Canada has plenty of wonderful attractions, but there’s no denying that Niagara Falls is at the top of the list. Its natural magnificence draws tens of millions of visitors year after year and consistently has it ranking as one of the must-see destinations in the world. What you might not know, however, is that beyond the Falls, Niagara Falls also boasts some of the country’s most exciting attractions.
Let’s take a look at the adventure, entertainment, and casual fun awaiting you on your next getaway. Each and every one of these activities is a perfect addition to a winter bucket list and overnight escape.
One of the most famous things to do in Niagara Falls is the Zipline to the Falls. Yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like. The zipline provides what might be the most thrilling way to see the Falls and is opening early this year, so you don’t have to wait until summer to get that adrenaline pumping. Don’t miss Wildplay Niagara’s Buy One Get One Free March Madness offer to experience the zipline with your best friend!
The Journey Behind the Falls is another unique adventure well worth checking out. Imagine seeing one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down in front of you. Well, you don’t have to imagine, just add this to your to-do list!
Niagara Falls hosts visitors from around the world, so you can expect that its amenities are world-class. Casino Niagara boasts 2 floors of top-notch gaming along with weekly entertainment, a comedy club, and four food and drink venues.
If that isn’t enough, Fallsview Casino Resort is widely considered one of Canada’s premier live entertainment destinations. It includes a luxury hotel and spa, along with plenty of dining and shopping options, and two live performance theatres (the new 5000 seat theatre opens in April). Impressive to say the least!
Not to be forgotten, one of the coolest experiences at any time of year in Niagara Falls is the nightly Falls Illumination. This awe-inspiring light show is even more spectacular in the winter with an icy landscape.
Niagara Falls is a fantastic place to take a load off and relax. Whether you’re exploring the tropical Butterfly Conservatory with over 2,000 butterflies, kicking back with a pint of local craft beer at the delightfully tasty Niagara Brewing Company, or discovering endless fun on Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls really has it all. For a bird’s eye view of the Falls, hop on the Niagara SkyWheel (which is especially beautiful at night). Then, enjoy a bite for every taste at the wide selection of restaurants within walking distance of the Falls and hotels.
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Visiting in the off-season means unbeatable deals. The Niagara Parks Wonder Pass is available right now for only $25 and includes: Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury, Butterfly Conservatory, Floral Showhouse, Two-day WEGO + Falls Incline Access, and Exclusive Passholder Benefits. How is a deal this good even possible? Make it a weekend to remember with a Fallsview hotel and waterpark package, too.
With so much to see and do, one thing is for certain: Niagara Falls should be at the top of your winter, spring, summer, AND fall bucket lists. After all, you’ll find something new and incredible each time you visit!