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Insiders guide to the Niagara Falls Region.

Niagara Falls, Canada is a beautiful year round destination which attracts over 12 million visitors each year. There are many great attractions in the Niagara Falls region some include wine tours, Clifton Hill, Niagara Casino, Butterfly conservatory, flower clock, the Sir Adam Beck generating station and the town of Niagara on the Lake.

The Niagara region is internationally renowned for their wineries. Some famous ones include Pellar Estates, Inniskillin, Reif Estate and Diamond Estates. 75% of the world’s ice wines are produced in Ontario. And the Niagara region is famous for producing 95% of the red ice wine making it world renowned and a popular wine.

Niagara Wineries- Grape Vines

Niagara Wineries- Grape Vines

The main tourist attractions in Niagara Falls are the falls themselves. There are two falls here, the American falls and the Canadian Horseshoe falls!

 World Famous Water Falls

 There are two falls here, one on the American side(the American Falls) the other on the Canadian side(Horseshoe falls)!

Canadian Horseshoe Falls: 52m in height and 675m wide with a flow of 155million litres/minute.

Canadian Horseshoe Falls

Canadian Horseshoe Falls

American Falls: 55m high and 320meters wide with a flow of 14 million litres/minute.

American Falls

American Falls

The attractions offered at the falls are the Journey Behind the falls, and Horn blower Niagara boat cruise, previously named Maid of the Mist.

Journey behind the falls allows you to get very close to the edge of the Horseshoe falls and even underneath the falls to view the water flow from below. Don’t worry though you are given a poncho which protects you from the great shower of the falls.

The Maid of the Mist boat ride is considered one of the oldest tourist attractions in North America. The Maid of the Mist has carried a number of celebrities and dignitaries including Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, former U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt and Pierre Trudeau. In 2013 the Maid of the Mist boat was bought out from an American company Horn blower. Staring spring 2014, three luxury catamarans will ply the niagara river.

For those who want a history of Niagara or a real life over the falls experience may choose to discover the Niagara Fury movie and 4-D indoor waterfall experience.

Adjacent to the Niagara Falls you will see Clifton Hill which is a street of fun by the falls! Clifton Hill consists of great restaurants such as Rainforest Cafe, Tim Hortons, Boston Pizza, Harvey’s and offers the famous beaver tails! You will also notice the Niagara sky wheel which allows one to take a air-conditioned/heated ferris wheel ride to enjoy the Niagara skyline. The Skylon tower is also found in the Niagara skyline and offers a great and affordable dining experience and stellar views of the Canadian and American falls.

Clifton Hill

Clifton Hill

Clifton Hill at night

Clifton Hill at night

Interested in some Niagara Falls Attractions listed above check them out below!

Casino Niagara http://www.casinoniagara.com

Fallsview Casino http://www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com

Full list of Niagara Wineries http://www.niagarawineryguide.com/niagara-wineries-city/

Full list of Niagara On the Lake Wineries http://wineriesofniagaraonthelake.com

Mentioned Wineries:

Floral Clock: http://www.niagaraparks.com/niagara-falls-attractions/floral-clock.html

Butterfly Conservatory: http://www.niagaraparks.com/niagara-falls-attractions/butterfly-conservatory.html

Maid of the Mist/Horn Blower: http://www.maidofthemist.com

Journey Behind the Falls: http://www.niagaraparks.com/niagara-falls-attractions/journey-behind-the-falls.html

And to visit the other Niagara Attractions visit:

http://www.niagaraparks.com/about-niagara-falls/interactive-map.html

-Happy traveling!

About the author: Nicole Noworyta is a full-time student at University of Toronto. She has a strong passion for travel! Which she wants to share with the world! She also works part-time for a TNT-Tours, leading international students from all around the world to various destinations such as Niagara Falls, Algonquin Park and Snow Valley resort in Barrie. She has also lead Party tours to Montreal. 

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