A family snowshoeing at Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls skyline

Niagara Falls Attractions & Tours

Every year, millions of visitors come to see the spectacular beauty of Niagara Falls. It's always free to walk into Niagara Falls State Park to see the Falls, and it's open 365 days a year! What many people are happy to discover, however, is that along with this majestic natural wonder, the Niagara Falls tours and activities that you can enjoy inside the park provide hours of added fun!

Encounter the splendor of the American Niagara Falls and Niagara Falls State Park, home to jaw-dropping natural beauty, miles of trails and fascinating historical sites just waiting to be explored.

Niagara Falls State Park is situated on 400 acres of lush terrain, where you'll find protected wildlife and an array of exciting activities and fantastic attractions. Storied landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead, who also designed Central Park, created a wonderland that surrounds Niagara Falls which includes gardens, over 15 miles of challenging hiking trails and stunning views at every turn.

Ride the
Niagara Scenic Trolley for an historic overview and fun facts & tips while enjoying your stay, or stay and watch a short film by Academy Award-winning producer Keith Merrill in our Adventure Theater, which delivers a captivating story of Niagara Falls explorers and daredevils.

Ready to start planning your trip? Click here to view the Niagara Falls State Park map.

Niagara Falls State Park Pro Tip

There are typically longer wait times for the attractions on weekends-- and especially holiday weekends--so plan your visit accordingly. During the summer, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are the best days to visit!

Niagara Adventure Theatre

Adventure Theater

Behold the myths and mysteries of Niagara Falls with Niagara: Legends of Adventure, the 40-minute feature presentation at Niagara Adventure Theater.

Aquarium of Niagara


There’s an ocean of discovery to experience at the Aquarium of Niagara, located just a few blocks away from Niagara Falls State Park.

A family stands on the Hurricane Deck at Cave of the Winds in Niagara Falls State Park

Cave of the Winds

A thrilling walk on Niagara Falls’ wild side, the spectacular Cave of the Winds Tour takes visitors into a stormy mist zone, where “soaking up the experience” takes on new meaning!



Watching fireworks over Niagara Falls can be a truly magical experience. Check our schedule to find out how you can see the fireworks during your visit to Niagara Falls.

A happy couple hiking along a trail at Niagara Falls

Hiking Trails

Go on an adventure while getting in touch with nature on the many Niagara Gorge hiking trails.

The falls illuminated


One of the most unique Niagara Falls attractions is the nighttime illumination of the Falls.

Top of the Falls Restaurant

In-Park Dining

Visitors can enjoy a range of café fare, snacks and treats at one of the restaurants within Niagara Falls State Park.

Maid of the Mist

Maid of the Mist

Ready to “explore the roar”? The Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist tour takes visitors on an excursion into the basin of Niagara Falls State Park’s Horseshoe Falls.

Niagara Falls USA

Observation Tower

The Niagara Falls Observation Tower provides the only panoramic view of all three Niagara Falls, including the American Falls.

Distant view of Schoellkopf Elevator at Niagara Falls State Park

Schoellkopf Power Plant Ruins Site

Take the elevator down to the new deck for a breathtaking view of Niagara Gorge and what remains of the Schoellkopf Power Plant.

Souvenirs can be purchased at our Niagara Falls gift shops


Commemorate your visit to Niagara Falls with a treasured token from the Niagara Falls online Gift Shop.

Top of the Falls Restaurant

Top of the Falls

Enjoy a delicious meal with a panoramic waterfall view at Niagara Falls’ only full service, dine-in restaurant.

A family exits from the Trolley at Niagara Falls State Park


All aboard! Getting around Niagara Falls State Park is fun and convenient aboard the vintage-style Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley.

The Visitor Center features a gift shop and more

Visitor Center

In addition to maps and information, the Niagara Falls Visitor Center is home to Niagara Adventure Theater, the Park’s main gift shop and restaurants.