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4.5 out of 5
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45,378 people visited Niagara Falls City
Bordering two countries, Niagara Falls can be viewed from either side, with New York's State Park (the oldest in the country) offering a slightly less developed viewpoint than the Canadian version. Created by glacial retreat in the last ice age, 4 million cubic feet of water blast over the edge every minute. And while no one goes over the falls in a barrel anymore (especially given that it’s illegal), people continue to flock to these majestic falls for good reason. Venture into the Cave of the Winds, take a ride on the virtual reality helicopter that takes you for a tour above the Niagara Falls, then stop in at the gift shop to find the perfect commemorative trophy to remind you of your fascinating trip to one of the majestic wonders of the world. Historically a popular place to tie the knot or to honeymoon, a kitschy love vibe is still to be found in heart shaped hot tubs. The Maid of the Mist boatride leaves from both sides and takes you through the rapids at the foots of the falls. This massive geological spectacle doesn’t only produce romance and wonder, however; the falls are an important source of hydroelectric power.
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    Nina Kindred
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    3 Sep 27, 2013

    This is the thing. I hate to tell the people of the city, but no one is going to bother much when the falls are the main attraction. I like the city. I do, but I really only remember clearly the parts of the trip that revolved around the falls. Sorry.

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  • Niagara Falls City
    Becky S
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    5 Feb 17, 2014

    Nothing can quite compare to seeing and feeling the power of the water going over the Falls. It is a must see both during the day to take it the entire splendor and at night with the lights dancing off the falling water.

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  • Niagara Falls City
    Michelle Bearss
    4 Aug 08, 2013

    Not nearly as pretty a city as on the Canadian side but worth exploring and you can get up close and personal to the Bridal Veil Falls.

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    Leigh Virkus
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    3 May 12, 2013

    The American side of the Falls has some interesting views from the park. You can also walk over the rainbow bridge to the Canadian side.

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  • Niagara Falls City
    Jim Barton
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    5 May 07, 2013

    Loved it, especially the boat that goes right up to the falls which is a must. Best to go in the spring or fall.

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    Joseph Coureur
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    4 Mar 31, 2013

    Niagara Falls is truly spectacular and the cities around (with the same name on either side of the border) cater to the tourist traffic.

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    Julia P
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    3 Feb 18, 2013

    Although I thought Niagara Falls would be a bit overdone as a destination, the falls are truly spectacular. If you're in the neighborhood anyway, I'd say they're absolutely worth a visit. Skip the going over in a barrel bit for a photo op. The surrounding town is really nothing to write home about, full of tourist-y restaurants and kitschy shops.

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    Barbara Gentry
    5 Dec 28, 2012

    we went at night and the view was breathtaking has different colored lights that make the spray beautiful very enjoyable

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    Balram Mahabir
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    5 Dec 14, 2012

    Absolutely gorgeous with a pure feel of the power of nature. A lovely park and wonderful services and shops.

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    Paul kon
    5 Sep 20, 2012

    You have to appreciate the sheer power of all the water falling, they sprouced this place up with lights, beautiful at night.

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