- By Kevin
- On Mar 29, 2017
- North America
- Travel Tips
How and which city do we visit Niagara Falls rom?Many people asked me and today I will give you some information to visit Niagara Falls.
New York City is 420 miles from Niagara Falls.
Toronto is 90 miles from Niagara Falls.
Boston is 475 miles from Niagara Falls.
GETTING TO NIAGARA USA
Whether you are visiting Niagara Falls from across the state,country or internationally,a trip to the region has never been easier.View a full listing of buses,shuttles,airports,train stations and other transportation options available to and from Niagara Falls NY.There are plenty of options when looking for transportation in Niagara USA.
By plane:If you are coming from a distance you might want to fly into one of the regions two airports,Buffalo Niagara International Airport(BUF)and Niagara Falls International Airport(NFIA).
By train:Niagara USA is connected to East Coast destinations such as New York City,Philadelphia and Washington D.C via Amtrak.Service also runs to and from Canada.
By bus:For many travelers coming to Niagara USA,buses serve as an affordable,convenient option.Niagara USA is serviced by Greyhound,New York Trailways and various tour operators.
By car:If you are traveling to Niagara USA by car,the region is connected to Interstate 90,a major highway by the Interstate 190 interchange.The region also has various parkways,highways and expressways that make traveling between attractions a breeze.Click here for a map of Niagara USA which can be used when planning your drive to the region
Here is a suggested itinerary for FAMILY.
KIDS WANT TO GO TO NIAGARA FALLS,USA
Niagara Falls,N.Y.was named the Best Kid-Friendly Destination 2015 by USA Today 10 Best Readers'Choice travel award contest,and it is no"onder"with everything there is to see and do for families.
Start the trip at the mighty Niagara Falls with a Discovery Pass*to get up close and personal to this Wonder of the World.Start using this ticket at the Cave of the Winds,and keep the souvenir sandals on to trek over to the iconic Maid of the Mist.After this all-American boat ride to the base of the Horseshoe Falls,take-in a view like no other at the Observation Tower.Don't miss the Niagara Adventure Theater and tour the historic Niagara Falls State Park on the Niagara Scenic Trolley.The Aquarium of Niagara and Niagara Gorge Discovery Center are also included.
*The Discovery Pass also includes discount coupons to many other attractions.
Fun is FREE and gets down to a science at the Niagara Power Project Visitors Center-Power Vista where the entire family can check out over 50 interactive exhibits,and learn something new.
Next stop,Old Fort Niagara,where history comes alive at this 18th century French castle,also the oldest fortress on the Great Lakes.See the American flag that flew over the Fort in 1812,watch the loading and firing of a real cannon and participate in musket drills in the courtyard.
Getting hungry?Stop in Lewiston and have lunch at the Silo Restaurant.Try the Haystack as featured on"Man V.Food"or just grab a burger and fries while overlooking the Lower Niagara River.
Feeling adventurous?Try a ride through Class V rapids on a jet boat(recommended for kids-at-heart six and up).A great way to cool off on a hot summer day.
Have dinner at the New Rainforest Caféor stop by the Hard Rock CaféNiagara Falls,USA.
The night is young so be sure to check out what is happening on Old Falls Street,featuring family movies under the stars every Thursday night,FREE concert Fridays,play games or rent a bike and explore the area.
Rise and shine!Begin the day by touring the Niagara Aerospace Museum and see historical aircraft,many made right here in Western New York.Don't miss seeing the jetpack flown by James Bond in 007.
It's off to Lockport with a stop at the Erie Canal Discovery Center.This multi-media interactive museum will entertain and educate the family about life on the Erie Canal in the 1820s.
Ready for a boat ride?How about one underground?Visit the Lockport Caves&Underground Boat Ride.The informative guide will tell the strange tales and legends of Lockport that will keep the family laughing along the way.
Have lunch at any of the many great Lockport restaurants or grab ice cream at the Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream.One taste and you will know why it is a destination.
Time to set sale on the Erie Canal at the Lockport Locks&Erie Canal Cruises.Ride through the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal,and pass under the"upside down bridge"and cruise beneath North America's widest bridge.
In the evening why not check out the great shopping at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA and dine in one of the areas many restaurants.
Just three days in Niagara USA and enough family vacation memories will be created to cherish for a lifetime.
Answer for a question from a reader:
Q:Is it better to go to Niagra Falls from Boston or New York?
A:It's about a seven hour drive each way from either NYC or Boston,much too far for a day trip.If you want to make a road trip out of it,there are interesting things on the way from either.From Boston there's Sturbridge Village and the Berkshires,from NYC there's the Catskills and the Finger Lakes.You can fly nonstop from Boston to Buffalo for$123 for a day trip if you book reasonably far ahead,from JFK for$150 or LaGuardia for$165.So do whichever is more convenient.
I hope this article could help you prepare your Niagara falls tour vacation packages and wish you a memorable memory about Niagara Falls!