It’s time to celebrate the selfie! Go click happy on June 21 designated as National Selfie Day. If you love putting up selfies on social media, this is the day to upload some perfect pictures. The Niagara region has several incredible places for you to take super selfies and upload it on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or wherever else you want to. Stand out from the crowd on #NationalSelfieDay with your unique selfies! If you want those likes, retweets and comments to come pouring in, visit these landscapes and locations in Niagara.
Twenty Valley Vineyards Selfie
If you are a wine lover who loves to take pictures of your winery visits, make your way to the vineyards of Twenty Valley nestled in the beautiful Niagara Escarpment. Lincoln in Twenty Valley that consists of vineyards at Beamsville, Vineland and Jordan offers picturesque locations for National Selfie Day. There are more than 50 vineyards in Twenty Valley so you can go scouting for that perfect view. Some vineyards that make for great selfie spots include Flat Rock Cellars, Vineland Estates Winery, Kacaba Vineyards, and Thirty Bench Winery.
Downtown St Catharines Street Art Selfie
While this little secret of downtown St Catharines has become more popular, it is still quite a unique location to take photos. Make your way to Graffiti Alley near James Street and Garden Park for a vibrant surprise. Colourful graffiti and murals that can be described as street art adorn the walls and buildings of the area. It gives the location an edgy, arty ambience. The paintings and text convey all kinds of interesting messages. Strike a pose next to an eye-catching graffiti or mural for a stunning selfie. Awesome snaps are guaranteed!
Niagara Falls Selfie
The iconic landmark of the Niagara region – the spectacular Niagara Falls is undoubtedly one of the best places to take a selfie. A picture with the crescent shaped Horseshoe Falls coupled with your happy smile will look breathtaking. For a panoramic view, head to the Queen Victoria Park for selfies with the falls in the background. At the Table Rock Welcome Centre on the Niagara Parkway, take a selfie outside, and also head inside for the Journey Behind the Falls experience for a super close view of the falls. Another way to get a striking selfie is to take the Hornblower Niagara Cruises river ride to the falls.
Hornblower Niagara Cruises Selfie
A catamaran ride on the Niagara River is the best way to get that thrilling selfie in front of the falls. Your selfies will look vibrant. The ride is truly scenic with the incredible landscape of the river, gorge and the falls. You can click your photo in front of the American, and Bridal Veil Falls and then proceed on your ride to enter the basin of the glorious Horseshoe Falls. These make for the best selfies as you can get all kinds of pictures against the mesmerising falls– excited, happy, stunned and drenched in water as well!
Beaches in Niagara Selfie
Summer selfies at a Niagara beach are the best – the sun, sand, sea and you make for an unbeatable combination. If you love taking sunset selfies, the sandy stretch of Sunset Beach in St Catharines is a nice spot. Another amazing beach location is the Lakeside Park Beach, Port Dalhousie. It has views of the lake, lighthouse and the harbour. Ideal for National Selfie Day! Crystal Beach in Fort Erie has a lovely ambience and clear waters. You can get all kinds of selfies here – in the water, on the shore, of the splendid nightlife, sunset views, and more.
Memorial Clock Tower, Niagara-on-the-Lake Selfie
Do you like historic landmarks, and have a weakness for clock towers? Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Memorial Clock Tower provides you with the perfect opportunity to take a fantastic selfie. The clock tower, unveiled in 1922, is a cenotaph for soldiers who laid their life down in World War I. Later, it also commemorated soldiers from World War II and the Korean War. Stand in front of this big clock tower to take a historic selfie in the gorgeous downtown area. A moment frozen in time!
Where do you take a Selfie when your in the Niagara Region?