Things to do in Niagara Falls, ON

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Caution:

Get to the Maid of The Mist early to get a good spot on the boat.

Hot Tips:

The Great Wolf Lodge is one of the best water parks in town.

Avoid:

Motels along Lundy's Lane.

Hot Tips:

Book hotels along nears the Falls ASAP.

Hot Tips:

Leave the kids at home if you're planning on going to a winery for lunch.

Be Sure to Sample:

The fettuccine pomodoro at Casa Mia's.

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Bottle service is a must at Stella's or Dragonfly.

Best Local Souvenir:

Maple syrup.

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Things to do in Niagara Falls


Niagara Falls is known for...

One of Niagara Falls's most unique features and characteristics.

1. Known For...:

The Falls

Of course Niagara Falls would not be famous if it didn’t have a protruding Falls right in the middle of all the action. The Horseshoe Falls is a popular destination as it is considered one of the Wonders of the World and is certainly a magical sight to see. There is certainly a plethora of adventures to go on to see The Falls up close and personal. With everything from The Maid of the Mist to a Niagara Helicopter ride; tourists continually experience just how much beauty The Falls brings to the city. Whether you’re watching the fireworks or walking along The Falls, the sight is truly breathtaking.

Clifton Hill

When you think of Niagara Falls you firstly think of The Falls itself, then you probably think of all those magical lights that are found on one of the brightest, most vibrant streets in Ontario. That street is Clifton Hill and it offers up a whole lot of unique experiences to be had on one street. With everything from haunted houses, to wax museums, to The Midway to chocolate shops, Clifton Hill has it all and so much more. Better known as “The Hill” to locals, it’s a spot for the young and old to come and out and play. If you are ever in the mood for a little bright light inspiration, Clifton Hill is the spot for you.

Festival Of Lights

If you ever feel like starting a tradition during the holiday season then it is a must to pack the car up with the kids, goodies and over night bags and head on down to Niagara Falls where you will see the lovely display of bright lights during the Festival of Lights celebration. Yearly the display seem to increase in size and certainly awes anyone who drives by each display. The Festival of Lights showcases scenes from Disney movies through to Holiday cheer, it is probably one of the best things to do in Niagara Falls if you want to stay in your car drinking hot cocoa on a cold winter night.

Niagara Parks

The Niagara Region is a region that certainly prides itself in maintaining gardens throughout the area. A favourite for all to walk to during the sunny summer months is to see the lovely Niagara Parks Floral Clock. The clock is certainly is a thing of perfection. Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens is another favourite and is located along the ever so scenic Niagara Parkway. Take to a walking tour here to understand the natural beauty within Niagara.

Animal Kingdoms

It’s not everyday you think that Niagara Falls is known for its animal kingdoms, but the truth of the matter is we love animals just as much as the other guy and therefore showcase a multitude of animals and sea creatures at Marineland, The Butterfly Conservatory, and the Niagara Falls Aviary. And so yes, okay so we know we don’t have the largest animals in Niagara, but we certainly do have the loveliest little creatures one can ever imagine.