October is International B&B Month!


Join us this month at Lakelands as we celebrate all the wonderful things that B&Bs have to offer. A while back, we brought you a blog post on why Bed & Breakfasts are so much better than hotels. And what better excuse to remind you of those things as you plan your fall getaway? When you’re looking around online for that next big-name hotel, consider indulging in the hospitality of a local innkeeper! We promise you won’t regret it.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake: One of Canada’s Best Places to Live

“This shows me we’re doing everything right in Niagara-on-the-Lake,” Mayor Pat Darte was quoted as saying. He’s referring to our region’s newfound recognition as one of Canada’s top places to live. At Lakelands B&B, we’re so proud that NOTL was recently ranked 54th in MoneySense magazine’s much-anticipated list. The rankings are based on a number of factors — including economy, taxes and home affordability. Below are some of the reasons why we, too, believe our town is so worthy of this recognition. Read on to find out what makes Niagara-on-the-Lake so special!

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Celebrating Father’s Day in Niagara-on-the-Lake


Here at Niagara-on-the-Lake, we like to celebrate all sorts of occasions — especially Father’s Day. Many people think our little town is lots of fun for the ladies, and not necessarily a treat for the men. But this week’s article is here to set the record straight: There are tons of activities for the special men in our lives, especially if you’re looking to celebrate this upcoming Father’s Day!

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Lakelands is Open for 2017!

We’re approaching Victoria Day long weekend, which means it’s the unofficial start of summer! Our wonderful little B&B has re-opened for the season, and we expect this year to be the best one yet. Whether you’re heading down to visit the farmers’ markets or the famous Shaw Festival, Lakelands is ready to host you for another spectacular season in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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Spectacular Autumn Views in Niagara-on-the-Lake


We often seem to get lucky with the weather in Niagara-on-the-Lake. We’re well into October, and the region is still feeling summertime temperatures multiple days in a row. Very soon, the leaves will be changing colour and that means it’s the perfect excuse to discover NOTL by car.

At Lakelands, the B&B season is still very much on. So consider booking us for your much-deserved autumn getaway. Before we tackle the best places to see gorgeous fall hues, have you ever wondered why leaves change colour this time of year? Continue reading

Autumn: The Perfect Time to ‘Fall’ in Love with Niagara-on-the-Lake

The crowds have cleared, the mosquitos are gone and the temperatures are still pleasant. In our opinion, autumn is one of the best times to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake. Just because the summer months are long over — that doesn’t mean our region is winding down for the year. Just the opposite! There are wonderful things happening around town. And as always, Lakelands B&B would love to accommodate you during one of NOTL’s favourite seasons.

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