"The Mighty Niagara" Top 5 Page for this destination Niagara Falls by chewy3326
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The views may be better on the Canadian side of the falls, but the American side has plenty of attractions, too. Visitors to this side of the falls will be presently surprised with the smaller crowds and less expensive activities, as well as plenty of viewpoints close up to the rim of the falls. While some people prefer the better views of Canada, in my opinion, the Canadian side is too commerical. It's a good idea to visit the American side, too.
The Niagara River drains four of the five great lakes as it drops over the Niagara escarpment in the falls. Interestingly, what you see today is only half of the original flow, since the other half of the water is diverted for hydroelectric power.
- Pros:Less crowds, more brink-of-the-falls viewpoints
- Cons:A bit shadier when compared to the Canadian side
Rainbow Bridge is probably the most impressive man-made attraction at Niagara Falls. It rises as an arch bridge over the... more travel advice
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