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Niagra with Children in December

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Niagra with Children in December

Hi

My husband and I are planning to visit Niagra with our children aged 7 & 8 in December from 20th - 29th and would like some advise on the best time to go, a hotel with a view of the falls and what to expect in relation to Christmas Events please?

Is there a main area where the restaurants etc tend to be?

any help would be very much appreciated.

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1. Re: Niagra with Children in December

Hi MrsDUk;

Are you planning to spend the enitre time in Niagara Falls (December from 20th - 29th) ?

If not, where will you be staying before or after your visit to Niagara Falls ?

Best Regards

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2. Re: Niagra with Children in December

Hi MrsDUk

The Sheraton has a nice view of the falls.

http://www.sheratononthefalls.com/

Another hotel to consider with kids (at least with kids) is Great Wolf Lodge.

http://www.greatwolf.com/niagara/waterpark

Great Wolf Lodge does not have a view of the Falls and is approx 10 minutes from the Falls and the action but it has a great indoor waterpark as well as several other attractions for kids. There is a game room, craft room, bedtime stories and the decor is fantastic!

The falls themselves are illuminated at night and should not be missed -

niagaraparks.com/attractions/falls-illuminat…

In addition you will be able to participate in the Winter Festival of Lights - fireworks, ice skating etc

There is also a massive outdoor light display that you can drive through to view. Lots of fun and gets you into the Christmas Spirit!

Each hotel will offer its own Christmas activities as well. Visit their websites - they should have activities listed on their calendar.

Enjoy your trip!

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3. Re: Niagra with Children in December

There are several hotels that offer views of the Falls: Marriott Gateway, Marriott Fallsview, Tower Hotel, Embassy Suites, Oakes Hotel, Hilton Niagara, Sheraton on the Falls, Crowne Plaza. With young kids, I think Sheraton on the Falls might be a perfect fit. It is on Clifton Hill, so close to the Falls and many attractions, and is part of the Falls Ave. complex which includes an indoor waterpark, many restaurants and Casino Niagara (for the adults, of course). www.sheratononthefalls.com/

That time is very busy in Niagara Falls, so all attractions (except the seasonal, water based ones) and restaurants are open. As well, the Winter Festival of Lights is on in Queen Victoria Park, with millions of lights, motion light displays ( including the large number of Disney ones), outdoor ice skating at the Falls, nightly Falls illumination and fireworks over the Falls on Fridays.

These sites will help:

http://www.niagarafallstourism.com/

http://www.niagaraparks.com/

http://wfol.com

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4. Re: Niagra with Children in December

There's plenty to do as outlined above, on Boxing Day, the 26th, there will be lots of shopping that you may want to do as our stores will have their "bargain"prices.....

5,000 posts fallsdude, congrats....

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5. Re: Niagra with Children in December

Thanks td, didn't even notice.

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6. Re: Niagra with Children in December

Hi

We just plan to stay one night/2 days in Niagra, we are staying with family in London Ontario for the remaining time.

Thank you for your advice everybody - its a great help!

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7. Re: Niagra with Children in December

MrsDUk,

If you're doing any any more internet searching, you won't get far with Niagra. The correct spelling is Niagara.

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8. Re: Niagra with Children in December

Oh dear, thank you for pointing that out.....

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