Posts made in September, 2011

Niagara Golf in the Fall

Posted by on Sep 7, 2011

Niagara is known for its world class golfing and beautiful golf courses. When the summer sun is just too hot for you to hit the links… planning a tee time for the fall is the perfect solution! The courses are less crowded, foliage has started to turn, there is a nice autumn breeze and the sun is still shining. I’m new to golfing so I must admit you won’t see me on the greens anytime soon, I stick to the driving range. But I know that Niagara’s golf courses, from Legends to Whirlpool, are beautiful in the summer or fall. There are also some really great golf packages available in...

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Laura Secord Homestead Tour

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011

If Niagara history is what you’re into, then a visit to the Laura Secord Homestead is right up your alley. Amber and I had the pleasure of getting a tour by an old high school friend of mine and he was awesome! All the staff is so knowledgeable about the house and the artifacts within it. We were very impressed. We learned that women use to die from cooking because of their large skirts catching fire, that Laura Secord wasn’t recognized for her efforts until the age of 83 and that she nursed her husband, James, back to health after the war without a doctor, along with many other fun...

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Take a ride on the Mist…Maid of the Mist that is!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2011

All aboard! Alright I know this is quite sad, but last Saturday was the first time I had even ridden on the Maid of the Mist. I have been living in Niagara for the past 4 years and I had never thought about riding on this boat. And honestly, it was a great time. Legend of the Maid of the Mist states that the daughter of a Chief was sacrificed by her father and her tribe to ward of evil spirits that haunt them. Therefore, she was sent in a canoe over the brink of the falls. Whether or not you believe in legends, the story itself has been passed down throughout the years and still remains an...

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