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    A brief and somewhat inaccurate history of Niagara Falls

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    From Niagara This Week:

    No matter where I travel in this world, whenever I say I’m from Canada, the reaction is almost always “Ah Canada … Niagara Falls.” Over 25-million tourists come every year to this historic eighth wonder of the world in order to watch water fall over a cliff.

    Although it’s now Canada’s greatest tourist attraction with two casinos and a convention centre, Niagara Falls once served as the key battleground for the War of 1812. Here then is a brief history of Niagara Falls as told by, OK, me.

    This Ontario Spot Is The ‘Most-Loved’ Landmark In The World & It Beat The Grand Canyon

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    From NarCity.com:

    It’s time to plan a day trip, because this Ontario landmark was just named the “most-loved” in the world, and it even beat the Grand Canyon. A study from Bounce, a luggage storage network, revealed the top 10 “best-loved” landmarks in the world, and Niagara Falls came in at the top of the list, with a score of 9.22/10. The study looked at a number of factors for popular landmarks across the globe, including annual visitors, admission fees, Tripadvisor ratings, and Instagram posts.

    Famous Niagara Falls fountain still a tourist attraction 166 years later?

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    From Insauga.com:

    There is a well-loved and often-visited legacy left behind by the man many considered to the “Founder of Niagara Falls.”

    Just a three minute walk from the Niagara SkyWheel at 883 Falls Ave in Queen Victoria Park is Zimmerman “Fountain Pond,” named that for its large circular shape.

    At the foot of Clifton Hill, the Fountain Pond, shored up by large blocks of concrete, is surrounded by a walkway and in the warmer months, colourful flowers.

    The man who had it build in 1856, Samuel Zimmerman, was one of most prominent businessmen of his time.

    What Influencers Won’t Tell You About These 8 Popular Getaway Spots In Ontario

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    From Narcity.com:

    Ontario is jam-packed with picturesque views and tourist destinations, many of which are super hyped up online. But there are things you should know before you visit these road trip spots to avoid disappointment.

    We’ve likely all been there; you see a photo on Instagram or a tourism website and plan a visit to a beautiful destination with an expectation in mind. Once you arrive though, you’re stuck in a situation that’s less than ideal.

    To prevent from happening, we’ve rounded up eight popular spots to visit in Ontario to share what social media influencers won’t tell you about them.

    Is The “Burger King” Coaster Worth Experiencing?

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    From Coaster101.com:

    Niagara Falls, Canada is not only home to one of the wonders of the natural world but also to another kind of wonder for roller coaster enthusiasts: The Burger King Coaster. Yes, you read that right. There is a roller coaster on top of a Burger King restaurant and you can ride it.

    Niagara Brewing Company Opens Taproom at Fallsview Casino Resort

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    From Canadian Beer News:

    Niagara Brewing Company has announced the opening a second location in the heart of one of the region’s biggest tourist attractions.

    The Niagara Brewing Company Taproom is a 65-seat bar and restaurant in the Galleria of Fallsview Casino Resort, the largest gaming resort in Canada.

    Located approximately 1 km from the original Niagara Brewing on Clifton Hill, the new Taproom offers a full line-up of Niagara Brewing beers, and a food menu featuring select items from the flagship location plus three double-patty smash burgers that are exclusive to the Fallsview menu.

    Top 5 best and most scenic views of Niagara Falls (plus a bonus or two)

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    From Insauga.com:

    The simple fact is if you want to see Niagara Falls – the Horseshoe Falls in Ontario, as well the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls in New York – it costs nothing.

    Simply find a parking spot downtown Niagara Falls and walk down to Niagara Parkway, the road that runs alongside of the falls near Queen Victoria Park.

    Fun Things to Do in Niagara Falls All Year Round?

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    From TravellingMom.com:

    Most visitors to Niagara Falls arrive in the summer when the kids and grandkids get a break from school. Summer may be ending, but that doesn’t mean the fun disappears from Niagara Falls! On both sides of the Falls — the American side in Niagara Falls, New York and the Canadian side in Ontario — there’s plenty to keep you and the kiddos busy when you visit Niagara no matter what time of year you choose to go. Use this travel guide to help you plan your Niagara Falls adventures all year round.

    New ‘Instagrammable’ attraction open in Niagara Falls, Ontario

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    From WKBW.com:

    If you’re looking for the perfect photo-op, Niagara Falls is always a great go-to. But if you’ve been there, done that, there are some more creative backdrops now open in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

    Here are the top 10 best things to do when visiting Niagara Falls this summer?

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    From Curiocity.com:

    Let’s get straight to it— Niagara Falls is an epic all-season destination. Whether you’re a first-timer or a regular or you plan a day, weekend or even an all-week getaway, the place will keep you thoroughly entertained. Yes, that’s how amazing it is! From thrill-inducing classics to fun, kid-friendly activities, there’s plenty here to make your summer holiday a memorable one.

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