So you’ve driven through all that the Winter Festival of Lights has to offer and you stop at Table Rock, the complex located at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls, just to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the view. You’re standing at the rail overlooking the falls and you look upriver just a bit, and wonder … what the heck is that thing? It looks like a shipwreck. 

Niagara Falls looks good dressed in its winter coat. Above the falls, with its year-round presence of mist from the whirlpool below the branches are shimmering with icicles in the sun.  Things really brighten up at night when the magical colours of the Winter Festival of Lights illuminate the trees and displays, augmented by the falls themselves which are lit up most nights year-round. Rather than surrender to the cold of winter, this city offers a lengthy menu of fun events that are geared specifically toward the season.

Some of Canada’s top female authors are stepping into the spotlight in a series of literary events in Niagara through to the end of December. The series is called Coast to Coast: Canada’s Literary Women, sponsored by the Niagara Parks. The next two events feature Cathy Marie Buchanan, author of numerous books including The Day The Falls Stood Still, and Jessica Grant, who wrote Come, Thou Tortoise.

Within earshot and a short walk from the roar of the Horseshoe Falls, and practically a stone’s throw from the gates of Marineland, lies one of the nicest places in Niagara Falls you didn’t know existed.

  Autumn in Niagara is a beautiful time for touring. Rather than a built-up metropolis, Niagara is really a region made up of small and mid-sized cities and towns separated by long stretches of rural land. That makes it an especially good place for a day drive or bike ride to enjoy the glorious colours on the trees on a warm fall day.

Howard Johnson Hotel by the Falls offers a Niagara Falls Adventure Pass package.  The pass is hands down the most popular grouping of attractions.  This is everything you wanted to know about the Niagara Falls Adenture Pass and answers to the most frequently asked questions.      

Best Things To Do In Niagara Falls The summer was made for vacations and road trips with family and friends. You know the feeling, after looking online for the best things to do in Niagara Falls. Pack up the car full of all kinds of yummy snacks, load up the I-pod with all your friends and families favourite music, pack everyone in the car and head out to a new and exciting destination.

Numerous well-known movies have been filmed at or near Niagara Falls (think Canadian Bacon, or Superman, played by Christopher Reeve, rescuing Margot Kidder`s Lois Lane from going over the falls) but no film is more closely tied to the city than the one that bears its name.

On June 5th Kelly & Ryan taped two live shows in Niagara Falls.  The line-ups to get in were insane, lined up from early morning to get  in to the show; the more important question may be, what did they do when they got here?                         Hornblower Niagara Cruises

Sunday June 18th is Father’s Day, but in fact many of us celebrate all weekend long.  If you’re looking for fun and unique things to do with dear ole Dad, here’s our list of ideas: Niagara Falls Rotary RibFest The Niagara Falls Rotary Ribfest starts June 16th and runs all weekend long. It’s held at Niagara Square and includes live music, many food vendors including ‘ribbers’, along with fun things to do with the kids.

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