If there's one thing you want to do with mom, it's a visit to the world-famous Niagara Falls! Whether it's a simple walk on Goat Island or a wet and wild experience on the Cave of the Winds or Maid of the Mist, you'll create memories that will last a lifetime. If you haven't been to Niagara Falls State Park in a while, you'll want to see all of the amazing improvements that have been made throughout the entire park.
The Niagara Gorge offers many trails for hikers of all different skill levels and beautiful scenery everyone will love.
The communities along our 13 mile stretch offer many small shops and boutiques to find unique gifts.
We are a food destination. There is no disputing it. From Niagara Falls to Lewiston to Youngstown, you'll find a diverse and ecclectic selection of locally owned eateries that will put a smile on mom's face. Don't forget the sweets! There are ice cream and dessert spots spanning our entire coordidor. Leave room for a tasty treat!
Our wine region is geographically situated between the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario, and has a unique micro-climate. Picturesque farm vistas and the beautiful Escarpment are all within a short drive from Niagara Falls. Enjoy the many interesting towns, restaurants, historical sites, farm markets and antique shops as you travel along the wine trail. Sip in the fine wines our area has to offer as your eyes drink in the view!
There are many family friendly attractions in our area that people of all ages will love! The Aquarium of Niagara, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Niagara Power Project Power Vista, Cave of the Winds, Maid of the Mist, Castellani Art Museum, Old Fort Niagara and several other attractions await your family's arrival!
Make a new tradition! The Discover Niagara Shuttle goes from "the Falls to the Fort," taking riders to all of the key stops along our historic and scenic 13 mile corridor. A ride in one of our classic trolleys taking in our world-class scenery is sure to leave mom with some wonderful memories!
On October 13, 1812, the United States invaded Canada. Lewiston was the staging area for the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle of the War of 1812. Cannons installed on the lawn of Barton Hill were aimed at the village of Queenston, across the Niagara River in Canada. Troops were quartered on Major Barton's property as well.