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“What a nice surprise!”
Review of Maid of the Mist

Maid of the Mist
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Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
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Niagara Falls Canadian Side Tour and Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
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Niagara Falls American-Side Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
Ranked #1 of 23 Tours in Niagara Falls
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Maid of the Mist-America's Most Monumental Experience Since 1846. Trips depart every 15 minutes from Prospect Point, Niagara Falls State Park in Niagara Falls, New York. Tours are 20 minutes long. Take a ride to the base of Niagara Falls for an experience to remember. Souvenir rain ponchos are provided.
Three Springs, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“What a nice surprise!”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

I have wanted to see the Falls via the Maid of The Mist for many, many years! I was not disappointed at all. I highly recommend this to anyone who is planning a trip to Niagara Falls.

Visited October 2012
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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Maid of the Mist”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

The Maid of the Mist was a fun experience. We went after Labor Day and the line wasn't too bad, about 30-45 minutes after ticketing. There are three large elevators that take bring you down to the dock. Ponchos are provided, which help keep you dry, they also make cheap souvenoirs. The Canadian side has the same thing only a different color. The boat passes by the American Falls and brings you right up close to the Horseshoe Falls, which is pretty awesome. Actual time on the boat is less than 30 minutes. If you get to the front of the line when boarding you can get to the top deck at the bow and get the best experience and photo opportunities. The lower deck seems to get the wettest. We would definitely do this again.

Visited September 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“worth every dollar”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

The trip is worth the time and money. If its cold make sure you bundle up because you will get wet! The views are amazing!

Visited October 2012
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Can't go to Niagara and Pass this up!”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

Everybody knows Maid of the mist...I remember it best from Bruce Almighty! It was worth every penny! Even though it was crowded, the line moved pretty fast and the ponchos they gave were actually pretty durable! The views from below where you get on the boat are a sight to see in itself. The trip itself is only about 20 minutes, but it was just enough. It doesn't really matter which side you are on of the boat, because you flip back around and get to see all the same things eventually. Really fantastic!

Visited July 2012
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Imperial
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“What a Thrill, Fantastic”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

Not only did we get to experience the beauty of Niagara Falls from the river, we enjoyed the guided tour and knowledge we learned. God's creation is really great. You can not believe the power of the water until you are right there. It is FANTASTIC.

Visited November 2011
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