When people contemplate taking a trip to a memorable location, they might not initially think of the abundant natural sites available. Some of the first things that come to mind are the many man-made attractions of specific cities like Las Vegas or Paris. However, many will agree that nature offers the most spectacular shows to be found anywhere on earth. One such example is Niagara Falls, the mammoth waterfall that straddles the border between New York and Ontario, Canada. Those craving casinos can enjoy the Fallsview Casino, while the nature lovers will enjoy the majestic falls of the Niagara River.
Visitors to Niagara Falls will surely be awed by the story of the great waterfall’s natural history and creation. The falls of the Niagara River began when glaciers in Wisconsin melted, the newborn Great Lakes overflowed, and the excess water beat a path to the Atlantic Ocean, creating a waterfall wide enough to sit across the border of the U.S. and Canada. niagara fallsCanadian visitors looking for more information about Niagara Falls, Canada are fortunate to be able to check with the Niagara Parks Commission for additional knowledge and tourist info.
Both American and Canadian visitors to Niagara Falls will want to be sure to bring their cameras and cell phones to capture and share the beauty of the falls, as well as the many attractions that surround them. The nature surrounding the Niagara River is as beautiful as the waterfalls. The Niagara Falls Aviary and the Butterfly Conservatory are great opportunities to bring the whole family out to visit dozens of different birds and butterflies. For other fun days and brilliant nightlife, one can visit Marinelife, which offers families an amusement park that revolves around sea creatures and exciting rides, and the Fallsview Casino.
Niagara Falls themselves are far more than a large waterfall to be viewed from a distance. Tourists looking for more adventure can experience the falls in a more up close and personal way. Elevators and portals have been set up to give visitors to Table Rock access to the area just behind the massive and powerful sheets of falling water; cable cars are available to float people directly over the whirlpool of Whirlpool Basin, where the river takes a sudden turn in direction and creates a constant whirlpool. This cable car connects two different points of the
Niagara Falls, Canada shoreline, and is sure to provide visitors with an exhilarating thrill they will not soon forget.
When asked about the best tourism sites for beginning U.S. travelers, travel agents often recommend visiting Niagara Falls, Canada, because Ontario is conveniently close to the New York international border, and it is a great way to share the natural beauty with a neighboring country. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, Niagara visitors in Canada will be enticed to check into the Fallsview Casino, for the best in entertainment and luxurious treatment in proximity to the majestic Niagara Falls, as well as the many other tourism sites in the area.
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