Niagara Falls, Canada Shines in National Geographic’s ‘Best of the World’ List for 2024

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Niagara Falls, Canada has achieved a remarkable feat by securing a spot on National Geographic’s prestigious ‘Best of the World’ list for 2024. This renowned destination, famous for its stunning natural wonders, particularly stands out as the premier location for observing the upcoming total solar eclipse.

The selection places Niagara Falls in the coveted “Top 20 Travel Experiences” category, highlighting its significance as a must-visit destination. In the realm of celestial events, the Total Solar Eclipse in Niagara Falls proudly claims the 11th spot among the world’s best experiences.

National Geographic’s comprehensive ‘Best of the World 2024’ list is a collaborative effort involving international editorial teams. Niagara Falls, Canada, with its breathtaking eclipse viewing, has captured the attention of millions of readers worldwide.

Janice Thomson, President and CEO of Niagara Falls Tourism, expressed excitement about the recognition. She said, “Niagara Falls is globally renowned for creating unforgettable memories. We are ready to extend our warm hospitality to guests visiting one of the world’s top locations to witness the Eclipse. This rare and special moment, where one wonder aligns with another, promises to be a memorable event for all attendees.”

Quick Facts about the Total Solar Eclipse in Niagara Falls:

  • Dates/Times: Monday, April 8, 2024 – Begins: 2:04 p.m. | Maximum Eclipse: 3:20 p.m. | Ends: 4:32 p.m. (3 minutes duration of totality, 2.5 hrs. start to finish)
  • Best Views: Niagara River Parkway, Table Rock Centre, Skylon Tower, Niagara SkyWheel
  • Solar Eclipse Webpage here for more details

Niagara Falls Tourism is gearing up to welcome visitors to this extraordinary celestial event, offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience in a location that’s on everyone’s bucket list. As one of the prime spots to witness the eclipse, Niagara Falls is anticipated to draw a significant crowd eager to catch the 3 minutes of darkness beginning at 3:18 p.m.

With the last total solar eclipse in Niagara Falls dating back to 1925, and the next expected in 2144, this upcoming event holds historic significance. Stay tuned for a detailed events schedule in the coming weeks, and Niagara Falls Tourism encourages all visitors to plan their stay for maximum enjoyment. Get ready to witness the magic of the skies in one of the world’s most spectacular settings.

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