Custom Search
Canada Flag

This travel guide was prepared by:
international trading company
136 West Main Street | Welland Ontario Canada L3C 5A2
Phone. 905-788-3577
I have severe hearing problems - please contact me by e-mail
E-Mail: helmutebert@bellnet.ca
Ontario flag

Visit and explore Port Colborne and surroundings
Tourist Region: "Niagara"
Canada, Ontario, tourism, travel guide

Back
Go to page
page 1 page 2

Page 1


Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Many thanks to MapArt for allowing us to use their maps


Port Colborne is similar to Fort Erie located on the North shore of Lake Erie.
The Welland Canal which connects Lake Ontario with Lake Erie ends here. It is always a highlight when one of the big boats passes through this waterway so close that you can touch or push it - but you should not do that!.
In Port Colborne you find a huge parking lot close to the lift bridge. Just stop and watch the boats. It is impressing.
Whenever we have guests with us we show them this spectacular attraction and most of them take pictures or even videos.

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
It is impressive to watch a big boat squeezing through the narrow canal

Please, when you drive through Port Colborne, leave Highway 3 and explore this fast developing cozy town. You must drive towards the lake to find all the attractions.
You will discover a little museum, interesting stores, restaurants and a section which became a designated tourist area with boutiques, more restaurants and nice sights on the canal and the boats.

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Port Colborne is an attractive little town

Port Colborne has a huge modern marina as well as some beaches for swimming and relaxing - "Sherkston" and "Nickel Beach".
For us Europeans it is always a surprise that you can drive with your vehicle almost directly to the water front and the noise level when occasionally some youngster turn up their ghetto blasters to full power to compete against each other. This was chasing me away immediately.
It was for us much nicer when friends took us out with their comfortable boat and we could go swimming from there in the clear water.

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
The marina in Port Colborne

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
The marina in Port Colborne

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Different ethnic groups were performing

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Launching a boat is easy when you can do it like that

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Local business helps to make Port Colborne attractive

\

Many smaller events take place in Port Colborne and so far we liked all which we had visited. Please find the official web site to see exact dates and always collect printed information. We cannot keep our web site up to date and we want to reduce the free promotion of business to a minimum.

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Various ethnic groups present their music and songs

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
When I was touring our area with my father in law we had occasionally breakfast at this place and we enjoyed the sights

Every year a mayor event is celebrated in Port Colborne - the "Canal Days".
2009 we decided to prepare a brief web site to show you what to expect. Just use the provided link!
If you are in our area when this event takes place (end of July) please do not miss it. There is so much to see and to do.
The main attraction are the "Tall Ships" and the offered cruises on Lake Erie and trough the Welland Canal.
Having seen too many pirate movies I personally was a little bit disappointed about the size of the "tall" ships.

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
The tall ship "Niagara"
Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
The Canadian Coast Guard was also present

We recommend again not to travel on main highways. Drive along Lake Erie in direction towards Long Beach. Visit Port Maitland where the Grand River ends at the lake.
We have started with the design of a web site which describes a tour along the north shore of Lake Erie. Because of financial restraints it is not yet completed.
If you want more action check whether in Humberstone, Port Colborne, one of the "Speedway Dirt Track Racing" is scheduled. In the mid eighties some of our European friends where so fascinated that they purchased old cars and participated. I think that is not possible any longer. I never received any answer when I asked for information!

The best forget about it and visit instead a very pretty piece of nature in Port Colborne - the Mud Lake! It is easy to reach. Just follow Elm Street direction North and you will find signs and a small parking lot on the right hand side.

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Free parking at Mud Lake in Port Colborne

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
All essential information are posted here

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
Choose one of the tours and enjoy

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide
The hiking or biking trail is only a few steps away

I came alone while waiting for my wife who had a rehearsal with our church choir. Next time I will come with her. She certainly will love to look for all the plants, birds and other creatures and taking many pictures with her new camera. I hope that she will not select the longest tour because my walking became very poor. I am afraid that she will tell me to wait and read a book. We practised this in Germany, and In Newfoundland-Labrador. So far she did not get lost and there are now bears around Port Colborne.

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide

Port Colborne, Niagara Region, Ontario, tourism, travel guide

Port Colborne, Ontario, Impressions, Tourism, Travel Guide




Save our wetlands and support the activists!


Wainfleet Wetlands, Ontario, Niagara Region. Naturschutzgebiet, Conservation Area


Preserve memories of loved ones - for Lizzie and her mom with love - a new servie which we offer


Anglican Church, St. James & St. Brendan, Port Colborne, pig roasts 2013 and 2014


Ball's Falls, conservation area, close to Jordan, Ontario, Canada, Tourism, Travel Guide


Fenwick Train Show, get inspired for a new hobby


Niagara Falls, Floral Showhouse, Tourism, Travel Guide


Thorold - not only the locks of the Welland Canal are an attraction, Tourism, Travel Guide


Byng Island, Dunnville, beautiful conservation area, Tourism, Travel Guide


Some impressions from Lake Erie, Tourism, Travel Guide


A few impressions of the annual Mariners Celebration in Port Colborne, Ontario


Crafts and art work of the native people from North America, Tourism, Travel Guide


Ontario Marshville Heritage Festival, Tourism, Travel Guide


Dain City, Welland, Impressions, Tourism, Travel Guide


Wooden Horse Farm bei Welland


Niagara Region, Impressions, Tourism, Travel Guide



Watch the video: An Italian party in Welland, Ontario, with Pat Pagano and his music at Café Amalia


Advertise in our Internet travel guides! Excellent for all business involved in tourism!


Web design company in Welland, Ontario, Canada


Once upon a time Fort Erie was host to many exciting events such as "Edinburgh 1745", the battle of the Jakobites against the English.


Welland Dining, some impressions



Between the Lines, Weingut - a small winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Tourism, Travel Guide


Battle of Cook's Mills, re-enactment 2014 in Welland, Tourism, Travel Guide



Back
Go to page
page 1 page 2

Page 1

international press card, internationaler Presseausweis
More travel guides in English
Visit Bavaria
Visit Thuringia in Germany
Visit and explore Newfoundland-Labrador
Powwow, powwow, Fort Erie, Ontario, native people, event
searchable database for Ontario
Weather Network
Many thanks for the great service
Byng Island, conservation area, Dunnville, Grand River, outdoor pool, camping, fishing, boating
Rock Point Provincial Park on the shores of Lake Erie
Balls Falls, still a hidden treasure in the Niagara Region
Selkirk Provincial Park on Lake Erie
Canal days in Port Colborne, Don't miss this event!
Fanshawe Pioneer Village in London
Teccem, specialty lubricants, fluorinated oils, greases and much more
Log Inn, B & B, fishing
Proposal to attarct investors for green energy
An exiting web site about the last battle of Napoleon, many videos
Christian Camp Kahquah of the BIC church
our sugar bush adventure
Springerle cookie molds, our Swiss made molds are on sale to make room for our new collection
events, celebration in Ontario
Old Fort Erie, tourism, travel guide
advertise in our German and English travel guides for a fair price! We do web designs in both languages and know the expectations of visitors
Susan's Villa, b & b, Niagara falls, Ontario, Canada, close to Falls, suites
Toyota Prius Van, experience, driving, Video,  enjoyable, fuel consumption, rating, what to know
RCAF Museum, Dunnville, tourism, travel guide
Military Museum in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, Tourism
The siege of Fort Erie, don't miss this spectacular event
Visit the Heritage Festival in Marshville, Wainfleet, Ontario
Impressions, encounters, Ontario
share our experine about cottage vacations on Lake Nipissing, tourism, travel guide
Shopping tips
See why green energy can create well paid jobs
a tour along the northern shore of Lake Erie