I took these pictures on Wednesday, when we had a very nice, clear day. You can definitely understand why some people travel across the world to see this area!
I recently received the latest newsletter from the Days Inn Niagara Falls Fallsview hotel. Read More…
With all of this gorgeous weather we’ve been enjoying, I’ve already seen some of the buds/shoots coming out of the ground. The crocus, daffodil, and tulip plants are starting to peak out.
From the Niagara Falls Review:
After several delays, the Whirlpool Adventure Course will not open this year, and company officials are now pinning their hopes on next spring.
“There’s two outstanding variance issues with the (Technical Standards Safety Authority) that we are continuing to move forward with, pursuing the variances,” said Lindsay DiCosimo, marketing and communications manager for WildPlay.
“We are asking to have the exact same variances provided to the Whirlpool Adventure Course that they have granted to multiple parks in the past, including ones in Ontario, and ones out in British Columbia.”
We’ve an incredibly mild winter with very little snow. We’ve also had some unseasonably warm temperatures lately. All that has led to this… The flowers along the Niagara Parkway are starting to come up! The crocuses are up, and the daffodils and tulips are starting to shoot up. I’m not a big fan of winter, so this is great to see!
Last week I received the latest email newsletter from Oh Canada, Eh? Dinner Theatre.
I’m terribly sorry for the lack of blog posts over the last couple of months. Nothing inparticular has happened, I’ve just been busy and haven’t made the time to keep the site up-to-date. However as you may have noticed from some of my tweeting last week, I’m ready to get back into the swing of things. Spring will soon be here and things are slowly starting to rev up in the Falls, and I’ll still be blogging/posting about it.
If you’ve emailed me and I haven’t replied, I will soon.
From the Welland Tribune:
The Maid of the Mist will open on May 4.
Because this year’s winter has been so long, the popular tourist attraction will start running trips to the falls three-and-a-half weeks later than last year’s opening.
From a Niagara Falls Tourism press release distributed by PR Web and seen on Yahoo! News:
Niagara Falls, Ontario is welcoming visitors with beautiful Spring weather; the opening of popular attractions in the region, including the ever-popular Maid of the Mist and the Shaw Festival in nearby Niagara-on-the-Lake; and special rates for those visiting before summer arrives.
April saw the first Maid of the Mist voyage of the 2010 season. The popular Niagara Falls tours takes visitors into the shoe below the Falls many times daily from now through mid-October. Visitors, clad in the Mad of the Mist’s famous blue rain slicks, are offered a wet and wild view of the 13-storey Falls from below on the iconic boat tour, which has been thrilling visitors to Niagara Falls since the mid-1800s.