Niagara Falls, Ontario, along with with its sister city Niagara Falls, New York, is the self-proclaimed "Honeymoon Capital of the World.
" For hundreds of years the grandeur of the Falls of the Niagara River have attracted many to this destination.
Niagara Falls was incorporated on June 12, 1903. Its population is 83,184 as of 2008.
Mainly a tourist destination, the main attraction has always been Niagara Falls, which brings hundreds of thousands of tourists to the city. Now tourism plays a major part in the economy of the region.
Visitor Welcome Centers open daily at 9AM, June through August. They offer advice and maps of the area, and sell People Mover bus tickets and the Great Gorge Adventure Pass. (more)
Visitor Welcome Centers open daily at 9AM, June through August. They offer advice and maps of the area, and sell People Mover bus tickets and the Great Gorge Adventure Pass.
The closest airports to the Falls are actually in the United States. Buffalo-Niagara International Airport in Buffalo, New York is about a 20-30 minute drive from the Falls and is served by most major American carriers. Niagara Falls International Airport is the closest airport to the Falls, but it is only for chartered and private flights.
On the Canadian side, Hamilton International Airport in Hamilton is about 70 km from Niagara Falls, and is served by WestJet. Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto is about a 1 1/2 hour drive from the Falls and is served by most major domestic and international carriers.
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