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Friday, September 15, 2017

What to do in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, Ontario

1.Check out Niagara Falls
The number one attraction of all time. One and only, a unique border between Canada and the United States of America. The Majestic Niagara Falls at its full glory. Experience the thrill of the raging waters with a variety of activities to choose from that suits your availability. No entrance fee for falls sightseeing.

I love getting close to the waters, as it reminds me how powerful mother nature is and all its wonderful creations. Don't forget to watch out for the firework display, check the website as it changes along with the weather.

Address:  Table Rock Welcome Centre
6650 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada


2.Niagara Skywheel
A bird's eye view of Niagara falls. Our school gave us free ride tickets for this activity. It so happens on my birthday too. 

Address: 4946 Clifton Hill , Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3N4, Canada


3.Wine Tasting (Groupon)
I did this one with my partner at Niagara On the Lake College Campus. The package was a full blast activity as it offers a wine and beer tasting tour with a lunch meal.  

Groupon Package tour: 30 cad for two pax
Booked online for reservations

Address: Niagara On the Lake College Campus


4.Stroll around Clifton Hill and Souvenir shopping

The most colorful and lively street in Niagara falls. Souvenirs is found all over Clifton hill or try to look around the street along your hotel or inn.

Tshirts: 5 cad-30 cad
Keychains: 3 for 5 cad
Maple syrups, biscuits, jackets, hats, figurines and all... (tax excluded)

Address: Clifton Hill , Niagara Falls


5.Upside down house
It's a small and unique attraction. Be amazed how the world would look like upside down. 

Address:4967 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3N5, Canada
Entrance Fee: 8 cad

Horror house and Mirror Maze
The most exciting place I've been to in Clifton hill. I was shouting like a madman running for its dear life. My partner was trying to keep it together as he tried to figure out the way along with my ear shattering voice in the background. It's nice to play along with the scene, get yourself scared and walk fast like there's someone after you.  

It comes in a package Horror house and Mirror Maze. After a heart-stopping moment in the horror house we went straight to the Mirror Maze and groove to the music as we find our way to the exit door. The maze was a colorful house of mirrors. We happily danced to the music of Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror" while we looked for specific number of reflections in the mirror. 

They also offer 2 more attractions like Ripley's Believe it or not and the Wax Museum. 

Booth is located nearby Crystal Caves Mirror Maze
Address: 4967 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada


6. Marineland Themed Park
I like the Marineland's Sky Screamer, it is considered as the world's highest triple tower ride (over 137.2 metres/450 feet).

Address: 7657 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L0S 1A0, Canada


7.Adventure waterpark
Kids will love it here as four adults had a blast so that pretty much explain why. They the wave pool, waterslides, water bucket shower and an indoor game arcade. 

Address: Waves Indoor Waterpark, 8444 Lundy's Ln, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H4, Canada
Entrance fee: We purchased a groupon package for four, excludes tax which you pay upon arrival. 


8.Biking in St. Catharines 
St Catharines is more like a residential area, hopping on your bikes from downtown to nearby parks will be a great idea to bond with friends. 

Check out : 
Chocolate Etc. The Best Homemade Gelato in town.
Address: 100 Welland Ave St. Catharines, ON L2R 2N1

Downtown Graffiti
Address: Cross the street from St Catharines Downtown Terminal, it's nearby the gym. 


9.Niagara Falls Casino
I'm not really a big fan of Casino's but if you feel like having a break with free refreshments, then might as well drop by the casino.

Address: Fallsview Casino 6380 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 7X5, Canada


10.Food
The cheapest deal of all time 10 pieces of chicken wings for the price of 2 cad only. Chicken wings every Wednesday Night at Taps On Queen Brewhouse and Grill.
Address:  4680 Queen St, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 2L8, Canada

Canada's is famous and proud of it's coffee industry. Don't forget to have a coffee break in Tim hortons. You wont miss it as it's all over Canada. My favourites are: Dark Roast mix with 1/4 french vanilla and Iced coffee with one shot of sugar. 

Try "Poutine" Canada's version for french fries. It goes with fries, gravy and cheese on top. 

Check out Harveys, the best fast food burger I've tried in Canada. 


Nature trips around Niagara Falls 

11.Swim in Crystal Beach
It's actually a lake but it does pretty much looks like the beach. A great place to get away from the city. Packed your colorful umbrella, a mat, shades, book and some snacks for an outing by the beach. 

Address: Fort Erie, Ontario


12.Sunbathing in Sunset Beach
Best lake I've been to in St. Catharines with white sand and clean waters. We brought our picnic basket, spend all day in the sun and just enjoy each others company. I enjoyed this lake more because of my friends, plus I saw one guy doing kite surfing.

Address: 1 Lombardy Ave, St. Catharines, ON L2M 1H8, Canada
 


13.Port Dalhousie
Check out the lighthouse, walk around the lake, see the boats and enjoy the sunset in Port Dalhousie. We went biking here and followed a trail to a nice park. 

Address:  80 Lighthouse Rd, St Catharines, ON L2N 7P8, Canada


14.Wildplay Adventure Course (Groupon)
The most exciting thing I did in Niagara Falls. A unique way to see the magestic falls of Canada. Climb your way up to a series of obstable course and finish it with jump from high above. 


Purchase with Groupon at a discounted price. Check out my sidebar and footer for website link.

How to get there: 
Take WEGO bus system Green Line and alight at Whirlpool Adventure Course.

WEGO bus fare (24 hrs): 12 cad 
Stops at all Niagara tourist location


15.Charles Daley Park
Hiking trails just outside of St. Catharines.

Address: Jordan Station, ON L0R 1S0, Canada

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