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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls separates the U.S. and Canada in the eastern part.

They have an approximate drop of 52 meters and are 236 meters above sea level. Although they have little height are the largest in North America, receiving all the water of the Great Lakes, and is the place with the world’s largest surface freshwater.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

The falls are shared by Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canadian Falls) and Niagara Falls in New York state (American Falls).

In the middle, between the United States and Canada, is the Goat Island, is considered a natural boundary, although it belongs to the United States.

Falls on the Canadian side are known as Horseshoe Falls, having horseshoe-shaped and have a drop of 57 meters, while the American Falls are between 21 and 34 meters.

Horseshoe Falls

Horseshoe Falls

One way to approach the falls is aboard the Maid of the Mist, which takes visitors to the base.

At night with the lighting colors are so striking as in the day.

Niagara Falls Location Map

Niagara Falls Location Map

New York Distance: 670km.
Dirección: Northwest.
Travel Time: 6 to 10 hours, depending on the transport.
Car: From I-81 N and Syracuse take the I-90 W.En tren: Salen trenes desde Penn Station.
On Tour: You can travel to Niagara Falls on a day tour, by plane, or in a two-day tour, by bus.
Day Tour to Niagara Falls by Plane

Two day tour to Niagara Falls by Bus