Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a city located in southern Ontario, Canada. The main attraction is, of course, Niagara Falls, a series of three separate waterfalls that includes the iconic Horseshoe Falls, widely regarded as a natural wonder of the world.

A vibrant all-season destination, the city offers plenty of attractions including the SkyWheel and Ripley's Believe It or Not! museum on Clifton Hill’s “Street of Fun”, the magical Winter Festival of Lights, thrilling boat tours and an incredible nightly Niagara Falls fireworks display. You’ll also find easy access to nature with many walking, hiking and cycling trails nearby.

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Where is Niagara Falls?

Niagara Falls is located on the Canada-US border across from Niagara Falls, NY. The city is about an hour’s drive from Hamilton and roughly an hour and a half from Toronto

GO Transit and VIA Rail offer train service to the area from the Greater Toronto Area, with bus service also available into the region. Niagara Falls can also be reached by air with flights into Niagara International Airport (IAG).

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Things to do in Niagara Falls

Experience the beauty of the Falls

The city’s star attraction is the iconic 52-metre (170-foot) Niagara Horseshoe Falls, viewable year-round from many vantage points including walking trails and platforms.

Dine at the top of a tower

Enjoy dinner at the Skylon Tower’s revolving restaurant, 236 metres (775 feet) above Niagara Falls. Admission to the tower’s observation decks is free when dining.

Enjoy a spectacular light show

Niagara Falls celebrates its natural beauty all year with several award-winning firework displays and nightly illumination show, capped by the annual Winter Festival of Lights.

Go for a hike

Explore four hectares of footpaths and bridges at the Dufferin Islands nature area or book a Niagara Falls walking tour to see some of the highlights.

Race a go-kart

Feel the rush at one of the largest elevated go-kart race tracks in North America. The Niagara Speedway go-karts deliver speed and excitement in Niagara Falls’ Clifton Hill district.

Ride an observation wheel

Get an elevated view of the Horseshoe Falls aboard the Niagara Skywheel, Canada’s largest observation wheel that boasts awesome views.

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Last updated: April 25, 2024

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