Visitors from Ontario, across North America and around the world who come to experience nature and adventure, discover family fun, feel the romance and explore unique and memorable experiences have made it Canada’s premier entertainment destination and a world-renowned bucket list destination. Located within a 1-day drive of half the population of North America, more than 152 M people, Niagara Falls is the perfect getaway.
As an international bucket-list destination, Niagara Falls offers so much to explore once you’ve seen the famous waterfalls. Whether your perfect escape includes getting close to nature, thrilling adventures, live entertainment, walking in the footsteps of history or tasting your way through a culinary delight, Niagara Falls has something for everyone.
The architecturally stunning Niagara Parks Power Station opened to the public in 2021 with exhibits during the day and CURRENTS: Niagara’s Power Transformed, a breathtaking immersive sound and light experience each night. Travel down the tailrace tunnel to emerge beside the thundering base of the Horseshoe Falls.
Visit the Niagara Falls History Museum to explore the history that changed a nation, steps away from tours of Drummond Hill Cemetery and a War of 1812 battle site.
Niagara Falls has some of Canada’s most beautiful public gardens and landscaped parks. While blooms are spectacular each season, spring is one of the most colourful times to visit. Niagara Falls is the Daffodil Capital of North America, boasts an impressive tulip display, Canada’s largest rose garden, a Magnolia Allee, a fragrant Centennial Lilac Garden, iconic Floral Clock with 16,000 plants, one of Canada’s largest Botanical gardens, plus a Japanese-style garden tucked behind the historic Oakes Garden Theatre.
With 56km of natural wonders and outdoor parks, Niagara Falls is a popular hiking destination. The Niagara Parks Niagara Glen is a designated Nature Reserve with paths that wind through a Carolinian Forest and overlook the powerful Niagara River. South of the brink of the Falls, Dufferin Islands offers quiet secluded parkland with walking trails and picnic areas. Nestled high atop the Niagara Escarpment, Queenston Heights Park is the birthplace of Niagara Falls and also a terminus point of the famous Bruce Trail.