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Welcome to Niagara Falls & Around

Niagara Falls is one of the world’s most mesmerizing natural wonders—a mighty chasm that’s etched across the border of the United States and Canada. Each minute, six million cubic feet (168,000 cubic meters) of water thunder over the canyon walls, exploding in clouds of icy mist. The falls make a dramatic backdrop for a romantic getaway or an action-fueled adventure. Take a boat cruise, soar overhead in a helicopter, journey behind the falls, or watch the dazzling evening light show. Nearby, Clifton Hill is a mini Las Vegas with casinos, restaurants, and entertainment, whereas cultured Niagara-on-the-Lake and the Ontario wine region offer quieter attractions.

Top 10 attractions in Niagara Falls & Around

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Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Falls, Ontario

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The powerful border-straddling Niagara Falls is actually composed of the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls (also known as Canadian Falls). Combined, these cascades have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world—more than a million bathtubs of water plummet over the edge every second. While they’re wildly impressive from the US, here’s how to explore the Canadian side.More
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Cave of the Winds

Cave of the Winds

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At the Cave of the Winds observation decks, thrill-seeking visitors can get within 20 feet (6 meters) of the thundering Niagara Falls for an experience that feels like the inside of a tropical storm with torrents of water cascading down and winds up to 68 mph (109 kph). Safe to say, you’ll probably get wet.More
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Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls

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The smallest of the three waterfalls that comprise world-famous Niagara Falls, Bridal Veil Falls is anything but small. Located on the US side of the falls, the 56-foot-wide (17-meter-wide) waterfall thunders over a 78-foot (24-meter) drop. Its frothy white cascade is reminiscent of a bride’s veil, hence the falls’ name.More
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Floral Clock

Floral Clock

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While Niagara Falls is justifiably famous for the force of nature that is the falls themselves, the Floral Clock is one of several other impressive attractions in the area. Comprising thousands of colorful plants and flowers, the clock blooms from spring to fall. It’s a fun photo opportunity, especially for nature lovers and avid gardeners.More
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Skylon Tower

Skylon Tower

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Perched on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, the lofty Skylon Tower is famous for its bird’s-eye views. Boasting a panoramic observation platform, ambient dining, movies, shopping, and activities for the whole family, this 775-foot (236-meter) tower offers an entire day’s worth of entertainment.More
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Journey Behind the Falls

Journey Behind the Falls

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Niagara Falls is an incredible sight from land and by boat, but at Journey Behind the Falls visitors who wish to truly experience its massive power can get up close and personal—and wet. Standing on an observation deck behind the falls, where more than one million bathtubs of water thunder over the edge every second, is a truly unforgettable experience of Niagara.More
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Table Rock Welcome Centre

Table Rock Welcome Centre

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Your visit to the natural wonder that is Niagara Falls begins at the Table Rock Welcome Centre. Here you’ll learn how to make the most of your time at the falls, plus you can buy tickets for some area attractions if you didn’t book a tour in advance. The complex has viewing platforms, restaurants, shops, and attractions.More
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Queen Victoria Park

Queen Victoria Park

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Queen Victoria Park offers a quiet respite from the bustle of Niagara Falls. Take in stunning views of Horseshoe Falls and spend some time strolling among the plants and flowers that grow throughout the park. The colorful gardens and manicured lawns offer both relaxing picnic spots and great photo ops of the falls.More
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Clifton Hill

Clifton Hill

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Clifton Hill is a neon-heavy, Vegas-like strip filled with a concentrated cluster of family-friendly attractions and entertainment options. Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, the 175-foot (53-meter) Niagara SkyWheel, Guinness World Records Museum, Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, and several haunted houses are among its prominent points of interest.More
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Whirlpool Aero Car

Whirlpool Aero Car

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Suspended high over the Niagara River, the Whirlpool Aero Car passes directly over Niagara Whirlpool—a swirling, whitewater vortex created by conflicting currents. The antique cable car has been on the go since 1916, carrying passengers out to the bend of the river, where they dangle over and gawk at the dangerous whirling rapids below.More

Trip ideas

Niagara Falls After Dark: Light Shows and Fireworks

Niagara Falls After Dark: Light Shows and Fireworks

How to Spend 2 Days on the Canadian Side of Niagara Falls

How to Spend 2 Days on the Canadian Side of Niagara Falls

Niagara City Cruises

Niagara City Cruises

Top activities in Niagara Falls & Around

Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
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Half Day Wine & Cheese Tour - Niagara On The Lake Wine Tour
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Niagara Falls Canadian Side Tour and Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
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Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour

Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour

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30 Minute Niagara Falls Airplane Tour
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Niagara Falls Canada Tour from Day to Night with Dinner
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Recent reviews from experiences in Niagara Falls & Around

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Memorable experience
Mohammed_H, Jul 2022
30 Minute Niagara Falls Airplane Tour
Amazing view of the Niagara Falls region and the pilot was super friendly.
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The Highlight of our Trip!
Susan_a, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls CANADA Open-Top Jet-Boat Ride
Staff was great, breathtaking views…the best thing to do while in Niagara Falls!
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Nice view of Niagara...
Gideon_M, Jun 2022
Skylon Tower Observation Deck Admission
Nice view of Niagara Falls.
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Amazing views and service
MELANIE_D, Jun 2022
30 Minute Niagara Falls Airplane Tour
This offers amazing views of the Niagara region and the Falls.
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Wonderful experience.
Brian_P, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
Niagara Falls was a lifetime experience.
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The views while ziplining...
Lori_S, Jun 2022
Zipline To The Falls in Niagara Falls, Canada
It was the 2nd best thing we did while visiting in Niagara Falls.
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Andrea_D, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls Grand Helicopter Adventure
The flight was very well and very friendly pilot, who told us the attractions.
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Incredible experience
Nichole_S, Jun 2022
Journey Behind Niagara Falls Special Access via Boat
Touring the surrounding locations in Niagara Falls and then coming within feet of the falls in front and behind is an experience we will never forget.
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Highly Recommend.
PATRICIA_B, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls Canadian Side Tour and Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
We went on tour with OVER THE FALLS tour co.
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This tour is very...
Krishna_G, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
This tour is very detailed of Niagara Falls Please provide water bottles to travelers since it is 8 hr tour .
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Wonderful introduction to Niagara Falls!
Sandra_D, Jun 2022
Best of Niagara Falls Tour from Niagara Falls, Ontario
We absolutely loved our small group tour - it was a great introduction to Niagara Falls, and allows you to skip the lines at major attractions!
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Don’t want to miss this one!
rkobasic, Jun 2022
Best of Niagara Falls Tour from Niagara Falls, Ontario
Chris did a terrific job touring our small group (6 people) around Niagara Falls!
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First Niagara Speedboat Tour
Reshma_G, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls CANADA Open-Top Jet-Boat Ride
The whole crew was so fun and wonderful to be around and showed us a fantastic time at the Niagara Falls.
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Andre_C, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls Grand Helicopter Adventure
Would recommend to anyone looking to see Niagara region from a different perspective
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Cheryl was the best. She...
Aloha_S, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls Canada City Night Tour
She also gave recommendations for activities to do and restaurants to visit.
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Great views of Falls and other interesting sites
Suzanne_T, Jun 2022
Niagara Falls Canadian Side Tour and Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
A full day of sightseeing - very wonderful - saw the Falls from the boat, on land, and up in the Tower.
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Amazing Tour and Amazing Guide
Roberta_M, May 2022
Niagara Falls Canada Tour + Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch
Her local expertise brought Niagara Falls to life beyond the attractions.
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Light up the Falls!
Annette_L, May 2022
Night on Niagara Tour with Power Station Light Show (Canada)
And controlling the Niagara Falls lights was the highlight of our trip!
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Stephanie_M, May 2022
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
It was nice a quick trip to look over Niagara Falls.
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Emily_T, May 2022
Skylon Tower Observation Deck Admission
The most memorable thing is the view in the night you can see the Niagara Falls has lights different colors but it’s the wind is so strong.
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All about Niagara Falls & Around

When to visit

While Niagara Falls cascades year-round, summer is the ideal time to view attractions such as Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds under sunny skies. Just be prepared to share the view with crowds and book hotels well in advance. Fall offers more elbow room plus harvest season events including the Niagara Homegrown Wine Festival and Oktoberfest.

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