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The Niagara Falls is one of the most breath-taking sights you will ever see. From the swirling mists to the crashing water, the beauty of Niagara Falls is truly a sight to behold. If you have a ‘Bucket List’, then include a visit to the Falls as everyone should see this magnificent natural feature at least once in their lifetime. Millions of tourists make the trek to Niagara Falls every year – in fact, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world.  

If you are planning a trip to the area, you will want to take in the magnificence of the Falls in some way or another. Read on for a list of ways in which you can experience the might of Niagara Falls. 

1. Helicopter 
For the thrill-seekers amongst you, one of the best ways to explore and experience Niagara Falls is a trip by helicopter over the Falls themselves. A combination of adventure and impressive views, you can create lifelong memories by flying over the Falls and just think of the amazing pictures and images you could capture from that height. A helicopter ride over the Falls is truly an experience of a lifetime! 

2. Hotel 
If the great outdoors isn’t your thing but you still want to experience the Falls, you have an option! Enjoy the splendid views from the comfort of your hotel room and perhaps even your bed by reserving a guestroom in a Niagara fallsview hotel. Such hotels will offer you comfort and recreation, all of while you sit back and enjoy the view – and sample the local alcoholic beverage of course!

3. Boat 
Many visitors to the area opt to take a boat ride to the foot of the Falls. From the boat, you’ll be able to feel the mist on your face and feel the thunderous power of the water crashing to the depths below. Many of the boat tour operators will bring you as close to the foot of the Falls as possible to ensure that you get the most out of the experience. 

4. Railway 
In Niagara, there is a funicular railway service that links the Niagara park attractions and the Fallsview Tourist Area. By taking this, you can view the magnificent natural wonder of the Falls from the comfort of your train carriage as you travel along. 

5. On Foot 
Another way to experience the splendor is on foot by taking a trek behind the Falls. You can experience the thunderous roar of the water and soak in the wondrous sights. Behind the Falls, you’ll find observation decks that will offer you the sight of a lifetime as you watch one fifth of the world’s fresh water come crashing down. A word of advice – don’t forget your poncho because you will get wet! 

So there you have it; five different, but equally great ways to experience one of the greatest natural wonders of the world – Niagara Falls! Book that trip today and you can look forward to the vacation of a lifetime.  

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