Niagara Falls

Explore some of the best New York State has to offer on the way from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY

Top Activities

Maid of the Mist : With your complimentary poncho, cruise to the base of the American and Horseshoe Falls.  An unforgettable 30 minute adventure on this world famous attraction.  716-284-8897

Cave of the Winds: Bringing you face to face with the pounding waters of Niagara Falls.  With your complimentary poncho and sandals you’ll follow a tour guide over wooden walkways to the Hurricane Deck, less than 20 feet from the base of the Bridal Veil Falls.  716-278-1730

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours : Ride a powerful jet boat through the Niagara River Gorge and into the class 5 Devil’s Hole Rapids.  888-438-4444

Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises: Unique 2-hour cruise which includes “locking through” the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal.  800-378-0352  :

Niagara Adventure Theater : Travel through 12,000 years of myths, miracles and adventurous feats as you discover the legends behind the thunder in the film Niagara: Legends of Adventure.  Shown in 6 languages on a 45 foot screen.  716-278-5040

 

Ideas for First Time Visitors:

  • Niagara Falls State Park
  • Maid of the Mist
  • Niagara Gorge Discovery Center
  • Cave of the Winds Tour to the Hurricane Deck

Ideas for Repeat Visitors:

  • Top of the Falls Restaurant
  • Old Fort Niagar
  • Aquarium of Niagara
  • Niagara Adventure Theater

Special Events

3 Generations of Burchfields: Works from the Schoene Collection

This year not only marks the 50th Anniversary of the Kenan Center in Lockport, but the 51st anniversary of a landmark in the history of the Kenan House Gallery. The exhibit titled, THREE GENERATIONS OF BURCHFIELDS: WORKS FROM THE SCHOENE COLLECTION, opens April 30 with a public reception from 2:00-5:00 p.m. The exhibit will bring together for the first time the works of Charles Burchfield, both of his daughters, Catherine Burchfield Parker and Martha Burchfield Richter, and his grand-daughter, Peggy Richter Haug. Gallery hours are M-F, noon-5:00 p.m.; Sundays, 2:00-5:00 p.m. The Gallery will also be open Saturdays, May 6 and June 10 from 2:00-5:00 p.m., and during 100 American Craftsmen, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. June 3, and noon-5:00p.m. June 4. The Gallery will be closed May 7 and 21, and 27-29 for Memorial Day weekend.


Beyond the Barrel 2017: NF125

An exhibition showcasing the collective work of Niagara’s astounding artists and craftsmen that celebrates the City of Niagara Falls 125th Anniversary by recognizing its beauty, history, renaissance and civic pride. Mon. – Fri., 9am – 5pm | Sat. & Sun., 12-4pm.


I Love My Park Day

Join a park naturalist in beautifying Wilson Tuscarora State Park. Visit www.ptny.org/ilovemypark for more information and on-line registration.

Local Transportation

Bedore Tours : Tour guides speak Italian, French, German & Spanish.  Featuring vehicles that can accommodate 2-56 passengers.  Transportation to and from Buffalo Niagara International Airport.  800-538-8433


Grayline : Customizable tours of Niagara USA and the surrounding area.  28 & 32 passenger mini coaches.  716-695-1603


Niagara Majestic Tours : Tour guides speak Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian & Polish.  Featuring vehicles that can accommodate 2-56 passengers.  Transportation to and from Buffalo Niagara International Airport. 877-285-2113


Over the Falls Tours, Inc.: Specializing in tour entertainment and travel services.  Fleet includes luxury sedans and 7 & 14 passenger vans and 21 & 25 passenger mini coaches.  24 hour airport transportation, 877-783-8900


Rainbow Transportation Services : Motorcoaches, mini coaches, limo coaches & school busses.  716-694-8171


Distance from Major Airports

  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) – 26 miles