Chic Hotel Minutes from Awe-Inspiring Falls
Even as casinos, water parks, and ferris wheels have cropped up in the area, Niagara Falls’ most popular activity is still to witness the sheer power of nature. The falls are especially awe-inspiring in the winter, when the ever-present mist starts to crystallize and ice formations abound. Longer evenings mean more time to catch the nightly light show, which bathes the falls in soft colors. The spring and summer bring great opportunities as well, as the famous Maid of the Mist boat tour takes guests right up next to the falls starting in April. Located just minutes from Horseshoe Falls, Ramada Plaza Niagara Falls makes a convenient home base for taking in the landmark and visiting nearby attractions.
Large picture windows in the hotel's newly renovated guest rooms showcase views of the surrounding landscape. Rooms with balconies overlooking the courtyard are available upon request. Head downstairs to Don Cherry’s Sports Grill if you're in the mood for some gourmet pub food. The onsite eatery is owned by the former NHL coach and current broadcaster, and hockey sticks and other sports memorabilia line the walls.
Apply your casino credit at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, New York—home to more than 2,000 slot machines and dozens of table games—and your credit at Dave & Buster’s toward activities such as glow-in-the-dark laser tag and mini golf. All options include dining credits at Outback Steakhouse and East Side Mario’s, but with the two-night option, you'll also receive an extra credit at the nearby T.G.I. Friday’s.
Niagara Falls, Ontario: Panoramic Views of the Falls near Vegas-Style Casinos and Water Parks
At Niagara Falls—considered by many to be one of the world’s seven natural wonders—water thunders downward from a height of nearly 200 feet, crashing onto craggy boulders below. The falls straddle the border between Canada and the United States, with segments located in both New York and Ontario, but the Canadian side of the Niagara River is universally hailed as the finest vantage point to take in all three of Niagara Falls' photogenic brinks: American, Bridal Veil, and Horseshoe Falls.
The iconic Maid of the Mist has ferried raincoat-clad passengers around the base of the falls since 1846. The tours run from April through October, depending on the river's ice conditions. Year-round, Journey Behind the Falls grants a glimpse behind the curtain of Horseshoe Falls—board an elevator that descends 150 feet into the bedrock, then stand at an observation deck steps away from the cascading water.
A 10-minute walk from the falls, you'll see the neon glow of the Clifton Hill neighborhood. Its Fallsview Boulevard has plenty of Vegas-style kitsch, including glitzy casinos, indoor water parks, restaurants, and soggy Elvis impersonators.
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