7 Natural Wonders Near Niagara That You Have To See At Least Once

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Grab your sunglasses and favourite pair of sandals, because spring is officially on the way! If you’re ready to finally peel yourself off the couch that you have been hibernating in, there are tons of Niagara things to do this spring that will let you enjoy a breath of fresh air.

From amazing views to colourful blooms, there are so many hidden natural wonders around the region that you need to see at least once in your life.

So add these seven amazing sights to your bucket list and make sure to cross one off the next time you find yourself in the county of wine.

Queenston Heights

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Located just off the Niagara Parkway, this historic park will greet you with stunning displays of water and landscape below. Not only can you take in the view from one of the many lookout points, but you can also enjoy a picnic at provided pavilions.

Once you are done taking in the scenery, you can also stumble across both the Brock and Laura Secord Monuments.

Centennial Lilac Garden

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If your favourite colour is purple, this is a location you won’t want to miss in the spring. The Centennial Lilac Garden, located off the Niagara Parkway, has over 1,200 plants that are best enjoyed between the months of May and June.

You can wonder through fields of fragrant lilac and also check out the giant Floral Clock.

Dufferin Islands

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If you like long walks and beautiful sights, this is the spot for you. Loved by both locals and tourists, this 10 acres of paradise includes multiple islands that are connected through bridges and footpaths.

There are also spots around the area that are perfect for picnics, where you can enjoy the flutter of birds and fish that inhabit this area.

Vineyards At Niagara-on-the-Lake

One thing that makes the Niagara region so unique is the mass amount of vineyards that are sprinkled throughout the area.

The long lines of lush greenery are the perfect sight to take in the next time you find yourself in the city. With dozens of wineries to choose from, you will be able to explore all day.

Niagara Glen Nature Centre

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Offering breathtaking views of the Niagara River, this is the perfect place to stop if you are looking for Niagara things to do this spring.

The Niagara Glen Nature Centre also offers hikers refreshments and other souvenirs, making it the perfect pitstop on your travels.

Parkway Orchards

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What better way to cherish the natural wonders of our world, than by enjoying some of the fruit that grows. Parkway Orchards lets you pick your own cherries, peaches and other delicious fruits depending on the season.

It is also a great spot for some cute photo ops and souvenirs.

Niagara Falls

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Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without the most obvious natural wonder of them all. Canadian Horseshoe Falls in Niagara measures 51 metres tall and is a sight to see.

You can also travel behind the falls for an even more magical journey.


If you’re looking for even more Niagara things to do this spring, you can view our list of top spots to check out.

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DISCLAIMER: Please consider all COVID-19 regulations before visiting any of these locations. If you are not from the Niagara region, consider bookmarking this list and visiting at a time when it is safe to do so.

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