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Winter Magic at Niagara Falls

Winter Magic at Niagara Falls November 9, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
We may not want to admit it, but it’s coming.  Winter. photo courtesy of oliver n5 But it’s not all bad. Anyone who bought the Niagara Falls Great Gorge Adventure Pass, when they visited the Falls this summer, knows what a bargain it is. But the Adventure Pass is over for the season and...

“Follow The North Star” To Freedom

“Follow The North Star” To Freedom November 9, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
For many slaves fleeing a life of endenturement in the United States, Canada represented freedom.  It was the shining Northern star at the end of the Underground Railroad, the secret network of helpers and hiding places that aided runaway slaves on their journey. Niagara Bound Tours is a tour company...

A Margarita by The Falls. Why Not!

A Margarita by The Falls.  Why Not! November 8, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Margaritaville Niagara Seems so out of season, but sometimes doing the opposite of what is expected has a frisson all of its own. One of the newest additions to the dining/nightlife scene in Niagara Falls is Margaritaville, one of a chain of Jimmy Buffet’s establishments that...

The Festival of Lights is Live in Niagara Falls.

The Festival of Lights is Live in Niagara Falls. November 7, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Kenzie The Niagara Falls annual Festival of Lights had its big opening on Nov. 6th, with a Disney fest to kick off the season.  And what a season it will be.  In addition to the traditional illuminations along the Parkway, the lighting of the Falls, and the fireworks and concerts,...

Niagara Falls’ Bird Kingdom: Perfect Autumn Family Day Trip

Niagara Falls’ Bird Kingdom: Perfect Autumn Family Day Trip September 22, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
It may be cool and rainy outside as Fall sets in, but inside the Bird Kingdom, the atmosphere is warm and steamy, and the birds are happy to see you. This family friendly attraction located near the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls is the perfect place when the family wants an outing and the weather...

It’s All For The Birds At Ruthven Park.

It’s All For The Birds At Ruthven Park. September 17, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
(Photo courtesy of Ruthven Park) Ruthven Park is a beautifully preserved Greek Revival mansion on the banks of the Grand River.  It stands above the river, elegant, dignified and evocative of times past. It is a fascinating house to visit, and the grounds offer walking trails through field and forest, ...

Canada’s Bloodiest Battlefield

Canada’s Bloodiest Battlefield September 2, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Old Fort Erie is a place that is of particular appeal right now, as Canada and America prepare to celebrate 200 years of peace, and to mark the end of the War of 1812. The original Fort Erie was built by the British in 1764, and was improved into the Fort you can visit today in 1805-1807.   Over...

Horseplay On The Beach

Horseplay On The Beach September 2, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Spend the day Horsin’ Around! (Photo Courtesy of Horseplay Niagara) As another long hot summer weekend – possibly one of the last of the season- approaches, here’s an idea of something different to do.  Why not take a horseback ride through a cool forest trail or along the beach,...

Bargaining eh?

Bargaining eh? September 1, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Regretably, we are a nation of non-hagglers. (Photo courtesy of ed yourdon) Canadians, in general, are not good at bargaining.  It’s somehow – well – not polite to badger someone into cutting their prices.  Bargaining is not a Canadian thing. (Photo courtesy of tonylanciabeta) But...

Eat Like a Local in Niagara Falls

Eat Like a Local in Niagara Falls August 23, 2010 | Food | Read More
The locals know where to eat for good reliable food at good prices.  That’s why, whenever I travel, I try to hang out with some of the neighbourhood characters who will share the secrets of their town with me. In Niagara Falls, there are a huge number of places to dine, many of them on the touristy...
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