Holiday Weekend Alternate Routes to QEW from Niagara Falls

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With the Winter Holidays and New Years Eve weekend, be prepared for traffic congestion and delays. Choose an alternate route to access the QEW upon leaving the Clifton Hill area.

Clifton Hill Map

Bypass slow downs that can occur on the 420 with these two alternate routes for a quicker and less congested exit.

Our Clifton Hill parking lot is central to all that is happening over the Holidays, including a 5-minute walk to viewing the Niagara Falls, the fireworks shows, the Clifton Hill and Niagara Parks attractions, and Niagara Falls entertainment facilities (bars, casinos, etc.).

Keep this map and directions handy for all busy weekends, construction or any time you can’t use the 420 Highway.

Route #1

Exit the Clifton Hill parking lot onto Robinson Street.

Follow Robinson Street to Stanley Avenue.

Turn left onto Stanley Avenue.

Continue on Stanley Avenue south-bound to McLeod Road.

Turn right onto McLeod Road, and follow to the QEW on-ramp.

Route #2.

Exit the Clifton Hill parking lot onto Victoria Avenue and turn right.

At lights, turn left onto Centre Street.

Follow Centre Street, then turn right onto MacDonald Avenue.

Turn left onto Falls Avenue at the lights.

On the next set of lights, turn right onto Stanley Avenue (DO NOT continue through to the 420) and continue north to Thorold Stone Rd.

Turn left onto Thorold Stone Road and continue to the QEW on-ramp.

alternate route to QEW

Directions to the Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls Parking Lot (includes a PDF Guide).

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