Niagara Falls Journals

The Majesty of Niagara Falls

An August 2006 trip to Niagara Falls by Cnugent

Niagara Falls Photo, Niagara Falls, Ontario More Photos
Quote: Our drive along the Niagara River from Buffalo to Ft. Niagara.

The Majesty of Niagara Falls

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Overview

Rainbow Bridge Photo, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
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Despite the all night flight from Phoenix, the landing of our plane in Buffalo energized us. Grabbing our luggage, my wife, two sons, and I picked up our rental car and began our 10-day exploration of western New York state.Growing up in Rochester, New York, I had visited Niagara Falls many times in my youth but had only visited it a couple of times since graduating from college and moving west. My son had visited it with me once, 8 years ago and my wife and step-son had never been there.However, excited as we were to see the Falls, our visit had a different and more urgent motive. Due to my wife's work schedule, this was a last minute trip and when I informed the family back home ...Read More

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Attraction | "Niagara-on-the-Lake"

Niagara Falls Photo, Niagara Falls, Ontario
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The first stop on our trip was Niagara Falls. We quickly found the city and, despite going in circles a couple of times, we eventually made it to the Rainbow Bridge. Since I could not drive our rental car into Canada we found a spot on the street about 2 blocks from the bridge that offered 2 hours of free parking.Locking the car, we hiked over to the bridge and started across. Crossing this bridge on foot was a first for me but I can't think of a better way to enjoy such a scenic site other than on foot. In a car you not only go too fast to really appreciate the view but also have the problem that much of the view is blocked by the guard rail and bridge girders. On foot, you can stroll leisu...Read More

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