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    Niagara Skywheel

    by spidermiss Written Apr 18, 2011

    Niagara Skywheel towers 53 m above the Nigaara Falls area. On the ride you get great views of both The American and The Horseshoe Falls along with other natural landmarks of Niagara Park. If you ride in the evening you get the illuminated views and Clifton Hill Resort's glittering lights. The ride lasts approximately 10 mins.

    The ride cost 9.99 + tax CAD (April 2011).

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    CRIMINALS HALL OF FAME

    by kris-t Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    "WAX MUSEUM The Criminal Hall of Fame boasts a vintage selection of masterfully crafted wax replicas of notorious criminals from throughout history"
    A vintage police cruiser is parked in front of the Hall in a failed attempt to draw attention.

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    Historic Niagara Falls Trolley of US Side!

    by machomikemd Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Explore Niagara Falls State Park in the comfort of the Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley. Enjoy an overview of the park in half an hour as a knowledgeable guide shares the history of the park with you along the three-mile route, or get off at each of the six stops and explore the Niagara Falls attractions. The Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley is a favorite because they allow you to see the park while you relax and enjoy the ride. Each vintage-style trolley is equipped with modern conveniences and tickets are available at various locations throughout the park, so you can zip from one Niagara Falls attraction to the next.

    Trolleys run every 30 minutes
    First trolley starts - 9 a.m.
    Last trolley starts - 11:30 p.m.

    Ride all day for just $1 visiting downtown Niagara Falls USA hotels and attractions. Just purchase a Trolley Day Pass when boarding. It is valid for one adult and two children, age 11 and under. Senior citizens (age 65+), disabled and Medicare cardholders with valid ID pay 50 cents. Exact change is required.

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    SIR ADAM BECK NO2 GENERATING PLANT

    by BerniShand Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Take the 40 minute tour and learn how hydroelectic power is produced here, the tour includes a short video presentation and our guide was informative and amusing. Tours leave on the hour March to May, every half hour May to September, and every hour September to November. there are no tours during the wuinter months
    you are not allowed to take bags into the plant but there are free lockers to leave them in

    Admittance prices $8.50 Adults, Child 6 to 12 years $5.00, 5 and under free

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  • Audio Driving Tour of Niagara region on CD

    by clasinvest Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This is a 2 part driving tour from Niagara Falls to Niagara-on-the-Lake that you play in your car CD player. It has 20 sites with directions and a map. The directions are easy because you only go on the Niagara Parkway. It's got lots of information, and explains all of the sites. You can do any part or parts you want or the whole thing. It's much cheaper than a bus tour and you make your own schedule.

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    Fallsview Casino

    by kazander Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Lou and I won it big at the Fallsview. OK, not big, but we won enough to pay for everything during our stay at Niagara Falls! It's very nice Casino/ Hotel overlooking the falls. They have a large shopping area, a few resturants and Live Music and Comedy Acts. They were advertising for Kenny Rogers and Howie Mandel when we were there.

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    Falls View

    by Dabs Written Aug 26, 2010

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    After visiting the attractions at Table Rock, Niagara's Fury and Journey Behind the Falls, we spotted the Falls Incline Railway which was included with our Adventure Pass so we hopped on for a ride up to Falls View near The Embassy Suites Fallsview which has a nice walk with several overlooks with good views of the Falls from up above. The ride takes less than a minute and we didn't have to wait to get on. If you are staying at the Embassy Suites, Marriott or any of the other hotels near there, that's a good way to get up and down the hill to the Falls.

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    Niagara's Fury

    by Dabs Updated Aug 9, 2010

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    The fourth and final attraction we visited on the Canadian side was Niagara's Fury which we probably wouldn't have done if it hadn't been included on the Adventure Pass and I wouldn't recommend to adults not traveling with young kids. The attraction starts off with a cartoon explaining the creation of the Falls, although not explaining it all that well. Then they take you into a room where you watch an 360 degree IMAX style movie, the floors move and vibrate, you feel like you are soaring over the Falls, water, snow (actually foam) and cold air spurting out at you on occasion. Exciting maybe for the 6-10 year old crowd, for this adult it was a bit of a snooze. I would have been irritated had I waited in line or made a special trip over to see it.

    Included on the Adventure Pass, adults $15.00, kids 6-12 $9.75

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    Top 10 Things in Niagara Falls, Canada

    by JennysTravels Updated Feb 24, 2010

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    Top 10 Reasons you should come to Niagara Falls, Canada:

    1. Well ... let's start with the obvious ... Me.
    2. Niagara Falls of course!
    3. Fallsview Casino and it's many sins.
    4. Late night eats.
    5. Winery bike tours. Helmets required.
    6. Haunted Pints at the Angel Inn.
    7. Hiking the gorge.
    8. A trip to Toronto would complete it.
    9. Afternoon Tea at The Prince of Wales Hotel, NOTL.
    10. Private bonfires in the country.

    Take your pick. :)

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    Niagara Falls top 10

    by Suzanne123 Updated Nov 12, 2009

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    1. Skywheel - Right in town on Clifton Hills. Heated and Air Conditioned gondolas. www.skywheel.ca 53 meter ferris wheel.

    2. Journey behind the Falls. Directly across the Canadian Falls there is a building where you can pay to walk thru a hidden tunnel. It's pretty darn awesome.

    3. Bird Aviary - 400 creatures. Or was it 400 species? It's a lot and you will like it.

    4. Fear Factory. It's very scary. You get to walk thru a scary building. If you can't handle it you scream "Nightmares" and 'someone' will come and get you. You are then added to the chicken list. Don't worry you won't be alone. 900,000 are also on the list.

    5. Skylon Tower Observation Deck

    6. Maid of the Mist.

    7. Fallsview indoor waterpark

    8. Jetboat whirlpool

    9. Whirlpool aero car ride

    10. Niagara Fury (experience the creation of the falls in 4-D) or an IMAX film if you've never seen one

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    Whirlpool Aero Car

    by Tom_Fields Written Sep 26, 2009

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    The Niagara River, below the falls, has carved out a huge cavity in the cliffs and formed an eddy, or whirlpool. Inside, the water swirls about, creating a spectacular display of nature's power. You can visit one of two ways: by cable car (aero car), or by speedboat. You'll probably get better pictures by aero car.

    Opened in 1916, it was designed by Spanish engineer Leonardo Torres Quevedo. This is one of Niagara's top attractions. The trip takes about 10 minutes each way. Needless to say, it's out of the question if you're afraid of heights.

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    Mystery on the Lake

    by kehale Written Aug 25, 2009

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    On a weekend camping trip with some friends, the girls wanted to find the perfect girls day out activity that was diffrent from your usual Niagara Falls trip. Doing a google search a friend of mine came across "Mystery on the Lake" which takes place in historic Niagara on the Lake.
    It is an interactive theatre that takes you on a walking tour of the Niagara on the Lake area. We were lucky we had a beautiful day, and the actors were fantastic and really engaging (of course they had to be to get you to find the clue and move on to the next location). It was a bit pricey but you get admission to two area attractions and food and drink at a few local eateries. We really enjoyed ourselves and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a unique day out in Niagara.
    Check out their website for more details! (No address because they won't provide you the starting location until you buy your tickets... or else how would they make money, huh?)

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    Cave of the Winds

    by apbeaches Written Aug 18, 2009

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    From the American Side we put on yellow poncho's and sandals to go down to the foot of the American Falls. We climbed steps alongside the Falls at times getting really soaked. It was very memorable & a lot of fun.

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    Niagara Falls Aviary

    by kris-t Written Jul 11, 2009

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    Since 2003.
    Niagara Falls Aviary - it's Home to over 300 tropical birds from around the world, some free flying as well as observational exhibits.
    Discover mysteries and strange creatures in the depths of the jungle on a journey in search of the birds of "The Lost Kingdom".
    Birds of the Lost Kingdom provides an exciting and rewarding outing that appeals to all ages.

    The Birds of the Lost Kingdom is open 365 days a year.

    Note: Last admission is 1 hour prior to closing.

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    Bronto's Adventure Playland

    by kris-t Written Jul 10, 2009

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    Niagara's newest interactive indoor - outdoor attraction featuring Ballocity play.

    The main section is the climbing area. Kids can climb all the way up to the top level, shoot soft balls at each other , there is also a big “volcano” which can be loaded with balls.
    Inside there is a smaller, lower climbing area. Then finally there is a very small toddler area with a VeggieTales theme.

    Adult CAD 5.99

    Child 6.99

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