- By kevin
- On May 31, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
If you have enough time to travel around Niagara Falls,the best way to discover Niagara Falls we'd rather remmended is on foot.Walking around the area is relatively easy(when there is no snow).Even getting across the United States to Canada border is only a 20-minute walk across the Rainbow Bridge.To book a Boston to Niagara Falls bus tour to visit it also a good way.What's more,If you're not driving in from a nearby city,you'll likely fly into Buffalo Niagara International Airport(BUF),which sits about 30 miles southeast of the falls.
Niagara Falls International Airport(IAG)is located much closer to the falls(less than 10 miles),but it only operates flights from Spirit and Allegiant departing or arriving from southeastern U.S.cities,such as Fort Lauderdale,Florida,and Myrtle Beach,South Carolina,among others.There are shuttles from both airports to both sides of the falls,plus rental cars,taxis and ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can be utilized to and from the airports.
Best way to getting around by Shuttle
The Discover Niagara Shuttle is a hop-on,hop-off bus that offers free service between the Niagara USA Official Visitor Center and Old Fort Niagara,stopping at 15 destinations along the 14-mile route.The shuttle,which operates seasonally in the summer and early fall,offers service between 9 a.m.and 6 p.m.during the week and between 9 a.m.and midnight on the weekends.Many hotels also operate free shuttles to local attractions.It might be worth staying at one of these properties.
Explore More of Niagara Falls
The Canadian side is better suited for tourists because it features better views and more hotels,restaurants and attractions.However,both sides of Niagara Falls are surrounded by souvenir shops and amusement parks.
Visit Neighborhoods of Niagara Falls-The Horseshoe Falls
The most impressive of the three is Horseshoe Falls,which sits nearly entirely within Canadian boundaries.Named for its curving shape,nearly 90 percent of the Niagara River tumbles over the falls,producing a heady amount of mist and an incredible photo backdrop.There are two ways to get up close to the Horseshoe Falls.The Maid of the Mist boat tours go to the base of the falls,while the Journey Behind the Falls attraction takes visitors 150 feet down the falls in elevators.Once off the elevators,visitors can walk through tunnels that lead to portals for excellent views of the gushing falls.