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Ranked #1 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors

Some tips for your visit to Niagara Falls: A Fallsview room, where you can look out and see the falls, is a real plus--you may even be able to watch the fireworks over the falls... more »

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Ranked #2 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Parks; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
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Ranked #4 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #7 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Owner description: Greg Frewin's "IMAGINE" is a family friendly show featuring large exotic cats, showgirls and never-before-seen illusions... more » Owner description: Greg Frewin's "IMAGINE" is a family friendly show featuring large exotic cats, showgirls and never-before-seen illusions which have astounded over a half million guests. Recently coined "THE BEST MAGICIAN IN THE WORLD"- World Magic Awards (Los Angeles). Greg brings his magic review show to the heart of Niagara Falls in his very own 700-seat Las Vegas style dinner theatre. Greg earned his title by winning first place in all the World's top magic competitions, a feat that has never been duplicated. He's appeared on the world's top stages such as The Flamingo Hilton, Caesar's Palace, the Tropicana in Las Vegas, & has been featured in over 35 TV shows worldwide. « less
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Ranked #8 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: 4x Winner of Niagara Falls' "Attraction of the Year" Award, A world class tropical adventure, located in Niagara Falls,... more » Owner description: 4x Winner of Niagara Falls' "Attraction of the Year" Award, A world class tropical adventure, located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, is the largest free-flying indoor aviary in the world. More than 400 birds make their home in this multi-level rainforest setting nestled in a building which has housed some of the area's top attractions of the past. A 40-foot waterfall, tropical plants, and hundreds of birds from around the world put on a show for the public. Many of the 80 species of birds living at Bird Kingdom are endangered or threatened in the wild. « less
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Ranked #9 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
A boardwalk that runs along the treacherous Whirlpool Rapids.
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Ranked #10 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #11 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
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Ranked #13 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
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Ranked #14 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Museum is housed within the old Stamford Town Hall built in 1874. The Lundy's Lane Historical Society was given the... more » Owner description: The Museum is housed within the old Stamford Town Hall built in 1874. The Lundy's Lane Historical Society was given the building in 1971, becoming the Lundy's Lane Historical Museum. On January 1st, 2010, the City of Niagara Falls took direct operation of the museum and it became Niagara Falls History Museum. Housing a vast collection of Niagara Falls history, the Museum provides a showcase for the unique past of the famous city. The Museum's recent $12M renovation and expansion creates a dynamic space to examine and explore our diverse history. It re-opened to the public on July 21, 2012. The renovation and expansion was designed by Toronto architecture firm Moriyama and Teshima, and now features three remarkable galleries telling the most compelling Niagara Falls stories with engaging hands-on exhibitions. The Museum is located within steps of the Drummond Hill Cemetery, the focal point of the Battle of Lundy's Lane, considered the "bloodiest battle" of the War of 1812. The starting point for any trip to this battlefield will be a visit to the Museum.Besure to also check out the Battle Ground Hotel Museum and Willoughby Historical Museum.The Niagara Falls Museums are a municipally-run trio of sites dedicated to preserving the history of the City of Niagara Falls and the surrounding area. Using both artifacts and text, they highlight the large and small things that made up daily life in the area's rich history. The Niagara Falls History Museum looks at early Black history, the War of 1812, notables like Sir Isaac Brock and Laura Secord, and even historic souvenirs. The Battle Ground Hotel Museum focuses on early tourism, from a time when tourists came to see not just the falls but also the 1812 battlefield. And Willoughby Historical Museum looks at everyday rural life, as well as commemorating the Battle of Chippawa. All three sites offer extensive collections, as well as programs and activities for schools and the public. The History Museum and the Willoughby Museum also offer research opportunities. « less
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Ranked #15 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
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Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is located on the 20 acre Falls Avenue Resort directly across from Niagara Falls and is the... more » Owner description: The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is located on the 20 acre Falls Avenue Resort directly across from Niagara Falls and is the ideal family vacation destination. Standing eight stories high & 3 acres in size, the park is hours of water fun for all ages. The waterpark offers 16 thrilling slides up to six stories high, a giant wave pool, outdoor pool/sundeck, and the Beach House Rain Fortress with 1000 Gallon Tipping Bucket. The Watepark features indoor connections to Sheraton on the Falls, Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview and Skyline Inn. « less
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Ranked #16 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Geologic Formations; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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Ranked #17 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Casinos/Gaming
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Ranked #18 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Visit Nightmares Fear Factory, Niagara Falls scariest Haunted House Attraction. Over 100,000 chickened out…will you? IT’S... more » Owner description: Visit Nightmares Fear Factory, Niagara Falls scariest Haunted House Attraction. Over 100,000 chickened out…will you? IT’S THAT SCARY!! Located on Victoria Avenue just seconds away from the Top of Clifton Hill. Directly across from Casino Niagara and walking distance to many Niagara Falls Attractions, Clifton Hill Tourist District, and the majestic Falls itself. Paid supervised parking is available. « less
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Ranked #19 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Trams; Other

A favorite attraction of visitors from around the world, the Whirlpool Aero Car was built in 1916.  Considered daring in its day, the operating machinery was set right into the... more »

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Ranked #20 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Owner description: Battle of the Titans is an interactive encounter featuring cast fossils, striking graphics, dramatic videos, living dioramas,... more » Owner description: Battle of the Titans is an interactive encounter featuring cast fossils, striking graphics, dramatic videos, living dioramas, remarkable displays, realistic background audio and stunning, life-size robotic dinosaurs, walking, feeding, roaring, fighting; all making the visitor, part of the action « less
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Ranked #21 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Islands; Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #22 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #23 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Museums
Owner description: Located in the heart of Niagara Falls on Clifton Hill since 1963, the always growing Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum still... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of Niagara Falls on Clifton Hill since 1963, the always growing Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum still holds on to the reputation as Niagara’s best museum. Authentic shrunken heads, the world’s rarest egg and two-headed animals are only the beginning here. Housing an impressive collection of the odd, strange and unbelievable from around the world, the museum showcases over 700 mind boggling exhibits, oddities, curiosities and illusions throughout their extraordinarily themed galleries. Several videos and displays allow for an interactive experience leaving you to decide whether you believe it or not!Take a stroll through what is perhaps the most humorous of cemeteries, containing various gravestones engravings that will make you giggle with disbelief. Among the museum’s strange and unbelievable artifacts is the Niagara Theatre. It is the only one of its kind in Niagara Falls! Guests are invited to sit down, relax and get blown away by the museum’s film showcasing those daredevils brave enough to face the wrath of the falling water, and those who accidentally took a trip over the falls. Plenty of photo-ops are also scattered around the museum from an 18th Century Spanish Public Humiliation Stock to the world’s tallest man’s Chippendale Chair. Kids of all ages (as well as adults!) love to engage themselves in Ripley’s Wacky Explorative Room where they are challenged with various curiosities and interactive displays such as the very popular shadow wall.Spend anywhere from an hour to an entire day exploring the first class entertainment that Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum has to offer. For years, the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum has shocked and amazed tourists from all over the world as well as residents from the Niagara Region. No matter the reason for your visit to Niagara Falls, Ripley’s Believe It or Not should be a “must see” on your itinerary! « less
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Ranked #24 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Neighborhoods; Game/ Entertainment Centers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Amusement, entertainment and restaurant neighborhood located in view of Niagara Falls.
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Ranked #25 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: For over 60 years visitors have come to Discover Paradise at this lush oasis, just a short walk from the Niagara Falls.... more » Owner description: For over 60 years visitors have come to Discover Paradise at this lush oasis, just a short walk from the Niagara Falls. Collections of orchids, succulents and other tropical plant species are on display throughout the year, along with floral shows that reflect the changing seasons. Flying throughout the greenery are colourful tropical birds that may sing for your entertainment! « less
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Ranked #27 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Casinos/Gaming

Adjacent to the Clifton Hill tourist area, Casino Niagara offers more than 1,700 slot and video poker machines, and 60 gaming tables in its 95,000 square foot gaming floor. Unlike... more »

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Ranked #29 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Category: Scenic Railroads; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 60 attractions in Niagara Falls
Owner description: The International Sand Sculptures Exhibition in Niagara Falls welcomes each and every person who is interested in history and... more » Owner description: The International Sand Sculptures Exhibition in Niagara Falls welcomes each and every person who is interested in history and culture of 19th century. Massive masterpieces done in sand capture the War of 1812 and its most significant people and events. Don't miss a chance to see the Sand&History! « less
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