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Top 6 Free Things to do in Niagara Falls

Free Things to Do in Niagara Falls

Planning a trip inherently comes with some costs, but not to fear, the freedom on your wallet is near! Let us help plan a trip to Niagara Falls that is action packed and keeping your bank account in mind! For starters, The Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls provides the best rates for rooms with the most spectacular view of the falls. The hotel also has a variety of packages that includes gaming vouchers to the casino, wine tastings, dining vouchers and more; making your itinerary as busy as a bee and for a fraction of the cost!

Lets not forget that Niagara Falls itself also has many things to do that are FREE! Where you might ask? Well, Niagara Falls is a place that is doused is natural beauty. From parks, to sights to see, it’s time to embark on your adventure! Here are the top things to do for free in the Niagara Region.

1. Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the serene beauty of the Botanical Gardens. Covering 100 acres and featuring numerous species of plants and a tranquil garden that is perfect for exploring, picnicking, or even a nap under the trees! Guided tours are available during the summer months, but sometimes exploring on your own is the best way to experience a garden such as this!

2. Niagara Falls Illumination

Not that anyone would forget to see the Niagara Falls during their visit to Niagara Falls, BUT, this one is still on the list. Niagara Falls is beautiful during the day and also at night! The magic is heightened by a series of lights illuminating the massive waterfalls. Take a walk down the parkway to experience the beauty of light, sound and perfection.

3. Niagara Gorge

Explore of the best hiking spots in the Niagara Region. Overlooking the Niagara River Whirlpool, a unique natural phenomenon that you must see to believe! As you hike along, you’ll be swept away in all its natural beauty.

4. Ten Thousand Buddha Temple

Also called Cham Shan Temple, this impressive seven-story structure is an exquisite Buddhist temple. Containing precious collections of Buddhist arts and artifacts, a visit to this Buddha temple is something you will never forget!

5. Floral Clock

This unique attraction is a very popular stop on the Niagara Parkway and is photographed ALMOST as much as the Falls! The intricate designs on the face of the timepiece are created with up to 16,000 carpet begin plants! The floral design is changed twice a year, making this spot interesting to visit every time you come to Niagara Falls.

6. Queenston Heights Park

Queenston Heights is regarded as Canada’s birthplace. The park pays homepage to historical figures such as Major-General Isaac Brock and Laura Secord. With much history, and victory created here you can explore this historical site and also have the pleasure to kick back and relax. Queenstown Heights has BBQs, a waterpark, baseball fields, perfect for a day with the family, friends or loved one.

Plan Your Trip to Niagara Today

A trip to Niagara Falls doesn’t have to be an expensive one as these are a few of the free activities and attractions you can enjoy. Start planning your trip to Niagara Falls by booking your stay with The Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls, where you will find rooms and suites for the best value and the best view of Niagara Falls.

Posted on January 17, 2017

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