Known for its perfect "horseshoe falls," the Canadian portion is the largest of three waterfalls that make up the entire Niagara Falls. With 90% of the Niagara river gushing over, you can do everything from staring in awe to catching a ride on a ferry up close. You can even walk behind the falls! The city of Niagara Falls is a quaint, tourist-driven town with the biggest and best New Year's Eve celebration across the country. Be sure to check out nearby attractions such as the Skylon Tower observation deck, Niagara Botanical Gardens, and the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory. For the best in bargain shopping, Niagara Falls and surrounding regions are known for the best outlet stores. Shop your heart out knowing you won't find the same brands for less anywhere else in the country.
Location: Niagara Falls, Canada-US border
Known for: Niagara Falls is known as one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.
How to reach: Niagara Falls is accessible by car from three international airports: Toronto Pearson International Airport (1.5 hours), Hamilton International Airport (1 hour), and Buffalo-Niagara International Airport (30 min.) Note that flying through Buffalo-Niagara International Airport will require an additional visa for entry into the U.S.