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10 Things to See and Do in Niagara Falls

The city of Niagara Falls, ON, is well-known as being a romantic and beautiful place to honeymoon with many honeymoon packages available through a travel agent or once you arrive there wherever you are staying. Make sure to take advantage to the discounts and passes available; once you see the savings, you won’t regret it. It’s also a great place to bring the family with all the museums, parks, natural wonders, rides and more. Every day, you can do something new on foot, on transit, by tour bus or other mode of transportation available. The sights, smells, sounds and tastes in Niagara Falls are thrilling. There is so much to see and do, you’ll have to take a break and make a plan if you don’t want to miss out on something wonderful.

10. Fallsview Indoor Waterpark

Opened in May 2006, Fallsview Indoor Waterpark features 16 high-speed water slides and other fun-filled water related attractions. Using over 200,000 US gallons (760,000 L) of water, the water park spans 125,000 square feet (2.9 acres). The waterpark is located on the top level of Casino Niagara’s parking garage and has a reputation for being one of cleanest and most spacious waterparks in North America.

There is an interactive Atlantis-themed aquatic play area, an indoor wave pool, six swimming pools, and multiple play areas for water-related sports activities. The hot springs and outdoor sundeck are great for relaxing those tired muscles after a long day of activity.  There is also a year-round outdoor activity pool area, a jungle-style beach, restaurant and bar. Planet Hollywood Beach Club, located on the main floor of the waterpark, is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat after all that water fun. The Planet Bar is a fully licensed bar serving fresh drinks and cocktails so when you’re in the mood for an adult beverage, make this your destination. With or without children, Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is a great destination for unbridled fun.

9. Old Fort Erie

Old Fort Erie is one of Niagara’s fascinating heritage sites. It was built in 1764 and was the first fort built in Ontario by the British. It was used as a base for British troops, Loyalist Rangers and Iroquois Warriors during the American Revolution. Sadly, it was Canada’s bloodiest battlefield having over 3,000 soldiers killed and wounded during the Siege of Fort Erie. It was also the major crossing point for the Underground Railroad from 1793 to 1865.

With re-enactments of the War of 1812, you will get to experience all the sights and sounds associated with the times. The fort houses over 200 years of history with soldiers getting ready for the battle. During the summer of 2015, Friday nights will serve as movie night at the fort with flicks like award-winning classic movies and recent releases with cultural significance presented in the grand and storied venue so you can experience it as well as watch it. Who says history can’t be interesting and fun?

Old Fort Erie
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