Niagara Falls, NY

Travel Guide
Bridal Veil Falls which includes a city, a waterfall and landscape views
Nicknamed the world’s honeymoon capital, this spot is a natural wonder attracting newlyweds, families, cross-country travelers and waterfall fans.

If you’re traveling near western New York, visit Niagara Falls to see spectacular waterfalls. Water flows at a rate of 150,000 gallons per second (568,000 liters) on the U.S. side. See plunging water, hear the roaring falls and feel mist swirling up from the gorge.

The Niagara River, which separates the U.S. and Canada, flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. Watch the water curve dramatically, then drop up to 110 feet (33 meters) in American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls on the U.S. side.

Three state parks offer vistas of the falls and river. Niagara Falls State Park is the launch point for activities at the falls itself. Don a yellow poncho and walk to Cave of the Winds below Bridal Veil Falls. Ride on the Maid of the Mist boat that has brought tourists in raingear near the falls for nearly 170 years. Hike along gorge trails to Goat Island to view Canada’s Horseshoe Falls.

Whirlpool State Park juts into the gorge overlooking a giant whirlpool and water rapids downstream of the falls. At Devil’s Hole State Park, take the stone stairs to the base of the gorge to see rushing rapids. Walk upstream along the river toward the whirlpool.

Consider beginning your marriage here. The area has multiple wedding chapels along with honeymoon suites with beds and Jacuzzis in heart shapes. Your guests will enjoy many activities in the area when not engaged in wedding events. Try your luck at the casino, shop at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA and explore the Aquarium of Niagara. Gaze at the falls illuminated at night.

The falls are glorious in summer with light mist cooling a hot day. Bundle up in winter to enjoy a frosty wonderland. Ice forms over the base of the falls, creating a bridge up to 50 feet (15 meters) thick.

If you have time and your passport, after enjoying Niagara Falls in the U.S., cross the Rainbow Bridge to Canada to see Horseshoe Falls, another portion of the river’s amazing drop.

Where to stay in Niagara Falls

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
4 out of 5
310 4th St, Niagara Falls, NY, 14303
The price is $109 per night from Sep 13 to Sep 14
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Niagara Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 10 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,202 reviews)
"Friendly staff. Large rooms."

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
The Cadence
The Cadence
3.5 out of 5
200 Rainbow Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY, 14303
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $142 per night from Sep 14 to Sep 15
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Niagara Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the restaurant ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (246 reviews)
"close to Naiagara"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2022

The Cadence
Wyndham Garden at Niagara Falls
Wyndham Garden at Niagara Falls
3 out of 5
443 Main St, Niagara Falls, NY, 14301
The price is $115 per night from Aug 31 to Sep 1
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Niagara Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour fitness center, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,001 reviews)
Highly recommend
"Very clean! Loved the shower."

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Wyndham Garden at Niagara Falls
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The 540 With Private Yard & Parking, Near Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
The 540 With Private Yard & Parking, Near Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
3 out of 5
540 17th St, Niagara Falls, NY, 14301
The price is $58 per night from Sep 6 to Sep 7
Stay at this 3-star golf apartment in Niagara Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and private yards. Popular attractions Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and ...
3.5/5 Good! (2 reviews)
"It is nice place for this place. A lot of updates."

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

The 540 With Private Yard & Parking, Near Falls & Casino by Niagara Hospitality
The Gorge View Villa-with Yard & Parking
The Gorge View Villa-with Yard & Parking
611 Ashland Ave, Niagara Falls, NY, 14301
The price is $81 per night from Sep 6 to Sep 7
Stay at this business-friendly vacation home in Niagara Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Popular attractions Rainbow Bridge and Fallsview ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Location is very convenient. Walking distance to Niagara Falls. Neighborhood is not that good. The property is excellent!"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

The Gorge View Villa-with Yard & Parking
#2210P ❤️ Discount Budget Stay * 10-min to Falls*
#2210P ❤️ Discount Budget Stay * 10-min to Falls*
Niagara Falls, NY
The price is $99 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 20
Stay at this vacation home in Niagara Falls. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Rainbow Bridge ...
2.7/5 (9 reviews)
a few things were not functional
"The location is a bit run down, but felt safe for my family after all. The kitchen sink was clogged up, so we could not wash any dishes. The stove top did not work that well either. The 1/2 bathroom door did not have a lock on it. If you are looking to stay more than 2 nights, I would not recommend ..."

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2022

#2210P ❤️ Discount Budget Stay * 10-min to Falls*
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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