Overview Niagara Falls

Visiting Niagara Falls

There are plenty of ways to see the falls! Take an elevator to the thundering space behind the falls, or hop on the Maid of the Mist for a damp-but-delightful cruise through the churning Niagara waters. Just avoid going down in a barrel if you’re looking to have a relaxing stay.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Niagara Falls. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Niagara Falls flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.... Read More
There are plenty of ways to see the falls! Take an elevator to the thundering space behind the falls, or hop on the Maid of the Mist for a damp-but-delightful cruise through the churning Niagara waters. Just avoid going down in a barrel if you’re looking to have a relaxing stay.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Niagara Falls. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Niagara Falls flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Niagara Falls

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"Oh Canada Eh?"

Written by weeblewobble46 on 18 Jul, 2008

This little show is a fun, informative dinner theater experience. The dinner consists of family stylle servings of chicken, ribs, fish and veggies. Seating is at long tables that hold about 8 people. Beverages are not included in the price of your…Read More


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On Our Way Through Bennington

Written by lharri on 24 Sep, 2006

Bennington is a great place to shop for crafts and antiques. We drove through Bennington on our way up to, and back from, Niagara Falls. You can read about that in my journal entitled "Passing Through". There are multiple used book stores in town. On…Read More


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Niagara Falls Area

Written by lharri on 24 Sep, 2006

If this is not an experience of its own then what is?There are so many little things to see and enjoy without paying for any of the touristy attractions. The Falls Incline Railway (originally named the Horseshoe Falls Incline) for example is the last operating…Read More


Good's and Services Tax (GST)

Written by Luv2Travel on 15 Sep, 2006

Good’s and Services Tax (GST) Any purchase on accommodations, restaurants, merchandise, etc., will have a Good’s and Services Tax (GST) tacked on. This tax is listed on every receipt, and once your vacation is over you may be able to retrieve some of the money…Read More


The Rainbow Bridge

Written by MCJ graduate on 24 May, 2005

One of the toll bridges that take you from America to Canada is the Rainbow Bridge. You really can’t miss this bridge. It has two enormous steel arches, and the span of the bridge is 950 feet. The Niagara Gorge is under it, and it…Read More


Shopping in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Written by MCJ graduate on 24 May, 2005

When the Maid of Mist tour was finished, we then went to the shops there. We saw a variety of items, such as replica knick-knack boats of the Maid of Mist boat and T-shirts and sweatshirts with the Maid of Mist embossed on them. After…Read More


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Gambling at Niagara Falls

Written by Alaina698 on 27 Feb, 2005

The Casino at Niagara Falls is fairly new. It is a huge tower you can see from all over the city. It's almost right next door to the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel. The casino is very elegant. There are a lot of places to eat at…Read More


The Niagara Evening Tour

Written by Doris82278 on 25 Aug, 2004

If you get the chance to visit the Niagara Falls, I would highly recommend an Evening Tour, which gives you the opportunity to experience the Falls during daylight and during the illumination show after sunset. We booked an Evening Tour with Grayline and left the main…Read More


Niagra Falls

Written by doberlady on 12 Aug, 2004

If you have a chance, visit Niagra Falls! The Falls are nothing short of MAGNIFICENT! You stand in awe of the pure power of the water dropping over the face of the Falls and pummelting into the river below. And the best part is…Read More


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An Unexpected Delight: A Niagra Overview

Written by JaneTamlyn on 15 Sep, 2004

My family and I (husband, 14-year-old daughter and 8-year old son) spent a great summer week in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This was not a long-planned destination, but one that was recommended by friends and capped off when I found a great Internet deal with…Read More


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