Most travelers plan on visiting Niagara Falls when travelling to Canada. While most are familiar with the waterfalls being a natural wonder of the world a lot of people are unaware that Niagara Falls is a city in Ontario, Canada and that there are several attractions located along the city that make is a very attractive tourist destination to those living in Canada as well as travelers visiting the country. The city has a lot to offer travelers of all ages. While the main attraction is the natural water falls there are waterparks, casinos and several other attractions to enjoy while visiting the city.
Here Is A List Of The Most Popular Attractions In The City:
1. Niagara Falls
The waterfalls are a beautiful sight in all seasons. While everyone can walk the promenade along the falls and enjoy the mist of the water spraying occasionally those interested in getting some action up close to the water can also indulge in the attraction popularly known as ‘The Journey Behind the Falls’. Here visitors can take the elevator down to the caves that take you to a viewing deck extremely close to the horseshoe falls. Another way to enjoy the water is to take the boat ride. The ride lasts about 60 minutes and is a great thrill to experience.
2. The Casino
The Fallsview Casino located in the Fallsview Hotel is a place every tourist must visit. The slot machines offer a thrilling experience to the novice and experienced players. All foreign visitors must have a passport as identification and proof of age to enter the casino. An international drivers licence is also accepted as proof of age.
3. Fallsview Indoor Waterpark
Attached to the Fallsview Hotel is home to the most popular waterpark in Niagara Falls. One of the reasons for the popularity of the waterpark is because of its wave pool as well as the fact that it offers a scenic view of the majestic Niagara Falls from the waterpark. There are several water slides for the adults as well as smaller slides for young children. The waterpark also has an isolated hot tub for adults only hence making it ideal for families.
4. Clifton Hill
Here is where you will find the hustle and bustle of the city. One of the main attractions here is the Niagara Skywheel. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view of the entire city in a gondola that soars as high as 175 ft. The ride lasts about 12 minutes as it a spectacular view of the entire region. The Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars is another popular attraction on Clifton Hill. The museum has dedicated areas for each exhibit and visitors can take photos up close and personal with everyone from the cast of Harry Potter and the Pirates of the Caribbean to Princess Diana and even Michael Jackson.
There definitely is a lot to see and do when visiting Niagara Falls. Take a drive down Niagara on the Lake to enjoy the natural beauty of the city. During the Spring and Fall season Niagara on the lake is bursting with colors as the leaves change for the season and in summer the greenery is more than refreshing. If you are visiting in Winter you will enjoy the crisp air and the snow. A trip to a local winery is a must when visiting Niagara Falls. Tours to the wineries are popular and guests can even indulge in wine tasting during the tours.