Niagara Falls - 11 Reasons to Visit This Spectacular Waterfall

You will be amazed to see one of the most spectacular falls in this world. Plan a visit to Niagara Falls and capture the best moments so far.

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Niagara Falls - 11 Reasons to Visit This Spectacular Waterfall

Where are you planning to go this summer? Water parks or popular beach travel destinations? Whatever you are planning for, make sure that you travel safe and do not commit water slide mistakes.

If you are planning to travel with your family, then why not visit the Niagara falls? Sounds good? It is one of the ancient wonders of the world that you should add on your bucket list. Do you know- Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls? It is made up of Horseshoe Fall, The American Falls, and  Bridal Veil Falls. When these three falls combine, you can capture the largest water flow rate of any waterfall in the world.

Never plan to visit Niagara Falls in winter! The waterfall freezes, plants look like ice corals. Don’t believe us? Check out these viral pictures of Niagara Falls that resemble Disney’s film Frozen. If these pictures excite you to visit Niagara Falls in winter, then no one is going to stop you.

Niagara falls are well known for its breathtaking view and as a source of hydroelectric power. This wonderful waterfall is located at the southern end of the Niagara Gorge and lies between the US state of New York and the Canadian province of Ontario. Horseshoe Falls is the largest waterfall that straddles between the United States and Canada. Another fall American and Bridal Veils Falls lie within the United States.

The Niagara Falls welcomes over 30 million tourists annually. Check out other reasons why you should visit Niagara Falls at least once in your lifetime.

1. Restaurants and Delicious Cuisine

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Niagara is not only known for falls, but it is also popular for several restaurants that offer stunning views of Niagara falls from the top.

If you want to get a more exotic view of the falls, then dine in at the Fallsview Buffet Restaurant and The Skylon Tower. Enjoy your dinner, and also capture a mesmerizing view of the falls.

2. A Multitude of Attractions for Visitors

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Canada offers several activities for tourists. The city is perfect for a couple, family, and friends. It has many water parks and restaurants that offer a view of Niagara Falls, and don’t let you feel bored. Stay in the hotels located on the hills and enjoy the fantastic view of the city.

3. Birds’-Eye View from the Niagara Falls

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You can also capture the amazing view of Niagara Falls via helicopter. The helicopter ride takes you at a height from where you can see the beauty of the falls. The ride is of very little time, but it is enough to capture this stunning view. 

What’s amazing is, the Niagara tour companies also take wedding setups if you want to exchange the rings above the falls. Sounds exciting? So, if you are a bride or groom-to-be, why not have a pre-wedding shoot here? If this doesn’t sound good to you, check more radiant pre-wedding shoot ideas.

4. Play Golf or Go Cycling

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Besides an attractive fall, the Niagara area is also home to Canada’s best Golf course. Furthermore, Niagara parkway, which stretches over 58km along the side of the Canadian River, is the top 10 cycling routes in the world.

If you do cycling often, then take the Lake Ontario  Waterfront trail for a more amazing experience. The trek stretches around 780km and is more dangerous than other trails.

5. Spas to Get Much-Needed Relaxation

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While beauty, restaurants, and food of the Niagara Falls are awesome, sometimes you might need a good sleep and relaxation. The area has several spa centers to give you much-needed relaxation and pampering. This could be the best part of your trip to Niagara Falls.

6. Niagara Falls Fireworks Show

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If you are going to Niagara Falls for the first time, then don’t miss the fireworks show. What could be more exciting than witnessing the fireworks over the largest waterfalls in the world?

The Niagara Fireworks show happens in Summer and begins in June. The show also happens in Winter, but mostly on weekends.

7. Maid of the Mist Boat

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Be prepared to get wet if you are opting for Maid of the Mist boat. The boat takes you under the falls, but rain gear is provided for safety. However, people say that it is the best and the most fantastic way to experience Niagara Falls. The tourists say that you can’t leave the place without enjoying the Maid of the Mist.

8. Beautiful Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Conservatory

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Niagara Falls is crowded with tourists all season. If you want to escape the crowding place, take a tour of Niagara Botanical gardens in the afternoon. The garden is spread in 100-acres and is maintained by the students at Horticulture school.

In summer, the carriage tours allow you to explore the gardens. The Butterfly conservatory here features thousands of butterflies and vibrant flowers.

9. Old Fort Niagara

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Old Fort Niagara is something you can’t miss if you are a history lover. This old and beautiful fort has been part of several wars, including the American Revolution and the French War.

Step inside the fort and explore the old army barracks, gunpowder rooms, and more. The fort is large, and you may end up your half of the day here. The fort is located on the banks of Niagara River and Lake Ontario. The fort remains open from 9 am to 7 pm daily.

10. Elevator Ride to See the View of the Horseshoe Fall and Niagara River

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Take an elevator ride to see the behind the scenes of the Canadian Fall and Niagara river.  Enjoy the curtain of the waterfall, but be prepared for the crowd. Journey Behind the Waterfalls is the most attractive site of the Niagara Falls.

So, you might find it difficult standing in an elevator. If you want to enjoy this ride, take the first ride when it opens at 9 am.

11. Niagara SkyWheel

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Niagara SkyWheel is considered Canada’s largest observation wheel. It offers gondolas that rotate over 170 feet above the falls. From the wheel, you can capture the beautiful view of the American and Horseshoe Falls and other amazing spots. The ride runs for 10-12 minutes.

The ride is interesting and is worth experiencing. The tickets cost might vary from $10 for adults to $5-7 for kids.

Final Words

Have you ever been to Niagara Falls? If not, then you must tick off this spectacular fall on your bucket list. Also, for the next vacay, you can choose from these astonishing water bodies from around the world. Whether you are a couple looking for a romantic getaway or a place to enjoy with kids, Niagara Falls will not disappoint you.

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