Niagara Falls is a popular tourist attraction point. Niagara Falls is located in two cities with the same name and divided by the international border between Canada and the United States of America. It is the border that has separated New York State from the province of Ontario. Niagara Falls is made up of three different waterfalls that are the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls.
Best time to visit Niagara Falls
The best time to visit Niagara Falls is normally in the summer season between June to August. The reason for the warmness of the weather during the entire season. The temperature of Canada stays too cold mostly throughout the year. From June to August the temperature ranging from a maximum of 26 degrees to the lowest 16-17 degrees. In other months it generally goes down the zero degrees and becomes snowy.
These three months are the peak season to visit Niagara Falls. Generally, during this season the place remains crowded. Though you may have to pay a bit higher price for the tour comparing to nonseasonal time.
Best Activities to do in Niagara Falls
There are so many exciting things to discover and many activities to do in Niagara Falls! Let’s go through the lists of activities to do in Niagara Falls.
WildPlay MistRider Zipline to the Falls
The MistRider Zipline to the Falls from above the gorge to the Grand View Marketplace toward Niagara Falls. It pasts the American Falls and approaches toward the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, where both sets of Falls are lighted up that make the waterfall more colorful with the sparkles and the wave of water.
From this wonderful zipline ride, you will be able to enjoy this mesmerizing view more closely. You will experience the thrill of ziplining in the visuality of the bright light color of the water where the beauty will entirely mesmerize you. Moreover, it is suitable for anyone above seven years of age. So kids can also participate in this adventurous zipline ride.
Take a ride on Niagara’s Whirlpool jet boat
For the past 27 years, whirlpool jet boat tours have been Niagara’s premier adventure tour on the Niagara River. Basically Its a 45-60 minute fully-guided tour. Tourists will enjoy the breathtaking adventure on the water and the stunning beauty of Niagara. You will get soaked on this awesome jet boat ride. The highly trained staff of Niagara are always ready to take you on the jet-wet ride. You will get a free hooded rain poncho. Don’t forget to wear one neither you will be soaked totally.
Niagara’s maid of the mist
Maid of the Mist is basically a boat tour of Niagara Falls where you can enjoy the sight of the falls. The starting and ending point of maid of the mist on the American side and you will cross into Canada during a part of the adventure trip. The tour takes about 20 minutes. The adult ticket price is $25.25 and $14.75 for a Child Ticket (6–12 years) and children under 6 don’t need any ticket. When you will ride from you will get a blue poncho. It’s optional to wear but don’t forget to wear it neither you will get wet from the water.
Hornblower Cruise of Niagara Falls
The boat ride on the Canadian side of the Niagara River is known as The Hornblower Niagara. Hornblower is Canada’s maid of the mist. Cruises operate the boat ride o. It’s a 20-minute boat ride. Voyage to the Falls boat tour will take you more close to the Falls. The ride will pass the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and take you into the heart of the famous Canadian Horseshoe. The price is around 34.47 CAD for adults and 23.16 CAD for children and you will get a free red poncho to wear.
Whirlpool Aero Car
The Whirlpool Aero Car is a cable car which is located in Niagara Falls. It is also known as Spanish Aero Car as this was designed by a Spanish engineer has been upgraded several times since 1916. This aero car transports passengers over a section of the Niagara River that represents by the Niagara Whirlpool. It is one of the thrilling attractions of Niagara Falls. The duration of a one-way trip is 10 minutes long with a horizontal distance of about 1770 feet. The price for this aero care is $16.50 for Adults (13+ years), $10.75 for Children (6 to 12 years), and Children under 6 years are totally free.
Take a walk through the Botanical Gardens & Butterfly Conservatory
The Botanical Gardens are located on the Canadian side. If you want an escape from the crowd of tourists you can go for an afternoon walk into the botanical gardens. The Botanical Gardens are open every day from the beginning of the day to the sunset. The entry is free into the garden, while the Butterfly Conservatory will charge you around $17.00+ tax for Adults (13+ years), $11.25 + tax for Children (6 to 12 years) for the entry.
The butterfly conservatory is located on the grounds of the gardens in Niagara Falls. You’ll also get the chance to see over 2,000 colorful butterflies consisting of over 45 different species together. Don’t miss the tour to the botanical gardens if you love the serenity of nature.
Take a Helicopter Tour over the Niagara Falls
If you are looking for more exciting things to do then you can also go for a helicopter tour over Niagara Falls. From this tour, you will get an amazing view of the entire Niagara falls from the sky. This 9-minute long flight covers 27 kilometers (17 miles) area. The helicopter tour of Niagara is so popular among tourists because no one wants to miss such opportunities when they go to Niagara. The helicopter is available from both the US side and the Canadian side.
Play a Round of Golf on the Whirlpool Golf Course
The Whirlpool Golf Course is highly rated and most renowned in Canada. The location of Whirlpool Golf Course is in a spectacular setting against the backdrop of the Niagara River Whirlpool and the Gorge. It is one of the best things you can do while visiting Niagara Falls.
Skylon Tower Tour
Skylon Tower is famous for its rotating restaurant among tourists. It is 236 meters above the ground. You will get an unforgettable view from the top of the Skylon Tower. To reach the top, you’ll board a glass-enclosed elevator. It only takes just 52 seconds of the time to reach the top of the tower.
The night view from the Skylon tower of Niagara is so stunning you will get a clear view of the falls and the famous horseshoe. If you don’t want to miss the sunset from the tower then arrived before the evening to enjoy the dusk from the top of Niagara.