Niagara Falls Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Niagara Falls

  • 1. Niagara-on-the-Lake

    Arriving to Niagara-on-the-Lake, the guide pointed to our right and said: "There is Fort George". Nothing else, and, when we left the bus to visit the city, I went there to have a look. I didn't get...

  • 2. Wineries and Vineyards

    Wine tasting and touring vineyards is a popular pastime in Southern Ontario. The largest viticultural area in Canada, where there is about 75% of Canada’s grape growing volume, is the Niagara...

  • 3. Niagara Glen Nature Area

    I am a local and spend a couple of times each year at the "Glen". Just ask how to get there. Wear your running shoes, take water. It is not an amble, but a hike. Keep your hands free of carrying...

  • 4. Daredevil Museum / IMAX Theatre

    According to some older guides and Internet reviews, access to the Daredevil Gallery is free, but it seems that since the renovation work was done in 2009-2010, there is now an admission fee of nearly...

  • 5. Botanical Gardens / Butterfly Conservatory

    How amazing was this? They usher you in to see a five minute video about butterflies and then you walk into this huge greenhouse with hundreds of butterflies and moths floating around. They even will...

  • 6. Queen Victoria Park

    Take a walk or drive through Queen Victoria Park along Niagara River Parkway. We saw the Christmas light display here which was very kitschy but good and in the spring/summer, there are loads of...

  • 7. American Falls

    Take a drive OTR. Over The River. To the States. There is shopping, but I think the best views are from the Canadian side. There is more to do there. But the views from the American side are amazing....

  • 8. Great Gorge Adventure Pass

    If you plan on seeing the most popular attractions in Niagara Falls over a 2-day period, the Adventure Pass -- or its off-season equivalent, the Magic Pass -- sold by the Niagara Parks Commission can...

  • 9. Drummond Hill Cemetery

    Drummond Hill Cemetery is a National Historic site of Canada. It was the site of the Battle of Lundy's Lane, one of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812...

  • 10. Dufferin Islands

    If the terrain of the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve is too extreme for you (as was my case, with a baby stroller to push), the nature trails of the Dufferin...

  • 11. The old scow

    If you are going upstream of the Horseshoe Falls, you may see what looks to be a boat stuck a couple of hundred feet from the brink of the falls. Your...

  • 12. Cham Shan Buddhist Temple

    The Cham Shan Buddhist Temple stands in stark contrast to the general idea people have of Niagara Falls, which contributes to make it such an interesting sight....

  • 13. The power of Niagara Falls

    During tourist season there are 100,000 cubic feet/second of water going over the falls. The flow is regulated by a joint board and is cut back in the evenings...

  • 14. Welland Canal, new and old

    West of Niagara Falls is the Welland Ship Canal, allowing lake and ocean freighters and pleasure craft to bypass Niagara Falls and the Niagara River in their...

  • 15. Guinness World Record Museum

    Learn record breaking facts in our Sports, Animal and Structures sections. Enjoy watching: adventures in space, the marathon toppling of dominoes, or the crazy...

  • 16. Stroll in the Whirlpool Park

    It is just a nice feeling to walk next to the rapids and have a walk way that overlooks the whirlpool. Aj and I sure loved it for a couple of hours in the...

  • 17. Watch fury of Niagara River and activities on it

    By leaving the well marked trails of Niagara Glen and carving our own way carefully (picture # 4), we approached the banks of Niagara River where we saw it in...

  • 18. Plucking the freshest of Ontario

    Everybody knows that Niagara region offers tours to many wineries and vineyards. However, we would like to recommend cherry, apple, strawberry and plum picking...

  • 19. Spring in Niagara Falls

    Spring season comes with crocuses and daffodils adorning the park area. 30,000 bulbs of daffodils along Niagara Parkway offer 180 degree tourism to those...

  • 20. Interesting Historical Location

    The Old Welland Canal site has a very scenic bridge and a good view of the canal itself. There is a monument located here and some interesting information about...

  • 21. Chippawa

    We got to this town South of Niagara Falls by accident. We were trying to get to Niagara on the Lake but we took a wrong turn. We ended up in Chippawa. Theres...

  • 22. Bruce Trail & Queenston Heights

    North along the Niagara Parkway is the quiet village of Queenston. Towering over it is Queenston Heights, a historic site once the site of a battle during the...

  • 23. Dufferin Islands Nature Preserve

    Dufferin Islands Nature Preserve is just 1 mile upstream of the falls. It's a peaceful place with footpaths leading from little island to island. A picnic area...

  • 24. The Welland Canal - a great wonder

    How is it possible to lift ships up and over the cliff face of the Niagara Escarpment? Not only is this done on a routine basis, but the technology is so simple...

  • 25. Niagara Wine Tour

    For 86.00 Canadian you can take a wine tour by Niagara Airbus. The tour includes pick up and drop off at your hotel. You can select different packages. Ours...

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