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Niagara Falls Sights

Winter Weather Finally Coming to Niagara


Niagara Falls is a glorious sight in the summer, but the frigid winds of winter create a spectacle of wonder. The current conditions have been relatively mild for this time of year, but temperatures in the teens are finally producing some of the frozen scenes around the Falls natives have grown accustomed to. The winter […]

Fatima Shrine “Festival of Lights”

Fatima Shrine Festival of lights

Since 1991 the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine located on Swann Road in the Town of Lewiston has held a “Festival of Lights’ from Thanksgiving until the Epiphany (January 6th). The Festival features 75 displays, all designed by the Shrine’s Rector, Father Julio Ciavaglia, and created by the Shrine’s maintenance staff. Along with the beautiful […]

Christmas Season Has Arrived in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Christmas Lights

Niagara Falls USA may no longer have the Festival of Lights, but the holiday season has arrived in the form of light displays around the city. Below is a photo gallery of lights displayed on Old Falls Street, the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, City Hall and Hyde Park. [Show slideshow]

Niagara’s Wine Trail

Niagara Wine Trail

Niagara’s wine trail has become a seasonal attraction in the Niagara Falls region and a tourist attraction in its own right. Situated to the northeast of Niagara Falls itself and just forty minutes from the metropolitan Buffalo area, the Niagara Wine Trail is becoming highly regarded among wine connoisseurs. Niagara Wine Trail Although the Niagara […]

Former Schoellkopf Power Plant Now Accessible By Elevator

Schoellkopf Power Plant

The remains of the once majestic Schoellkopf Power Station Number 3 can now be viewed up close from the bottom of the Niagara Gorge thanks to the completion of a brand new elevator open to the public.The elevator is the part of the new Maid of the Mist dock location which was constructed in 2014 […]

Temperatures are Rising at Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

The spring temperatures are finally putting a thaw on the ice at the base of the American and Horseshoe Falls which comprise Niagara Falls. The eighty degree temps are helping Niagara Falls State Park works crews remove the heavy ice and snow at the base of the American Falls and at Terrapin Point. Once all […]

Niagara Falls Winter Glory

Niagara Falls is a spectacular sight all summer long, but the Falls covered in ice and snow is a feast for the eyes. During the day the sun glistening off the ice covered trees and mighty cascade of water is worth braving the chilling winds. At night the illuminated Falls is whole other spectacle as […]

Will Gadd is Niagara’s Latest Challenger

Will Gadd

Will Gadd, considered one of the very best ice climbers in North America, became the first man to scale the icy face of the Niagara Gorge next to the Horseshoe Falls on January 27th. The 47 year old Gadd accomplished the feat along with 34 year old Sarah Hueniken, all while being recorded by a […]

Niagara Falls Top Tourist Destination

Niagara Falls top tourist destination

Niagara Falls has been known across the world for the past three hundred years as a top tourist destination. The beauty of the Falls themselves along with the history, fascinating natural features, sights and of course the almost countless man-made attractions make Niagara Falls top tourist destination in the northeast and a world class destination […]

American or Canadian Side?

American Falls

American or Canadian side? If your destination is Niagara Falls then welcome to the debate that asks what side of the border visitors should you stay on. American or Canadian Side? At first glance the choice may seem obvious because Niagara Falls Canada has exploded with development since the addition of legalized casino gambling. However, Niagara […]

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