7708 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Phone: (716) 283-0621
Fax: (716) 283-2121
This Niagara Falls tour company offers the services of 23 guides and 12 air-conditioned vans escorting more than 65,000 customers on visits to the Falls. The company offers a choice of three guided tours, each including a ride aboard the Maid of the Mist. The tours offer the four-hour American/Canadian, viewing the falls; the four-hour American, featuring the Cave of the Winds; and the Illumination, same as first or second tour, but including the nighttime illumination of the Falls.
This island has seen a lot of history; the island is home to numerous wildlife species. The island offers fishing, camping and bird-watching. One warning, when walking through the island's raspberry bushes and grape vines, keep an eye out for poison ivy. Camping permits are mandatory and can be obtained at the Niagara Parks Police Office.
With four tennis courts, eight baseball diamonds, a basketball court and a softball complex, it is no wonder this is the most popular park in Niagara County. As the name indicates, it overlooks the Robert Moses Plant Reservoir where there are plenty of fish biting. Then, when the white stuff falls, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and sledding are the seasonal favorites. Anytime, a quiet walk along the nature trail is a peaceful way to end the day. Picnic areas are scattered throughout the park.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
Formerly Niagara Falls High School, is home to over 60 visual and performing artist's studios. Artists include craftsmen, painters, musicians, dancers, and photographers. The center also has two art galleries and two theaters. This art center is one of the largest gatherings of artists under one roof outside of New York City. The 1924 Classic Revival-style building was slated for demolition in 2000 when the school relocated. Fortunately, the group Save our Sites in Niagara Falls saved the building, which is now listed on the state and national historic registers.
The renowned First Unitarian Church of Niagara occupies terrific monumental value. This historic church that is sited at Niagara Falls was erected in 1922. It exemplifies the Classical Revival style of architecture and is incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places.
Leave the falls and your plate of Buffalo Wings for another day. Step into Seneca Casino's The Bears Den for a fantastic Vegas styled evening. With 443 seats, the showroom creates an intimate atmosphere between crooner and guest. It has featured renowned artists, such as The Four Tops, Joan Jett, ABBA and Sinbad. From comedy to live music, the Bears Den will surely have you coming back for more.
Run by Reverends Gerard Fedell and Barry Lillis out of Quality Hotel & Suites in downtown Niagara Falls, this chapel has wed 2,000 couples in the past five years - and not just in the chapel. Marriages and vow renewals have taken place in the Falls Observation Tower, next to the Falls, in a helicopter, and in the Wintergarden. Prices range from USD295-USD595 and include wedding music, minister, witness, marriage certificate, hotel room for one night, and a bottle of champagne.
Known as Niagara's "Other Water Wonder", this aquarium presents an ongoing display of fish and aquatic life from the Great Lakes to the Coral Reef. There are almost 2,000 species ranging from sharks and California sea lions to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Originally known as the "First Inland Oceanarium" when it opened 30 years ago, the aquarium has grown to over 50 exhibits. Visitors stop to watch the marine demonstrations at 90-minute intervals.
With daily flights leaving from the Niagara Falls downtown heliport—close to the Rainbow Bridge and Howard Johnson at the Falls—this company offers an unusual and spectacular way of viewing not only the Falls, but the entire region. Using quiet engine helicopters, passengers are taken on a "limousine trip in the sky" that leaves other tour options grounded. You can also arrange night and longer private flights by appointment.
Designed by Spanish engineer Leonardo Torres Quevedo in 1913 and opened in 1916, Whirlpool Aero Car offers a fantastic view of Niagara's Whirlpool, the Gorge, and the Falls about a few miles to the south of the Falls. The round trip, in a suspended 40-passenger car held by six steel cables, is about a kilometer and takes ten minutes. The car is regularly modernized with the latest updates to avoid hazardous circumstances.
This seven level Chinese temple, the name means "ten thousand Buddhas," has an extensive collection of Buddhist art and artifacts. Located on one hectare (three acres) just north of the very congested falls tourist area, the temple offers a peaceful oasis to tourists. It is also a place of worship for members of the Buddhist religion; services are offered in the morning and afternoon. Visitors are reminded to remember that it is a place of worship and to treat it with respect. The grounds of the temple include a Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara statue as well as a bronze Buddha statue. A gift shop features Buddhist arts and crafts.