Escape the crowds of New York City and check out the most powerful falls in North America on a tour to Niagara Falls. Options include full-day tours by air and multi-day trips through upstate New York and even Toronto. Here's everything you need to know.
If you're strapped for time, you can experience Niagara Falls in a single day on an excursion from New York City. Fly to the falls in the morning to save time and enjoy guided tours on both the American and Canadian sides, depending on the option chosen, as well as a boat tour to the edge of the falls. After a long day of exploring this North American icon, you'll make it back to New York City in the evening.
Multi-day tours allow for more time spent exploring the falls and the surrounding area, and include round-trip transportation either by road or by air. Book a two-day tour by air for an in-depth Niagara experience that includes a guided tour, a boat cruise, free time to explore the area, and evening fireworks over the falls. Or, travel by coach to enjoy the scenery and experience the Finger Lakes region of New York along the way. Three-day tours by road typically include stops in the Finger Lakes, the Thousands Islands, and Toronto in Canada, all in addition to Niagara Falls.
Things to Know
Niagara Falls is set about 400 miles (645 kilometers) northwest of New York City, a journey about 6.5 hours by road and one hour by air.
Fireworks shows over the falls take place on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, weather permitting.
Accommodation is typically included in the price of multi-day tours.
Don't forget to bring your passport to visit the Canadian side of Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls is one of the world's most famous natural wonders and this overnight tour lets you experience the falls from both the American and Canadian sides. Admire spectacular views of American Falls and Horseshoe Falls, get up close to the falls on a Maid of the Mist boat cruise, and see the falls lit up at night. On the way back, stop in Tannersville to visit one of the largest outlet malls in the US.
Straddling the border between Canada and the US, Niagara Falls is a thundering testament to nature’s power, with drops up to 167 feet (51 meters) high. While it can take several hours to travel by road to the falls from New York City, this tour reduces travel time with round-trip airfare and a local transfer from your Manhattan hotel, allowing you to easily see multiple Niagara highlights in a single day.
Escape from the hustle of New York City and head north to see both sides of the Canadian border on this 3-day tour to Niagara Falls, Toronto, and the Thousand Islands. Visit Niagara Falls on both the American and Canadian sides, and take a ride on the Maid of the Mist boat. Then see Toronto’s top attractions and enjoy a cruise to the Thousand Islands along the St. Lawrence River.
Experience one of the country’s most famous sights with a day trip to Niagara Falls from Manhattan. See the waterfalls from many different vantage points and have some time to explore Niagara Falls State Park on your own. Get close enough to the falls to feel their mist, and have plenty of great photo ops. Plus, leave the worry of driving and navigating to your guide.
Escape from the hustle of New York City and head north to Niagara Falls, USA. Visit iconic Niagara Falls on the American side and take a ride to the edge of the falls on the famous Maid of the Mist boat. Enjoy time for sightseeing, shopping, dining and touring around the greater Niagara Falls region. In the evening, take in a spectacular fireworks display as it lights up the sky above the falls. Round-trip airfare, ground transportation, accommodation and tickets for the Maid of the Mist are included.