Niagara Falls, Ontario, along with with its sister city Niagara Falls, New York, is the self-proclaimed "Honeymoon Capital of the World." For hundreds of years the grandeur of the Falls of the Niagara River have attracted many to this destination.
» UnderstandNiagara Falls was incorporated on June 12, 1903. Its population is 83,184 as of 2008.
Mainly a tourist destination, the main attraction has always been Niagara Falls, which brings hundreds of thousands of tourists to the city. Now tourism plays a major part in the economy of the region.
Visitor Welcome Centers open daily at 9AM, June through August. They offer advice and maps of the area, and sell People Mover bus tickets and the Great Gorge Adventure Pass. They are located at:
▪ Table Rock Center (inside the mall near the brink of the Horseshoe Falls)
▪ Maid of the Mist (outside the Maid of the Mist ticket booths)
▪ Clifton Hill (at the intersection of Clifton Hill and Falls Avenue)
▪ Murray Street (near Queen Victoria Place, below the Fallsview Tourist Area and Fallsview Casino Resort)