Autumn is now in full swing, which means it’s a great time to plan a getaway to Niagara Falls. The summer crowds are diminishing and the city’s natural areas are transforming into vibrant autumn landscapes, making it an extraordinary vacation destination for families and couples.
Walking, biking, or driving along the Niagara Parkway is a great way to experience the natural beauty of autumn in Niagara. The Niagara Parkway is a 55km road stretching from Fort Erie to Fort George, offering a wonderful scenic route for an autumn journey through the area. The parkway will take you right past the thundering Canadian Horseshoe and American Falls, and connect you with extraordinary sights that are unique to the Niagara region.
Dufferin Islands is a group of secluded man-made islands located just a short walk away from the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. The islands are connected by bridges and footpaths, which make for easy exploring, and the area is popular among locals and tourists for walking and picnicking. The islands are surrounded by trees that turn beautiful colours in autumn, making this 10-acre natural area a great destination to check out.
A ride on the antique Whirlpool Aero Car offers a unique vantage point high above the Niagara River, whirlpool, and gorge. The cable car is suspended from six sturdy cables and travels over the Niagara River’s class 6 white water rapids between Canada and the United States. During the trip, riders are able to see the beautiful fall foliage of the Niagara Gorge and take in the natural beauty of the area’s pristine Carolinian Forest.
Fallsview Rooms & Attractions
Spectacular views of Niagara Falls and surrounding parklands can also be experienced from a Fallsview guestroom at Niagara Falls hotels like the Sheraton on the Falls and Crowne Plaza Fallsview. And we make it easy to plan a Niagara Falls getaway with Hotel & Waterpark packages that offer great deals on the city’s best accommodations and attractions.
And don’t forget about the city’s annual Winter Festival of Lights coming up on November 3, 2018. This year’s festival features an 8km festival route, nightly illuminations, the Cascades of Fire international fireworks competition, and a lot more!