Situated on the south shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River, Niagara-on-the-Lake is easy to reach via highways from all of Ontario and the northeastern USA.

Niagara-on-the-Lake which was named the Prettiest Town in Canada in 1996 by Communities in Bloom, is known for its art galleries, antique shops, wineries and golf.

Niagara-on-the-Lake is home to the Shaw Festival, a series of theatrical productions featuring the works of George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries