Are you planning a romantic weekend getaway to Niagara Falls for Victoria Day? Look no further! We have rounded up some of the best activities for couples to enjoy during their visit.
1. Niagara City Cruises (Hornblower)
Experience the thrill of a lifetime with a boat tour on Niagara City Cruises. You’ll get up close and personal with the Horseshoe Falls, one of Canada’s natural wonders, for the perfect photo opportunity. This exciting and adventurous boat ride is a favorite among couples visiting Niagara Falls.
2. Whirlpool Jet Boats
If you and your significant other are looking for an adrenaline rush, then Whirlpool Jet Boats is the perfect activity for you. You’ll speed along the Lower Niagara River at 80 km/h, while your river guide tells you about the history of Niagara, local points of interest, and the mechanics of the jet boat you are touring in. Feel the power of 31,000 lbs. of thrust as you conquer the Class 5 whitewater of the Devil’s Hole Rapids and the swirling waters of the Whirlpool. Get ready to get soaked!
3. Visit A Winery
Niagara-on-the-Lake is home to some of Canada’s oldest and most established wine-producing vineyards. For over 100 years, wineries in the region have been growing and producing world-class wines from vinifera varietals. Niagara-on-the-Lake winemakers were instrumental in propelling Canada onto the world wine stage and establishing the region as a premium wine-growing area. Take a wine-tasting tour of the gorgeous vineyards and orchards, nestled below the Niagara Escarpment, for a truly romantic experience.
4. Ride In A Helicopter
Take your romance to new heights with a helicopter ride over Niagara Falls. Niagara Helicopters offers a 12-minute ride with large windows, offering the most breathtaking views of the Falls and surrounding landscape. On a clear day, you may even spot Toronto to the North and the shores of Lake Erie to the South.
5. Clifton Hill
For a fun-filled date night, head to Clifton Hill. You’ll be surrounded by exciting attractions, including the romantic Niagara SkyWheel, free live entertainment on the outdoor patio at KELSEYS, bowling all night at Strike Game Zone, and end the evening with the Victoria Day fireworks show.
6. Fallsview Casino Resort
Take a break from the outdoors and head to the Fallsview Casino Resort. This $1 billion gaming complex offers a stunning view of the Falls, a shopping plaza, a hotel, spa, and entertainment centers where some of the world’s top entertainers perform.
7. Go Ziplining!
For an unforgettable experience, check out WildPlay’s MistRider to the Falls. Soar high and fast above the gorge from the Grand View Marketplace towards the Niagara Falls. Side-by-side lines will take you a distance of 670 meters (2200 feet) from the Grand View Marketplace into the Niagara Gorge below.
8. Lastly, Go For A Hike!
Niagara is full of nature and beautiful untouched spots to go with your significant other on a hike. The Niagara Glen is popular hot spot which overlooks the Niagara River Whirlpool, and is definitely worth a visit for hiking enthusiasts.
In conclusion, Niagara Falls has everything from thrilling boat rides to relaxing wine-tasting tours, and everything in between. With so many fun activities, your Victoria Day weekend will be one to remember.