Niagara Falls

Day 3: Toronto-Niagara Falls

The third day of the trip was one of the most anticipated, the Niagara Falls, after a trip of just under 2 hours we met one of the objectives, get to Niagara.

They are formed by three different falls, their height does not stand out, but their width and the great flow of water that continuously falls. They are the most voluminous in North America and through them passes all the water of the Great Lakes. They are located on the border between the United States and Canada.

Niagara Falls

The fall of the Canadian side is the largest, it is 671 meters wide and 53 meters high, so it is a voluminous fall.

You can see the fall of both the United States side from Canada.

Only one bridge separates both places, which you can only pass if you have the necessary legal documentation according to your nationality.

Niagara Falls is a tourist treasure shared between Canada and the United States, since they are part of the border between the two.

It mainly includes 2 large waterfalls, the Horseshoe falls (fall in the shape of a horseshoe) is on the Canadian side and the American falls (American fall) is on the American side.

Maid of the Mist

The price is $ 19 and it is important to be well covered with the raincoat provided in the same boat and be careful with the technological equipment because you can get soaked.

Tickets Maid of the Mist

In service since 1846, it is one of the oldest active tourism services in the world.

The tour begins on the Niagara River, on the American shore of the river, next to the Rainbow Bridge. The route of the ship continues through the American Falls, later through the Bridal Veil Falls and finally enters the dense fog generated by the Horseshoe Falls.

It is imperative to ride this boat and see the falls from within.


This place is very curious because of the decorations of most restaurants, shops, casinos and more places where you can lose a whole day enjoying them. It also highlights the Rainbow Bridge that serves as the border between the United States and Canada.

When one sets out to visit Niagara Falls, he hopes to find a place full of nature in its purest state, but luckily or unfortunately, the surroundings are completely built and nothing is missing for a great day of fun.