Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa Honoured With KAYAK Award For Best Hotels

In the heart of Niagara Falls, where the mighty waters cascade with breathtaking splendour, stands a hotel that epitomizes luxury, comfort, and unparalleled hospitality. It is this excellence that has earned the Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa a prestigious accolade; a 2023 KAYAK Travel Award.Marriott Fallsview KAYAK AwardKAYAK Travel Award

Nestled on the Canadian side of this iconic natural wonder, Marriott Fallsview has not only secured the #1 spot for best hotels in Niagara Falls but also earned the remarkable distinction of being #2 in the Best hotels in Canada category! With a reported 6,590 hotels and motels registered as businesses in Canada in 2023, holding a rank that is second in the country is an impressive achievement and is a testament to the experiences guests have had at Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa.

KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine, relies on reviews and feedback from travelers to determine the best hotels in various categories. The awards highlight the ways its recipients go above and beyond for their guests, according to the travelers themselves. To qualify, the hotel has met a standard of excellence and received more than a year of highly-favourable reviews and ratings. Marriott Fallsview holds an impressive score of 92.9 out of 100.

These are just a few of the exceptional experiences that make Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa deserving of this remarkable recognition.

A Premier Location

Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa enjoys a prime location that offers guests a front-row seat to a mesmerizing view of Niagara Falls. Situated at the brink of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, guests don’t have to imagine waking up to the soothing sounds of rushing water, or gazing out of the window at the majesty of the Falls illuminated at night-they can experience it. This unrivaled setting has long been a draw for travelers from around the world. No wonder it had just been named a top bucket-list destination, and Marriott Fallsview is one of the most sought after Niagara Falls hotels.

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Luxurious Fallsview Accommodations

One of the hallmarks of Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa is its commitment to providing guests with luxurious accommodations. The first-rate hotel features an array of room options, from cozy guest rooms to lavish suites. Designed with elegance and comfort in mind, each room showcases an awe-inspiring view of the Falls.

First-Class Dining

The culinary experience at Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa is nothing short of spectacular. Guests at Morton’s Grille Niagara Falls will find savoury cuisine and breathtaking views that serve as the perfect ingredients for a memorable dining experience. Located on-site, the Niagara Falls restaurant is renowned for succulent steaks, exquisite seafood, and exceptional service. The restaurant itself is amongst the best dining options in Niagara Falls.

Niagara’s Newest Spa Experience

For those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation, Burning Springs Spa & Thermal Pools within the Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa is a sanctuary of well-being. Here, guests can indulge in a wide range of spa treatments and Niagara’s only hydrotherapy journey. Named one of the top 25 Spas in Canada, the spa’s serene atmosphere ensures that every visit is a journey into tranquility.

The Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa’s remarkable recognition by Kayak as the #1 hotel in Niagara Falls and #2 in all of Canada is a testament to its commitment to excellence in hospitality. With its unparalleled location, luxurious accommodations, world-class dining, and exceptional service, this hotel continues to be a beacon of sophistication and relaxation for travelers exploring the natural wonder that is Niagara Falls.

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a business trip, the Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa promises an unforgettable experience in one of the world’s most iconic destinations.

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A Kaleidoscope of Beauty: Experiencing Fall Colours in Niagara Falls

As the days grow shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, there’s an undeniable sense of magic in the air. Fall, with its crisp air and vibrant foliage, is a season that captures the hearts of many. And when it comes to experiencing the splendour of Fall colours, few places can rival the breathtaking beauty of Niagara Falls. The iconic natural wonder is transformed into a vibrant tapestry of reds, oranges, and yellows from late September through October. If leaf-peeping is in your future, here are a few suggestions on how you can make the most of a visit to Niagara. From Niagara Falls Hotels to top attractions, these are some of the best ways to experience the spectacle of colour.

Niagara Falls autumn colourThe Perfect Timing:

Timing is everything when it comes to experiencing the Fall colours at their peak, and Niagara Falls doesn’t disappoint. Typically, the peak transformation is from early to mid-October, when the trees that surround the Falls and the Niagara Escarpment burst into a symphony of colours. The exact timing can vary slightly from year to year, so it’s a good idea to keep an eye on local weather reports and foliage trackers to plan your visit accordingly. But one thing is certain: when you arrive at Niagara Falls during this period, you’ll be treated to a visual feast that will leave you in awe.

The Role of Geography:

Niagara Falls’ unique geography plays a significant role in the brilliance of its Fall display. Situated on the Niagara Peninsula and surrounded by two great lakes—Lake Ontario and Lake Erie—the area benefits from the moderating influence of these vast bodies of water. This influence creates the ideal conditions for lush forests and a wide variety of deciduous trees, which, in turn, results in an explosion of colour when autumn arrives. Niagara Falls is one of the last geographical areas to experience the colour change, which provides visitors with extended opportunities in the season to see the display in person. Generally the change is a couple of weeks later than locations to our north.

Exploring the Surrounding Areas:

Sheraton Fallsview King GuestroomWhile Niagara Falls is undoubtedly the star of the show, the surrounding areas offer plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the beauty of the season. Consider taking a leisurely drive along the Niagara Parkway, which offers stunning vistas of the Falls and the surrounding foliage. Be sure to stop at points like Dufferin Islands, a 10 acre park situated just south of the Horseshoe Falls, and at lookout points like Queenston Heights Park for breathtaking views and fantastic photo opportunities.

To delight in the view for duration of your stay, consider reserving a Fallsview guestroom or suite at one of the Niagara Falls Hotels. In addition to spectacular views of Niagara Falls from the comfort of your room, the fall display of colour frames the curtain of water. Great options include Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa, Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview, Marriott on the Falls and Sheraton Fallsview, which is the only hotel in Niagara Falls that features guestroom balconies.

Activities for All Ages:

Niagara Falls isn’t just about admiring the scenery; it’s also a destination filled with activities for all ages, many of them outdoors. One of the most popular attractions in Niagara Falls is Niagara City Cruises, a thrilling boat tour which will take you right to the base of the Falls for a personal encounter with the cascading waters.

If you’re feeling adventurous, explore the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve, where you can hike along the Niagara Gorge. This area is a hidden gem, boasting rugged terrain and a dense forest canopy, making it a prime spot for observing foliage up close while being active. For those seeking relaxed experiences, reserve a spa appointment at Christienne Fallsview Spa-rated the #1 spa in Ontario which features floor to ceiling windows in the Fallsview relaxation area which promises spectacular views, or explore Niagara’s award-winning wineries. Providing exceptional tours and tastings of Niagara’s finest wines, the vineyards are set with lush backdrops of Fall’s best display.

Experiencing Fall in Niagara Falls is a true feast for the senses. The stunning landscape, with its blend of fiery reds, golden yellows, and rustic oranges, is a testament to the beauty of nature’s transformation. Mark your calendar, pack your camera, and get ready for an unforgettable autumn adventure in the heart of this natural wonderland.

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Niagara Falls Ranked One Of The World’s Top Bucket-List Travel Destinations

Get ready to embark on a journey to an awe-inspiring destination and check Niagara Falls off your travel bucket-list in the process!Niagara Falls

The spectacular natural wonder has just been ranked as one of the world’s most popular bucket-list experiences and is the only Canadian destination to make the list. This exciting news comes from the renowned tourism company Kuoni, which meticulously analyzed global search volumes for 115 travel bucket-list items, and found Niagara Falls was second, only to the Maldives. Make a plan to get away and explore all that Niagara Falls has to offer and experience what makes it an irresistible destination for travelers from around the globe.

The breathtaking Niagara Falls, located on the border between Canada and the United States, has captivated the hearts of millions of visitors. Kuoni’s latest ranking affirms what travelers have known for years – there’s something truly magical about this destination. As you stand before the thundering waters, you’ll feel a sense of wonder and amazement that’s hard to find anywhere else in the world. In the report, Kuoni detailed that “Travelers can experience the vast waterscape up close, with boat trips taking passengers to the base of the waterfall, providing a truly immersive experience” as one of the key elements why a trip to the Falls should be on your travel list and why it remains a dream location for many.

Sheraton Fallsview King GuestroomWhat Sets Niagara Falls Apart?  Whether you choose to experience while staying in a Fallsview guestroom, while dining, or at one of the top attractions, here are just a few of the reasons why Niagara Falls, Canada remains such a sought-after destination.

Spectacular Natural Beauty: Niagara Falls is synonymous with natural beauty. Carved by glacial erosion more than 12,000 thousand years ago, watching millions of gallons of water cascade over the Falls is a humbling and unforgettable experience. Add to that the expertly manicured gardens and parks that surround the Falls, and you find a pristine showcase of natural splendor.

Iconic Experiences: From the nightly illumination display that bathes the Falls in brilliant colour, to the iconic Niagara City Cruises boat tour, these signature experiences create core memories during a visit to Niagara Falls. Climb aboard a Niagara City Cruises catamaran to get up close and personal with the Falls. The experience is all-encompassing, you will feel the mist, witness the unbridled power, and hear the tremendous roar as you head to the base of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls.

Year-Round Appeal: Niagara Falls is not just a summer destination. It offers year-round beauty and activities, including vibrant autumn foliage, dazzling ice formations in the winter, brilliant floral displays in the spring and a wide variety of attractions, shows, concerts and festivals that make the destination vibrant all year.

Cultural Attractions: Beyond the Falls themselves, the city of Niagara Falls is a short distance from rich cultural experiences including award-winning wineries, renowned theatre, and historical sites to explore.

Massimo's Italian Fallsview RestaurantAdventure Awaits: Whether you prefer to stroll, hike, or cycle, enthusiasts can indulge their passions in Niagara Falls. The famed Niagara River Recreational Trail (Niagara Parkway) is an ideal place to start with 58kms of paved trail that runs alongside the bank of the Niagara River. For those with a thrill-seeking gene, head above the Falls for a helicopter tour to get a bird’s-eye view of the famous Falls.

Culinary Delights: Niagara is also home to an exciting array of delicious dining options. Notable Fallsview restaurants such as Prime Steakhouse, and Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant are rated #1 for their exquisite cuisine and spectacular views of the Falls that create a breathtaking backdrop to any meal.

Accessibility: Located just a short drive from major cities like Toronto and Buffalo, Niagara Falls is easily accessible, making it an ideal addition to any traveler’s itinerary.

With diverse activities, and year-round appeal, it’s no wonder that Niagara Falls, Canada, has captured the hearts and imaginations of travelers worldwide. Kuoni’s recent ranking as one of the top bucket-list destinations cements its status as a must-visit location for all globetrotters. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a chance to witness the awe-inspiring power of nature, Niagara Falls has it all.

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Introducing the 2023/2024 Niagara Culinary Experiences Series With Chef Massimo Capra!

We are thrilled to unveil the highly anticipated events for the 2023/2024 Niagara Culinary Experiences series. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable culinary journey, guided by the esteemed Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra.

This series sells out every year, so act fast to secure your spot and savour the culinary wonders that await!

Join us for extraordinary evenings in the heart of Niagara Falls, where you will relish exquisite 5-course dinners paired with the finest wines. A highlight of these events is the opportunity to interact and mingle with Chef Massimo Capra himself, adding a touch of magic to your experience. Get ready to be captivated as Massimo leads you on a tantalizing culinary tour through the renowned regions of Italy.

Hosted at Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant, situated on the Fallsview Dining Level of the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel, these meticulously curated events promise to ignite your taste buds.

Mark your calendars for these not-to-be-missed dates:

  • Celebrate The Harvest – September 29, 2023
  • The Truffle, An Italian Delicacy – November 17, 2023
  • Celebration of Icewine – February 2, 2024
  • Taste of Piedmont – March 22, 2024
  • Abruzzo, Where the Mountains Meet The Sea – April 26, 2024

Each evening will also feature a mix and mingle session with Chef Capra, along with a standing cocktail reception complemented by canapés and prosecco. Tickets are available as part of a special Hotel Package including one night’s accommodation, or as dinner-only tickets.

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A Magical Evening In Niagara Falls-Spectacular Candlelight Concerts

Niagara Falls is renowned for its awe-inspiring natural beauty and this summer another captivating experience has emerged to complement this wonder: Candlelight Concerts at Niagara Falls. In a unique fusion of music, ambiance, and natural splendor, these concerts offer an extraordinary evening that is sure to enthrall audiences.

Unveiling the Musical MagicCandlelight Concert Niagara Falls

One cannot overstate the enchantment of a candlelit setting. As dusk settles over Niagara Falls, the atmosphere at Oakes Garden Theatre transforms into a realm of soft, flickering lights that dance in harmony with the cascading waters. Situated directly across from Niagara Falls, the outdoor garden offers a spectacular sightline. It’s in this magical ambiance that Candlelight Concerts come to life, creating a bridge between the beauty of nature and the power of music.

One of the standout events that music aficionados eagerly anticipate is the mesmerizing performance of Hans Zimmer’s compositions in concert on August 12, 2023.  Zimmer, a maestro of cinematic soundtracks, has gifted the world with his breathtaking melodies featured in films such as “The Lion King,” “Gladiator,” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” The concert showcases an orchestral ensemble that masterfully recreates Zimmer’s iconic scores, ensuring that attendees are transported into the heart of their favorite movie moments.

Embracing the Extraordinary

For those seeking an extraordinary evening that goes beyond the ordinary, Candlelight Concerts at Niagara Falls deliver an experience that leaves a lasting impression. As the music fills the air and the Falls provide a breathtaking backdrop, attendees find themselves transported into a realm where emotions are stirred, and senses are heightened. This is a moment to be savored—a time to bask in the union of music and nature, where melodies become memories and the world fades into the background.

Whether you’re a devoted fan of Hans Zimmer’s compositions or simply someone who appreciates the convergence of art and nature, Candlelight Concerts at Niagara Falls offer an evening that’s not to be missed.

In the heart of one of the world’s most iconic natural wonders, Candlelight Concerts have found their place, creating a harmonious resonance between the creations of man and the grandeur of the natural world. As the melodies of Hans Zimmer’s compositions mingle with the tranquil sounds of the Falls, those who are fortunate enough to attend can attest to the magic that unfolds when music and nature unite.

This concert is highly anticipated, purchasing tickets in advance is recommended, however if tickets are sold out, guests who reserve a Fallsview Room at Sheraton Fallsview Hotel may be able to hear the concert from their room.  Reserve a stay at Sheraton Fallsview Hotel and stay directly across from the Candlelight Concerts!

The Ultimate Niagara Falls Experience: Sheraton Fallsview’s Rooftop Pool and Cabana Rental Featured on Curiocity

If you’re seeking a truly unforgettable experience amidst the breathtaking beauty of Niagara Falls, look no further than the Fallsview Rooftop Pool at Sheraton Fallsview!Fallsview Rooftop Pool

The spectacular feature has recently caught the attention of travel enthusiasts at Curiocity, a popular content platform recognized for offering a curated feed that covers food, experiences, news, deals and adventures. The outdoor amenity was featured in a post that details the benefits of a Cabana rental at the only outdoor pool in Niagara that features breathtaking views of Niagara Falls.

A Rooftop Pool Like No Other:

Picture yourself lounging in a rooftop pool, the warm water gently caressing your skin as you gaze upon one of the world’s most iconic natural wonders. The Fallsview Rooftop Pool at Sheraton Fallsview offers exactly this and more. Nestled atop the hotel this pool is the only one of its kind in Niagara Falls, providing guests with an unparalleled panoramic view of the majestic falls. Whether you visit during the day to witness the sunlight dancing on the cascading waters or come in the evening to marvel at the illuminated Falls, this experience is sure to leave you in awe. Access to the Rooftop Pool is complimentary for guests at Sheraton Fallsview Hotel while others may enjoy the space for $50.00 per person aged 13 years and up, children age 6-12 are $25 per child (if not reserving a cabana).

The Cabana Rental Experience:

To elevate your rooftop pool experience to an even higher level of luxury, Sheraton Fallsview offers exclusive Cabana rentals. The rooftop space is home to 10 private Cabana’s – 4 with views of the Falls. It’s a unique opportunity to bask in the majesty of Niagara Falls while indulging in the epitome of hospitality. These private, stylishly appointed Cabanas provide a haven of relaxationFallsview Rooftop Pool with lounge chairs, conversation sets, and a mini fridge. Whether you’re traveling as a couple, with friends, or as a family, the Cabanas provide the perfect space to sit back and soak in the sunshine. Cabana rentals include access to the rooftop pool. For those eager to make the most of their Niagara Falls adventure, we recommend booking a Fallsview Rooftop Pool and Cabana rental in advance. Book Your Cabana!

Luxury and Comfort at Your Fingertips:

Sheraton Fallsview understands that every guest deserves the finest amenities. The rooftop pool area is meticulously designed to provide comfort and luxury in every aspect. From plush sunbeds to poolside service, you’ll feel pampered throughout your visit. The pool bar offers a range of refreshing cocktails, mocktails, and delectable bites to keep you rejuvenated and energized while you take in the mesmerizing views.

The Fallsview Rooftop Pool at Sheraton Fallsview is more than just a pool; it’s an experience that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime. Being featured on Curiocity is a testament to its uniqueness and the unparalleled views it offers. So, whether you’re a local looking for a staycation or a traveler seeking the ultimate Niagara Falls experience, treat yourself to the splendor of the Fallsview Rooftop Pool and Cabana rental, and prepare to be enchanted by the wonder of Niagara Falls like never before.

Niagara Falls Fireworks Shine on CNN July 4th Live Special

The beauty of Niagara Falls was center stage on July 4th and captivated audiences during a special live broadcast on CNN to mark “A Fourth In America”.

The show featured breathtaking displays of fireworks, and live music performances from numerous locations across the United States, and featured a patriotic tribute that painted the Falls in a mesmerizing palette of red, white, and blue light.

Located on the border of the United States and Canada, Niagara Falls is an iconic destination that celebrates holidays on both sides of the border. The power, grandeur, and beauty of the Falls never fail to make an impression and act as a beautiful backdrop to spectacular fireworks displays which are always a highlight of special occasions.

To capture the display from the best vantage point, the cable news network positioned a camera on the balcony of the Fallsview Restaurant at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel. Renowned for its location directly across from the Falls, the hotel offers the best Fallsview guaranteed and is the only hotel in Niagara Falls to offer balconies in Fallsview rooms.  Fireworks displays are not limited to only holidays, guests are able to experience the magic of fireworks over the Falls every night at 10:00pm until October 9, 2023 as part of Canada’s longest-running free fireworks series.

No celebration is complete without music, and CNN’s live special delivered in spectacular fashion. A star-studded musical lineup included Post Malone whose performance aired simultaneously as fireworks were popping over the Falls.

A “Fourth In America” showcased Niagara Falls in all its glory, was undoubtedly an evening that will be etched in the memories of those who witnessed it.

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Holiday Weekend Road Closures In Niagara Falls To Support Pedestrian Traffic

Niagara Falls is a popular destination, with throngs of visitors travelling to see the incredible Falls. This summer, visitors on holiday weekends will find that areas in the tourist district have been transformed with an emphasis on pedestrian traffic. A partnership between Niagara Parks and the City of Niagara Falls has created a schedule of planned road closures throughout the core area of Queen Victoria Park.  By closing these roadways to vehicular traffic, pedestrians will have better and safer access throughout the tourism area on holiday weekends that typically bring higher visitation to Queen Victoria Park. This will also assist Niagara Parks Police and Niagara Regional Police in managing the area, as well as providing controlled access for emergency services. The schedule begins with the Canada Day long weekend and will also be in place for the Civic and Labour Day holidays:

• Canada Day Weekend (Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2)
• Civic Holiday Weekend (Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6)
• Labour Day Weekend (Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3)

On Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2, the famed Niagara Parkway will be closed to vehicular traffic from Clifton Hill to Fraser Hill, beginning at 7 p.m. with a full road closure in place by 8 p.m. Clifton Hill from Victoria Avenue to Falls Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 8 p.m., along with Murray Street from the Niagara Parkway to Warren Avenue.

Murray Street from Warren Avenue (Skylon Driveway) to Fallsview Boulevard will remain open to provide access to the businesses and properties in the area. Access to Niagara Parks’ Falls Parking Lot will continue from the south.

All road closures will be at the discretion of the Niagara Parks Police and Niagara Regional Police Service and timing may be adjusted as required. In the case of inclement weather or visitation levels being less than anticipated, the road closures will be modified or cancelled.

During the road closures, the WEGO Green line will continue to operate from Rapidsview to Table Rock. WEGO Red line and Blue line will move to reduced routing due to the road closures, there will be no service to Table Rock and Clifton Hill from 5 p.m. to the end of the daily schedule. Service delays and disruptions should be expected for any routes travelling through the tourism area. For up to the minute bus arrival information please download and refer to the “TRANSIT APP”.

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Celebrate Father’s Day in Niagara Falls: A Perfect Destination for Dad’s Special Day

Father’s Day is a time to honour and celebrate the incredible fathers in our lives. If you’re looking for a unique and unforgettable way to show appreciation, consider Father’s Day in Niagara Falls. This magnificent natural wonder offers breathtaking views, exciting activities, and a variety of attractions that will make this year’s celebration truly exceptional.  Explore the compelling reasons why Niagara Falls is the perfect destination for Father’s Day.Journey Behind the Falls

Majestic Natural Beauty:

Niagara Falls is renowned for its awe-inspiring natural beauty. The thunderous roar of the Falls and the mist rising from the cascading water create a breathtaking spectacle that will leave a lasting impression on your Dad at any of the top attractions in Niagara Falls. Take a leisurely stroll along the Niagara Parkway, embark on a journey to the Falls with Niagara City Cruises to experience the Falls up close, or step behind the watery cascade at Journey Behind The Falls. The sheer grandeur and power of the Falls will provide a memorable backdrop for your Father’s Day celebration.

Exciting Attractions:

If your Dad enjoys adventure and history, Niagara Falls has plenty to offer. From exhilarating helicopter tours that provide a bird’s-eye view of Niagara Falls, to the mesmerizing view of the whirlpool on the Whirlpool Aero Car, to the history of power at the Niagara Parks Power Station and The Tunnel, there are endless opportunities to surprise your Dad with an adventure he won’t forget.

Golfing Getaways:

For Dads who love golf, Niagara Falls boasts several world-class golf courses. Treat him to a round of golf surrounded by stunning scenery and lush green fairways. Whether he’s an experienced golfer or just starting out, Niagara Falls offers courses suitable for all skill levels. Spend quality time together on the links and enjoy the peaceful serenity of the surroundings.

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Fine Dining Experiences:

Niagara Falls is home to a diverse culinary scene, making it an ideal destination for food-loving Fathers. Treat your dad to a special Father’s Day dinner at one of the many upscale restaurants overlooking the Falls including Prime Steakhouse-rated #1 Restaurant in Niagara Falls, or Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant which is #1 for Italian. Indulge in delectable cuisine crafted by talented chefs, paired with fine wines or local craft beers. It’s the perfect opportunity to savour delicious flavours while enjoying quality time with your dad.

Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries:

Niagara Falls is surrounded by renowned wineries, breweries and distilleries, offering an exceptional tasting experience for Dads who appreciate a good glass of wine, beer, or spirits. Embark along the Niagara Wine Route and explore the region’s vineyards, sampling a variety of award-winning wines. Alternatively, visit one of the local craft breweries to enjoy unique and flavoursome beers, or stop in local craft distillers to sample the best in Niagara. Be sure to include stops at Niagara Brewing Company for award-winning craft beer and Niagara Distillery for signature spirits. Take a piece of Niagara home in their retail stores which offers growlers, cans, and bottles. This is a delightful way to discover the rich flavours of the Niagara region and make Father’s Day even more special.

Make this Father’s Day truly unforgettable by celebrating in Niagara Falls. Treat him to an experience he’ll cherish forever in one of the world’s most remarkable destinations.

Five Tips To Improve Your Photos On A Niagara Falls Sightseeing Tour

Niagara Falls has rightfully earned its place as one of the most iconic natural wonders in the world. With a simple online search, you can find countless pages filled with stunning images capturing the magnificence of the Falls. If you’re planning a Niagara Falls getaway consider adding a sightseeing tour of Niagara Falls with Magnificent Tours to your schedule. This will ensure you cover the “must-see” locations. Keeping some of these photography tips in mind during your travels will help you to capture your experiences at their best.

Before we begin, it’s important to note that these tips are based on our own experiences of photographing Niagara Falls, and are from the perspective of a novice photographer aimed with a phone or simple camera. We’ll leave advanced technical details like shutter speeds and aperture settings to the professionals! We believe these basic elements will help you bring your own unique experiences to life from your tour of Niagara Falls.

  1. Weather Sets the SceneNiagara Falls

While you don’t have control over the weather during your visit, it can significantly impact your photography. Any day can make for a great shot. Ideally, a day with blue skies and some clouds makes for a comfortable day as you tour Niagara Falls and can provide a balanced scene and enhance contrast for sharper images. A bright and sunny day can produce lens flare which presents like a filter effect. However, don’t be disheartened if you do end up with an overcast day. Such conditions can add a touch of drama to your shots.

  1. Find the Perfect Angle

Seek out locations that offer the best vantage points of Niagara Falls. Taking a journey to the base of the Falls aboard Niagara City Cruises, which is included in Niagara Falls Best Tour and Niagara Falls Scenic Tours, provides an unparalleled angle that you won’t find on shore. Water drops on your lens from the mist can add to the overall effect, though some visitors use clear zippered sandwich bags tightly held over their lenses for protection. Alternatively, capture shots as you approach or move away from the Falls and shield your camera or phone from the mist using a rain poncho provided on the cruise (which also makes for a great souvenir!).

  1. Add an Interesting Element

Journey Behind The FallsTo make your photos more captivating, incorporate additional elements into the composition. A bird flying into view, perched on a rock, or the natural rock face and greenery, as well as the intricate railings along the Falls, can make for stunning shots with the cascading water as the backdrop. The darkened tunnel and railings at Journey Behind the Falls make great frames as you capture the waterfall from behind the veil of water. Another popular choice is the boardwalk at White Water Walk which provides an opportunity to photograph the renowned Niagara River rapids. Journey is included in all of Magnificent Tours day tours while White Water Walk bonus passes are provided as part of the Niagara Falls Scenic Tour.

  1. Timing is Key

The time of day plays a crucial role in setting the mood of your photos. Our first sightseeing tours of Niagara Falls depart around 9:30-10:00 in the morning. If you’re aiming to capture the sunrise, you might need to wake up early and head out before your tour begins or reserve a Fallsview room or suite at one of the hotels that overlook the Falls. Alternatively, for the soft hues of sunset, nightly illumination, or fireworks displays, you can explore the Falls after the tour. With different tour durations available, Magnificent Tours is a great option as you can find one of the Niagara Falls tours will fit your schedule perfectly.

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  1. Experiment with Filters

Artistic expression is subjective, and sometimes you may feel that your shots need a little extra touch. Don’t hesitate to use filters available on social media platforms. Instagram, for example, offers a range of filters to enhance your photos. Try the X-Pro II filter for a vintage look or the Inkwell filter for a dramatic black and white effect. You can also play around with advanced effects to adjust contrast, blur, add warmth, stickers, GIFs and more. With some creative touch-ups, even a seemingly imperfect shot can become a masterpiece.

We hope these tips help you create a stunning gallery of images as you explore Niagara Falls’ top attractions and capture the best photo opportunities. If you choose to venture out with the expert guides at Magnificent Tours don’t forget to tag posts when you share your Niagara Falls Sightseeing Tour images. They may even shared on social media feeds! @tourniagara on Instagram and MagnificentNiagaraFallsTours on Facebook.

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