For decades, the Niagara region has been a top destination for honeymoons. Any couple that decides to spend their honeymoon or anniversary in Niagara Falls is eligible to receive a free certificate signed by the mayor, entitling them to deals on attractions and restaurants across the city – a tradition that has been ongoing for more than 60 years.

Here are the top romantic attractions and events in the Niagara region.

Top romantic places and activities

A relaxing boat tour

Enjoy the beautiful reflection of the city skyline on the water while sitting on the deck under the stars and sipping the finest local wines. The boat will take you and your partner on a picturesque journey and will let you see the stunning Niagara Falls from a unique perspective.

The TD Niagara Jazz Festival

The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is must-visit destination during the summer. There is no better way to spend the day than out in the summer sun, sipping craft beers while enjoying the best in modern jazz music.

The beautiful botanical gardens

Put yourself in a good mood for the rest of the day by visiting the beautiful botanical gardens first thing in the morning. This pristine garden, built in 1936, house exotic flowers with scents and colours that make for a romantic start to your day. Walk through the world-famous rose garden with over 2,400 roses and take gorgeous pictures with your partner among the flowers.

The historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Explore Niagara-on-the-Lake and pose for pictures against the backdrop of this picturesque town. With a history dating back to the 1700s, every corner feels like it belongs in a fairy tale. Stroll down main street with a guide as you learn about the history that shaped the town and the people that have called this place home, or take a tour of the stately mansions and elegant homes in the area.

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Top wineries for romance

The Niagara region is perfect for wine-making because it has some of the world’s most unique soil. Take a relaxing tour through Niagara’s stunning wine country, stopping along the way at wineries like Peller Estates to sample some of the award-winning wines. Don’t forget to pass by the growing vines at the best vineyards in the region like Trius Winery  and Stratus.

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Top restaurants for a romantic dinner

Lake House Restaurant

Enjoy the charm of dining in an old Niagara home with an unparalleled view of Lake Ontario. Enjoy excellent Mediterranean cuisine at a cozy table by the fireplace, with a lakeside view in the sun room, or al fresco on the outdoor patio.

The Restaurant at Peninsula Ridge

Peninsula Ridge Estates is truly a world-class wine and culinary destination catering to guests who are looking to pair a relaxed and casual atmosphere with an incredible dining experience. The property is stunning, with breath-taking views of the Niagara Escarpment, Lake Ontario (including the Toronto skyline), and of course, the pristine Peninsula Ridge vineyards.

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