Summer is here and there’s no better time to plan a family getaway to Niagara Falls for some incredible sight-seeing, unique dining, and one-of-a-kind entertainment. So, if you plan on visiting the city with your family this summer, make sure to check out these unique and exciting destinations that are sure to please people of all ages.
Hornblower Niagara Cruises
Embarking on a Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat ride is a must-do Niagara Falls summer experience, and one of the best parts is that it can be enjoyed by the entire family. Choose between a daytime Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour or a nighttime Falls Fireworks Cruise and see the thundering and magnificent American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls from up close.
Experience Hornblower Niagara Cruises, along with other amazing attractions like Journey Behind the Falls, with Magnificent Tours of Niagara—Niagara’s Best Tour.
Fallsview Indoor Waterpark
For some thrilling water fun just down the street from the rushing waters of Niagara Falls, make sure to check out the 3-acre Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. We have 16 thrilling waterslides, a giant wavepool, 1,000-gallon tipping bucket and outdoor sundeck and activity pool, which are the perfect place to pass the time on a hot summer’s day. We even offer waterpark getaway packages that make planning your family trip to Niagara Falls super easy and convenient.
Shaw Festival Theatre
The Shaw Festival Theatre’s 2017 season has officially begun, bringing world-class theatre to the charming town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. A wonderful play to get tickets to this summer is Wilde Tales, running from June 8th to October 7th at the Courthouse Theatre. This imaginative play brings four of Oscar Wilde’s children’s tales:
- The Happy Prince
- The Nightingale and the Rose
- The Remarkable Rocket
- The Selfish Giant
to the stage for an incredible performance that both children and adults will adore.
Wild Ontario Exhibit
From now until June 11th you can visit the Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls to explore the new Wild Ontario Exhibit, which showcases the unique and fascinating biodiversity of Ontario. The exhibit teaches visitors about common and at-risk species, features live animal displays of a barn owl, porcupine, turtles, snakes, and more, and also features exciting panel displays that highlight the things people can do to help the species living in their own Ontario communities.