things you wish you knew about Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Attractions

When you go to Niagara Falls, there are a lot of other attractions other than the Falls. Clifton Hill, Marineland, and Great Wold Lodge are just a few more. A purchase of a Niagara Wonder Pass offers huge savings and discounts for tickets to Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, and Niagara’s Fury!

Here are 4 more attractions in Niagara Falls that are worth considering for your next visit:

Maid of the Mist Boat Tours

The Maid of the Mist Boat Tours offers visitors a ride to the base of the American Falls and then to the base of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. The boat ride takes about 20 minutes on a double-decker boat. Maid of the Mist boat rides are both available at the American and Canadian sides of the Falls. The boarding dock at the Canadian side is at the foot of Clifton Hill.

Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort

The Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort’s 2.5 million square foot complex can be found at Fallsview Boulevard. It offers more than 3,000 slot machines, 150 gaming tables, a 368-room five-star hotel, fine-dining restaurants, a meeting/conference area, a health spa, a 1,500-seat theatre and many more. Token denominations at the casino range from 1 cent to $100.

Butterfly Conservatory/Botanical Gardens

A few minutes drive away from Niagara Falls is the Niagara Parks Botanical Garden which features the Butterfly Conservatory. It is an indoor attraction where more than 2,000 butterflies fly freely in recreated tropical conditions. The conservatory also features educational displays and films.

Skylon Tower

The Skylon Tower is the tallest structure in Niagara Falls and is located at Niagara’s hotel, dining, and entertainment district. It is just few steps away from the Falls and across the Niagara Fallsview Casino. They offer a Ride-to-the-Top attraction aboard the glass-enclosed “Yellow Bug Elevators”, the Revolving Dining Room which silently revolves once every hour, the Summit Suite Buffet Dining Room, indoor and outdoor observation decks, and the Skylon Family Fun Center which is the largest indoor entertainment center in Niagara Falls.