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  • Writer's pictureMaria Moses

Dummies guide for First timers to Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a small and mighty town, a city with a population of under 100,000 people, sees Millions of visitors each year, during off season the city might look like ghost town but during summer its packed with visitors, Niagara falls remains one of the favorite spot for Canadians as well . Like any other country it is best to do your due diligence before getting here.

1. Visa and Travel Documents: Ensure that you have a valid passport and any necessary visas or travel documents required to enter Canada.

2. Climate: Check the weather conditions and temperature to be well-prepared with the appropriate clothing and gear.

3. Accommodation: There are plenty of hotels and accommodations in Niagarafalls. Make sure to book accommodations in advance, especially during peak season.

4. Transportation: There are several transport options available in the Niagara falls including car rentals, buses, and taxi services.

5. Budget: Consider planning your budget for food, accommodation, and activities to avoid overspending.

6. Currency: Ensure you have the appropriate currency in hand. Canadian dollars are used in Niagarafalls.

7. Attractions: Niagara falls has a wide range of activities and attractions such as the Niagara Falls themselves, boat rides, hiking trails, museums, and parks. Do some research before visiting to plan activities according to your interests.

8. Safety: Keep in mind safety precautions while travelling, avoid going out late at night and walking alone in isolated areas.

Though there are plenty of activities to do these are the most common things to do

1. Take a Niagara Falls boat tour: Embark on the iconic Maid of the Mist boat tour, and get up close to the stunning Niagara Falls. You can also try the Hornblower Niagara Cruise. 2. Visit the Niagara Fallsview Indoor Waterpark: Spend a refreshing day with your family at the Niagara Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. It has thrilling water slides, a wave pool, and a beach house play area. 3. Explore Niagara Falls at night: See the Falls come alive with vibrant colors and a spectacular light show. Head to the top of Skylon Tower, take a helicopter ride, or try the Niagara SkyWheel Ferris wheel. 4. Discover Niagara Parks: Discover nature and wildlife at its best in Niagara Parks. The park offers a wide range of activities including hiking, biking, bird watching and visiting the Butterfly Conservatory. 5. Visit Clifton Hill: This fun-filled entertainment district is a perfect spot for families. Clifton Hill offers many attractions including the Niagara SkyWheel, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, the Great Canadian Midway arcade, and Mini Putt. 6. Take a winery tour: Take a tour of a local winery, and learn about the winemaking process. You can also sample different types of wine and indulge in a delicious meal. 7. Enjoy a beautiful drive through Niagara Falls, in Polaris slingshot from The Trikers or rent a bike for the day for your sight seeing activities

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