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Niagara Falls, New York

Every second, 750,000 gallons of water thunder over Niagara Falls. Visitors from around the world travel to witness this thunderous natural wonder and feel the spray from the powerful falls on their skin. Situated on the border between New York and Canada, Niagara Falls is one of the world's most spectacular sights. 

The Niagara Falls State Park on the New York side of the falls boasts the superlative of America's oldest state park. The natural wonderland features miles upon miles of hiking trails, an interactive visitor's center, a multi-screen theater and even a rock-climbing wall. On any given day, a trail of yellow poncho-clad visitors snake down wooden staircases that zig-zag through mountainous terrain to viewing points close to and even behind the falls. The ever-popular Maid of the Mist boats traverse the waters, soaking every patron as their screams of delight are drowned by the roar. Coming by at night is a special treat, as the waterfall is illuminated in a display of dancing neon lights.

Practical Info

The closest city to Niagara Falls on the New York side is Buffalo. The easiest ways to access Niagara Falls are to either fly into New York's Buffalo-Niagara International Airport or drive along Interstate 90. There are numerous lodging options in the area—everything from high-end hotels to romantic bed and breakfasts to campgrounds. The Niagara Falls State Park is open year-round, but visitors are always advised to contact the park directly to confirm operating hours.

Tours & Tickets

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Viator Exclusive: Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Private Plane

4.5 star rating: Recommended 107 Reviews

Fly by private 30-seater plane from New York City to the incredible Niagara Falls on a day trip; it’s a Viator Exclusive that’s available nowhere else! The ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $649.00

Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air

4.5 star rating: Recommended 789 Reviews

Discover the beauty and awesome power of Niagara Falls on a day trip from New York. You'll fly to Upstate New York, tour the falls on both the US and Canadian ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $549.00

3-Day Best of the Border Tour from New York City: Niagara Falls, Toronto, Lake Ontario and 1000 Islands

4.5 star rating: Recommended 27 Reviews

Head north from New York City in a climate-controlled coach on this exciting 3-day tour to experience the best of the Niagara Falls region in both New York ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $432.00

2-Day Niagara Falls Tour from New York by Bus

4 star rating: Recommended 322 Reviews

Leave the hustle and bustle of New York City behind and enjoy a relaxing 2-day overnight trip to Niagara Falls. You'll travel to upstate New York by bus and ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $310.00

Niagara Falls American-Side Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride

4.5 star rating: Recommended 183 Reviews

During your time in Niagara Falls, take a tour of the American side of the spectacular falls. Highlights include a walking adventure along the incomparable ...  Read more

Location: Niagara Falls
Duration: Varies from 4 to 5 hours

From USD $89.94

Niagara Falls Open Jet Boat Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 75 Reviews

For a truly memorable visit to Niagara, take a thrilling journey down the Niagara River on an open-air jet boat. There's no better - or wetter - way to enjoy ...  Read more

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada or Lewiston, New York
Duration: 45 - 60 minutes

From USD $59.00

Viator Exclusive: Niagara Discovery Pass

Get the most bang for your buck at Niagara Falls State Park with this wallet-friendly Discovery Pass for five must-see attractions in Niagara USA. Set voyage ...  Read more

Location: Niagara Falls, New York
Duration: Flexible

From USD $52.99

Private Tour: Niagara Falls Sightseeing

Make your visit to Niagara Falls one to remember by booking a private sightseeing tour. On this 5-hour tour, your private driver-guide will chauffeur you to ...  Read more

Location: Niagara Falls, Canada
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $52.78

Evening Walking Tour of Niagara Falls US Side

Spend an evening on an exciting and informative walking tour of the American side of Niagara Falls. On this 2-hour tour, your knowledgeable and enthusiastic ...  Read more

Location: Niagara Falls, New York
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $15.00

Niagara Adventure Theater on the American Side

Discover the stories behind the thunderous Niagara Falls at the Niagara Adventure Theater. During this 45-minute movie, you’ll stay warm and dry at the Niagara ...  Read more

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Duration: 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $10.99

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