Magnolia Alley Niagara Falls Love at First Sight

Magnolia Alley in Niagara Falls is a feast for the senses. A nature lovers delight. And don’t say I didn’t warn you about falling in love here. I can’t gush enough about this place and I feel blessed to live so close by. I have visited in every season and every season has its wonders,…

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Where to Find Cherry Blossoms in Niagara

In about a month Niagara cherry farms will glow in shades of pinks and soft whites as cherry blossoms come to life. It is a beautiful time of year as spring brings with it the blooming of fruit trees throughout this spectacular region. Cherry blossoms seem to be the favourite for people all over the…

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The Story of the Great Lakes Freighters

Ice thins and water seeps through the cracks severing winter’s grip. The softening March air and warming sunshine expedite the process and the canal returns to its former liquid state releasing the huge Great Lakes freighters that dock here in Port Colborne for their compulsory winter’s rest. This is the life of a Great Lake…

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Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens A Secret Wonder

Just down the road from Niagara Falls, one of the world’s natural wonders, is a beautiful botanical garden with 99 lush acres of flowers, plants, trees and plenty of open spaces to wander and relax. The Niagara Parks Botanical Garden truly is a secret wonder, because when we visited, there were only a handful of…

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Ten Thousand Buddhas Temple: A Place of Peace

The warm sunshine and cool air mixed together under a clear blue sky setting the tone for a beautiful day spent at the Ten Thousand Buddhas Temple here in Niagara Falls, Canada. It is also known as the Sarira Stupa and Chan Shan Temple. Completed in 2001, the Ten Thousand Buddhas Temple is a seven…

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Centennial Lilac Garden Niagara Falls

There was a time when if you were driving along the Niagara Parkway from Niagara Falls towards Queenston, you would have driven right by the Centennial Lilac Garden in Niagara Falls, and may have missed it. Thanks to a new road sign by Niagara Parks you will be tempted to pull into the driveway especially…

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Niagara Floral Showhouse a Place for all Seasons

Sometimes a post calls for a series of pictures with few words attached. After all, pictures speak a thousand words don’t they? The Floral Showhouse in Niagara Falls is just the kind of place where the pictures can do the talking. Just steps from the Horseshoe Falls, it is a warm and cozy way to…

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Queenston Heights Park The Top of Niagara

Sitting at the top of the Niagara Escarpment in the village of Queenston in Niagara-on-the-Lake you’ll find Queenston Heights park. A blissful place full of history, gardens, and magical views overlooking the Niagara River.

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