Things To Do near Niagara Falls, Ontario
Marineland Canada.Known as one of the top family friendly tourist destinations in Niagara Falls, Marineland Canada is a delightful theme park featuring outstanding exhibitions, live educational shows and thrilling amusement rides. Get up close and personal with the Canadian Beluga whales at Arctic Cove. Catch high flying orcas at Friendship Cove or get to know friendly bears, walruses and sea lions. For even more thrills, try one of Marineland Canada’s amusement rides such as the Sky Screamer, Topple Tower and Dragon Mountain. Go to www.marinelandcanada.com for more information.
Skylon Tower.Located just a ten minute walk from the Fallsview Inn & Suites and directly across the street from the Fallsview Casino, the Skylon Tower is an iconic Niagara Falls landmark. Take the ‘yellow bug’ elevator up to the observation deck for knockout views of The Falls, the Niagara Gorge and the dazzling scenic skyline. At night, Skylon Tower is a good spot to catch the glittering Niagara Falls fireworks show. Skylon Tower also features a world-class Revolving Dining Room and a shopping concourse with great bargain shopping. Visit www.skylon.com. [Top]
Maid of the Mist.Grab your raincoats and experience the thunderous roar of the powerful Falls while aboard the historic Maid of the Mist. Since 1846, this powerful diesel-engined boat has taken visitors to the base of the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls, soaking them in an exhilarating swirl of mist and wind. After an unforgettable 30 minute thrill ride, guests disembark at the Maid of the Mist Plaza featuring an eclectic mix of gift shops, food stands, and live-entertainment shows in the summer. Visit www.maidofthemist.com/en/ for more information.
Clifton Hill.Located just a five minute walk from the Fallsview Inn & Suites, Clifton Hill is a top outdoor entertainment and dining district in Niagara Falls. Reach new heights at the Niagara SkyWheel or head to the Guinness World Records Museum and Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Clifton Hill also boasts plenty of wax museums, arcades, haunted houses and a variety of restaurants and shops to keep you entertained. At night, Clifton Hill greets visitors with its dazzling neon marquees and enthusiastic after-hour crowds. Visit www.cliftonhill.com. [Top]
Butterfly Conservatory.Dozens of different species of tropical butterflies flap and flutter gently across lush landscaped paths at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory. Situated just a few miles north of Niagara Falls, this glass roofed building houses over 2,000 brightly coloured butterflies and exotic flora and fauna. Be sure to check out the Emergence Window where butterflies make their way out of their tiny cocoons. Hours of operation change seasonally. Go to www.niagaraparks.com/garden/butterfly.php for more information.
The Art of Illusion with Greg Frewin.Dare to be amazed by the International Grand Champion of Magic, Greg Frewin. The Art of Illusion with Greg Frewin magic show features dazzling illusions, never before seen tricks and awe-inspiring feats. Be sure to satisfy your taste buds with a fabulous pre-show buffet dinner.
Afterwards, take photos with the show’s special guest stars, the majestic Greg Frewin tigers. Visit www.gregfrewintheatre.com for schedule and tickets. [Top]