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WHAT’S

Inside

F E AT U R E S Welcome

Adventure Outdoor History

Family Fun

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As you make plans to visit Niagara Falls USA, please know that your health and safety remain our top priorities. That's why we created "Unified in Safety" — a shared commitment for all of us to stay safe and healthy, while following recommended public health guidelines.

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Art & Culture

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Seasonal

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Romance

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ARTICLES County Map | PAGE 4 Niagara Falls State Park | PAGE 10 Shopping | PAGE 26

Niagara Wine Trail, USA | PAGE 40 Advertiser Index | PAGE 45 & 56 Buffalo & Beyond | PAGE 54

Local Eats | PAGE 36

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NIAGARA FALLS (FALLS REGION)

YOUNGSTOWN (RIVER REGION)

LEWISTON (RIVER REGION)

NORTH TONAWANDA (CANAL REGION)

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NY STATE PARKS 1. Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges) 2. DeVeaux Woods State Park 3. Devil’s Hole State Park 4. Fort Niagara State Park 5. Four Mile Creek State Park 6. Golden Hill State Park 7. Joseph Davis State Park 8. Niagara Falls State Park 9. Reservoir State Park 10. Whirlpool State Park 11. Wilson Tuscarora State Park

LOCKPORT (CANAL REGION)

NIAGARA FALLS USA WINERIES & BREWERIES

NIAGARA FALLS USA ATTRACTIONS (INSETS) NIAGARA FALLS, NY 1. Cave of the Winds & The World Changed Here Pavilion 2. Maid of the Mist 3.  Niagara Adventure Theater / State Park Visitor Center 4.  Niagara Gorge Discovery Center and Trailhead Building 5. Observation Tower 6. Aquarium of Niagara 7.  Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA (Main Map) 8. Niagara Falls Culinary Institute 9. Rainbow Air, Inc. Helicopter Tours 10. Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Niagara Falls USA Official Visitor Center Fishing Spots

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LEWISTON/YOUNGSTOWN 11. Old Fort Niagara 12. NYPA—Niagara Power Vista 13. Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours 14. Our Lady of Fatima Shrine (Main Map) 15. Niagara Jet Adventures Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center NORTH TONAWANDA 16. Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum 17. Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center Official Visitor Center LOCKPORT 18. Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride / Niagara Zipper 19. Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises Lockport Visitor Center

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1.  A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard 2. Arrowhead Spring Vineyards 3.  Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards / Becker Brewing Co. 4. Bella Rose Vineyard & Winery 5. BlackBird Cider Works 6. Black Willow Winery 7. Brickyard Brewing Co. 8. Chateau Niagara Winery 9. Freedom Run Winery 10. Honeymoon Trail Winery 11. Leonard Oakes Estate Winery 12. Liten Buffel 13. Live Edge Brewing Company 14. Long Cliff Vineyards & Winery 15. Marjim at the Falls 16. New York Beer Project 17. Niagara Craft Spirits 18. Niagara Landing Wine Cellars 19. Prosper Brewing 20. Savage Winery @ Woodcock 21. Schulze Vineyards & Winery 22. Spring Lake Winery 23. Victorianbourg Wine Estate 24. Wandering Gypsy Brewing Co. 25. The Winery at Marjim Manor 26. Woodcock Brothers Brewing Company (Wilson) 27. Woodcock Brothers Brewing Company (Wurlitzer)

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Cave of the Winds

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Niagara Falls USA Official Visitor Center Conveniently located just minutes from Niagara Falls State Park, the Niagara Falls USA Official Visitor Center can provide enough information to fuel an epic adventure. Our knowledgeable staff can help you figure out what to do, where to go, and how to get there, in addition to an array of services including area maps and brochures and customized itinerary planning assistance. Shop a variety of Niagara Falls USA gifts and souvenirs, too!

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HOURS OF OPERATION Open daily; closed on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

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Crow's Nest

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NIAGARA FALLS STATE PARK

A SENSE-ATIONAL

EXPERIENCE Rainbows sparkling in the cool mist. The thunderous roar of the Falls. Wonder and awe so profound you can feel them in your soul. Niagara Falls State Park is an immersive playground for the senses that connects people and creates memories shared all over the world. As the oldest state park in America, the park has welcomed millions of visitors from around the globe to gaze at Niagara Falls’ three crown jewels: American Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls. Situated on over 400 acres of historic land, this Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park is open 365 days a year, allowing visitors to soak in its natural, four-season beauty.

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NIAGARA FALLS STATE PARK

SEE …some of the best views of the rapids plunging over the Falls from the Observation Tower and surrounding Prospect Point, or climb a series of stairs to the Crow’s Nest for an up-close look at the American Falls. Witness the captivating allure of the Niagara River and cascades from intimate viewing areas on Luna Island, Goat Island, Three Sisters Islands, and Terrapin Point. HEAR …how explorers, inventors, and world travelers made history at Niagara Falls inside the multi-media World Changed Here Pavilion. Listen for historic

N I A G A R A FA L L S I L L U M I N AT I O N S C H E D U L E Beginning at dusk, witness the Falls illuminated in an array of rainbow colors nightly. January 1–31: 5:00 PM–1:00 AM February 1–March 11: 5:30 PM–1:00 AM March 12–18: 7:30 PM–1:00 AM

anecdotes, fun facts, and tips for making

March 19–31: 7:30 PM–2:00 AM

the most out of your visit to the park on

April 1–May 14: 8:00 PM–2:00 AM

guided tours aboard the Niagara Scenic

May 15–31: 8:30 PM–2:00 AM

Trolley.

June 1–July 31: 8:30 PM–2:00 AM August 1–15: 8:00 PM–2:00 AM

TA S T E …seasonal treats and fuel your Niagara Falls adventure at several dining venues located throughout the park. Options

August 16–31: 7:30 PM–2:00 AM September 1–19: 7:00 PM–2:00 AM September 20–30: 6:30 PM–2:00 AM

include kid-friendly cafés, quick-stop

October 1–15: 6:15 PM–2:00 AM

coffee and ice cream shops, and a full-

October 16–31: 6:00 PM–2:00 AM

service, sit-down restaurant with floor-to-

November 1–December 31: 4:30 PM–

ceiling windows overlooking the Falls.

2:00 AM

SMELL

Note: All illumination times are approximate and subject to change according to light conditions.

…the scents of nature as the seasons change throughout the park—spring wildflowers, summer sun-warmed grass, fall leaves, and fresh winter snow.

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Maid of the Mist

FEEL …the unparalleled force of nature by standing within feet of the Bridal Veil Falls on the Hurricane Deck at Cave of the Winds. Feel the cool mist aboard the newly launched, all-electric Maid of the Mist as it circles the base of the Falls.

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GET UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

EXPERIENCE THE SPLENDOR OF NIAGARA FALLS BY AIR

OFFERING THE CLOSEST AND LOWEST VIEWS OF THIS WONDER!

454 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY USA

716.284.2800

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Rainbow Air, Inc. Helicopter Tours

There’s nothing quite as liberating as the feeling of flying. Discover the true release of soaring speeds and new heights with an adrenaline-soaked adventure in Niagara Falls USA!


ADVENTURE BY AIR

Falls will be your heartbeat

See the sights from a birds-

as high-speed jet boats

eye view aboard Rainbow

spin 360 degrees and race

Air, Inc. Helicopter Tours

down the Niagara River’s

or soar across the Erie

Class V rapids with Niagara

Canal on a zipline and reach

Jet Adventures and

speeds of 40 mph on the

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours.

Niagara Zipper Zipper. For an even bigger rush, Skydive

BY L AND

the Falls flies daredevils

Cover a lot of vertical

over the precipice for a

ground with over 5,000

breathtaking free-fall

square feet of terrain at

and parachute ride back

Niagara Climbing Center,

to earth.

or hover on the edge of your seat as stock car

B Y WAT E R

racers fly around the track

The only thing faster than

at Ransomville Speedway.

water rushing over Niagara

Left: Niagara Jet Adventures; Top Right: Niagara Climbing Center; Bottom Right: Niagara Zipper

Free Yourself After freeing your soul with an outdoor adventure, free your mind and body with an exhilarating indoor one. Visit one of the many escape rooms throughout Niagara Falls USA offering tantalizing fun for the whole family.

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WIDE OPEN There’s plenty of room

P E DA L P OW E R

migratory birds, bald eagles,

to explore, unwind, and

Energetic explorers can

peregrine falcons, great

rekindle your connection

really cover a lot of ground

blue herons, and a variety

with nature in Niagara

on two wheels. No bike? No

of waterfowl.

Falls USA. The region’s

problem. Reddy Bikeshare

parks, woods, streams, and

offers bikes for visitors to

Keep your eyes open on the

meadows offer ample open-

ride with 30 pick-up and

trails and observatory areas

air playgrounds for families

drop-off points throughout

at these birding hot spots:

and solitude-seekers to

the City of Niagara Falls.

embrace an awe-inspiring

Bike rentals and guided

experience in every season

tours are also available

• Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park, Lewiston

of the year.

through local outfitters.

• Golden Hill State Park, Barker

TA K E A H I K E

F E AT H E R E D F R I E N D S

From leisurely, level strolls

With thousands of acres of

• Joseph Davis State Park, Youngstown

through lush surroundings

protected natural habitat,

• Krull Park, Olcott

to more rugged scrambles

the Niagara River Corridor is

into the depths of the

a bird-watcher’s dream. The

• Stella Niagara Preserve, Youngstown

Niagara Gorge, hiking

area has been designated

is a rewarding way to

as a globally significant

experience the region’s

Important Bird Area (IBA)

natural areas.

with plentiful sightings of

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• Wilson-Tuscarora State Park, Wilson

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SPACES Above: Whirlpool State Park

Hyde Park

Fort Niagara State Park

Located at the foot of

On a clear day, you can see

"Little Italy," you’ll find the

the Toronto Skyline across

PICTUREPERFECT PICNICS

largest city park in New

Lake Ontario as you enjoy

York outside of Manhattan,

your meal.

providing plenty of places

Grab a lunch to go and

to park your basket.

102 Morrow Plaza, Youngstown, NY 14174

enjoy it al fresco as a

3200 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301

West Canal Park & Marina

romantic meal or midhike snack stop at these

Imagine the portable meals

scenic spots:

Golden Hill State Park

pioneering travelers must

Enjoy a lakeside picnic, then

have packed while you

wander the nearby hiking

picnic alongside the historic

trails and historic Thirty Mile

Erie Canal.

Point Lighthouse.

4070 Tonawanda Creek Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

9691 Lower Lake Road, Barker, NY 14012

TRAVELER TIP To make the most of your adventures, pick up a copy of the Niagara Falls USA Outdoor Guide at the Niagara Falls USA Official Visitor Center.

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OUTDOOR

HIN S I F ON

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Niagara Falls USA attracts anglers from

opportunities here are as abundant as

across the globe year-round. Because of

the fish themselves. Hire an experienced

the unique environments created by the

charter captain for an epic, on-the-water

Niagara River, two Great Lakes, streams,

fishing adventure, or if you’re a DIY fisher,

creeks, and the Erie Canal—the fishing

there are ample spots to cast a line.

CHINOOK SALMON

W H AT ' S B I T I N G No matter the time of year, it’s always peak fishing season. Discover which fish species are biting and when in Niagara Falls USA.

COHO SALMON

APRIL–NOVEMBER (TRIBS: SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER)

STEELHEAD

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LAKE TROUT

BROWN TROUT

WALLEYE

YEAR-ROUND

DECEMBER-OCTOBER

YEAR-ROUND

MAY-MARCH

(TRIBS: OCTOBER-MAY)

(NIAGARA RIVER: DECEMBER-APRIL)

(TRIBS: OCTOBER-APRIL)

(NIAGARA RIVER & LAKE ONTARIO)

YELLOW PERCH

MUSKELLUNGE

SMALLMOUTH BASS

CARP

APRIL-OCTOBER

JUNE-DECEMBER

APRIL-DECEMBER

MAY-OCTOBER

(TRIBS & LAKE ONTARIO)

(NIAGARA RIVER)

(NIAGARA RIVER & LAKE ONTARIO)

(TRIBS & LAKE ONTARIO)

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Lake Ontario

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history happened here

Immerse yourself in the sights and stories behind some of the most significant feats of human determination and engineering genius, right here in Niagara Falls USA. Old Fort Niagara

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HISTORY

Did you know…? …that boats can go “uphill?” Get on board

…original carousel horses were carved by

this elevated experience at the Lockport

hand? Take a spin on an authentic 1916

Locks & Erie Canal Cruises.

carnival icon and see master craftsmen create new horse teams at the Herschell

…a 2,100-foot solid rock tunnel led to the

Carrousel Factory Museum.

invention of the fire hydrant? Wind past the eerie beauty of the tunnel, cave formations,

…Annie Edson Taylor became the first

and pre-industrial ruins on the Lockport

person to survive a trip over the Falls in

Cave & Underground Boat Ride.

a barrel in 1901? Visit Stunter’s Row at Oakwood Cemetery and learn about the

…Niagara Falls was a crucial border

daredevils of Niagara Falls.

crossing into Canada for freedom seekers like Harriet Tubman? The Niagara Falls

…jet engines invented in Niagara Falls

Underground Railroad Heritage Center

powered World War I aircrafts and James

tells the tales.

Bond’s rocket belt? The sky’s the limit for the innovations housed at the Niagara

…Old Fort Niagara was controlled by

Aerospace Museum.

three different countries in 300 years? Explore original 18th-century buildings, archeological artifacts, and artillery fire at the oldest military site in the United States.

Flight of Five Locks This 19th-century engineering marvel is a five-step, water-filled “ladder” that allowed canalboats to navigate the Erie Canal up the Niagara Escarpment. Visitors can try their hand at opening and closing replicas of the massive, manually operated wooden lock gates on a Lock Tenders Tour. Photo Credit: @debames

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CALL OF DUTY circa 1759

The story of 18th century life – the battles, the struggles, the triumphs and tragedies – unfolds all around you at Old Fort Niagara, making you a part of the adventure. Check out our programs and events at OldFortNiagara.org and plan your visit today.

The Past is Present.

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Fashion Avenues Where is the best shopping

Independent shops

Enjoy a summertime stroll

in Niagara Falls USA?

and restaurants line

through Lakeview Village

Just down the street!

Webster Street in North

Shoppes in Olcott. This

Throughout the region,

Tonawanda and Center

nostalgic boardwalk

you’ll find buys to suit any

Street in Lewiston, historic

village on the shores of

style along downtown main

thoroughfares where the

Lake Ontario is full of

streets, beach boardwalks,

architecture is as interesting

brightly-painted, cottage-

country roads, and

as the eclectic wares and

like boutiques full of

dedicated centers for retail

sweet treats you’ll discover

beachy, boho, and

therapy at its best.

along the way.

one-of-a-kind finds.

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Left: Lakeview Village Shoppes; Top Middle: Center Street in Lewiston Top Right: Shawnee Country Barns Antique Co-Op; Bottom Right: Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA

If the vintage and rustic

The Fashion Outlets

are more up your alley,

of Niagara Falls USA is

take a scenic drive through

the premier shopping

Niagara County and stop

destination for Western

at the many antique shops

New York and Southern

celebrating treasures

Ontario. Find more than

from the past.

200 designer brands under one roof with savings up to 75% off.

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Top Left: Aquarium of Niagara; Bottom Left: Olcott Beach Carousel Park; Right: Niagara Power Vista

In Niagara Falls USA, family fun is geared toward kids and kids at heart.

You’re never too young, nor

Cornerstone Ice Arena or

take the family for a spin

old to be an explorer at the

at the controls of vintage

at Olcott Beach Carousel

Aquarium of Niagara, where

and digital games inside

Park. Then come back

face-to-face encounters

At the Falls Arcade and

inside at New York Power

with sharks, penguins, and

The Great American

Authority’s Niagara

fish friends inspire awe.

Arcade. Head outdoors

Power Vista to experience

Everyone’s competitive side

for the festive sounds,

interactive exhibits, and a

comes out behind the wheel

sights, and treats along

high-tech virtual ride across

of ice bumper cars at

Old Falls Street USA, or

the landscapes of New York.

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FAMILY FUN

TIME TO C H I L L'A X

BROWNIE'S CUSTARD STAND Situated near Lake Ontario, this roadside stand offers ice cream, custard, and brownie sundaes. 186 Harbor St. | Wilson DE DEE'S DAIRY Enjoy generous portions, endless toppings, and a wide selection of flavors at this local hot-spot. 8715 Niagara Falls Blvd. | Niagara Falls HIBBARD'S ORIGINAL FROZEN CUSTARD Known for its creamy homemade custard and rotating menu of flavors since 1939. 125 Portage Rd. | Lewiston HOOVER’S RESTAURANT & DAIRY STORE Beautiful country vistas and tasty treats await year-round at this 101-year-old dairy farm. 6035 Ward Rd. | Sanborn

From artisanal ice cream to creamy custard, here’s the scoop on where to indulge in the coolest, sweet treats.

LAKE EFFECT ARTISAN ICE CREAM Innovative, high-quality, handcrafted ice cream flavors, with a view of the historic Erie Canal. 79 Canal St. | Lockport PLATTER’S CHOCOLATE FACTORY A chocolate factory and ice cream parlor in one location—a match made in heaven. 908 Niagara Falls Blvd. | North Tonawanda THE SILO CABOOSE Once a historic railroad car, transformed into a seasonal ice cream stand serving 40+ flavors. 115 N Water St. | Lewiston TWIST O' THE MIST A must-see, ice-cream-coneshaped shop located within walking distance to the Falls. 18 Niagara St. | Niagara Falls

DI SCOVE R N IAGAR A SHUTTLE Discover Niagara—for free! Ride the complimentary Discover Niagara Shuttle to various destination sites along the scenic Niagara River and the Erie Canal. Operates seasonally. discoverniagarashuttle.com

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LEGENDARY VIEW Celebrated Dining EXTRAORDINARY

EXPERIENCE

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observation decks summit suite buffet

revolving dining room

FREE ADMISSION FOR RIDE TO THE TOP & OBSERVATION DECKS WITH DINING!

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5200 ROBINSON ST NIAGARA FALLS CANADA L2G 2A3

1.866.538.5972

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2 Cornerstone Ice Arena 3 Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum


ART & CULTURE

THE

OF

THE 'GRAM

Instagram is a visual journey. And whether

C U LT I VAT E Y O U R C R E AT I V I T Y

you’re a sporadic ‘grammer or on the verge

Boost your creative side and engage in

of influencer status, Niagara Falls USA will

art-focused programming. From watercolor

garner you an avalanche of “likes.” From

to pottery classes, Kenan Center, Art 247,

public murals to regional art centers, the

and the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center,

destination offers a vibrant palette of

offer the unique opportunity to interact

attractions that will make your social

with local artists and showcase your artistic

feed shine.

talents IRL (in real life).

T H E A R T O F I N S P I R AT I O N

SPOTLIGHT ON PERFORMANCE

For those looking for a more traditional

Featuring national acts and local

museum experience, the Castellani Art

performers, find incredible concerts and

Museum features over 5,000 pieces from

theater productions at some of the region’s

Picasso to Warhol. And for a truly spiritual

top venues. Overlook the picturesque

journey, the exquisitely detailed statues

Niagara River Gorge at Artpark or immerse

at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine or the

yourself in the 1920s-era at the Historic

Tiffany glass windows at Lockport’s First

Palace Theater or Riviera Theatre, both

Presbyterian Church, deliver a heaven-sent

adorned with grand arches, detailed

experience for art lovers.

artwork, and an iconic marquee.

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P U B L I C D I S P L AY S O F A R T Local artists are painting the town and creating colorful murals throughout Niagara Falls USA. Here’s a list of the region’s most colorful walls. ALLEY NF, NIAGARA FALLS 1 ART Just minutes from Niagara Falls State Park, a pedestrian walkway is turned into an artistic journey decorated with 19 murals.

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ARTPARK, LEWISTON Set high atop the Niagara River Gorge, enjoy interactive installations, an outdoor mural, and a boldly striped painted parking lot.

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FASHION OUTLETS OF NIAGARA FALLS USA, NIAGARA FALLS A 141 ft. by 28 ft. mural featuring a scenic view of the Falls is a priceless experience.

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STREET, LOCKPORT 4 MAIN The “Mural on Main” depicts Lockport’s past, present, and future. FALLS STREET USA, NIAGARA FALLS 5 OLD Inspired by the rainbows at the Falls and old love songs, the “Let’s Fall in Love” mural makes everyone feel good. AVENUE & MAIN STREET, 6 DEPOT NIAGARA FALLS Take in the “Champions of Change” murals— celebrating Niagara Falls' rich, cultural heritage.

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DiCamillo Bakery

Flavors FROM HOME


LOCAL EATS

Some of Niagara County’s

is also credited with

Get your fill of drool-

best-loved foods began as

introducing biscotti to the

worthy, Niagara-style pizza

family recipes in farmhouse

American coffee break.

throughout the region.

kitchens and mom-and-pop

Expect all different types,

shops more than 75 years

Hoover’s Dairy still delivers

ago. Today, these household

milk in glass bottles,

names have become local

including creamy chocolate

legends that love to share

and strawberry, to local

their time-honored treats

homes and grocery stores.

toppings, and styles.

with neighbors and visitors. Johnnie Ryan 100% pure Bye’s Popcorn stand’s

cane sugar soda comes in

mouthwatering varieties of

vintage glass bottles and

small-batch popcorn are an

classic flavors like birch

Olcott summer staple.

beer and cherry.

DiCamillo Bakery, whose

Platter’s Chocolates

cherished recipe for hand-

sponge candy and orange

kneaded bread hasn’t

chocolate are crave-

changed in over 100 years,

worthy confections that aren’t found anywhere else.

COFFEE C U LT U R E Grab a fresh cup of joe at one of the region’s welcoming, local coffee shops, including Orange Cat Coffee Co. (Lewiston), Craft Coffee House (Lockport), or Amy & Co. Café (Niagara Falls).

Above: Orange Cat Coffee Co.

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A FOODIES

GUIDE T O N I A G A R A FA L L S U S A

Maybe it's being neighbors to a world wonder, but there’s something about Niagara Falls USA that has made incredibly skilled restaurateurs, chefs, vintners, bakers, chocolatiers, craft brewers and more, want to call it home. Whatever it is, we’re not complaining—because the culmination of their talents has made this a wonderfully eclectic region for culinary delights.

Anchor Bar The Original Buffalo Wing

Becker Farms Vizcarra Vineyards

Bella Vista

Experience our world famous chicken wing next to a world famous natural wonder.

Enjoy fresh casual dining while enjoying wine, beer and hard cider all made with ingredients grown right on the farm.

Authentic Italian dining right on the majestic Niagara River featuring multi-level outdoor patio seating.

114 Buffalo Ave. | Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 371-0234 | anchorbar.com/niagara-falls

3724 Quaker Rd. | Gasport, NY 14067 (716) 772-2211 | beckerfarms.com

7001 Buffalo Ave. | Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 299-0344 | bvniagara.com

Black Willow Winery

Brickyard Brewing Company

Brickyard Pub & BBQ

Sit, sip and savor. Award winning wines, meads, artisan chocolate and cheese. A short, scenic drive from the Falls on Lake Ontario.

A destination microbrewery and gastropub located in the heart of Lewiston.

Delicious southern pit smoked BBQ and epicenter of Lewiston's craft beer scene.

436 Center St. | Lewiston, NY 14092 (716) 754-7227 | brickyardbrewingcompany.com

432 Center St. | Lewiston, NY 14092 (716) 754-7227 | brickyardpub.com

5565 West Lake Rd. | Burt, NY 14028 (716) 439-1982 | blackwillowwinery.com

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Fortuna's Italian Restaurant

Freedom Run Winery

Authentic Italian cuisine that's fresh and homemade. Family owned since 1945. Minutes from the Falls itself.

Award-winning wine, tastings and delicious food, rustic barn for special events & weddings.

827 19th St. | Niagara Falls, NY 14301

5138 Lower Mountain Rd. | Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 433-4136 | freedomrunwinery.com

(716) 282-2252 | fortunas.biz

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Parkway Prime Steakhouse & Lounge

SPoT Café

Casual setting right on the river. Craft cocktails, seasonal outdoor dining. Riverfront at its best.

A trendy restaurant with locally roasted coffee and an all day menu, overlooking the Niagara Falls Rapids.

401 Buffalo Ave. | Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 524-3347 | parkwayprimenfny.com

24 Buffalo Ave. | Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 215-6000 | spotniagara.com

Top of the Falls Restaurant American fare, exquisite views overlooking the Horseshoe Falls, covered outdoor seating. Seasonal, May—September. Parking Lot #2, Goat Island, Niagara Falls State Park Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 278-0340 | niagarafallsstatepark.com

The Village Bake Shoppe World-class bakery located in the heart of Historic Lewiston. Serving breakfast, lunch and dessert. 417 Center St. | Lewiston, NY 14092 (716) 754-2300 | villagebakeshoppe.com


Uncorking A YEAR-ROUND EXPERIENCE

Not far from the thundering Falls, a scenic

Some wineries are located close to each

stretch of countryside between Lake

other, while others are located a little

Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment has

further away. Prior to exploring, visit the

just the right climate and soil for various

Niagara Wine Trail, USA website

types of fruit to thrive. Known as the

(niagarawinetrail.org) for a trail map and

Niagara Wine Trail, USA, visitors can get

winery offerings.

to know the region through the lens of its distinctive, charming wineries.

Plan on visiting four to five wineries in one day. Each winery typically offers three to

Open year-round, these family-oriented

five tastings, which range in price from

wineries have been pleasing palates for

$2-$5 per tasting, depending upon the

generations—each offering a diverse

type of wine you select. Please taste

selection of traditional vinifera style,

responsibly; the legal drinking age in New

native, late harvest and ice wines, fruit

York State is 21, so be sure to bring your ID.

wines, meads, and ciders. Several of the wineries—such as Lake P L A N YO U R V I S IT

Ontario Winery and Vizcarra Vineyards—

With almost 20 wineries to choose from, it

offer food menus, and many others have

can be a bit overwhelming knowing where

snacks for purchase. There are also several

to begin, or how to plan a wine tour.

restaurants along the wine trail, so grab yourself a bite to eat and refuel between wineries, or plan a lunch detour to one of the charming towns and villages nearby. Relive your wine tasting experience at home by purchasing bottles of wine. Most of the wineries also have gift shops that sell wine accessories like bottle holders, wine charms, and more. It is recommended to call, or visit individual winery websites for COVID-19 protocols and visiting policies. See a list of participating wineries on page 58.

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Niagara’s

Historic Inn & Restaurant

A division of Niagara County Community College

An Experience to Savor! A student-run restaurant and pastry café, open to the public! Visit niagaracc.suny.edu/nfci/restaurants for hours of operation.

Pastry Café NIAGARA FALLS CULINARY INSTITUTE 28 Old Falls Street • Niagara Falls, NY 14303 • 716-210-2525

The Red Coach Inn & Restaurant has been welcoming guests to Niagara Falls since 1923. The Inn overlooks Niagara’s majestic Upper Rapids, just 500 yards from the brink of Niagara Falls... so close you can hear the roar! * * * *

37 Historic Rooms & Suites Full Service Restaurant Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Daily Elegant Cruvinet Bar & Seasonal Patio Banquet Space Available

RedCoach.com (716) 282-1459 2 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14303


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Comfort Inn & Suites *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 44

6115 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 524-2727 | (844) 346-7734 | choicehotels.com

Comfort Inn "The Pointe" *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 47

1 Prospect Pointe, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 284-6835 | comfortinnthepointe.com

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls New York *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 2

401 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 524-3333 | doubletreenfny.com

Econo Lodge at the Falls North *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 44

5919 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 283-1100 | (800) 273-5257 | choicehotels.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Niagara Falls *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 47

643 Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 970-4290 | fairfieldnf.com

The Giacomo *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 46

222 First Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 299-0200 | thegiacomo.com

Holiday Inn Niagara Falls-Scenic Downtown *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 2

114 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 285-2521 | (888) 465-4329 | hiniagarafalls.com

Hyatt Place Niagara Falls *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 46

310 Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 285-5000 | (800) 993-4751 | niagarafalls.place.hyatt.com

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Niagara Falls *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 46

7726 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 283-5000 | (800) 337-0050 | wyndhamhotels.com/microtel

Niagara Riverside Resort, BW Premier Collection Hotel *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 2

7001 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 299-0344 | (855) 575-3231 | niagarariverside.com

Quality Inn Niagara Falls *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 44

7708 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 283-0621 | (800) 508-8981 | qualityinnfalls.com

Red Coach Inn *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 43

2 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 282-1459 | (866) 719-2070 | redcoach.com

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 42

310 Fourth Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 299-1100 | (877) 873-6322 | senecaniagaracasino.com

Super 8 by Wyndham Niagara Falls NY *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 47

7680 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 283-3151 | (800) 800-8000 | wyndhamhotels.com/super-8

Wingate by Wyndham Niagara Falls *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 44

333 Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 285-4000 | (888) 802-4160 | wyndhamhotels.com/wingate

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Feel the Roar.

Stay at the closest hotel to the Falls.

Free Breakfast | Kids Stay Free Free Fitness Center | 100% Smoke Free Walking Distance to Casino Free Hi-Speed Wireless Internet

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1-800-284-6835 | comfortinnthepointe.com One Prospect Pointe, Niagara Falls, NY, USA


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SEASONAL

Any time of year is a great time to explore Niagara Falls USA.

It’s easy to associate Niagara Falls with

WINTER

warm summer sun. But the truth is, visitors

Free snowshoe rentals offer a unique

are often surprised to learn just how

way to explore Niagara Falls State Park’s

many must-see attractions are open all

winter wonderland. Lace up your skates

year round. The Niagara Wine Trail, USA

and glide across the ice at several indoor

is always filling glasses. Art and history

and outdoor ice skating venues. And

museums, education centers, festivals, and

perhaps one of the most awe-inspiring

performance spaces welcome audiences

winter phenomena you’ll ever see:

in all seasons. Even the Cave of the Winds

the famous Frozen Falls.

beckons brave adventurers to stand within feet from the base of the Bridal Veil Falls in

SPRING

most any weather.

Take a drive through Niagara County as orchard country becomes a floral

Mark your calendars: there are special

phenomenon: acres of cherry, apple,

seasonal experiences that only treat

peach, and plum trees blossom as far

those lucky enough to visit at the right

as the eye can see.

time of year: FA L L Opposite Page: Cherry Blossoms in Lockport; Cave of the Winds; Becker Farms; Whirlpool State Park

The Niagara Escarpment becomes ablaze with autumn color that peaks around the third week of October. As a region rich with agricultural heritage, fall is also the best time to catch corn mazes, hay rides, apple picking, and harvest treats at local family farms.

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THERE’S A CHILL IN THE AIR Halloween is the perfect time of year to visit Niagara Falls USA for a spine-tingling experience. Here are six attractions that are open year round, but have a special spooky appeal come fall. The Rapids Theatre Featured on Syfy's Ghost Hunters, this event venue not only offers must-see concerts, but also hosts guided ghost hunts to the public.  Red Coach Inn Situated near the raging rapids, the Red Coach Inn is cozy, quaint—and haunted. Old Fort Niagara Known for its rich history, visitors can experience the darker side of this 18th century fortress on a haunted lantern tour. The Winery at Marjim Manor Pair a tasting with a ghost story, indulge in the manor’s haunted Victorian teas, or one of their several paranormal soirées. Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride Take a lantern-lit tour allowing you to discover this man-made wonder’s shady past. Devil’s Hole State Park Hike into the middle of a terrifying tale with a trek to the Cave of the Evil Spirit. Right: Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride

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HERE, EVERYONE GETS

A FREE RIDE TO

ADVENTURE

DISCOVER NIAGARA SHUTTLE Experience Niagara's iconic landscape, rich history and the thriving culture and communities with the ease and convenience of a complimentary hop-on/hop-off shuttle. Enjoy a day of discovery as you connect to a variety of destination sites along the scenic Niagara River and historic Erie Canal. Operates seasonally. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT DISCOVERNIAGARASHUTTLE.COM.

Expand Your Niagara Horizons. There’s a lot to see and do in Niagara Falls USA. So much so that we’ve provided a couple of ways to make it easy for you to maximize your visit. CROSSING THE BORDER There’s a whole different side of the Falls waiting for you in Canada. Cross the border and gain a new perspective of this iconic world wonder and add some international flavor to your experience.

CANADIAN TRAVEL CHECKLIST • Passport or Passport Card • Enhanced Driver’s License • Trusted Traveler Program Cards such as NEXUS, SENTRI or FAST enrollment cards • Special Audiences (Special documents for U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, U.S. Military, Native Americans and Boater; birth certificates for children under the age of 16)

For more information on crossing the border, visit niagarafallsbridges.com. For current traffic conditions at the border, call (800) 715-6722.


Love share your

With its unparalleled beauty and storied history, Niagara Falls is the picture perfect place to share your love from yes, to I do!

WHERE TO PROPOSE

C E L E B R AT E

You've got the ring—and Niagara Falls USA

Niagara Falls has been known as the

has the scenery. These romantic spots

Honeymoon Capital of the World since

provide a scenic setting to begin your next

the early 1800s—and its designation

adventure: a private helicopter ride over

remains today. Whether celebrating

the Falls; the nightly Illumination at Niagara

a honeymoon or anniversary, opt for

Falls State Park; nestled among vineyards

romantic accommodations, quality time

along the Niagara Wine Trail, USA.

at one of the region's luxurious spas, or a fun-filled cooking class for two.

TIE THE KNOT of one-stop Niagara Falls wedding

LICENSE TO WED

chapels that offer the whole package,

Couples must apply for a marriage

including flowers and photos. Many

license in person with any town or

officiants will perform your ceremony

city clerk in New York State and wait

at a chapel alter or at a special,

a full 24 hours until the ceremony can

scenic spot of your choice.

be performed.

Lovers can exchange vows at a number


“BEST NEW MUSEUM” IN THE COUNTRY

FEATURING

Touch-free and worry-free.

Fun for the Entire Family. Safe & Worry-Free! Also Visit Our Museum Celebrating the “First Couple of Comedy” in Lucy’s Hometown

celebrating

70 years of

“I LOVE LUCY” ONLY 90 MILES FROM NIAGARA FALLS

PLAN YOUR VISIT AT ComedyCenter.org or call 716-484-2222 203 W. 2ND STREET, JAMESTOWN, New york ® I LOVE NEW YORK is a registered trademark and service mark of the New York State Department of Economic Development; used with permission. I LOVE LUCY and related marks are trademarks of CBS Broadcasting, Inc. ©2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All rights reserved. Images of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz are licensed by Desilu, too, LLC.


BUFFALO & BEYOND

Above: Canalside

BUFFALO AND BEYOND The excitement you feel when you visit

On almost every weekend of the year,

Western New York knows no bounds. It’s

there’s something worth celebrating—

a culmination of stunning architecture,

particularly the festivals. From music and

rich history, a sophisticated theater scene,

art, to food and ethnic heritage, in Western

craft beer, and major league sports teams

New York it doesn’t take much to take part

that make you want to shout—win or lose.

in something bigger than yourself. Explore

There’s an enthusiasm about the region

our backyard and you’ll quickly discover

that is contagious.

why we call this place home.

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WING IT! If you’re a food aficionado, there is no better place to try chicken wings than in the place that invented them, Buffalo, New York. But where can you

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find truly authentic Buffalo wings? Well, the 13 pubs along the Buffalo Wing Trail are great places to start. Each has perfected their own recipe and has their own unique ambiance. So plan on doing some trail-blazing of the most delicious kind while you’re here and tag #WingBUF.

BUFFALOVE—What’s BuffaLove? Find out for yourself when you visit the Queen City’s revitalized waterfront, indulge at one of its wine bars, breweries and restaurants, and mingle with the vibrant, friendly locals.

martinhouse.org | 716-856-3858

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Experience Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision in Buffalo through the Martin family’s city and summer homes, both recently restored. Combination tours available.

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Hidden Val

The Wild Safari To you to more than 4 Our “Escape to experien

3121 Grand Island Blvd. • (716) 773-0003

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ONE ARCHITECT. ONE FAMILY. TWO HOUSES.

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THINGS TO SEE & DO Aquarium of Niagara 701 Whirlpool Street Niagara Falls, NY 14301 (716) 285-3575 | (800) 500-4609 aquariumofniagara.org u

An ocean of discovery awaits! Visit more than 120 species including seals, sea lions, penguins and jellyfish. Meet sharks and stingrays at our new touch pool. Open daily at 9am. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 14

Bedore Tours, Inc. 2968 Niagara Falls Boulevard North Tonawanda, NY 14120 (716) 696-3200 | (800) 538-8433 bedoretours.com u Providing the best sightseeing experience in Niagara Falls since 1950. Tours are informative, educational and fun. Tours offered daily and all include Maid of the Mist. Pick-up at area hotels and camp-sites. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 51

DiCamillo Bakery 535 Center Street Lewiston, NY 14092 (716) 754-2218 811 Linwood Avenue Niagara Falls, NY 14305 (716) 282-2341 7927 Niagara Falls Boulevard Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 236-0111 1700 Pine Avenue Niagara Falls, NY 14301 (716) 284-8131 5329 Main Street Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 635-6504 dicamillobakery.com u

A local favorite since 1920. DiCamillo’s specializes in freshly baked breads, biscotti, jams and honey. Stop into one of their many locations. Open year-round. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 39

Discover Niagara Shuttle (716) 222-0729 discoverniagarashuttle.com u

Explore a variety of destination sites along the scenic Niagara River and the Erie Canal aboard this complimentary hop on/hop off shuttle. Seasonal. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 51

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Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA 1900 Military Road Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716) 297-1233 fashionoutletsniagara.com u

Save up to 75% off of over 200 designer brands at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, located just minutes from the US/Canadian border and Niagara Falls State Park. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 25

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Niagara Falls Culinary Institute 28 Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 210-2525 niagaracc.suny.edu/nfci u

Visitors to the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute can enjoy Savor, a student-focused fine dining restaurant; La Patisserie, a European style pastry café and a Barnes & Noble culinarythemed store. Hands-on cooking classes available. Open year-round. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 43

Gray Line Niagara Falls 1625 Buffalo Avenue, Suite 1A Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 285-2113 | (877) 285-2113 graylineniagarafalls.com u

As the local expert in the USA and Canada, our company has become the recognizable leader in sightseeing, offering fun and entertaining sightseeing tours. Rated 5 Stars on TripAdvisor. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 43

Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises 210 Market Street Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 433-6155 | (800) 378-0352 lockportlocks.com u

Est. 1987. TripAdvisor & AAA - Seasonal narrated, public & private, historic Erie Canal & Lock cruises. Short drive from Niagara Falls and Buffalo. Free parking. Information and tickets visit www.lockportlocks.com. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 24

Maid of the Mist Boat Tour Niagara Falls State Park Prospect Park Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 284-8897 maidofthemist.com u

A spectacular half hour ride of the American and Horseshoe Falls on our new all electric, zero emission vessels. Waterproof poncho provided. Operates April/May through early November, weather dependent. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 14

Niagara Falls Adventures Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 432-8543 niagarafallsadventures.com

Niagara Falls State Park 332 Prospect Street Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 278-1794 niagarafallsstatepark.com u

Outdoor adventure at Niagara Falls State Park is yours to explore! With awe-inspiring scenery, hiking trails, delectable dining options and attractions like Cave of the Winds, Niagara Falls is the complete bucket list experience! *SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER

Niagara History Center 215 Niagara Street Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 434-7433 niagarahistory.org This collection of diversified Niagara County artifacts is housed in five buildings and includes items from the Erie Canal, pioneer days, the Civil War, farming and more! Admission. Open year-round, Monday–Saturday. Closed on holidays. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 24

Niagara Jet Adventures 555 Water Street Youngstown, NY 14174 (855) 652-8687 niagarajet.com u

Safely discover the Lower Niagara River on a thrilling 60-minute whitewater jet boat tour in climate-controlled comfort; wet or dry seating. Sunset cruises available. Minutes from Niagara Falls. Get here FREE on discoverniagarashuttle.com. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 15

Enjoy great discounts, great service and the great outdoors. Providing everyone discounted admission, plus advice for an outstanding vacation; Niagara Falls Adventures ensures your dreams of Niagara Falls come true! *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 33

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Niagara Power Vista – NYPA Niagara Power Project 5777 Lewiston Road Lewiston, NY 14092 (716) 286-6661 | (866) 697-2386 nypa.gov/niagarapowervista u

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BUFFALO & BEYOND

Rainbow Air, Inc., Helicopter Tours 454 Main Street Niagara Falls, NY 14301 (716) 284-2800 rainbowairinc.com

50+ interactive exhibits @ Niagara Power Project – producer of the largest amount of NYS’s electricity. Virtual roller coaster ride. Build a dam. Spectacular views. Minutes from Falls. Free admission/ parking. Open year-round.

View the majestic power and beauty of the American and Canadian Falls on a scenic helicopter tour. Conveniently located downtown, nearby Niagara Falls State Park. Open 9am–dusk. Seasonal. Weather permitting. Admission.

*SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 8

*SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 14

Old Fort Niagara Fort Niagara State Park 102 Morrow Plaza Youngstown, NY 14174 (716) 745-7611 oldfortniagara.org u

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino 310 Fourth Street Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 299-1100 | (877) 873-6322 senecaniagaracasino.com u

A historic site that offers a combination of original 18th century buildings and fortifications enlivened by dynamic living history programs. Explore the grounds where Native Americans, French, British and American soldiers struggled for a continent. Open year-round. Admission. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 24

One Niagara Welcome Center 360 Rainbow Boulevard Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 804-0008 | (866) 678-3974 nfwelcomecenter.com u

One Niagara has it all! One price parking all day, sightseeing tours, and the largest souvenir & jewelry shopping in the area. Enjoy our air conditioned International Food Court. Free wine tastings!

World-class resort & casino. Award-winning accommodations, lavish spa and amenities, live entertainment and 10 dining destinations to satisfy every palate. Open 24 hours a day, year-round. Translations available. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 42

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours 115 South Water Street Lewiston, NY 14092 (888) 438-4444 whirlpooljet.com u

*SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 25

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine 1023 Swann Road Youngstown, NY 14174 (716) 754-7489 fatimashrine.com u

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff 6472 Old Lake Shore Road Derby, NY 14047 (716) 947-9217 experiencegraycliff.org u

“Wright” on Lake Erie, Graycliff, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1926 as the summer retreat for Buffalo’s Martin family. Graycliff blurs the distinction between man’s creation and nature’s generosity. Reserve tours online. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 55

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House 125 Jewett Parkway Buffalo, NY 14214 (716) 856-3858 | (877) 377-3858 martinhouse.org u

A short drive from Niagara Falls, the Martin House is one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s finest residential works. Explore great architecture, remarkable design, and a Wright-designed landscape during your visit. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 55

Experience Niagara’s history, scenery, and adventure on a 45-minute jet boat tour through the Class V Devil’s Hole rapids! Wet or dry tours. Seasonal Ages 4+. Group rates available. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 32

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Fresh Air Adventures Orleans County Tourism 14016 Route 31 West Albion, NY 14411 (585) 589-3100 | (800) 622-2686 freshairadventuresny.com Enhance your Niagara Falls area vacation by exploring a variety of Fresh Air Adventures just 30-minutes from the famous Falls! Create your own custom itinerary; order your free travel packet at FreshAirAdventuresNY.com. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 59

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An oasis of peace highlighted by 15 acres of gardens, glass Dome Basilica with a 13-foot statue of Our Lady, 125 life-size statues, pond, Rosary Pool. Cafeteria, gift shop. Free.

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Platter’s Chocolate Factory The Wurlitzer Building 908 Niagara Falls Boulevard North Tonawanda, NY 14120 (716) 693-5391 platterschocolates.com u

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Platter’s Chocolate is one of WNY’s oldest and most beloved chocolate manufacturers. From Carl Platter’s basement to the spacious historical Wurlitzer Building, you’ll love the history and multiple viewing areas!

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Kelly’s Country Store 3121 Grand Island Boulevard Grand Island, NY 14072 (716) 773-0003 kellyscountrystore.com u

Kelly’s is a family-owned business that started in 1962 and is now on its fourth generation. We offer unique gifts, homemade chocolates, sponge candy, fudge, and more! *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 55

Lucy Desi Museum 2 West 3rd Street Jamestown, NY 14701 (716) 484-0800 | (877) 582-9326 lucy-desi.com u

Celebrates the legacy of the “First Couple of Comedy” and one of the most beloved TV comedies of all time, “I Love Lucy.” Located in Lucy’s hometown of Jamestown, NY. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 53

National Comedy Center 203 West Second Street Jamestown, NY 14701 (716) 484-2222 comedycenter.org u

Named “Best New Museum” in the country by USA Today, the National Comedy Center celebrates the greatest comedy of all time with 50 immersive exhibits. Fun and laughter for the family. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 53

Skylon Tower 5200 Robinson Street Niagara Falls, ON L2G 2A3, Canada (905) 356-2651 | (888) 975-9566 skylon.com u Featuring breathtaking views of Niagara Falls and surrounding areas from the indoor/outdoor Observatory. Spectacular dining experience from 236 meters above Niagara Falls in the legendary Revolving Dining Room. Open year-round. *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 33

For a complete listing of Things to See & Do in Niagara Falls USA, go to niagarafallsusa.com.

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RIVER REGION

NIAGARA WINE TRAIL, USA *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 41

810 Meadworks 113 West Center Street Medina, NY 14103 (585) 542-9810 810meadworks.com A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard 4515 Baer Road Ransomville, NY 14131 (716) 731-4878 agustofsunwinery.com u Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards 3724 Quaker Road Gasport, NY 14067 (716) 772-2211 beckerfarms.com u

*SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 38

Bella Rose Vineyard & Winery 1243 Ridge Road Lewiston, NY 14092 (716) 405-7355 bellarosewinery.com u Black Willow Winery 5565 West Lake Road Burt, NY 14028 (716) 439-1982 blackwillowwinery.com u *SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 38

Chateau Niagara Winery 2466 West Creek Road Newfane, NY 14108 (716) 778-7888 chateauniagarawinery.com u Honeymoon Trail Winery 4120 Ridge Road Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 438-3255 honeymoontrailwinery.com Lake Ontario Winery & Vineyards 1593 Hamlin Parma Townline Road Hilton, NY 14468 (585) 392-5296 vinocorporation.com u

LAKE REGION

Liten Buffel 8822 Pearson Road Middleport, NY 14105 (716) 352-0570 litenbuffel.com u Long Cliff Vineyard & Winery 3617 Lower Mountain Road Sanborn, NY 14132 (716) 731-3316 longcliffwinery.com u Marjim at the Falls (Inside Niagara Falls Culinary Institute) 28 Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716) 778-7001 marjimmanor.com u Niagara Landing Wine Cellars 4434 Van Dusen Road Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 433-8405 niagaralanding.com u Salamaca Estate Winery 2660 Hindsburg Road Albion, NY 14411 (585) 283-4094 u Schulze Vineyards & Winery 2090 Coomer Road Burt, NY 14028 (716) 778-8090 schulzewines.com u Schwenk Wine Cellars 1456 Bills Road Kent, NY 14477 (585) 682-4629 schwenkwinecellars.com u Victorianbourg Wine Estate 4402 East Lake Road Wilson, NY 14172 (716) 751-6576 victorianbourg.com u The Winery at Marjim Manor 7171 East Lake Road Appleton, NY 14008 (716) 778-7001 marjimmanor.com u

Leonard Oakes Estate Winery 10609 Ridge Road Medina, NY 14103 (585) 318-4418 oakeswinery.com u

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BUFFALO & BEYOND

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Niagara Falls USA Travel Guide 2021-22  

The official 2021-22 travel guide for Niagara Falls, NY and Niagara County.

Niagara Falls USA Travel Guide 2021-22  

The official 2021-22 travel guide for Niagara Falls, NY and Niagara County.

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