Niagara Falls Tourist Traps

  • Skywheel -- best viewed from a distance
    Skywheel -- best viewed from a distance
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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Niagara Falls

  • 1. Clifton Hill

    If you hop on the Skywheel expecting great views and great pictures, think again. We tried it one night, and our view of the falls was not only inferior to what we could see by walking along the...

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  • 2. Casino Niagara

    Don't think you are going to win here or any casino for that matter. I like to think of the money I spend here as entertainment money. We all have a budget for entertainment and this is money I budget...

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  • 3. Souvenir City

    Souvenir City is a place I will remember for all the wrong reasons. Everything here is horribly overpriced, and there is hardly anything you won't find in the...

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  • 4. Haunted Houses - Choose Wisely!

    Niagara Falls is pretty well known for their Haunted Houses. I've always personally felt that they were giant tourist traps, and then in August 2009 we stopped...

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  • 5. Lots to do in Niagara that costs little or nothing

    Over-priced hotels, museums, attractions, etc. What can I say, USE COUPONS. The hotels are full of them. I know that some people feel funny about using them but...

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  • 6. Grayline tours-sure gives you a grey hairline!

    God! I can't believe we did this!! For the first time we decided to take a conducted tour around Niagara thanks to the fact that we were all tired from the...

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  • 7. Parking fees

    Parking seems to be a nightmare in Niagara Falls. Hotels charge up to $25.00 per day for parking. The key is to bargain. Our hotel dropped our parking fee to...

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  • 8. It's Niagara Falls ... come on.

    Some people think that Niagara Falls is a huge tourist trap. I on the other hand disagree. Clifton Hill has been the amusement and entertainment centre of...

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  • 9. Sovenir City - Tat to beat all tat

    This is really a place to avoid. A tourist shop that sells the standard tourist tat but even with my limited interest I noticed that the prices here were more...

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  • 10. Just keep close to the river!

    Yes, US border is very close, and gambling laws seem to be diferent there, so some kind of "little Las Vegas" has grown on the canadian side... I'm not against...

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  • 11. those ugly streets

    Why make the world ugly when it is beautiful?The streets going uphill are just ugly "mickeyland" style buildings shops and . . . customers.Lots of souvenir...

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  • 12. Classic Iron Motorcycle

    WOW! Who's idea was it to carve motorcycles out of wax? No, not really. I hear they have the largest collection of rare motorcycle art here! There's three...

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  • 13. To us it was!!

    If one paid 7 Canadian Dollar one could go down in the elevator to go on a lower platform and admire the falls from there.People got a bright yellow raincoat if...

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  • 14. T.G.I. Fridays

    I have never been to a T.G.I. Fridays before but since this is a well-known North American chain restaurant my friends and I decided to stop in at the Niagara...

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  • 15. Be careful where you change your money over.

    It is important that before you go on your trip you have a good idea what the exchange rate is. Check online a day or two before. This way you can have good...

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  • 16. The whole place is a tourist trap

    While the Falls themselves are very beautiful and absolutely worth visiting, beware that the entire area around the Falls is a horribly tacky tourist trap. From...

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  • 17. Parking and Shopping

    Shop around for parking as there are several places that seemed to charger much higher. Be careful of parking lot attendants who say their price is the...

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  • 18. power plant tour?

    we came across a tour of the power plant at niagara falls, we paid over five dollarsper person and only looked through a window museum type area quite dull. at...

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  • 19. If you walk on the street...

    If you walk on the street closest to the falls you will avoid most, but not all, of the tacky tourist stuff on the Canadian side. As you walk closer to the...

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  • 20. Avoid to be swallowed by a dragon!

    This big dragon may swallow you when walking into it's mouth! Speed up and try to be in it's belly as soon as you can. Ok, this is a joke. :) There is really...

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  • 21. Say no to fast food!

    There are many, many fast food joints all down the strip, and the first thing you'll notice when you're ordering is the hike in price. I guess this is to be...

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  • 22. Ugh, Casino Niagara

    We were looking for a cheap place to stay after splurging at the Sheraton Fallsview and found the room at Casino Niagara for $25US a night. The rooms were very...

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  • 23. Save some money

    If you're American, it is much more economical to stay on the Canadian side of the falls. When we visited, the exchange rate was about $1.50CN to $1US so we...

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  • 24. This town is crawling with...

    This town is crawling with tacky tourist shops. The kind where junk type souveniers are being sold. There are some decent souveniers to be found if you look...

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  • 25. Souvenir City

    The bus tours seem to make their stops here. So there are loads of people everywhere. If your on a bus tour you might end up here...you might as well pick up a...

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