Niagara Falls are one of the natural wonders of the world, it is always have the ability to evoke emotions. People have been impressed by its spectacular beauty.
Awed by the enormous volume of water spilling over the break the equivalent of a million full bath tubs a minute. The tremendous war on the violence in the water as it makes its plunge can be frightening, compelling the viewer to respect its wild waters.
There is a romantic side to Niagara, probably best represented by the countless numbers of couples who come to Niagara for their honeymoon.
Niagara Falls is one of the most famous and most visited natural spectacles on Earth. The Fall straddle the Niagara River which flows for 35 miles between lake Erie and Ontario, the Falls also straddle the border between Canada and the United State.
A word of warning – starting on the Niagara River is illegal, and if you do manage to survive you will be arrested, charged and have your day in court.
There are three waterfalls on the New York stateside there is the American Falls, which drops over a hundred feet to great piles of rocks. There rocks have been broken off the gorge wall over thousands of years .
Near by is lovely Bridal Veil Falls, which get the name by the shape and the look they have.
Carrying ninety percent of the rivers flow – the Canadian or Horseshoe Falls – named because of its shape is twenty – two hundred feet wide with a drop of 188 feet. Often a beautiful rainbow complement the view.
Lying between the Bridal Veil Falls and the Horseshoe Fall is a lovely island with the curious name of Goat Island. Open is 1895 is the oldest state park in the United States.
Niagara Falls is all about water and there are so much experiences available that allow the visitors to get close to that water and in some cases get wet too.
On the American side, using a series of wooden platform situated at different heights, all with connecting steps, you can climb over the rocks at the base of the Bridal Veil Falls.
If you prefer to see the Falls from above try a scenic helicopter ride. Another favorite spot is the Terrapin point on the American side, Table rock on the Canadian side and the rainbow Bridge across the gorge.
Night time at Niagara is an experience unto itself. It is a great time to take a stroll and see the falls in a whole new light .