Main Attractions Around Niagara Falls: Canada and USA
Traveling to Canada or North America? Niagara Falls is the main attraction that millions of people visit every year on the Canadian side and the US side.
Here are the 8 best attractions and best things to do around Niagara Falls when visiting with the family. Before that, check this guide on how to get your Canada visa for Spanish citizens, if you are going to visit Niagara Falls from Spain.
Ride in a helicopter above the Canadian Rockies
Several Helicopter rides are available for Canadian visitors who want to enjoy flying above the thundering waterfalls in style.
Niagara Falls, Queen Victoria Park, Skylon Tower, and the entire city of Toronto are just some of the natural and man-made beauties that can be seen from the air on a Niagara Falls helicopter tour.
Journey Behind the Niagara Falls, Canada
At the foot of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, one of the most popular Niagara Falls attractions, visitors may get a behind-the-scenes look at the majestic Niagara Falls at Journey Behind the Falls.
It begins with an elevator trip that drops around 125 feet through bedrock to an observation deck that overlooks the enchantment of viewing the Horseshoe Falls from behind the falling waterways.
Canada’s White Water Walk
Nature’s unrelenting force and stunning beauty can be seen in all their glory at White Water Walk. On a boardwalk, you’ll be able to feel the power of the Niagara River’s powerful rapids as you stroll beside them.
You can use an elevator to get there. You’ll get a stunning view of Niagara Falls and the Whirlpool below from this Niagara Falls tourist attraction.
Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory and Botanical Garden, Canada
Visit the Botanical Garden and Butterfly Conservatory for a breather from Niagara Falls’ deafening roars. One of the best collections of trees in Canada can be seen on the tranquil walking routes in this beautiful location.
In the summer, visitors can take guided tours of the garden’s 100 acres by horse and carriage. Additionally, the Butterfly Conservatory can be found in the grounds, which is home to hundreds of different kinds of butterflies.
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US Side Maid of the Mist
Visitors to Niagara Falls can take a ferry journey to the Canadian side of the falls in order to have a better look at them from a different perspective. As the most exciting element of the attraction is getting a dunk under the falls, the journey begins at the Observation Tower, where free recyclable rain gear is available.
On its way to Horseshoe Falls, the boat travels via American Falls and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
United States: Cave of the Winds
Bridal Veil Falls may be seen from the base of the Cave of the Winds, a complex of wooden platforms and walkways.
Elevator rides descend 175 feet to the Niagara Gorge, where visitors can walk along wooden walkways to the iconic Bridal Veil Falls, which is also known as “Hurricane Deck” because of the storm-like conditions in which it is located.
Since the roaring river looms large above you, you’ll want to bring a poncho and shoes with strong traction in case you get wet.
The United States’ Old Fort Niagara
In Youngstown, where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario, you may explore one of the most historic Niagara Falls attractions.
As one of North America’s oldest military installations, this stronghold was built in the 17th century by the French Empire. Historic gunpowder rooms, barracks, and cannons are on display for visitors to learn about the fort’s long history as a military vantage point dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.
In Canada, the Niagara River and Lake Ontario may be seen clearly from the observation deck.
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Light Show at the Niagara Falls
Each evening, as the sun sets, the three waterfalls that makeup Niagara Falls come to life as a spectacular water and light show at Niagara Falls. During the nighttime light show, the sparkling waters enhance the grandeur of the majestic falls.
Along with the world-famous fireworks show, the Niagara Gorge comes alive with color thanks to the hundreds of LED lights strategically placed across the gorge’s many sections. Niagara Falls is illuminated on certain occasions, such as holidays and national anniversaries.
Farhan Ali is a local news reporter who is graduated from Islamia University Bahawalpur. He is a regular writer on BenjaNews.com