Day Trip to Niagara's Twenty Valley
So, you read the morning Twitter feed and what are you going to do today? If you are a last minute planner, we have a variety of day-trips ready and waiting for you!
What is a typical day-trip in Niagara's Twenty Valley look like? Well, dust off your comfy shoes and let us help you explore #TwentyValley!
Get your caffeine fix at one of our local café or bistros, we recommend something light to start.
Next on the agenda, visit the shops in historic Jordan Village. Specialty shops in Twenty Valley feature fine art, hand-made sculptures, yummy edibles and fashion, fashion fashion!
LUNCH TIME! We have stunning patios, winery dining, and the best farm-to-table selections.
Now, depending on the day, you may want to hit the trails or see our beautiful waterfalls at Ball's Falls Conservation Area. May golf is your thing, check out Rockway Vineyards Golf Course. If neither of this appeals, there are beautiful scenic drives, each boasting stunning views of the Niagara Escarpment. Make sure you stop at a fruit stand or market along the way.
No matter where your drive leads, we hope it brings you to the WORLD's best butter tarts!
Last stop - Cheese! We recommend making this your last stop in order to preserve the cool tasty goodness in your favourite artisanal, award-winning Canadian cheeses.
Scenic Views, Scenic Drives
Wine Route... Twenty Valley and the Niagara Escarpment is some of the most picturesque Wine Country in Ontario.
The map below will guide you along Twenty Valley's 50+ wineries. Some wineries each marked by a wine glass and you can navigate the map in two ways. To identify a specific winery, click one of the wine glass icons, this will open a small window showing the name and a short description of that winery (with a link to that winery’s page). You can zoom in or out using the + and – buttons on the left of the map. To move the map, click and drag the map or use the arrows on the map or on your keyboard to shift the map north, south, east and west. For a complete listing of our wineries click here.
The Welland Canal has made a signifiacnt impact on the historical, natural and built development of St. Catharines. The Welland Canal Parkway is a recreational trail which links the cities industrial heritage and recreational future. The recreational parkway runs parallel with the Welland Canal. The section of the trail which extends from the St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3 and Lock 1 at Port Weller is 9 kilometers in length. The full length of the Welland Canal Parkway Trail extends 42 km from Port Colborne to St. Catharines.
Exit QEW exit 44 toward South Service Road
Merge onto Dunkirk Road
Continue onto Service Road
Turn left at Queenston Street
Take the first right on Government Road
Follow Government Road to St. Catharines Lock 3 Museum