Niagara Falls 2024: Best Places to Visit (with Map & Photos)

Niagara Falls is located between the borders of Canada and the United States and is one of the most impressive natural attractions in the world.

With a width of 1,000 meters and a 54-meter drop, Niagara Falls is located 650 kilometers from New York.

Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls

Named by the Iroquois tribe with the word "Niagara", which comes to mean "thunder of water", these falls are a unique destination in the world that attracts millions of tourists each year.

Niagara Falls
Canadian part of Niagara Falls

What to see in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls make up a wonderful spectacle capable of remaining in the memory of everyone who visits them. Here are its essential points:

Niagara Falls
American part of Niagara Falls

  • Maid of the Mist: Known as "The Maiden of the Mist", this ship takes its passengers through an amazing journey below the falls.

  • Journey Behind the Falls: On the “journey behind the falls” it is possible to visit Niagara Falls from inside tunnels that allow you to enjoy the impressive landscape from very close.

  • Horseshoe Falls: With a peculiar 671 meter wide horseshoe shape that gives it its name, it is the most surprising part of Niagara Falls thanks to the large amount of water that moves through it.

  • Goat Island: The "Island of the Goat" is an uninhabited area located in front of the falls that constitutes a very popular viewpoint due to its strategic location.

  • Bridal Veil Falls: The part known as "Bride's Veil" is the smallest of the falls but it is interesting to reach its base through the "Cave of the Winds".

  • Table Rock: Located on the Canadian shore of the falls, it is one of the most popular viewpoints among visitors thanks to the excellent views it offers.

Niagara Falls Map