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Niagara Falls has been in the tourism business since the late 1800's. Rich with history and an amazing ecological evolution of ice age glaciers that carved out what we know today as 'the falls' and the Niagara River.  Many don't know that there are 3 individual waterfalls:  the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, the American, and Bridal Veil Falls. We are fortunate to have the best view of all three.  150 acres of parkland lining the Niagara River is taken care of the Niagara Parks Commission, a crown corporation tasked with maintaining, conserving and enhancing the natural landscape.  We have an amazingly robust ecotourism location that offers the perfect balance of rural and urban experiences.  It's a short drive or bike ride to Waterfalls, beaches, the escarpment, fruit farms, hiking trails and wineries. 

Famous for our vacation getaways families and couples alike looking for that perfect vacation no matter what the season.  Of course, summer is the most popular as all the attractions are opening and running at top capacity.  But Winter, Spring and Fall are becoming top contenders as many other activities gain in popularity such as 'leafing' during Autumn, watching the blooms from the Parkway gardens in the Spring, the famous Winter Festival of Lights during the holidays, and of course the ever popular Ice Wine Festivals in January.

Approximately 12 million visitors arrive every year to see this amazing natural wonder.  As with nature, nothing stays the same, the water pressure along the gorge means that the waterfall is always moving and the Niagara River is always eroding causing each and every moment that you visit to be unique. No matter what type of vacation you're looking for we have it, relax at a world-class spa or ramp it up with a zip line ride along the river, stroll through acres of gardens or test your luck at the casino.  

Niagara Falls has the longest fireworks celebration in the world.  It runs all summer long starting in May and sometimes runs into the month of September. As you can imagine it's the most popular event we have, 

Check out our list of the major 3 star- 4-star hotels to stay at during your vacation and a list of the many popular attractions you're going to want to put on your itinerary.

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Things to do in Niagara Falls

Oct 27 - 28
At the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls ON this event will feature more than 50,000 square feet of all things horror including...
Nov3 to Jan 25
The Winter Festival of Lights is proud to present fireworks over the falls during the winter season in Niagara Falls. Catch the shows on...
Nov 9 - 18
For the first time ever, Niagara Falls will host the Cascades of Fire International Fireworks Competition. Presented over 6 weekend nights...
Nov17 to Jan 31
Visit the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls , Canada – November 17th, 2018 to January 31st, 2019. As...
Dec31 to Jan 2
Winter wouldn't be winter in Niagara Falls if we didn't have our traditional open-air free to the public New Year's Eve event. The Niagara...
Apr 26 - 28
Back for a third year, the Elvis Festival comes to Niagara Falls April 26 - April 28, 2019. To celebrate Elvis and his connection to Canada...