Stationed at the international border of Canada and the United States, Niagara Falls is notorious for being the collective name for three waterfalls known as American Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and Bridalveil Falls. With a vertical drop of 165 feet, the highest flow rate, and its indefinite beauty, Niagara is undoubtedly a piece of heaven for all of us. The falls drains water from Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Niagara if believed to be formed when glaciers receded at the end of the last ice age. Niagara Falls is said to be 12,000 years old.
Niagara is also a valuable source of hydroelectric power, which probably makes it more prized as it benefits Industrial uses. The Niagara is an attractive place for honeymooners which also became a tradition in the mid-nineteenth century. Niagara Falls maintains its beauty even in winter when the falls freeze and forms huge mounds that measure up to 50 feet thick. However, the best way to enjoy Niagara and to admire its elegance is in the summer.
The Niagara Falls is filled with adorable cherish which includes the Maid of the Mist. The Maid of the Mist is a boat tour which takes tourists to a tour of the Niagara Falls. This tour starts at the calm part of the Niagara and then it passes by the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls which gives the passengers a close-up view of the falls and with it goes into the dense mist spray inside the curve of the Horseshoe Falls which enlightens the tourists what the specific phrase “Maid of the Mist” means.
Niagara also holds attractions like helicopter rides, indoor skydiving, Aquarium of Niagara, Niagara IMAX, etc. The Aquarium of Niagara offers a vast number of marine animals that include sea lions, penguins, and otters. The most attractive part is the seal, shark, and penguin feeding and if you are lucky you would have the chance to admire the sea lion training sessions. Many find art in figures and for them, there is an exceptional wax museum at Niagara. This museum represents historical information in most likely a form of wax figures.
About twelve million tourists from all over the world visit Niagara for its appealing sceneries. Well, there are allot of them who find sightseeing alluring and it convinces them for a stay at Niagara. However, when it comes to hotels Niagara has hotels ranging from budget to luxury hotels. People who stay prefer hotels that are near by the falls so that it would be effortless to view the memorable views of Niagara when the night falls. This may also be one of the aspects that made honeymooners were made common here. The Niagara is brilliant under the moon light with the shivering experience of a spray of water as it falls down the magnificent falls.