Niagara Falls and Southern Ontario

  • Start: Peterborough, ON
  • End: Ontario, Canada
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:37
  • Total Mileage: 632 Miles
  • Number of stops: 36

Description

You'll be surrounded by the Great Lakes on this trip as you skirt along Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Lake Huron, and stop off at Niagara Falls. Begin in Windsor where you can visit Jackson Park's Sunken Gardens, the Dieppe Gardens, the Art Gallery of Windsor, and the International Peace Fountain. Continue east to St. Thomas and bask in Victorian architecture as you tour City Hall, the Courthouse, Pinafore Park, and the St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Center. Travel north to Niagara Falls, where you will hear the roar of the water before gaining sight of it. View the falls from Table Rock House, Elements on the Falls, the Minolta Tower, and the Maid of the Mist tour boats--don't forget to walk through the tunnels that lie beneath the falls. Finish your tour in Chatham, the northernmost stop on the Underground Railroad and visit the Centennial Museum.

Stop #1:

Jackson Park's Sunken Gardens
Peterborough, ON

Stop #2:

Dieppe Gardens
Windsor, ON

Stop #3:

Art Gallery of Windsor
Windsor, ON

Stop #4:

Francois Baby House
Windsor, ON

Stop #5:

H.J. Heinz factory
Ontario, Canada

Stop #6:

Point Pelee National Park
Ontario, Canada

Stop #7:

Lakeview Gardens
West Lorne, ON

Stop #8:

St. Thomas City Hall
Ontario, Canada

Stop #9:

St. Thomas Courthouse
St. Thomas, ON

Stop #10:

St. Thomas Church
St. Thomas, ON

Stop #11:

St. Thomas Memorial Arena
St. Thomas, ON

Stop #12:

Pinafore Park
St. Thomas, ON

Stop #13:

St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Center
St. Thomas, ON

Stop #14:

Elgin County Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #15:

Lock 8 Gateway Park
Ontario, Canada

Stop #16:

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #17:

Fort Erie Historical Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #18:

Fort Erie
Ontario, Canada

Stop #19:

Fort Erie Railroad Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #21:

Elements on the Falls
Niagara Falls, ON

Stop #22:

The Tower Hotel
Niagara Falls, ON

Stop #23:

Maid of the Mist
Niagara Falls, ON

Stop #24:

Niagara River Recreation Trail
Ontario, Canada

Stop #25:

Niagara Glen Nature Reserve
Niagara Falls, ON

Stop #26:

Queenston Heights Park
Queenston, ON

Stop #27:

Battlefield House Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #28:

Erland Lee Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #29:

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #30:

Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology
Ontario, Canada

Stop #31:

Royal Botanical Gardens
Ontario, Canada

Stop #32:

African Lion Safari
Ontario, Canada

Stop #33:

Tom Thomson Art Gallery
Ontario, Canada

Stop #34:

Billy Bishop Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #36:

Buxton National Historic Site and Museum
Ontario, Canada

Stop #37:

Chatham Cultural Centre
Ontario, Canada
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