Niagara Falls

  • Accommodation:
    • Swiss Cottage Inns
  • Transport:
    • There is a small airport located in the Niagara Region, called the Niagara District Airport. While no large commercial flights charter through there, flights do fly regularly to and from Toronto
    • The GO Train offers a weekday commuter service from Niagara Falls to Toronto in the morning, with one return trip in the evening.
    • Weekend only train services run from Toronto to Niagara Falls during the May long weekend, and then every weekend from 1 July through to Labor Day
    •  VIA Rail offers direct departures from Toronto, New York City and Cleveland to Niagara Falls once daily with an evening return service
    • Megabus and Greyhound charter buses direct from Toronto and Buffalo, NY to the Niagara Falls Bus Terminal (4555 Erie Avenue) in Canada, daily
    • The Go bus transports passengers from across Ontario to Toronto and then directly to Niagara, with stops including in St Catharines, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Niagara Falls
  • Things to see:
    • Clifton Hill
    • Cave of the Winds
    • Horseshoe Falls
    • Queen Victoria Park
    • Niagara SkyWheel
    • Skylon Tower
    • Falls Incline Railway
    • Terrapin Point
    • Brock’s Monument
  • Tips:
    • From the US side, you can walk over the bridge in Buffalo to visit the Canadian side. You will need to take ID (a valid passport, enhanced driver’s licence or trusted traveler program card), which required to cross the border from Canada into the US
    • The Maid of the Mist boat tour does not run during the months of December, January, February, March and April. View the schedule here.
    • The tour last about 20mins and the ticket office closes 15 minutes before the last scheduled departure.
    • Prospect Point Observation Tower offers unrivaled views of the falls