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Whirlpool Aero Car

We soar across the Great Gorge above the raging Niagara River in the Whirlpool Aero Car. The Aero Car was designed by Spanish engineer Leonardo Torres Quevedo and has been operating since 1916. The car is suspended from six cables and travels about 3600 feet…

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Skylon Tower

The world famous Skylon Tower is a combined observation tower and rotating restaurant complex in the Niagara Falls hotel. The tower is 775 feet tall and rises above the Falls to give visitors an incredible view of the falls and city. We ride to the…

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Niagara SkyWheel

The Niagara SkyWheel is a 175 foot tall Ferris wheel in the hart of the Clifton Hill area of Niagara Falls, Ontario. It opened in June 2006 and cost about $10 million to build. The leisurely ride takes about 15 minutes and gives passengers great…

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Niagara Falls

We explore one of North America’s natural wonders – Niagara Falls. Millions of gallons of water rocket over the cliffs every minute and millions flock to see its mighty power up close. We’re on the Canadian side of the falls in Niagara Falls Canada to…

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Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks

The replica English Tudor style building with all the interesting figures all over it is the home of Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, not to be connected with Madame Tussauds, who was his great grandmother. Inside are over 100 lifelike wax figures crafted by recognized wax artists…

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Floral Showhouse

For over 60 years the Niagara Floral Showhouse has been displaying paradise to millions of visitors in the form of a remarkable collection of orchids, succulents, and other tropical plants. Throughout the year, different plants are in bloom and reflect the changing seasons. We wander…

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Butterfly Conservatory

The Butterfly Conservatory is located on the grounds of the Niagara Botanical Gardens about 10 minutes north of the falls and features over 2000 butterflies of 45 different species. Beautiful tropical butterflies float freely around a lush rainforest setting with ponds and waterfalls all protected…

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Bird Kingdom

The Bird Kingdom houses over 300 birds in one of the largest indoor aviaries in the world at about 45,000 square feet. The building previously was home to the Niagara Falls Museum which closed in 1999 due to financial difficulties. The building was reopened in…

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Around Niagara Falls

In between visiting the major landmarks of Niagara Falls, which is namely the falls and surrounding attractions, we take some shots of interesting and unique spots along the way.