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American Side: Niagara At A Glance

Captivating Low-Angle View of Niagara Falls in Summer
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Overview

On this 3-hour tour of Niagara Falls State Park’s Cataract Region, admire the falls and surrounding scenery from the most impressive viewpoints. Head straight to must-see sites of interest including Whirlpool State Park, the Niagara River and the lower Niagara Gorge with your guide. Take to the waves aboard the Maid of the Mist, and experience the thunderous might of Niagara Falls from below. This tour departs from Niagara Falls, NY (USA), and is designed for visitors short on time to ensure you see the best of the American side.

What’s Included & Highlight

Observation Tower
Maid of the Mist Boat Tour
See the best of the Niagara Falls State Park’s Cataract Region in one adventurous tour
Enjoy unrivaled views over Niagara Falls
Discover key sites like Whirlpool State Park, the Niagara River and the lower Niagara Gorge
Your knowledgeable local guide brings the region’s history to life
Slightly shorter in length compared to other tours, this highlights tour is ideal for those short on time

Exploration Stops

Next Stop, Adventure! Hop off the bus and follow your guide to some of Niagara’s must-see attractions. As you explore, learn the secrets of this world-famous natural wonder.
Captivating Special Tour at Cave of the Winds Stairs in Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower
The viewing tower extends dramatically over the Niagara Gorge. From here, visitors can admire all three sets of Niagara Falls: American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls.
A Gray Line Niagara Falls tour boat with people on board, sailing amidst the majestic Niagara Falls
Maid Of The Mist Boat Ride
There’s no better way to get up close and personal with the majestic Niagara Falls than by boat, and that’s where the Maid of the Mist comes in. Along with admission, you receive a rain poncho to shield you from the spray of thundering Horseshoe Falls — an amazing up-close experience.
Captivating American Falls Tour with Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls spans the US and Canadian border, and attracts visitors from across the world keen to experience this mighty natural wonder for themselves. Whether up-close aboard a sightseeing boat, from the skies by helicopter, or from the Observation Tower, the scenery must be seen to be believed.

Tour Highlights

Our tours take in the most iconic landmarks that Niagara Falls State Park has to offer. Our knowledgeable guides are experts on the region’s local history and culture, and always keen to share their valuable insight. Don’t forget your camera!

Goat Island & Terrapin Point

On Goat Island, winding routes lead up to soaring viewpoints such as Terrapin Point — where the splendor of Niagara Gorge can be fully appreciated. Luna Island’s awe-inspiring viewpoint is a popular spot for tourists to soak up the views. Goat Island sits on the US side of Niagara Falls, and ranks among the region’s biggest draws.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls spans the US and Canadian border, and attracts visitors from across the world keen to experience this mighty natural wonder for themselves. Whether up-close aboard a sightseeing boat, at the waters edge along the brink, or from the Observation Tower, the scenery must be seen to be believed.

Niagara Gorge, Whirlpool & Rapids

Spanning an impressive 6.8 miles (11 kilometers), the Niagara Gorge was carved out of the landscape over thousands of years by the Niagara River’s swirling currents. Choppy rapids and turbulent whirlpools ebb and flow along its course, and the river current is among the strongest in the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Visiting Niagara Falls is a multi-sensory experience. You will receive souvenir ponchos at included attractions so you can enjoy an up-close experience at Niagara Falls. We recommend that you bring an extra pair of shoes, and a waterproof bag to keep your belongings dry.
Comfortable walking shoes or sneakers are recommended. It is always a few degrees cooler near the water, so packing a jacket or sweater is also a good idea.
Yes! You can still take our tour and we’ll discount the cost of the applicable admissions. Please call our office to book.

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