25 Facts about Niagara Falls That’ll Give You Wanderlust

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There’s plenty about Niagara Falls that’ll give you wanderlust. From attractions, zip lines, boat rides, and more, it’s an exciting location for families, friends, and romantic partners. The Niagara Falls State Park is a free to enter park located on the Niagara River along the Canada and U.S. border. However, they do offer a Niagra USA Discovery Pass for purchase. The park is open all year round to the public and is an extremely popular tourist destination. Visitors come from all over the world to soak in the views, bike, explore, hike and picnic. The beauty and the magnitude of the Niagara falls are sure to leave anyone breathless. Here are 25 Facts about Niagara Falls That’ll Give You Wanderlust.


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Skylon Tower Observation Deck

Observation Deckhttps://www.skylon.com/observation-deck/

Some argue the observation deck is the best way to view Niagara Falls’ monstrous beauty. In 52 seconds on the Skylon Tower you will travel 775 feet above the falls.  The observation deck offers a view ranging as far as 8,000 square miles.

24

Niagara Gorge Discovery Center

fossilshttps://www.niagarafallsstatepark.com/attractions-and-tours/discovery-center-and-hiking-trails

Discover the history behind the Niagara Gorge. There you will find ancient fossils and geological formations. They also offer an 180 degree multi-screen theater experience.

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Hiking Trails

hikinghttps://www.niagarafallsstatepark.com/attractions-and-tours/discovery-center-and-hiking-trails

The Niagara Falls State Park offers some of the most exciting trails in the region. They range from easy one hour round hikes to more challenging trails. The best hike for beginners would be the Great Gorge Scenic Overlook Hike that takes about one-hour round trip to complete. The more difficult one would be the Whirlpool Rapids Adventure Hike. The three-hour round tip hike will be sure to get your blood pumping.

22

Corning Museum of Glass

corninghttps://www.niagarafallsusa.com/directory/corning-museum-of-glass/

The world’s largest collection of historical glass and art is found at the Corning Museum of Glass. Around two hours and 40 minutes from Niagara Falls, the Museum offers hands on activities. You will learn about the science and technologies behind the making of glass.

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Oh Canada, Eh?

theatrehttp://www.ohcanadaeh.com

The Oh Canada Eh Dinner Theatre is an experience like no other. Located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, this award winning theater has been in production sense 1994. Enjoy dinner with a Canadian inspired show while visiting the Niagara Falls.



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