Niagara Falls on a Budget
The famous Niagara Falls attracts many visitors seeking to get close to this stunning sight. The Canadian side of Niagara Falls is a popular destination for tourists, who come to see the Falls and participate in a variety of activities, including boat tours, hiking, and sightseeing. The Falls are popular with travellers looking for a luxurious and romantic experience but it is also an attractive destination for those on much tighter budgets. There are a number of hotels and restaurants located near the falls, as well as souvenir shops and other attractions. Hotels range from the 5-star establishments with incredible panoramic views to very affordable motels just a few blocks away from the Falls. Visitors can choose to eat at incredible high-end restaurants or grab a quick snack from a fast-food joint.
Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls located on the Niagara River in Ontario, Canada. The Falls, right on the border between Canada and the United States, are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. The largest of the three falls is the Horseshoe Falls, on the Canadian side. The American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls are located on the American side of the border.
The Falls are the result of the Niagara River flowing over the Niagara Escarpment, a steep ridge of rock that runs along the western edge of the Great Lakes. The Niagara River flows from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario.
Depending on the time of year you visit, Niagara Falls can get quite crowded. If you're not a fan of large crowds, you may want to avoid the busiest areas and attractions. I find that one night in Niagara Falls is enough for me. I can easily spend a couple of weeks exploring the surrounding area, but I prefer to base myself in Niagara-on-the-Lake or the Queenston area.