Summer in Niagara Falls

Ahh, summer in Niagara Falls!

Here are our top 10 things to do in Niagara Falls this summer.

Top 10 Activities

  • Niagara Falls Illumination: Witness the falls come alive at night as they are beautifully illuminated by colorful lights. The illumination takes place every evening, creating a magical ambiance.
  • Fireworks over the Falls: Enjoy spectacular fireworks displays that light up the night sky above Niagara Falls. The fireworks are held regularly during the summer months, adding an extra touch of magic to your visit.
  • Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the waterfalls up close. Take a boat tour such as the Hornblower Niagara Cruises to experience the mist and the power of the falls.
  • Journey Behind the Falls: Explore tunnels that lead you behind the cascading water of the Horseshoe Falls. Get a unique perspective and feel the power of the falls from this vantage point.
  • Niagara SkyWheel: Take a ride on Canada’s largest observation wheel and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the SkyWheel which operates year-round, offering stunning vistas during the summer.
  • Niagara Falls Zipline: Soar high above the Niagara Gorge on a thrilling zipline adventure. The zipline experience offers breathtaking views of the falls and the surrounding natural beauty.
  • Clifton Hill: Experience the vibrant energy of Clifton Hill, the entertainment district of Niagara Falls. Explore its numerous attractions, including arcades, wax museums, haunted houses, and the Niagara Speedway.
  • White Water Walk: Take a self-guided boardwalk tour along the Niagara River rapids. Witness the raw power of the water as it rushes through the narrow gorge.
  • Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens: Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the gardens, featuring a vast array of plant species, rose gardens, and nature trails. It’s a great place for a peaceful stroll or a picnic.
  • Niagara Glen Nature Reserve: Embark on a hiking adventure through the Niagara Gorge, featuring rugged terrain, stunning views.

Each season opens its own magical offering in the Falls, but summer is extra special.

Each season brings its own magical offering to the Falls, but summer is especially memorable.  There’s something magical about sharing the thrill of the falls with the people around you, who have travelled long distances to be there.

Staying at the Holiday Inn

Get your room at the Holiday Inn By Niagara Falls, on Murray Street. It’s right in the heart of the Fallsview tourism district, and at the top of the escarpment overlooking the Horseshoe Falls and American Falls.

If you stay at the Holiday Inn, many of the places you want to see in Fallsview and on Clifton Hill are easy to get to on foot.

It’s no coincidence that for more than a century, Niagara Falls has been a must-see on millions of bucket lists