Niagara Falls, New York Area Hotel America’s oldest state park, Niagara Falls beckons travelers to its thunderous waterfalls, which spill over cliffs into the Niagara River at 6 million cubic feet per minute, making it the most powerful waterfall in North America. More then 25 million visitors come every year to view this natural wonder, making it one of the most popular destinations in the United States.
Historical Sites & Attractions
- Niagara Falls is divided by Goat Island into Horseshoe Falls and the American Falls. Visitors can get up close to the falls by visiting Niagara Falls State Park, America’s oldest state park, established in 1885 and designed by renowned landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted (of Central Park fame).
- The Observation Tower over the Niagara Gorge allows visitors to view both the American and Horseshoe Falls simultaneously. An elevator takes you up to the observation deck as well as down to the lower landing, where you can board the Maid of the Mist for a scenic boat tour.
- Travel into Niagara gorge and go right under Niagara Falls at the Cave of the Winds. Prepare to get soaked on the Hurricane Deck where you can get a few feet from the pounding waters.
- Niagara Falls is rich in history and culture. Enjoy fascinating exhibits at the Castellani Art Museum, the Native American Museum of Art, Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, and the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum. And be sure to visit the Niagara Falls State Park Visitor Center, where you’ll find information, tickets, the Niagara Adventure Theatre, and the departure station for the Niagara Scenic Trolley.
For more information on Niagara Falls, a natural wonder located only 45 miles from our Batavia, New York hotel, visit www.niagara-usa.com.