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Niagara Falls Day Trip by Air
"Niagara Falls is simply amazing. The powerful combination of 3 separate waterfalls that make up Niagara must be experienced in person to realize their magnificence. On this day trip you'll be picked up from your New York City hotel in the morning and whisked to the airport for a 1-hour flight to Niagara Falls USA. Before your in-flight coffee is cold you'll be landing right outside the Falls.Another short transfer will put you in the heart of the Niagara Falls action – you’ll be in front of the famous Maid of the Mist. This tour includes a ticket on t getting you right up close to the thundering falls! After a (sometimes wet) cruise stroll the city to visit various aerospace and science museums casinos observatories and much more. For the only panoramic view of all three Niagara Falls
From $599.00
 
Aquarium of Niagara: Meet a Seal Experience
"Your weekends just got more fun with this 20-minute session that gives you an inside look at the care and training of all the marine mammals at the Aquarium of Niagara. This your opportunity to touch feed and play with one of the seals. A unique interactive experience not to be missed!Since this is an outdoor activity please dress accordingly and wear closed toe shoes with traction. High heels are not allowed. Participants will not be entering the water but must be a competent swimmer. Participants must be at least 8 years old and understand English. A release form must be signed prior to participation and all minors under the age of 18 must have their release form signed by a parent or guardian.""""This is a can’t miss chance to interact with one of the Aquarium’s playful trained seals. This session gives you a look behind the scenes at the care and training of our marine mammals and an opportunity to touch feed and play with one of the seals alongside our trainers. You even get a kiss from one of our seals! Participants will have a photo taken with one of our harbor seals
From $65.00
 
Niagara Falls Day Trip from Boston by Air
"Niagara Falls is simply amazing. The powerful combination of 3 separate waterfalls that make up Niagara must be experienced in person to realize their magnificence. On this self-guided day trip you will take a 1 hour flight from Boston to Niagara Falls USA. Before your in-flight coffee is cold you'll be landing right outside the Falls. A short transfer will put you in the heart of the Niagara Falls action – you’ll be in front of the famous Maid of the Mist. This tour includes a ticket on this famous sightseeing cruise getting you right up close to the thundering falls! (Substitute Niagara Theater in the winter)After a (sometimes wet) cruise stroll the city to visit various aerospace and science museums casinos
From $629.00

More Tourist Traps in Niagara Falls

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 lowest.There are also many cheap tourist shops...
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where2next
Oct 27, 2003

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 least look at the large map of the area,...
janice44
Oct 13, 2003

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 falls there is a beautiful park and visitor...
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shrimp56
Aug 17, 2003

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 no tourist trap at Niagara Falls. This is...
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janika
Jun 02, 2003

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 expected in such a tourist destination....
persiangirl
May 26, 2003

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 nasty and the casino was disgusting. I'm...
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feline01
May 12, 2003
 
 
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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 saved money on food, accomodation, gas...
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feline01
May 12, 2003

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 hard. Mind you, if you know someone who...
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hayward68
Aug 25, 2002

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 postcard or two.
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crzymallard
Aug 16, 2005

Just because you CAN buy...

Just because you CAN buy anything -- well does it mean you SHOULD??? Here a young man tries out one of the many options :)
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shrimp56
Aug 17, 2003

Everything is a tourist trap here!!!

Wherever you go and whatever you do - you pay. Well, you don't have to pay for LOOKING yet and smelling the flowers in a nearby park....
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Nanumi
May 12, 2003

This must be one of 'the'...

This must be one of 'the' tourist traps of the world. The waterfall itself is beautyful, but the area around is crowded by shops, hotels and entertainment.
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2rs
Aug 24, 2002

Top Hotels in Niagara Falls

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6740 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2G 3W6, Canada
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6733 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2G 3W7, Canada
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3950 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2E 7M8, Canada
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5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2E 6W7, Canada
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6039 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2G 3V6, Canada
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6247 Mcleod Road, Niagara Falls, L2G3E9, Canada
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Top Things to Do in Niagara Falls

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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...
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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...
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Behind the Falls

The power of the falls is not to be believed. Took the trip behind the falls on our last trip and the ability to get close and hear and feel that power was great. It was an easy walk with...
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Horseshoe Falls

The second of the "Big Two" attractions of Niagara Falls (after Maid of the Mist), it ended up as our favourite of the two, even if it was for different reasons: I liked it better because it allowed...
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Clifton Hill

It's not the most challenging mini golf course ever, but the environment is what makes it. The kids loved playing among the giant dinosaurs, and the volcano that would "erupt" periodically. It is all...
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Skylon Tower

COST IN 2009: $11 OR $12/TICKET. WE LIKED THIS EXPERIENCE BECAUSE FROM UP THERE YOU CAN PUT THE WHOLE NIAGARA FALLS INTO PERSPECTIVE. You can see where Goat Island is, you can see how the Maid of the...
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