North America’s most stunning international landmark, Niagara Falls is a wonder to behold. Beyond the undeniable beauty of its display of so much water cascading through the air, the Falls is a remarkable and palpable symbol of the sheer power of water and nature as a whole. To observe Niagara’s waterfalls without feeling some sense of the profound stir within seems an impossible feat.
Niagara Falls isn’t simply a hydrological marvel, it is also a splendid vacation destination and a great way to visit Canada. Niagara Falls, Ontario, is a small city on the western banks of the Niagara River. The Falls certainly is the star attraction, but there’s much more to the area. It’s bordered by the north shores of Lake Erie, Canada’s “South Coast,” and the southern shore beaches of Lake Ontario in Niagara-On-The-Lake. The region is home to a large selection of wineries and golf courses. Other attractions include North America’s largest butterfly conservatory and an impressive 99-acre botanical garden. Niagara Falls is also home to historic buildings and two casinos.
Niagara Falls won’t be around forever. Scientists estimate we only have another 15,000 years to marvel at Horseshoe Falls, the largest of the three waterfalls on the Niagara River. So hurry in and book your trip before it’s too late.
To help you on your way, we’re providing a list of 10 rental properties in Niagara Falls. Find your Vrbo in Ontario today.
Built in 1786, Joseph Clement’s home still stands today. Painstakingly maintained and modernized, it is an excellent house rental, a modern home with residual echoes hinting at a long ago but not-quite-faded past. The kitchen has new appliances and beautiful marble countertops. Original wooden beams line the ceilings and separate the wine room from the fireplace (with the Ravine Estate Vineyard next door, it’s only fitting for the home to have a wine room). The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with a large Jacuzzi bath and one with a walk-in shower. Five miles north of the Falls, the home is near all of the area’s attractions but sits in the quieter area of Niagara-On-The-Lake.
Steps away from a private sandy beach on Lake Erie, this beautiful and stately home is a perfect Ontario getaway. Crystal Beach is a great location, about 20 miles south of downtown Niagara, so the Falls are a short drive away. When you’ve had enough of swimming in the lake, the house has a saltwater swimming pool that is heated during the winter. Shops and restaurants are a short walk away, as are the community’s tennis, pickleball, and beach volleyball facilities. Light is inescapable in this bright home thanks to its many windows offering views of the lake. Highlights include the home’s balconies and its sunroom.
Tastes change over the years and decades, but quality craftsmanship and design persist. So it is with this home near the city center. Recently restored, the property has been designated a heritage home by the government — a historic building worthy of preservation. This pedigree is self-evident. From the foyer’s flowery wallpaper to the antique furniture in the living room and stately beds, this is not the kind of home built in today’s world. The home is surrounded by perennial plants. The fenced-in backyard has a deck, grilling area, and a large hot tub. There are two queen bedrooms, a king, and a kids’ room with two twins. Downtown is just a short walk away.
Located in the village of Queenston, this riverside home offers contemporary glamor in a historic setting. It’s easy to see why Loyalists fleeing from the aftermath of the American Revolution decided to settle here. It’s a scenic spot with excellent views of the water. The home features evocative works of modern art and other contemporary fixtures like an open-plan kitchen. The master bedroom looks out on the water and the two queen bedrooms are fitted with high thread count sheets of Egyptian cotton. Minutes away from wineries and golf courses, the property is about 5 miles north of downtown Niagara Falls.
This charming 100-year-old home is not only a comfortable accommodation for large groups, it is also a window into the past. From the style and layout of the sitting rooms to the home’s sheer size, it shows what things were like when families were larger and held different priorities. It has five bedrooms with suitably antique beds (the mattresses are modern) and is filled with old-fashioned furnishings for guests to admire. The home has a fenced-in backyard, a front porch, and plenty of room to entertain.
Looking to make your trip to the Falls a unique experience? Consider staying at The Twiglet, a cottage rental in an active animal sanctuary. The small and independent rescue center is about 15 minutes from the Falls and is home to potbelly pigs, donkeys, and more — the star attractions being the goats George and Monty. Guests are free to interact with the critters at their leisure. The guesthouse is a small building in the woods next to the property’s dragonfly pond. There is a feeling of utmost privacy, even on the large deck, perfect for a couples getaway. The Twiglet includes a full kitchen and queen bedroom.
Lake Erie looks most serene through the windows of this lovely place. The water is ready for toe-dipping and the sand is much obliged to host sunbathers. The property is divided between the main house and an adjacent guesthouse. The open-concept living area (always flooded with light from the wall-to-wall windows), two lakeview king bedrooms, and a room with two bunk beds are found in the main building. The guest house has two twin beds and a queen in the living area. A pool is set into the lakeside deck. Drive north through the countryside, south of the city, and you can reach the Falls in a little under half an hour.
Though full of light and equipped with brand new furnishings filling its spacious living areas, the highlight of this Niagara Falls home is definitely the outdoor spaces. The backyard has a little bit of everything. There’s a covered sitting area complete with mosquito netting next to a rock garden with verdant tufts of green pushing through, and a magnificent raised deck. Upon this deck sits the pool, hot tub, and Finnish-style barrel sauna. The home has three bedrooms and two fold-out sofas.
Another great option for those who want to see the falls but stay outside the city, this historic home on Lake Erie promises fun for everyone. With 200 feet of private beach, there’s always something to do. Who doesn’t like to sit by the sand or get a roaring bonfire going? The home has a heated pool and comes with plenty of beach toys as well as bikes. A mix of the modern and things which were modern 100 years ago, the home is filled with magnificent furniture. The formal dining room seats up to 14 people. The screened-in porch is almost as comfortable as the plush living room. Niagara Falls (the city and the Falls) is about 20 minutes away by car.
A typical suburban home, The Maple Leaf House is a comfortable rental property within walking distance of the Falls and all of Niagara’s other attractions. It’s in a quiet neighborhood north of downtown and right on the Niagara River. The home is located very close to a bus stop which gets passengers where they need to go. Beyond that, it is a home like many others, with a living room, small deck with a grill, and a full kitchen. The bedrooms consist of a king, queen, and a smaller room with a twin. There’s also a sofa bed with room for one more.
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