This past Sunday Mike and I took the “prettiest Sunday afternoon drive in the world” and went to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake. The drive along the Niagara Parkway from Niagara Falls was unique and spectacular as the trees, now bare of leaves, afforded us a view of the Niagara River and surrounding countryside that you just don’t see in summer. And the town had many visitors even at 4 pm on a Sunday afternoon. All the shops were beautifully decorated for Christmas and the sales were awesome! The mood and the atmosphere were enchanting!  What a great place to visit this time of year. Don’t let the thought of cold weather keep you at home! Bundle up in some warm clothes and with a hat and mittens you too can enjoy Niagara-on-the-Lake. And what a beautiful setting for a winter wedding with so much for you and your guests to do in the Niagara Region.

The late afternoon sun of early winter casts a warm golden glow over Niagara-on-the-Lake Photo ~ Michael Heinhold

The Romance Collection Gallery and Gift Shop is beautifully decorated for the season. What a wonderful Victorian era home! Visit them on-line at: http://www.romancecollection.com. Photo ~ Jordin Jaunzarins

Those wonderful horse and carriages outside The Prince of Wales Hotel Photo ~ Michael Heinhold

I just love these window boxes outside Valle Verde (www.valleverde.com). This theme was here and there all along Queen Street. And what great bargains inside! Photo ~ Jordin Jaunzarins

We had a spooky time touring The Museum of the Paranormal and their gift shop. It's quaintly located down a little lane off Queen Street. (www.museumoftheparanormal.ca) Photo ~ Michael Heinhold

Yummy, yummy choclates and treats at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Photo ~ Michael Heinhold

Photo ~ Michael Heinhold

Don't miss the lovely shops on the side streets in NOLT or you will be missing something special! Photo ~ Michael Heinhold

Mike and I had a great time visiting Niagara-on-the-Lake this past Sunday. Don’t forget to write and tell me about your special wedding or honeymoon experience in NOTL, or a unique shop or restaurant.

All the best! Jordin

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