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Tourism to Niagara Falls is currently unaffected by the shutdown. US customs is still operational and the statepark remains open.permalink
Yes you may use/purchase passport cards for all land travel. They can be used/purchased instead of the full passport.permalink
There are a few places very close to the border where you will be able to pick up American cell phone towers but beware as you will be bounced from tower to tower in this area. For the most part you will need to contact your service provider and add an international plan on for the length of your stay. This can easily be done online or through your providers app on your smart phone. If you do not set up an international plan please be sure to turn off roaming features for both phone and data as the roaming costs will be quite high.permalink
That is correct. Children ages 16 and under only require a birth certificate. They may use a copied version of a birth certificate but it must be a notarized to be accepted at all ports of entry.permalink
You will be sent a confirmation email with printable barcode vouchers that you will need to bring with you to a Niagara Parks Welcome Center.permalink
Yes. US currency is accepted at all our local attractions, restaurants and shops.permalink
There are several great locations where you can view the falls. The falls can be viewed at any time of day or night for free at the Table Rock Welcome Centre. If you want a more up close and personal viewing experience you may want to purchase admission to a Hornblower Niagara Cruises or Journey Behind the Falls. If you want a unique aerial view you might be interested in booking a helicopter ride on, Niagara Helicopters, or National Helicopters or taking a ride to the top of the Skylon Tower.permalink
In the winter, the daily high temperatures in December, January and February range from 2° to -0.9° degrees Celsius (36° to 30° degrees Fahrenheit). Nightly temperatures range from -4.5° to -8.2° degrees Celsius (24° to 17° degrees Fahrenheit).
Reservations are always recommended in advance. Especially, on weekends, all major holidays and in the summer months. If do not wish to make reservations in advance your choices may be limited in what would be available.permalink
Yes. Niagara Falls, Canada, is a year round destination. We are a tourism desination, therefore, any area that has been designated as tourism are exempt from closing on statutory holidays.permalink
No. You must apply for a separate Visa to enter Canada. You may get information on visas to enter Canada, by contacting Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Their web site has information on what you will need, and how to apply for a visa. The web address for this is: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/index.asppermalink
Yes. Many people travel from Toronto to Niagara Falls for the day. They either travel by bus, train or rent a car for the day. They may also book tours from Toronto that would include a Niagara Day trip.permalink
Very unlikely. Although there is a record of the Horseshoe falls completly freezing over, but that was over 150 years ago!permalink
Yes, the pass vouchers can be used on any number of days during the season. Each individual attraction ticket included within the pass is good for one entry into the attraction, except the WEGO which is valid for 2 full consecutive days of transportation starting from the first day of use.permalink