Experience Niagara

Located in the heart of the Niagara Region, we’re just minutes from major tourist attractions like Niagara Falls and historic Niagara-on-the-Lake. Come and explore the history, the outdoors and the arts in Niagara.

Niagara Falls

We are a short 20-minute drive from Niagara Falls attractions and the bustle of Clifton Hill. Experience the mighty roar of Niagara Falls while riding the Hornblower boat tour below the falls or when journeying behind the falls.


Niagara-on-the-Lake, the birthplace of Ontario’s modern wine industry, is a place where rural pleasures blend seamlessly with sophisticated entertainment. In the quaint downtown, you can delight in delectable local food paired with delicious VQA wines. From antique shopping and challenging golf to internationally celebrated theatre, it’s a world of endless fun and flavours.

Wine Region

Discover hectares of scenic vineyards, stellar winemaking traditions, state of the art facilities and culinary treats in Ontario’s wine producing regions. Tour wineries, meet passionate winemakers, and taste award-winning vintages. Nestled in the postcard picturesque countryside and protected by the ridges on the Niagara Escarpment are the wineries of the Niagara Peninsula and Twenty Valley. Enjoy mouth-watering wines all year round, with popular late harvest batches produced in the fall and Ice-wine available in the winter.


Culture and Heritage
Make Canadian history come to life by visiting military forts, historic homes and museums of the War of 1812. St. Catharines was also a safe haven on the Underground Railway and the Niagara Freedom Trail will help you explore this story. There is a wealth of history and culture to experience with many special events planned throughout the spring and summer.

Niagara is home to many conversation areas and a provincial park. En route to the campus, take a scenic drive past many orchards and the Niagara escarpment. Enjoy picturesque lookouts and walks on the Bruce Trail right here on our campus.

On campus, we have a local farmers market that in the summer on Thursdays and features local produce and live entertainment. To satisfy the shopping needs of our guests, the nearby Outlet Collection at Niagara mall is the region’s largest retail outlet featuring many designers at discount prices. Located nearby is the Pen Centre, Niagara’s largest indoor shopping mall. Niagara Falls also has a number of factory outlets for avid shopaholics.

Family-friendly activities

Browse our suggestions to help get you started on your family visit.