Niagara Falls is a well known tourist attraction, located at the border of Canada and USA. Niagara Falls is a combined name given to three waterfalls known as Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. Horseshoe Falls is the largest while Bridal Veil Falls is the smallest water fall.
Horseshoe Falls lies on the Canadian side whereas the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls lie on the American Side. Niagara Falls is known to have the highest flow rate in the world. Niagara Falls is about 165 feet high. Among three, Horseshoe Falls is known to be the most powerful with the highest flow rate.
You can plan you trip to Niagara Falls from Buffalo, New York and Toronto. The distance from Buffalo is 17 miles while the distance from Toronto is about 75 miles. Niagara Falls besides known for its beauty and magnificence is also an important source of hydroelectric power for its surrounding areas.
The scenic views of Niagara Falls are amazing and distinctly pleasing in each part of the day. In the morning you can enjoy the misty sunrise. The evenings are also wonderful and fun as you can simply stand there and enjoy the multi-colored lights falling on the falls. Occasionally there is also a startling display of fireworks for entertainment.
The current Google rating for the Niagara Falls is 4.7 stars. The cruise ride to the whirlpool under the waterfalls is highly recommended. It is popular for the unique experience. There are many opinions regarding the view of Niagara Falls from USA and Canada. However, Canadian side is known to be more favorite for the view. This is one site that is not missed by anyone who visits New York, Buffalo or Toronto.