Niagara Fallsview Casino#10 in Best Things To Do in Niagara Falls
When the sun goes down, get your game on at the Niagara Fallsview Casino, where 150 table games and several thousand slot machines await your duel with Lady Luck. If you're not much a gambler, the casino's 225,000 feet of shopping space and the Avalon Theatre – which hosts numerous concerts and other performances throughout the year – are sure to keep you entertained. There is also a spa and a golf course, plus more than a dozen different dining facilities that are sure to keep you full to bursting.
Recent visitors were pleased with variety of games and praised the attentive staff. Reviewers also commented on the casino's cleanliness and the incredible view.
The Niagara Fallsview Casino sits on the Ontario side of the falls just west of the Skylon Tower. While entry to the casino is free, you should have your wallet ready for the games, the shopping and the other activities found here – you may find the dent in your credit card to be slightly larger than you anticipated. Note that you must be 19 years or older to enter. The casino is open 24/7, year-round. For more information, visit the casino's website.
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#1 Maid of the Mist
The main reason to visit Niagara Falls is to see the falls and one of the most memorable ways to do just that is to sport a poncho and hop on a Maid of the Mist boat. These boats have been shuttling visitors to and from the base of the falls since the 1840s. Be prepared to get wet: the Maid of the Mist practically dunks you under the falls, but rain gear is provided and many say that this is one of the best ways to experience the splendor of Niagara Falls. In fact, it's one of the region's best guided tours.
Recent visitors said you can't leave Niagara Falls without taking a ride on the Maid of the Mist. Aside from the incredible views, reviewers were also pleased with the tour length (20 minutes) and the modest ticket price. Though you are provided with a poncho, you should plan to wear waterproof shoes and gear, according to travelers. To beat the crowds, some visitors suggest getting to the attraction first thing in the morning (trips begin at 9 a.m.).
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