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15 Interesting Facts about Niagara Falls Canada

15 Interesting Facts about Niagara Falls Canada

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Niagara Falls view from Canada.

No doubt that Niagara Falls is one of the captivating attractions of Canada. Alongside some interesting facts about Niagara Falls, it is a perfect destination for a honeymoon getaway, family holidays, or an exhilarating trip with friends. Life may knock out us on various occasions, still, we gather our courage to get up again and never say no to the special moments of life. Therefore, live your happy moments fully and plan your trip the way you want.

After all, this is the one reason for being alive. We all have been to places around the world, but when it comes to finding out about Canada, there is always something exciting about it.

If you are on a business break or honeymoon excitement is slipping through the doors. Let the journey begin. Reserve your Niagara Falls limo service right on the spot and enjoy the moments with all the thrill and excitement. Overlapping the border of Canada and the United States is one of the majestic things happening around the world. There is the world’s best wine, some of the top business opportunities along with the finest logistics and other necessary goods. People come here to celebrate and go back after deciding to settle there. Queen Victoria Park, the historical museum at Lundy’s Lane. You will also find a butterfly conservatory in the Niagara Parks.

Exciting Niagara Falls Facts

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A rainbow over Niagara Falls.

There are many fun and crazy facts about Niagara. You could easily find it around when visiting the place, or your guide will tell you a lot. Casinos and parks are the main fun element in the town.

  1. A major source of electricity in Ontario.
  2. The land area of Niagara Falls is 212 sq. km. (81.9 sq. mi.).
  3. According to the data from 2016, the population of the city is over 88,000.
  4. Referring to the latest research, scientists have discovered that the Falls have moved back 7 miles (or 11km).
  5. It is said that Niagara Falls is the result of Glaciers.
  6. It is the best destination for honeymoon getaways, and it is for 200 years.
  7. A 63-year-old teacher was the first person to visit Niagara Falls. She traveled down Niagara Falls through the barrel.
  8. In 1948 it went completely dry.
  9. “Onguiaahra” is the Indian tribe and the name Niagara was derived from it. It is said that the Indian tribe was the first one to settle in the city. The name also means thunders of water.
  10. It is also one of the common movie locations.
  11. Between Horseshoe Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, you will find a Goat Island.
  12. Over 30 million people visit the Niagara Falls in a year.
  13. Fish travel through Niagara Falls.
  14. If you are on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, you can expect a beautiful rainbow.
  15. Approximately, 28,000,000 liters of water fall down every second. Now this is astonishing, isn’t it?

What else You Need to Know about Niagara Falls?

Other than the facts, there are many other things that one should know about Niagara Falls. You may enjoy it from any other border, but the place is worth spending some amazing things about it. You might have a few questions in mind, even if there are no questions to ask. Let us answer a few of them to keep you informed.

Are Niagara Falls Frozen in the Winter?

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Frozen Niagara Falls.

Imagine Niagara Falls in freezing mode. It looks stunning or not? However, you can witness the ice bridge that forms due to the falling water. This ice bridge extends for miles. Till then 1912, people had a permit to walk down the bridge.

Where to Stay around Niagara Falls?

If you are planning for a family outing or looking for a romantic getaway, you have plenty of options to try while in Ontario. There are some breathtaking sceneries to take a huge amount of pictures. You should always find the best place that is also near Niagara Falls to spend some precious moments of love with your partner. There are luxurious hotels that you can rent out for the honeymoon or they come in the complete deal of your package as it is known for the honeymoon capital of Canada.

If you’re booking your tour with the company, you will get the facility of some mind-blowing hotels, food eateries, and lots of fun. People travel to the city with family, they plan parties with friends, and the place is honeymoon special. It is one of the popular tourist destinations, and the place is still holding its charm. So, what are you still thinking about? Just in case you are confused about where to start looking for hotels around Niagara Falls, we have some best deals figured out:

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  • kevin Akidi

    Niagara is beautiful, i haven’t visited yet but it is on my bucket list. I love the fun facts, gives me more perspective on what to expect.

    • Khoi Nguyen

      Glad that the article makes you love Niagara Falls. You definitely will have a lot of fun visiting the destination

  • maartjevansandwijk

    This is really cool! I’ve always wanted to visit the Niagara Falls but never knew any of these facts…

    • Khoi Nguyen

      Now you do 😉 You can share the facts to your friends, they will be surprised too

  • kushigalu

    I just love this place and I can visit Niagara any number of times. You brought back so many memories for me 🙂

  • Unveiled Tales

    I visited Niagara Falls 20 years ago when I was a teenager. I thought it was so beautiful, but probably didn’t have the same appreciation for it that I would now. My husband has never been, so I keep wanting to plan a trip there so we can both experience it as adults. It’s really only a 6 hour drive for us. Your post has given me every intention of making the trip happen. Thanks for sharing!

    • Khoi Nguyen

      Thanks a lot for sharing your story! I used to live in Mississauga and went to Niagara Falls several times at the period. It was really an enjoyable destination to me everytime I visited it.
      From now you could share with your husband about the facts of the waterfalls. I’m sure he will love it.

  • TweenselMom (@TweenselMom)

    Niagara falls has been one of my dream destination ever since I’ve seen it in the Superman film. I wish I’d be able to see it in my lifetime.

    • Khoi Nguyen

      I’m sure you will be amazed by the waterfalls when visiting it in real 😉

  • Emily Fata

    Being from Toronto, Niagara is one of my favourite places to take visitors when they come to stay with me in Toronto! It’s such a magnificent feat of nature.

  • mudpiefridays

    Oh wow! I’m not sure I could ever leave that place. it is absolutely one of the most gorgeous place I’ve ever seen.

  • Sarah

    Niagra is so beautiful!! I haven’t gone in years, but would love to take my kids some day!

  • Ceci Rey

    I love Niagra Falls. I would like to take my children there. Even thought I think The Canadian side is much better. Thanks for sharing!

    • Khoi Nguyen

      Yeah the Canadian site is much better, imo, lol. Also the place is definitely ideal for children, I’m sure your kid will love it!

  • alexandra cook

    It is indeed a lovely place to explore, Such great captures I must say that and your description is lovely and the falls looks really wonderful.

  • Steph S

    I live near Niagara Falls! It’s beautiful! So crazy that people were able to walk along the frozen falls bridge at one time!!

    • Khoi Nguyen

      Wow I’m so jealous with you. You live near one of the most beautiful places in the world.
      If possible could you share me some interesting story of Niagara Falls?
      Also, very nice to e-know you! 🙂

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