Niagara Falls Things to Do

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  • 1. Maid of the Mist

    Dating back to 1846, the Maid of the Mist is without a doubt one of North America's oldest tourist attractions. Along with Journey Behind the Falls, it is part of what I dubbed the "Big Two" -- the...

  • 2. Falls at Night

    Every night after sundown, both the American and Canadian Falls are illuminated by floodlights until midnight (10 p.m. from January to April). As evidenced by the fact that this has been going on...

  • 3. Behind the Falls

    That's the way to walk closer to the falls. We didn't do it (it must be fun, but time was short and we had to choose), since the Maid of the Mist, took us even closer, with less sacrifices, and gave...

  • 4. Clifton Hill

    At first i just looked at all this madness...not quite believing it. It felt like i was in the middle of some carnival/amusement park. It is overcommercialized, totally touristy, totally tacky and...

  • 5. Rainbow Bridge

    The Rainbow Bridge connects the sister cities of Niagara Falls, Ontario with Niagara Falls, New York. It was opened on 1941. You can walk across, take a bike or even drive your car. No commercial...

  • 6. Horseshoe Falls

    The river splits in two, part of it falling in the American side of the border, and the other in Canadian side. Standing side by side, it is in the Canadian part that the views are most impressive,...

  • 7. Skylon Tower

    This was my 3rd visit up to Skylon Tower when I went up on my first evening at Niagara Falls in November 2006. The elevator climbs up 775 feet to the indoor and outdoor observation desks where you get...

  • 8. Nightmares Fear Factory

    I was so dissapointed at this attraction. It is not scarey! It is pitch black except for a red dot light to follow. People yell and try and scare you. The employees grab your legs, trying to make you...

  • 9. Casino Niagara

    Casino floor size: 100,000 ft² (9,000 m²) Slot machines: 1750 Slot tournament area Table games: 60 Restaurants: 3 ( Lucky's steakhouse , The Market Buffet, Perks Cafe ) Bars: Corona, Quench,...

  • 10. Floral Clock

    This floral clock built in 1950 is one of the largest in the world, it measures 40ft across and has a loud tick ! you can go around the back of the clock to view the mechanism and see pictures of the...

  • 11. American Falls

    The falls at left in the picture are American; at right, Canadian. To appreciate both of them you have to be in Canadian side. Maybe because of it, this was the easier American frontier I ever...

  • 12. Whirlpool Jet Boat Rides

    No I didn't make the jet boat rides. Seen from the air, the whirlpool seems really challenging and, merging my good memories from Safari Macuco in Iguaçu, Brazil, with the comments in VT, I think...

  • 13. Butterfly Sanctuary

    The Butterfly Conservatory is a wonderful place for adults as well as children. Open (normally) 10:00AM - 5:00PM its a great place to photograph lush tropical plants and over 2000 exotic butterflies....

  • 14. Helicopter Rides

    It's expensive and it passes in a second, but it gives another impressive look of the dramatic course of the river. However, the really smashing sights are taken from below, from the Maid of the...

  • 15. Marine Land and Game Farm

    My husband and I took our 3 and 5 year old to Marineland just this past week. I was there as a child, but remembered little from that experience. I was eager to experience it again with my own...

  • 16. Minolta Tower

    To a cinemascope view of the falls several towers were built. We had lunch at Minolta's tower, expecting a rotating restaurant as usual in these towers. It is not, but we understood that here it must...

  • 17. Niagara Spanish Aero Car

    Further out, somewhere between Niagara Falls city and Niagara-on-the-Lake, is the Niagara Whirlpool where you could take an aero car above the roaring Niagara River. Yet another experience that's on...

  • 18. Botanical Gardens

    Not much to do there but I did enjoy my stroll and vegetation`s observation. ;-) Too bad the rose garden was not ready yet - would of been quite a scenery. Remember seeing a funny note (see 3rd...

  • 19. Falls in Winter

    If you want to see the real winter in Canada, come to Niagara Falls. It is a real treat if you come from November to January. Do not forget your camera as the view is spectacular. It is really cold...

  • 20. Niagara-on-the-Lake

    Where Niagara Falls is known as a place for fun, games and honeymoons, its neighbour to the north, Niagara-on-the-Lake, has positioned itself as a quaint, quiet destination. It makes an interesting...

  • 21. White Water Walk

    The White Water Walk is a wooden boardwalk built along the narrowest section of the Niagara River between the Niagara Falls and the Niagara Whirlpool. There are two staircases, one around the middle...

  • 22. IMAX Theatre and Daredevil Exhibit

    Buy online and save 25% off your IMAX tickets and over 30% off IMAX packages including the Skylon Tower located next to the IMAX Theater Interesting Niagara Falls...

  • 23. Ripleys Believe It Or Not! Museum

    This is one among the 31 Believe It or not Odditoriums around the world.Good for everyone of you like to see unique oddities, rare film footages, bizarre artifacts, usual arts, puzzles, illusions and...

  • 24. Movieland

    The Movieland Wax Museum features wax models of famous celebrities (real and fictitious) from well-known films and TV shows. You'll see Cher from Moonlighting, Yoda and Darth Maul from Star Wars, the...

  • 25. Niagara Glen Nature Area

    If you get the chance you must venture away from the hotels into more that the area has to offer. Around 10 minutes drive you will be out of the hotels and into the countryside. This was what I hoped...

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