Beyond the Brink: A Cultural and Historical Tour

Explore the Cataract City and Niagara Falls State Park on this 3-hour guided walking tour.

Location: Niagara Falls, NY, USA

Duration: 3 hours

Departures: July through October


Online Price
Adults $35
Children $35
Toddlers(4 & Under) Free with purchase of Adult ticket

Beyond the Brink: A Cultural and Historical Tour


  • Guided walking tour of downtown Niagara Falls and Niagara Falls State park with a fully licensed guide.
  • Commentary on the history and geography of the region.
  • Views of both the developed and natural portions of Niagara Falls.


View or Visit:

Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls historic architecture, Third Street, Art Alley, City Murals, Schoellkopf Power Plant Wreck Site, Rainbow Bridge, Goat Island, Luna Island, Prospect Point, Terrapin Point. Niagara Falls State Park Nature Trails


  • Meals
  • Gratuity

There's a whole world of culture beyond the brink of Niagara Falls. Get acquainted with the history and beauty of Niagara on this 3-hour guided walking tour experience.

Start off on Rainbow Boulevard, and learn about the Art Deco history of some of downtown Niagara's most interesting buildings. Travel through Old Falls Street, enjoying the murals, sculptures and historic photographs along the way.

See how old meets new in the Third Street Restaurant District, and enjoy the rainbow of street art. Will you take a selfie in Art Alley, or maybe quick pic with Nikola Tesla?

Learn about the industrial history of the "King of Power, Queen of Beauty." From the War of the Currents to one of the largest Hydroelectric Power Plants in the United States, see how Niagara has been electrifying the world for over a century.

Take a peek at the former Schoellkopf Plant, now the state-of-the-art Maid of the Mist drydock.

From here, explore the natural side and you travel through Niagara Falls State Park. See the power of the Falls from Prospect Point. Enjoy the serene beauty of the Goat Island trails. See the true size of the mighty Horseshoe Falls at the tip of Terrapin Point, and experience firsthand what has mesmerized visitors for centuries.

Featuring a fully-licensed Local Expert guide, this tour is a great way to learn about the history and beauty of Niagara. Whether it's your first time to the Falls, or your hundredth, you'll be sure to learn something new about the Cataract City.

Tour departs from 16 Rainbow Boulevard (in front of Honeymoon Capital Souvenirs) at time designated on your booking.

Please present your digital ticket to the tour guide when joining the group.

Approximate tour time: 1.5 hours. Actual tour time may vary.

This walking tour travels through various paths, including inclines and stairs. Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended.

Parking notes: Start location is within walking distance of most downtown hotels. Meter parking is also available along Rainbow Boulevard.

Have Questions? Call 1-877-285-2113 or fill out our contact form.

We look forward to speaking with you.