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Niagara Falls OVERVIEW
Niagara Falls gets a bad rap. There’s more to discover in New York’s northern climes than just its stupendous, natural waterfalls—although the falls are certainly at the top of the list. Niagara Falls is synonymous with marriage (or at least honeymoons), but you don’t have to get hitched to feel the romance as you walk along a slippery boardwalk at night, at the foot of thundering falls that are lighted in a dazzling array of colors. Under the bright northern stars and before the watery spectacle, it’s possible to feel alone in the face of nature’s power even as you’re jostled by fellow tourists. By day, there’s nothing like a bracing boat ride straight into the pounding foam, or lunch on the deck of the soaring tower that juts out over the edge. After the glory of the falls, it’s only to be expected that the rest of Niagara appears slightly anemic—it’s a city in transition, after all. Yet a short walk from the falls you’ll find great shopping, and gambling in a casino that rivals anything ...See More in Atlantic City. Away from the city center there are more outdoor adventures to explore, including the old lock system of the Erie Canal, and a Revolutionary-era fort that helped change the course of U.S. history. See Less
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