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Niagara Falls

Travel Guide
Bridal Veil Falls showing landscape views, a waterfall and a city

Nicknamed the world’s honeymoon capital, this spot is a natural wonder attracting newlyweds, families, cross-country travelers and waterfall fans.

If you’re traveling near western New York, visit Niagara Falls to see spectacular waterfalls. Water flows at a rate of 150,000 gallons per second (568,000 liters) on the U.S. side. See plunging water, hear the roaring falls and feel mist swirling up from the gorge.

The Niagara River, which separates the U.S. and Canada, flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. Watch the water curve dramatically, then drop up to 110 feet (33 meters) in American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls on the U.S. side.

Three state parks offer vistas of the falls and river. Niagara Falls State Park is the launch point for activities at the falls itself. Don a yellow poncho and walk to Cave of the Winds below Bridal Veil Falls. Ride on the Maid of the Mist boat that has brought tourists in raingear near the falls for nearly 170 years. Hike along gorge trails to Goat Island to view Canada’s Horseshoe Falls.

Whirlpool State Park juts into the gorge overlooking a giant whirlpool and water rapids downstream of the falls. At Devil’s Hole State Park, take the stone stairs to the base of the gorge to see rushing rapids. Walk upstream along the river toward the whirlpool.

Consider beginning your marriage here. The area has multiple wedding chapels along with honeymoon suites with beds and Jacuzzis in heart shapes. Your guests will enjoy many activities in the area when not engaged in wedding events. Try your luck at the casino, shop at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA and explore the Aquarium of Niagara. Gaze at the falls illuminated at night.

The falls are glorious in summer with light mist cooling a hot day. Bundle up in winter to enjoy a frosty wonderland. Ice forms over the base of the falls, creating a bridge up to 50 feet (15 meters) thick.

If you have time and your passport, after enjoying Niagara Falls in the U.S., cross the Rainbow Bridge to Canada to see Horseshoe Falls, another portion of the river’s amazing drop.

Where to stay in Niagara Falls

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
4 out of 5
310 4th St, Niagara Falls, NY
The price is Rs8,023 per night from 1 Sep to 1 Sep
Located in Downtown Niagara Falls, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Niagara Falls State Park. Rainbow Bridge and ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,788 reviews)
"Close to the Falls"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2021

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Sheraton Niagara Falls
Sheraton Niagara Falls
4 out of 5
300 3rd St, Niagara Falls, NY
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs9,615 per night from 2 Sep to 2 Sep
Located in Downtown Niagara Falls, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Observation Tower. Niagara Falls State Park and ...
3.9/5Good! (1,876 reviews)
"The hotel is in walking proximity to Niagra Falls including various shopping and dining options."

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2021

Sheraton Niagara Falls
Comfort Inn & Suites Niagara Falls Blvd USA
Comfort Inn & Suites Niagara Falls Blvd USA
2.5 out of 5
6115 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY
The price is Rs8,343 per night from 22 Aug to 22 Aug
Situated in Niagara Falls, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Fallsview Indoor Waterpark and Niagara Falls State Park. Cave ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (551 reviews)
"Excellent service"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2021

Comfort Inn & Suites Niagara Falls Blvd USA
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The Hideaway House-Private Yard & Parking
The Hideaway House-Private Yard & Parking
2010 Niagara St, Niagara Falls, NY
Situated in the historical district, this holiday home is within 2 miles (3 km) of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Niagara Falls State Park and Seneca ...
The Hideaway House-Private Yard & Parking
THE STONE CASTLE- With Private Yard & Free Parking, Minutes From Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
THE STONE CASTLE- With Private Yard & Free Parking, Minutes From Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
3 out of 5
1701 Ferry Ave, Niagara Falls, NY
Located in the heart of Niagara Falls, this golf apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Niagara Falls State Park ...
THE STONE CASTLE- With Private Yard & Free Parking, Minutes From Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
The Blackjack Duplex - Private Yard & Parking, Minutes From Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
The Blackjack Duplex - Private Yard & Parking, Minutes From Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
3.5 out of 5
407 6th St, Niagara Falls, NY
Located in Downtown Niagara Falls, this villa is within a 10-minute walk of Niagara Wedding Chapel and Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. Niagara Falls State Park ...
The Blackjack Duplex - Private Yard & Parking, Minutes From Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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