Day Trips from Niagara Falls, USA

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  • Niagara Falls, USA: American Tour & Maid of The Mist

    1. Niagara Falls, USA: American Tour & Maid of The Mist

    Experience the adventure, beauty, and natural wonder that is Niagara Falls, USA. Your half-day tour includes the American Observation Tower, the world-famous 'Maid of The Mist' boat ride, the 'Cave of the Winds' adventure, and a visit to the historic Niagara Falls State Park.

    Admire the stunning Falls from atop the American Observation Tower. Get up close to the mighty Falls on the Maid of The Mist boat ride and Cave of the Winds adventure. Hear the thundering roar and feel the mist on your face on the cruise. Tour Niagara State Park, the oldest in the USA and home to the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, and a portion of the Horseshoe Falls. Marvel at breathtaking vistas and delve into the rich history of the daredevils who tried to conquer the

    The tour guide picked us up at our hotel on time. The tour was very interesting and covered all of the better viewing areas of the falls. The Maid of the Mist boat tour was great, even with all the spray from the falls.

  • Lewiston USA: 45-Minute Jet-Boat Tour on the Niagara River

    2. Lewiston USA: 45-Minute Jet-Boat Tour on the Niagara River

    Say goodbye to conventional sightseeing as you pile on board an open jet-boat and set off on an adventurous, stimulating tour of the Niagra River. Spend 45 minutes taking in the scenery and learning the history of the river as your professional guide leads you through the rapids. This tour is more than an adventure through the rapids; it is a chance to learn about the history of the Niagara River. Your knowledgeable guide will point out specific historical landmarks, and explain the differences between the American and Canadian sides of the river. Hang on as the boat is navigated through the river to deliver a thrilling ride through the Class 5 rapids. The highlights of this part of the tour include entering Devil’s Hole, where the rapids begin, and experiencing the exhilarating 365-degree jet spin. The Wet Jet boats are designed with an open top to deliver a panoramic view but that m...

    This activity is excellent. I had a lot fun and their are very professional which make you feel safe and you are really in good hands.

  • Niagara USA: Jet Adventure Whitewater Rapids Boat Tour

    3. Niagara USA: Jet Adventure Whitewater Rapids Boat Tour

    Climb aboard a high-speed adventure and experience the power of the Niagara River without getting wet. Travel upriver into the Niagara Gorge and stay dry with indoor climate-controlled seating as the water crashes in around you. Speed through rapids and see the swirling Niagara Whirlpool. Take in the shoreline and check out sites like Brock's Monument and Fort Niagara. Reach the Class 5 Devil’s Hole Rapids, where the thrill ride kicks into high gear. Hold on tight amid the heart-pounding Class 5 rapids of the swirling Niagara Gorge and be prepared for the captain’s thrilling 360-degree spins. Enjoy knowing that photos and video are being taken to purchase after your tour so you can share your experience with family and friends. With entertaining tour guides and comprehensive narration, take a memorable adventure ride filled with thrills, scenery, facts, and fun.

    My son and I had a fantastic time on this white water Rapids Boat Tour. The captains Shawn and Roy were very fun and knowledgeable. Plus I felt safe at all times. It was the best part of our Niagra Falls vacation trip.

  • From New York City: Niagara Falls Full-Day Bus Tour

    4. From New York City: Niagara Falls Full-Day Bus Tour

    Begin your day with an early morning departure from Times Square in Manhattan. Travel by comfortable motorcoach, with your bilingual tour guide, enjoying the scenic landscape of upstate New York on your journey north. The travel time is approximately 7-8 hours, each way, with one rest stop. Upon arrival at your destination, begin experiencing the adventure, beauty, and natural wonder of the Niagara Falls on board of the historic Maid of the Mist boat cruise or, when the Maid of the Mist is not running, from other observation points such as Cave of the Winds Gorge Walk or others available based on the weather conditions. During your visit, learn about the interesting history of these mighty waters and enjoy spectacular views of the falls from different vantage points. You will have the opportunity for lunch on your own, souvenir shopping, and exploring the beautiful Niagara Falls State ...

    The tour was great. The bus stops at the grocery store about 3 hours into the trip. I highly recommend getting your breakfast and lunch at that time. The food options at the falls aren’t great. You get about 3/4 hours at the falls with the ride on the maid of the mist plenty of time to do the cave of the winds on your own. The guide was very nice and the ride has lots of good scenery.

  • From New York City: Niagara Falls One Day Tour

    5. From New York City: Niagara Falls One Day Tour

    Depart New York City and journey to Niagara Falls in New York State to experience the natural wonder from multiple perspectives. Ride the famous Maid of the Mist boat and get up close to attractions such as Horseshoe Falls and American Falls.

    Leave NYC late at night to arrive in the early morning to morning-mist rainbows and the falls’ magnificent roars. Alternatively, depart New York City in the morning for a chance to see the falls change from day to night, and to witness a light show and fireworks.

    Hear the roar of the waterfalls and see magical rainbows that'll take your breath away in the early morning before the crowds arrive. Climb aboard the famous Maid of the Mist boat to get up close to the immense Horseshoe Falls.

    Visit attractions such as the uninhabited Goat Island and Luna Island on t...

    A unique experience with a wonder of nature, a creation that must be seen. The steamers "Maid of the mist" make a sensation up to the edge of the waterfall. It is also very well promoted.

  • Niagara Falls, USA: Scenic Helicopter Flight

    6. Niagara Falls, USA: Scenic Helicopter Flight

    Embark on a ride to remember aboard an 8-minute helicopter flight. Combine adventure with spectacular views as you soar above Niagara Falls, USA. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by friendly staff at the ticket booth located just minutes from the Rainbow Bridge. You will walk up a flight of stairs to our raised heli-pad, where you will receive a quick safety briefing. You will then be loaded into a McDonnell Douglas 500E Helicopter, where all guests will enjoy a window seat.  The helicopter will slowly climb to 2500 ft, where you will enjoy the closest and lowest views of the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls from the start of the flight. You will continue along the Niagara River catching glimpses of rainbows as you go. As you travel along the Niagara River, observe it descending towards the rushing rapids and separating around Goat Island and Three Sisters Island. You wil...

    Extremely beautiful and worth it ! A view to remember star were super helpful and friendly

  • Niagara Falls, USA: Old Fort & Optional Maid of the Mist

    7. Niagara Falls, USA: Old Fort & Optional Maid of the Mist

    Meet at Hard Rock Café to start you tour of the USA side of Niagara Falls. Travel in a 6-passenger luxury van while your local guide drives you along the State Park, passing Rainbow Bridge, Robert Moses Hydro-Electric Power Plant, the Niagara Gorge and the Whirlpool Aero Car on your way to Old Fort Niagara. Your guide will explain about the formation of the 3 different falls which make up Niagara Falls and the energy that is produced from the power of the Falls to help light New York City. Soon you will arrive at Old Fort Niagara, which takes you back in time to when great empires struggled for control of North America. The fort consists of 18th century buildings where you can enjoy incredible views and take part in exciting living history programs. This tour includes admission to Old Fort Niagara which features: - a 16-minute orientation film.  - an actual original American Flag from ...

  • Niagara Falls USA Tour and Jetboat Adventure

    8. Niagara Falls USA Tour and Jetboat Adventure

    Meet your guide in front of Hard Rock Café and enjoy a sightseeing tour of the USA side of the American Falls. See the history of Niagara Falls USA and the beautiful state parks. After just a 30-minute ride and you will arrive at the departure point for the amazing, breathtaking jetboat ride. Remember to bring a change of clothes, just in case you get wet. On arrival you will get a tuturial on the jetboat and learn some of the history of the Niagara River. Get ready for a 60-minute ride up the river starting with category two waves to the famous Whirlpool with category six waves. The experienced tour guide safely navigates the treacherous world-class rapids. You will get a close-up view of the Niagara River Gorge and experience the thrill of acceleration and speed like never before. It is a fun and safe adventure for all ages. The seating was designed to take the impact of the Devil’s H...

  • Niagara Falls, USA: Canadian Illumination Evening Tour

    9. Niagara Falls, USA: Canadian Illumination Evening Tour

    Start your tour with a convenient pickup service from your hotel on either the American or Canadian side of the falls. Your first stop will take you behind the Canadian Horseshoe Falls for a unique view. Then, enter the Journey Behind the Falls attraction where you'll descend 125-feet and explore a 130-year-old tunnel system.  Head up top to Table Rock to the brink of the Falls before continuing along the gorge to the Niagara Whirlpool rapids overlook area. Enjoy the spectacular garden displays at the Floral Clock before enjoying panoramic views from atop the Skylon Tower Observation Deck. As twilight turns to night, witness the historic glow of the nightly Niagara Falls illumination. On special nights during the summer, you might also witness a dazzling fireworks display over Niagara. At the end of the tour, you'll be dropped back at your hotel. 

  • Niagara Falls, Canada: US & Canada Full-Day Tour & Lunch

    10. Niagara Falls, Canada: US & Canada Full-Day Tour & Lunch

    Begin your cross-border Niagara Falls with pick up directly from your hotel. The first half of your tour will take place in the USA. Then, start the day with a visit to one of the most iconic attractions in Niagara Falls - a boat ride on the Maid of the Mist. While on board, be treated to an amazing view, hear the thunderous roars of the rushing waterfalls and feel the mist on your skin - but don’t worry, you will be provided with a rain poncho for this boat ride. Also, have an opportunity to check out the view from the Prospect Point Observation Tower which extends out past the gorge and has an amazing panoramic viewpoint for all 3 Niagara Falls. After the boat ride, head over to Cave of the Winds where you will descend 175 feet into the Niagara Gorge before heading out onto a series of walkways leading to the “hurricane deck”. If you venture all the way to the hurricane deck, you can...

    A fantastic and full day. I saw all the highlights I wanted to see. I flew from New York the evening before. Booked into an hotel and was ready for the tour next morning. After it had finished flew back to New York.

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What people are saying about Niagara Falls, USA

Overall rating

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Mr Austin was amazing! He knew everything about everything!!! The Caves and the Maid of the Mist were glamourous excursions but the National Parks were the beauty and the walks were great exercise and provided exciting waterfall biews. Bring a plastic bag for your shoes and sweatshirts! Our guide was invaluabke for getting us in and out of attractions quickly! He was excited to treat us to these beautiful natural phenomenon!

The tour guide picked us up at our hotel on time. The tour was very interesting and covered all of the better viewing areas of the falls. The Maid of the Mist boat tour was great, even with all the spray from the falls.

My son and I had a fantastic time on this white water Rapids Boat Tour. The captains Shawn and Roy were very fun and knowledgeable. Plus I felt safe at all times. It was the best part of our Niagra Falls vacation trip.

A unique experience with a wonder of nature, a creation that must be seen. The steamers "Maid of the mist" make a sensation up to the edge of the waterfall. It is also very well promoted.

It's really good you should try it! Is so much fun