Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls. While the name might bring to mind weddings and honeymoons, this hot spot for travel has activities that are sure to satisfy any type of traveler. Whether traveling from near or far, by yourself or with a group, Niagara Falls is sure to be the getaway of a lifetime.

Of course, no trip to the Falls is complete without viewing its namesake. You'll find the Canadian side offers a full-on, panoramic view of the majestic waterfalls. For an up close and personal look, consider the Maid of the Mist boat tour, or explore o­n foot at both the Cave of the Winds and the Journey Behind the Falls tours. o­n Friday, Sunday and holiday nights, watch for the dazzling fireworks display over the Falls.

Clifton Hill is a sure bet for vacation excitment. The base of the hill ends at the Falls which makes Clifton Hill a great choice for sightseers. Things to try inlcude quirky museums (including Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars and Ripley's Museum), midway attractions, miniature golf, and the awesome Niagara SkyWheel. Food is also plentiful o­n Clifton Hill, ranging from fast food to sit down, falls-view dining. The Hill also has several lodging choices that put you at the heart of the action.

Niagara Falls
Even off Clifton Hill, the opportunities for fun do not stop. The Skylon Tower offers stunning views of the Falls as well as fine and family dining options. Directly across from the tower is the Fallsview Casino for those wishing to try their luck at cards or the slots. Thrill-seekers can try Ripley's 4D ride, Nightmares Fear Factory or Niagara Helicopter Rides.

As you can see, Niagara Falls, o­ntario, is definitely a hot spot for travel. With so much to see and do, it's a perfect spot for any vacation.