Niagara falls are located between Ontario, City of Canada and New York City, United States of America. Niagara Falls is a joint name of three waterfalls named as the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls and the Horseshoe Falls. Among these three waterfalls, the Horseshoe Falls are largest and the smallest ones are the Bridal falls. The combined flow rate of these three waterfalls (Niagara Falls) is highest of any waterfall all around the world. These falls were created some 10000 years ago due to glacier activity.
The beauty of Niagara Falls is admired by the visitors and tourists. That is the reason why people from all around the world visit Niagara Falls. Millions of people are attracted towards Niagara Falls. Estimated 30 million people visit Niagara Falls in a year. The main sources of attraction at Niagara Falls are as follows
The Cave of the Winds on Goat Island
It provides the closest view of Niagara Falls and if you want to be really close to the Niagara Falls then must visit the Cave of Winds on Goat Island.
Journey behind the Falls, situated in Queen Victoria Park.
Through this point, you can have a beautiful view of Horseshoe Falls. It is the second best thing to do after a visit to the Cave of the Winds.
The Rainbow Bridge and The Whirlpool Rapids Bridge
The Rainbow Bridge is an international bridge that connects the cities of Niagara Falls Ontario and New York to each other. The Whirlpool Rapids Bridge lies in the north of The Rainbow Bridge.
Falls view Restaurants and Hotels
Nothing is more pleasant than living in a hotel room with a view of Niagara Falls and dining in a Niagara Falls view restaurants.
A boat ride across Niagara Falls
People who love boating cannot have a better place than Niagara Falls to ride a boat. A boat ride across Niagara Falls is simply awesome. The misty air across the Niagara Falls gives an enjoyable effect. The Whirlpool Jet boat is also an attraction for people who visit Niagara Falls.
Lower Niagara River
Lower Niagara River is a worth watching place. People love to be there.
Helicopter tour over the Falls
Helicopter tour over the falls provides you the best view of the Niagara Falls. Mostly adventure lovers take a helicopter tour over the falls.
Despite the beauty of Niagara Falls these are very useful as these falls are a source of hydroelectricity, generating a huge amount of electricity. Recently Niagara is the largest electricity producer in USA. Due to dissolving of salts and rocks in water of Niagara Falls its color appears to be grassy green. Scientists believe that at the current rate of destruction Niagara Falls will vanish in about 50000 years. The Niagara Falls State Park formed in 1885 is the oldest state park in the United States of America. Governments of both countries are making their efforts to preserve Niagara Falls.Publisher: Fadiyah Sameh