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Niagara Falls Sights

Niagara Falls in Autumn a Must See

Niagara Falls in the Fall offers a beautiful view of the mighty water falls as well as an appreciation for the changing foliage in the area. Just the drive to Niagara Falls through surrounding rural areas of New York and border states is worth the trip alone. Niagara Falls is situated on the border of […]

Niagara’s Maid of the Mist Boat Ride

Mid of the Mist

The Maid of the Mist boat tours at Niagara Falls is one of the most famous boat rides in the world. The boats are launched from docking stations on both the American and Canadian side of the Niagara Gorge. Regardless of what side your journey originates from each boat takes you to the base of the […]

St. Mary’s of the Cataract Church Oldest in Niagara Region

St. Mary's of the Cataract, Niagara Falls

Catholics visiting Niagara Falls USA will want to visit St. Mary’s of the Cataract Church at 259 4th Street in downtown Niagara Falls. St. Mary of the Cataract is the oldest church in the Diocese of Buffalo which covers all of Western New York. Christianity and the Catholic Church in particular was very involved in the discovery […]

Niagara Observation Tower Offers Great View

Niagara Observation Tower

Niagara Observation Tower The Niagara Observation Tower is located in the Niagara Falls State Park at Prospect Point and it offers tourists a great close-up view of the American Falls. That added beauty is that the view will only cost you one dollar. The one dollar admission fee allows you to walk out onto the […]

Skylon Tower Stands Tall for 48 Years

Canadian skyline

The skyline of Niagara Falls Canada began to change drastically in 1964 when construction of the Skylon Tower began. The tower was then opened on October 6, 1965 in a ceremony that included then New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Ontario Premier John Robarts. The tower cost $7 million in 1965 and owned by a private partnership called […]

Rainbow Garden is a Thing of Beauty

Rainbow Garden

Rainbow Garden The beautiful Rainbow Garden area sits on the Canadian side of the Rainbow Bridge. While some tourists may drive right past the Rainbow Garden after crossing into Canada, but it is a beautiful combination of flowers, sculptured shrubbery and a peaceful koi pond. The Rainbow Garden was constructed when the Rainbow Bridge and […]

Journey Behind the Falls

Niagara Falls Canada offers the Canadian version of Goat island’s Cave of the Winds with the “Journey Behind the Falls”. Take an elevator ride down 150 feet and walk down the tunnel as you hear the thunder of the mighty Horseshoe Falls. Then you can either step out on to a cement platform and look […]

Niagara Falls Cave of the Winds

There are several ways to get soaked at Niagara Falls, but the Niagara Falls Cave of the Winds tour on Goat Island in the Niagara State Park is the wettest. The Niagara Falls Cave of the Winds tour takes you down a 180 foot elevator ride to the base of the Bridal Falls on the […]

Giacomo Hotel a Success Story

The Giacomo

Giacomo Hotel The beautiful and luxurious Giacomo Hotel,once the tallest building in Niagara Falls USA, is an example of a downtown rebuilding process that began in the Falls in 2004. Formerly known as the United Office Building, the Giacomo Hotel building was originally constructed in an art deco design and stands twenty stories tall. The […]

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