Explore Niagara Falls
Traditionally a favored spot for honeymooners, Niagara Falls also caters for families and holidaymakers in search of a spectacular natural attraction both during the day and at night when you can admire the floodlit fallsview from your Niagara inn bedroom. The Niagara River forms the border between Canada and the US. There are two major parts to the river's famous cataracts: the largest, the Horseshoe Falls (also called the Canadian Falls), are mostly on the Canadian side and the American Falls, not unnaturally, are on the US side. The Bridal Veil Falls also lie on the US side.
When to visit Niagara FallsVisitors should consider making a booking during the summer months as the falls are generally less popular in the winter when the attractions of the resorts on both sides of the border are frozen over.
How to get to Niagara FallsNiagara Falls International Airport (IAG) lies 4 miles east of downtown Niagara Falls. Nearby is Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) and further afield still is Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).Visitors can also travel to Niagara Falls by road, either from the US or from Canada.
Niagara Falls attractionsThe most popular attraction is the Maid of the Mist boat cruise beneath the falls. There is also a Niagara Falls Museum. Niagara International Centre is the site of Skylon, a tall tower with observation deck.
Where to stay in Niagara FallsThere is a number of four-star hotels in the resort with the majority lying on the Canadian side and possibly the most spectacular being the Sheraton on the Falls. Small romantic hotels in Niagara Falls still exist but there are many other choices too. One of the most popular is the Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview that has vistas over the Horseshoe Falls. As well as the agglomeration of hotels overlooking the falls on either side there is a string of hotels near Niagara Falls on the route to the local airport that provide cheaper accommodation. Hotels.com offers the best deals on Niagara Falls hotels whether you choose to base yourself in an Ontario hotel or on the Niagara, New York hotel side.