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Aug 18th, 2014, 04:44 PM
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Brian zucker : choosing between Toronto and Niagara falls

hi everybody,
my name is Brian zucker i will be coming from virginia to toronto for 5 days and would like to visit also niagara falls.
i have heard that there are a lot to see in naiagra falls and wondering if 2 days in niagara falls and 3 days on toronto will be enough to visit the most important sites on these Cities.

please advise.

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Aug 18th, 2014, 05:20 PM
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Tell Brian zucker that there is plenty to do in both Niagara Falls and Toronto.

Toronto is best known as the most diverse city in the world with more than 100 different nationalities. There are two Chinatown's as well as Polish and Greek areas of the city. There is an annual Caribana festival that draws over 100,000 people to the city of Toronto .The populations blend beautifully and provide both shopping and dining opportunities for all types of food.

Toronto is a walking city so bring good shoes and plan on spending miles of walking. The entertainment district, Queen Street West ,Greek town , the Beach, and The waterfront area are all wonderful discovery zones with lots to see and do.

Toronto is also the Broadway of the north so make sure you look at the show schedule and possibly find a play or show that meets your interest. There are also several comedy clubs and a Second City so that may interest you.

Niagara Falls offers the natural wonder and beauty of seeing one of the great wonders of the world. in addition to that, the area is surrounded by the charming village of Niagara on the lake and an extremely active wine region.

Although the Canadian side offers the best view of the falls from across the river, bring your passport so you can wander across to the US side for a trip on the Maid of the Mist and the Cave of the Winds attractions at Goat Island State Park.

Another must do ride is the Whirlpool JetBoats that travel from Niagara-on-the-Lake into the rapids below the falls. Make sure you get your tickets online to save a few dollars.

There are two Canadian casinos and one on the US side so if gambling is your thing, make sure to stay nearby. In addition to that there is a vast wine region centered around the nearby village of Niagara on the lake. With over 50 wineries in the immediate area and a wine map to follow along the wine trail you will easily find samples that meet your taste... The village offers boutique shopping and several dining options as well as a beautiful view of Lake Ontario.


Tell Brian zucker to have a nice trip and enjoy Toronto and Niagara Falls.
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Aug 19th, 2014, 06:11 AM
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Two full days in Niagara Falls is more than enough unless you disapper into the casino. However many of the things that might interest you are outside this small city, for instance Niagara-on-the-Lake, requiring a car to get around. Toronto is an entirely different tourist experience and can soak up all the time you can give it (and it has an effective public transit system.)
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Aug 20th, 2014, 10:33 AM
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Things to see and do in Niagara Falls and Region (# indicates free):
Hornblower Boat Cruise* http://www.niagaracruises.com/
Journey Behind the Falls
# Falls Illumination
# Fireworks Over the Falls 2014: Every Friday & Sunday from May 9 to Nov.30; Every Wedneday from June 18 to Aug. 20; Every day from August 25th to 29th; Every Canadian & U.S. holiday during that period
Niagara's Fury
White Water Walk *
Whirlpool Aerocar *
# Botanical Gardens
# Queen Victoria Park
Butterfly Conservatory
Niagara Falls History Museum http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca/
Floral Showhouse
Bird Kingdom www.birdkingdom.ca
Helicopter Tours http://www.niagarahelicopters.com/
Whirlpool Jetboats * http://www.whirlpooljet.com/
Skylon Tower www.skylon.com
Skywheel
Imax Theatre imaxniagara.com
Escape Room Niagara Falls http://www.escaperoom.ca
War of 1812 Sand Sculpture Exhibit www.v2niagara.com/
Indoor Skydiving http://www.niagarafreefall.com/freefall/
# Niagara Summer of Thrills - Free Daredevil stunts above the hotels at the 'Top of Clifton Hill'
# Floral Clock
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club https://www.yukyuks.com/index.cfm?act...
# War of 1812 Sites
Clifton Hill attractions - Tussauds, Ripleys, Guinness, etc. http://www.cliftonhill.com/ http://falls.com/client/contents/niag...
Marineland * http://www.marinelandcanada.com/
Safari Niagara * http://www.safariniagara.com/
Indoor Water Parks
Fort George and Fort Erie *
Dozens of wineries http://www.niagarawineryguide.com/nia... http://winecountryontario.ca/
Hiking in the Niagara gorge or Bruce Trail
Niagara on the Lake
Dirt Track Racing
• Merrittville Speedway - Saturday Nights (Stock Cars) http://www.merrittvillespeedway.com/
• Humberstone Speedway - Sunday Nights (Stock Cars) http://humberstonespeedway.com/
• Niagara Motorcycle Raceway - Saturday Nights (Motorcycles) http://www.wellandmotorcycleclub.com
Shaw Festival Theatres * www.shawfest.com
Live Theatre at Seneca Queen www.lyndesfarnetheatreprojects.com/
Cows Creamery
# Welland Canal *
Canada One Factory Outlets www.canadaoneoutlets.com
The Outlet Collection at Niagara http://outletcollectionatniagara.com/
Bodies Revealed Exhibition http://www.bodiesniagara.com/
Battle of the Titans dinosaur exhibit http://battleofthetitans.ca/
Ghost Tours http://www.niagaraghostwalks.com/defa...
Fallsview Casino and Casino Niagara
Dinner theatres www.gregfrewintheatre.com http://www.ohcanadaeh.com/page/home
Over 30 golf courses *
140km Niagara Circle Biking Route
*Not Open During Winter Months

http://www.niagarafallstourism.com/
http://www.niagaraparks.com/
http://www.fallsviewboulevard.com/
http://www.niagaraonthelake.com/page/...
http://www.tourismniagara.com/
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Aug 23rd, 2014, 11:39 PM
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thank you everybody for all your care and time.

that really helped me have a clear idea right now.

thank you again

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