Best Time to Visit Niagara Falls

by gretch on June 13, 2011

travel to niagara fallNiagara Falls which is also called the Cataract City is a very interesting creation of God. It is one of the natural wonders on Earth and many people get so curious about it and they travel to visit it. Out of curiosity and amazement, people from different parts of the world organize trips to Niagara Falls. It is divided into two sides, the Canadian side and the US side. The US side lies on the state of New York City while the Canadian side lies in Ontario. Actually Ontario and New York are called honeymoon cities.

Tourist Attractions

Why do many people visit the falls? What are the attractions that make visits exciting and memorable? The attractions that promote tourism include the following:

  • Maid of the Mist: Try riding the Maid of the Mist boats and experience the thrill of being at the base of Niagara Falls.
  • Cave of the Winds: This exciting experience at Goat Island on the US side features an elevator that takes you to the rocks at the base of the falls. You can walk on the rocks and feel the wind and spray. This is such a thrilling experience.

When is the Best time of the Year to Travel to Niagara Falls?

The best time to visit Niagara Falls in summer. You should also visit Grand Canyon in summer. Why summer? It’s because all the attractions in the falls area are open but the places can be crowded during the weekends. If you want to avoid huge crowds and long lines, plan a trip that will fall on weekdays. It will be more convenient for you. Moreover, the quality hotels can get crowded too, so make your reservations ahead of time.

Consult a good travel agency or visit the website of Expedia to get more information about the places to visit within the area of your choice, be it in the Canadian side or US side. If you choose the later, you can get to the falls via Amtrak. Enjoy the Falls!

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