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Peace Bridge

Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 18 Attractions in Fort Erie
Type: Bridges
Most recent review
- Aug 10, 2014
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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184 reviews 184 reviews
39 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is one of the oldest and most unique bridges in North America! IT connect Fort Erie Ontario with Buffalo New York. It's really cool at night as the bridge lights up with multi-color animated LED lighting that really complements the Niagara River. As of a few years ago, there is now only one toll booth - on the Canadian... More

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Buffalo, New York
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265 reviews 265 reviews
122 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Crossing the Peace Bridge can be a time consuming venture. Of course it depends on the day of the week, the time of day, and which way you're crossing. We usually find it a pleasant crossing, seeing the lake and the source of the Niagara. We like seeing the flags at the point over the US/Canada border. At night the... More

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North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We use the Peace Bridge to cross from Niagara Falls to Buffalo. We have gone across three times and had the best experience the last time. It seems like at times we waited on the bridge for an hour, but this was during a Saturday around lunchtime. The last time it was a Tuesday around 10 and we sailed across... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The peace bridge offers great views of Lake Erie the Niagara River and downtown Buffalo. It has a Nexus lane but even with a wait the amazing views will keep you occupied.

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Rochester, New York
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377 attraction reviews
376 helpful votes 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I had the good fortune of going by the Peace Bridge late yesterday, returning from a meeting near Niagara Falls. I wish I'd had my camera with me, because it is GORGEOUS at night. The entire expanse is lit up with different color lights, making it an extraordinary photo opportunity. Bring along a digital camera with a rapid-exposure lens. It... More

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Fort Erie, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Since I live in Fort Erie, I travel across this bridge a lot -- usually twice a week. There are three bridges crossing the border here. Niagara falls is the most famous, of course because it has ....well ..... Niagara Falls!!! Its more expensive and usually the wait time is longer. Lewiston is to the north of Niagara Falls and... More

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191 attraction reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

what a comical old queen this bridge is, appropriately, as we believe her highness had a hand in opening it... change plans have been on the drawing board for centuries, it seems, and three lanes (that's for two directions) just really aren't enough, but it's a worthy old span and the entry process is being improved regularly, while we wait... More

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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157 reviews 157 reviews
35 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This is the worst border crossing anywhere in the world in terms of waits. Spent an hour in the winter snow waiting to cross.

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I use the Peace Bridge at least five times a year (usually return trips), mainly to get to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport and it is my crossing of choice between the available crossings in the area. I don't bother with the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge, as crossing times there are typically double those on the Peace Bridge (partly due to truck traffic, but... More

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Clifton Park, New York
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35 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We took the QEW because we were heading to Cleveland, not back to Albany. If you are not stopping at the duty free shops, the signage is fine, if you are like us, we found very confusing. Getting out of the parking lot was fine, but a tractor trailer had to get right in front of us making it extremely... More

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