Guide to Niagara Falls

Few places on earth can match the sheer power and beauty of Niagara Falls — and lucky for us, this natural wonder teems with things to do on both sides of the Canadian and American border. Here’s your guide on the best ways to explore the New York side from land, air, and water as recommended by the locals who know it best.

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Check out our recommendations on what to do in Niagara Falls, NY when you’re not on tour with us!

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Few places on earth can match the sheer power and beauty of Niagara Falls — and lucky for us, this natural wonder teems with things to do on both sides of the Canadian and American border. Here’s your guide on the best ways to explore the New York side from land, air, and water as recommended by the locals who know it best. 

MAID OF THE MIST

CAVE OF THE WINDS

NIAGARA FALLS TOURS

DID YOU KNOW?

While it’s not a national park, the Niagara Reservation is the oldest state park in the entire United States, established in 1885.
Rainbows sightings are guaranteed when the sun is shining. A photo with the falls and a rainbow? Yes, please!
Niagara Falls first produced electricity in 1881. By 1896, long distance transmissions began thanks to Nikola Tesla.
Andy Warhol used a still of Marilyn Monroe from the film Niagara to create his iconic screen portrait of the actress.
About 20% of U.S. drinking water comes from Niagara Falls. (Drinking straight from the Falls is not allowed.)
The park spans some 400 acres with a variety of wildlife, which is celebrated at events such as Birds on the Niagara.