The countdown is on with less than a week until we can say goodbye to the dreary winter, and hello to the bright and blooming spring! As temperatures begin to rise and the days grow longer, springtime is a great season to explore Niagara. We've put together some ways to get the most out of Spring during your next Niagara Falls adventure!
Spring in Full Bloom
While the Floral Showhouse offers spectacular gardens through every season, stop in between March 16th and April 29th to enjoy their bright and fresh spring display. Take in collections of seasonal blooms that fill showhouse and wander along the surrounding outdoor gardens that begin to take shape in early spring.
A Day Well Spent with the Shaw
With the 2019 season kicking off on April 6th, the Shaw Festival is the perfect way to spend a spring day. A uniquely Niagara experience, this world class theatre is performed each year for more than 250,000 people. Enjoy a show, and then spend the remainder of the day taking in the beautiful spring gardens and quaint shot displays of downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake.
See Spring from Above
Of course, you won’t be able to take in the full vision on Spring unless you get above it all, 263 metres above it all to be precise. Spring is the perfect time to venture to Skylon Tower’s outdoor observation deck and take in the blooming sights of the entire city. Get views of all three waterfalls, Queen Victoria Park, the Niagara Parkway, Clifton Hill and more!
Explore by Horseback
Get to know the Niagara Region on horseback, with an exciting trail adventure from HorsePlay Niagara. With no experience required, wander through the spring blooms and under the budding trees as an expert guides you through a one-of-a-kind spring adventure. Decide between sunset rides, beach trails, picnic stops and more!
While many confuse them with Cherry Blossoms, Magnolia Trees make for an absolutely breathtaking sight as they begin to bloom in the middle of spring. When you visit Niagara during the first few weeks of May, you’re likely to encounter the lush pink trees near the Niagara Parkway by the top of the Horseshoe Falls, especially on ‘Magnolia Alley’ - the pathway that leads up the Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse.
Hike the Niagara Glen
For hiking fanatics, be sure to visit local hotspot, theNiagara Glen, for winding paths through a pristine pocket of Carolinian Forest. A designated nature reserve since 1992, the Glen offers well laid out trails mixed with slightly rugged terrain along the Niagara River, making it an ideal destination for a brisk spring adventure.
Golf the Greens
A sure sign of spring is the opening of Niagara’s golf courses for the new season! With more than 40 courses throughout the region, for golf enthusiasts, hitting the greens is a great way to welcome the new season. Enjoy lush surroundings and unique putting opportunities for golfers of every skill level!