Here are 5 things you can do in Niagara Falls or close by.
Get High – Take a Helicopter ride Over Niagara
For over 50 years, Niagara Helicopters has been thrilling passengers from all over the world with the highest, most scenic, and most exciting sightseeing experience in the Niagara Region! Our meticulously maintained fleet of seven passenger Airbus H130 helicopters every day, weather permitting, from 9 a.m. until sunset YEAR-ROUND! Reservations are not required as we are a walk-in attraction. For your convenience, our services are available in an array of languages including English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Italian and many more. Check them out here
Get Wet all over – The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark
Located on the 20 acre Falls Avenue Resort directly across from Niagara Falls and is the ideal family vacation destination. Standing eight stories high & 3 acres in size, the park is hours of water fun for all ages. This Niagara Falls water park offers 16 thrilling slides up to six stories high, a giant wave pool, outdoor pool/sundeck, and the Beach House Rain Fortress with 1000 Gallon Tipping Bucket. The water park features indoor connections to Sheraton on the Falls, Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview and the Skyline Hotel. Check out the part hours here
Go on a Wine Tour – We suggest Peller Estates Winery
The Peller Estates Winery is one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s hidden gems. The estate is known for its ice wine, Rieslings and Chardonnays, which have been drawing visitors and winning awards for more than 50 years. Peller Estates Winery and Restaurant is located at 290 John Street East in Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario. It is open daily from 10am – 9pm. Travelers driving from Niagara Falls can take River Road/Niagara River Parkway towards Niagara-on-the-Lake and make a left at East and West Line. The entrance for Peller Estates in on the right.
Get An Eye Full – Ride the Niagara SkyWheel
Get a bird’s-eye-view of Niagara Falls as you soar 53 meters (175 feet) high in the air in the largest observation wheel in Canada. The ride lasts 12- to 15-minutes and you’ll get four or more rotations in the Ferris wheel, plus groups and families get to ride in their own gondola. Get some great photos of Niagara Falls from a new angle as you can see for miles in every direction, and you’ll be able to capture both Horseshoe and American Falls in one shot. Time your trip for 10 p.m., and you may also get to see the iconic fireworks over the falls from your carriage. Located at 4946 Clifton Hill, the Niagara SkyWheel is open year round from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. An adult ticket costs $29.99, and children’s tickets cost $19.95.
Believe It Or Not – Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
See oddities from around the world, from genuine Amazonian shrunken heads and the world’s rarest egg to a two-headed pig and decorated Tibetan skulls. The 13 themed galleries that are home to over 800 exhibits, curiosities and illusions. In Ripley’s Wacky Explorative Room, there are videos and interactive displays. Located at 4960 Clifton Hill, Ripley’s is open every day of the year from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. It is open from 9 a.m. until midnight Friday through Sunday, with extended summer hours. Admission costs $18.99 for adults and teens, and $11.99 for children aged 12 and under. Purchase online here