Free Niagara Falls Attractions

Free Niagara Falls Attractions

Niagara Falls waterfalls as one of the seven world’s natural wonders and its numerous attractions has hindered numerous visitors. Many of the tours are paid, but there are also things to do which are for free. Several of these popular sites and activities are in or close to the Niagara Falls city and they are among the best tourist attractions in Canada also.

Niagara impresses with extraordinary natural beauty, warm hospitality, variety of cultural offerings, natural, historic and man-made attractions and amazing modern and historic architecture.

The most popular Niagara attractions on Canadian side are Maid of the Mist, Journey behind the Falls, Spanish Aero Car, Skylon Tower, Marineland and Niagara Jet boat.

On the American side, popular things to do are Cave of the Winds tour, Niagara Aquarium and Maid of the Mist boat tour.

There is a charge for all these attractions, and it can be expensive. For family of four admission is too pricey.

If you are on a budget, you can nevertheless find several excellent, free Niagara Falls attractions and places worth visiting:

1. Viewing Horseshoe Falls from Canadian side is a must. Canadian side gives you a perfect view of the cascading Niagara Falls during the day, the rainbow above and illuminated falls during the night. This side is also ideal for you to make some amazing pictures.

American Falls with Bridal Veil Falls are on the other side of the border.

2. During the summer, Fireworks in the night is breathtaking. It can be seen during the summer, on Friday, Sunday and on holiday evenings at 10pm.

3. Visiting Niagara botanical garden, with 99 acres of the beautiful gardens and over 2400 roses, trees and shrubs, is free of charge, all year round.

4. Hiking and biking around Niagara vicinity and its trails, parks and other areas. There is a nice walking waiting for you, starting with a conservation zone Ball’s Falls, Niagara Glen character save, Bruce trails and more.

5. Tasting wine in Niagara wineries. Niagara has over 15000 acres under vine and with more than 60 Niagara wineries. Keep in mind that there is a charge for premium wines.

6. Visiting Welland Canal and watching ships, where around 3000 ocean and lake vessels go by the total of 8 locks per year. Lock 3 and lock 7 are giving you the best view. The canal is 43km in length, and elevation between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie is 99.5 m. It takes an average 11 hours for ships to go by the canal.

7. Visiting a Floral Clock – its 40 feet in diameter area is consisting of more than 24 000 colorful carpet plants. It is one of the largest in the world. Its confront is changed twice a year and during the winter, flowers are replaced with multi-colored stones.

8. Gorgeous excursion from Niagara Falls Canada to Niagara-on-the-Lake along Niagara Parkway, where you can visit some of the above allurement, enjoy the scenery, like Niagara Whirlpool, Aero Car and Niagara Gorge.

9. Strolling down the streets of the “prettiest Canadian town”, Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Niagara Falls doesn’t have to be expensive, we have just showed you several free attractions… hotel deals are obtainable, cheap motels also, you just have to search for them.

What is my selection of the best things to do in and around Niagara you can find in the article about Niagara Falls attractions.

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