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If staying somewhere more than three nights, we prefer to stay at a vacation rental rather than a hotel. But when we discovered the very well located Old Stone Inn, we decided to give this pet friendly hotel a try. After all, it would give us something to blog about! The hotel’s website is really well done. It certainly sheds the most flattering light on what the hotel has to […]

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In my last blog, I mentioned that the old town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, although lovely, is not enough to occupy you for an entire day. Add the surrounding area to your visit, however, and you have more things to choose than time to see! And that is how we like it. The highlight of our visit was Fort George, but I will cover that in its own post next […]

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I wanted to love Niagara-on-the-Lake. I really did. And I liked it. I would even say I liked it a lot. But I did not love it. Niagara-on-the-Lake With a Dog is just not … *sigh* I think it happens to every traveller. You hear about a place. It could be the Taj Mahal, The Great Wall of China, or Cinque Terra. People rave about it and you think, […]

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I don’t often go to super touristy places, but you know what, Dear Reader? Sometimes you go and it turns out that the place is popular because it deserves to be. Now granted, the city of Niagara Falls isn’t much to go on about. It’s pretty standard stuff: lots of cookie cutter homes in odd mismatched neighbourhoods, big hotels, no landscaping along the roads, and parking lots. Lots […]