Commonly confused with neighbouring cities like Niagara Falls and St. Catharines, Niagara on the Lake is its own town. With less than 20,000 people and more breweries than grocery stores, Niagara on the Lake is the quintessential small town with a big heart.\nRead Also: 13 Signs Your Grew Up In A Small Town In Nova Scotia\nAs an ideal day trip destination or weekend getaway, Niagara on the Lake has small town charm and lots to do and see. So if you grew up or have ever lived in Niagara on the Lake, here are 20 things you can totally relate to:\nIf you’re from Old Town, driving around cyclists is one of your top skills.\t\t\t\tYou dread summer because of tourist season.\t\t\t\tYou refer to Niagara as ‘The Island’.\t\t\t\tYou call Butler’s, Sporty’s.\t\t\t\tThe Welland Canal bridge app is always open on your phone. \t\t\t\tYou avoid driving on the weekends because of tourists.\t\t\t\tYou wait all year for strawberry lemonade season.\t\t\t\tYour household has at least 2 dogs.\t\t\t\tOn an average day you start drinking around 3pm at the latest.\t\t\t\tYou have a favourite fruit stand.\t\t\t\tYou don’t duck when you hear bird bangers. (In fact you know what bird bangers are).\t\t\t\tYou know the Penners.\t\t\t\tYou’ve almost been run over by the horse carriages.\t\t\t\tYou know the struggle of getting stuck behind someone going 35 on East West Line.\t\t\t\tYou call Downtown, Old Town.\t\t\t\tYou’ve been on a date at the candlelight stroll.\t\t\t\tYou've had arguements about where the best place to watch the sunset is. \t\t\t\tYou have at least 10 bikes in your home.\t\t\t\tYou have a favourite fruit festival.\t\t\t\tAlthough small, you treasure the memories made in Niagara on the Lake.