Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of the famous landmarks in Canada right up there with the CN Tower and Parliament Hill. Niagara Falls is the collective name for three falls. From largest to smallest, the three waterfalls are the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. Niagara Falls is one of the big tourist attractions in the area next to the casinos, Clifton Hill, Marineland and the Skylon Tower. The annual rate of tourists for Niagara falls is approximately 28 million. Seeing the Niagara Falls is great during the daytime as you can adore and admire its natural beauty; however seeing Niagara Falls at night is absolutely a treat as floodlights illuminate Niagara Falls for several hours after dark.

There have been some daredevils that have taken the experience of Niagara Falls just a bit too extreme with people putting themselves inside barrels and going over the Falls and to tightrope walkers walking a tightrope across the Niagara Gorge, from the United States to Canada. All these stunts were deemed illegal and the lucky survivors had to face the consequences of their actions by either facing criminal charges or paying stiff fines.

But all this changed as of June 15, 2012 as daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda tightroped across Niagara Falls with the approval from Ontario’s Niagara Parks Commission. It was a 25-minute intense journey across the Niagara Falls with an estimated 120,000 cheering spectators egging him on, as he became the first person in 116 years to tightrope across Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world and will continue to be so for a long time to come.

Photo courtesy of The Niagara Parks Commission

Other Attractions

The Haunted House in Niagara Falls

4943 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada Located in the heart of Clifton Hill, commonly known as “Fun by the Falls”, The Haunted House will be sure to test your nerves. With so many fun attractions at a stone throw away, The Haunted House can mix it up a little. If you’re a thrill seeker, you… Read more

The Great Canadian Midway

4950 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-3676 Dubbed as a Casino for Kids, The Great Canadian Midway is an interactive and fun way to spend an afternoon in Niagara Falls. The Great Canadian Midway is a 70,000 square foot complex filled with vibrant colours, stimulating sounds as you play some of the latest arcade… Read more

Niagara On The Lake Golf Club

143 Front St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-3424 Niagara On The Lake Golf Club Website The Niagara-on-the-Lake golf club near Niagara Falls is the oldest surviving golf course in North America. Like all golf courses, it has changed over the years. Its greens have been moved, its holes lengthened, new bunkers built, the rough cut… Read more

Mac’s Bike Tours

5956 Clark Ave., Niagara Falls, Canada (289) 969-6227 Mac’s Bike Tours Website Mac’s Bikes makes it convenient to rent a bicycle in Niagara Falls. You can choose to pickup your bicycle from their easily accessible shop at 5956 Clark Ave, Niagara Falls, Canada. Or, you can take advantage of their complimentary pickup and delivery service…. Read more

Sentineal Carriages

1055 Line 1, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (905) 468-4943 Sentineal Carriages Sentineal Carriages welcomes you to Niagara on the Lake and the Niagara Falls region. Since 1989 they have made wedding days special, tours of the Niagara more entertaining and the passing of loved ones more elegant with their horse drawn hearse. Sentineal Carriages invite you… Read more

Holiday Inn By The Falls

5339 Murray St. Niagara Falls, Canada  1 (800) 263-9393 Holiday Inn By The Falls Website Holiday Inn By The Falls is the hotel of choice during your Niagara Falls vacation as it is located just steps from the mighty Falls. Not only is the hotel conveniently located near the Falls it is also near the… Read more

Bird Kingdom

Bird Kingdom is open 365 days a year! 5651 River Road, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 356-8888 Bird Kingdom Website A world class tropical adventure, located in Niagara Falls, Canada, is the largest free-flying indoor aviary in the world. More than 300 birds make their home in this multi-level rainforest setting nestled in a building which… Read more

Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars

4848 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Canada (905) 358-3061 Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars Website Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars is the closet you’ll get to meeting celebrities and going behind the scenes of some of Hollywood’s best movies without actually going to Hollywood (and getting arrested for trespassing on set). Take your picture… Read more

Pelham Hills Golf Club

196 Webber Road, Pelham, Ontario, Canada (905) 735-6768 Pelham Hills Golf and Country Club Website Pelham Hills Golf & Country Club remains one of the finest Golf Courses near Niagara Falls with its rolling terrain and wandering creeks, spectacular new clubhouse, fully licensed dining area and luxurious banquet hall, and our first-class practice facility for… Read more

Rockway Vineyards Golf Course

3290 Ninth St., St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada (905) 641-5771 Rockway Vineyards Website Situated against the Niagara Escarpment, Rockway Vineyards is one of the premiere golf destinations near the Niagara Falls, Canada area. Rockway Vineyards showcases an 18-hole championship course amongst their own sprawling vineyards. Meticulously maintained, the natural rolling landscape of Rockway’s championship layout is… Read more