The Niagara Falls are located along the Niagara River, on the border of New York and Canada. You will find it in the extreme west side of the state of New York. 

Why should you visit Niagara Falls?

This beautiful waterfall is comprised of three waterfalls, Horseshoe Falls being the most famous of them. It is an epic experience to witness in person, minus the roaring sound of the falls. 

It is something your family, children especially, will be mesmerized to see. If you are travelling for the day, it will be a perfect stop between the US and Canada. Near the falls, you will also find a lot of places that have activities for children, in case you want to keep them occupies elsewhere.

A day at Niagara Falls

While looking at tours online, such as niagara falls tours, you will find many things to do. You will also realize that the tourism is not just about the falls, but it is a lot more than that. You can choose to see the Niagara Falls from both the American and Canadian sides. You will just have to decide between the two boats, i.e. the Horn blower or Maid of the Mist that depart from the Canadian side and New York side respectively.

Apart from that, you can walk around the picturesque town near the Lake, for the annual Shakespeare festival and also try their signature ice wine which is made by freezing the grapes on the vines, making it super sweet and alcoholic.If you stick around till the night, you will get a chance to see the luminescent light show.

For the adults who are looking to blow off some steam, there are plenty of night clubs and bars that have great music and a wide range of alcohol along with some casinos such as the Seneca Niagara Casino. 

You enjoy a cocktail while overlooking some of the best views of the Niagara Falls such as:

On the New York side, you’re presented with a picturesque view of Goat Island.
The Sheraton Hotel has a perfect view of the Falls from the Canadian side.
If you are in search of an impressive shot of the tunnel, you can sail behind the falls.
There is also a footpath leading up to the curtain of the waterfalls

How much time should you spend at the Niagara Falls?

You can cover everything around and including the Niagara Falls in one day. Although, a visit to the ice wineries will require an extra day. With niagara falls tours, you can cover the Niagara Falls as well as Niagara on the Lake in a day.

Food to enjoy

You will find a wide variety of all the international chains near the Falls such as TGI Fridays’, IHOP, and Antica Pizzeria. These places will charge extra, so it is recommended that you eat before coming or pack your own food. But if you manage to go away from the tourist areas, you can find more of the local food such poutine which should be on your list when visiting Canada.