In Love with Western New York: Falling for Niagara Falls

Whether you prefer a light misting, a thorough drenching or staying dry, there are multiple ways to experience the American side of Niagara Falls. 

By boat: Maid of the Mist’s fleet includes vessels that depart from Niagara Falls State Park and motor toward Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side.

By trail: Whirlpool State Park offers a street-level trail with scenic overlooks and picnic stops, and the river level is designed for hiking and fishing.

By cave: Cave of the Winds is a 130-foot-tall cavity behind Bridal Veil Falls with a walkway in front, where you can face the spray from the rushing falls. Prepare to return completely soaked. Otherwise, it will be obvious you didn’t traverse the pass.

By shuttle: The Discover Niagara Shuttle stops at 15 destination sites along a 14-mile route with various onboarding points.

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