St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, birthplace of the Welland Canal,
is a city rich in history. Located in the Niagara Peninsula on the southern shore of Lake Ontario,
St. Catharines has an estimated population of 140,000 -- making it the largest city in the region,
as well as the financial and commercial hub of Niagara. Wineries, over 100 parks within the city limits,
bustling downtown area, historical buildings, gorgeous waterfront settings, world-class rowing, and much,
much more make it a must-see destination.