagara Canada that you'll both love.
If you don't have to be together all the time when you're visiting Niagara, consider splitting a few of your differences so that you can both enjoy a day pursuing your favorite passions. He can work on his putting at any one of the area's finest public golf courses while you visit Queen Street at Niagara on the Lake for a few hours of retail therapy at fabulous boutiques and local antique shops. Afterward, meet your better half at the nineteenth hole to share a cocktail or a few glasses of the region's local wines. A romantic dinner for two at any of Niagara's fine dining establishments can cap the evening off.
If he's a fan of battle reenactments and the lore of Canada's old military forts, he'll relish visiting Fort George and Fort Erie, where you can both enjoy historical stagings of some of the most famous battles of the War of 1812. You'll soon discover that not all war heroes are soldiers, though, when you visit the home of Laura Secord and discover her pivotal role in the war. It's a refreshing woman's perspective that may have you looking forward to learning more about Niagara's heroic women and their place in history.
If you love the idea of diving into culinary school to learn how to cook like a professional chef, there are several wonderful culinary schools in the Niagara area that offer single day and weekend classes for budding chefs. Most of these culinary focused Niagara attractions let you eat your class projects, so he can settle in and enjoy the show while you're whisking, pureeing and sautéing, then enjoy the fruits of your labor with a glass of regional Niagara wine. You can even enjoy a day in the country with one of Niagara's finest chefs, Mark Picone, whose culinary studio is in his own home. Or book one of our romance packages for wining and dining events you'll both love.
There are two popular casinos for your Niagara getaway that cater to both the serious gambler and the casual fan of slot machines. If you're looking for a true high-stakes gambling opportunity, visit the Salon Prive at Niagara Fallsview, where the sky is the limit on games from roulette to poker. If you prefer a more intimate setting where you can drift from slot machine to poker table without a major investment, try the Casino Niagara.
Challenge yourself on one of the many rugged mountain biking trails that have become some of the most popular Niagara attractions for outdoor adventurers in the morning, then let yourselves unwind by sinking your toes into the soft, sandy beaches of one of the many beaches on Lake Erie. Some are quiet havens for simply watching the waves roll in while others feature snack bars and plenty of activity, including jet boat tours.