Niagara in winter is a great place to have fun and enjoy the beautiful nature. Attractions and places to visit in the US during this season are not lacking, although it is not the peak of the tourist season. The frosted landscape is like part of a Christmas card, and the list of things you can do is long.

Hotels offer winter packages at a discount and seeing the snowy Niagara Falls is worth it.

Niagara Falls State Park

The first step of your vacation should be visiting Niagara Falls State Park and the Waterfalls themselves. The entrance to the park is free. Most attractions are closed on cold winter days, such as the Maid of the Mist. However, many of the places that will reveal the best view are open –  Goat and Luna Islands, Prospect Point.

Niagara Falls State Park announced as the 10th most beautiful place in America is the only place on the US side of the waterfalls that reveals the incredible view of the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls and part of Horseshoe Falls.

You can visit the Aquarium of Niagara where you can learn everything about more than 1,500 aquatic animals that live there. The next stop in the State Park may be the Niagara Adventure Theater which will offer you films about the history and creation of waterfalls, or adventure films related to the area.

For science lovers, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center is Equipped with high-tech interactive displays and gives full information about the 12 000-years history of the area.

In the State Park, you can also find the Оbservation Тower, Prospect Point, and many restaurants and dining.

Niagara Falls Illumination

When visiting Niagara Falls in the winter evenings, don’t forget to admire one of the most impressive landscapes – the tones of falling water illuminated by colorful lights.

Niagara River Jet Boat Tours

Niagara Jet Adventures is for winter enthusiasts. This attraction also works on cold days and brings you up close to the freezing waters of the Niagara River. The route reaches Niagara Whirlpool, not the waterfalls themselves. The only obstacle to this exciting tour is if there is too much ice on the river.

Seneca Casino

Seneca Niagara Casino is a place for fun and betting (if you are at least 21 years old), but you can also visit one of the bars or quality restaurants. This place brings together different activities in one place

Old Fort Niagara

If you like history then Old Fort Niagara is your place. It is the oldest fort in North America and has been a witness of the French War, the American Revolution, and a host of many other battles.

Niagara Wineries

Last but not least are the world-famous wineries in the Niagara region in the US. They are open all year round and offer study tours, tastings, or a relaxed dinner with a glass of wine in hand, local specialties, and a winter landscape in front of you.


There are many things you can do during the winter season in Niagara Falls, USA. Historical and scientific tours, entertainment, adventurous attractions, shopping, restaurants and cafes, and wineries. The place offers something for every taste.

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