shared by Canada
It is one of the mightiest falls on earth. Although Niagara Falls is smaller and
less breathtaking than Iguazu Falls in South America and Victoria Falls in
Africa, it is awe-inspiring in its own right.
The time of the year
makes a big difference
in what you'll experience
- Positive points
is best in terms of water fall strength. The greater the volume, the more
spectacular the viewing experience.
- Negative points
summer is the season when the lion's share of the 15 million annual
visitors come. Crowds can be overwhelming and line waits unbearable.
is the least
desirable time to visit
Winter can be bitterly cold, a major factor
considering that watching the falls is primarily an outdoor standing
in deep winter, layers of ice can hide the falling water.
two best compromise times are early May and late September.
times of day
Avoid long lines by scheduling your visits to the
popular attractions in the morning (before 10:30 a.m.) or late afternoon (after
4:00 p.m.). And, if possible, avoid weekends.
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