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Things to do in Niagara Falls

Updated on November 24, 2011

Niagara Falls attractions

Niagara falls is one of the great natural wonders of the world. Niagara Falls is located about 15 miles north of Buffalo, New York. In addition to the awesome magnificent beauty of nature, there are other attractions like maid of the mist boat tour, cave of the winds, Niagara Falls state park and niagara falls fashion outlets. Here are some of the things to do in Niagara falls, one of the beautiful romantic destinations in the world.

Top things to do in Niagara Falls, NY

Maid of the mist boat tour, Niagara falls
Maid of the mist boat tour, Niagara falls

Things to do in Niagara Falls:

1. Maid of the mist boat tour: Maid of the mist is one of the main attractions in Niagara Falls. "Maid of the Mist" boat tour takes you right into the heart of the Niagara Falls. You can catch the boat on either the American or Canadian side, with boardings every 15 minutes between april and the end of october.

2. Cave of the winds: Cave of the winds located on goat island. An elevator takes visitors 175 feet through the niagara rock escarpment to view the falls from the bottom. You have to wear the raincoat and foot coverings as splashings are frequent.

3. Niagara falls state park: Niagara falls state park is the oldest state park in New York and is  another one of top things to do in Niagara Falls. The park includes an observation tower, elevators that descend into the gorge at the base of the American falls, and boat trips into the turbulent waters at the base of the horseshoe falls. The park offers fishing, hiking, skiing, biking and walking trails.

Cave of the winds
Cave of the winds

4. Niagara falls aquarium: Niagara falls aquarium offers a variety of marine animals, including sea lions, penguins and otters. Aquarium opens daily at 9 AM and is one of the fun things to do in Niagara Falls with family and kids.

5. Fashion outlets of niagara falls: Fashion outlets is the region’s premier outlet center located in Niagara falls, New york. You can find top designer name outlets as well as several dining options. Fashion outlets is also one of the popular tourist attractions in niagara falls.

6. Seneca niagara casino: Seneca niagara casino is home to thousands of slot machines, video gaming, roulette, blackjack, a world class poker room, and dining.

Cave of the winds, Niagara falls


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      7 years ago

      Hi I live in Niagara falls and some spots are nice but most of it is getto. Also I recommend the casino hotel the best hotel in Niagara falls ny

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      10 years ago from Mangalore, India

      Excellent details, loved the pics :)

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      10 years ago

      I always enjoy reading your hubs. I have never been to Niagra Falls but would like to go someday.


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