Spend a Day in Niagara Falls

Niagra Falls

Looking to make your way from Buffalo to Niagara Falls? There's no shortage of things to do in the area, and many Amherst drivers take advantage of the quick trip there. Basil Ford offers some travel tips so that you can spend a day in Niagara Falls and make the most of it! When you head home, visit one of these Cheektowaga restaurants to wind down after an adventurous day!

Visit Niagara Falls

With a variety of ways to take in the magic that is Niagara Falls, it's important to plan accordingly for a single day. Consider the following:

  • Table Rock Centre: A pedestrian promenade next to the historic Table Rock Centre offers the true sight, sound, smell, and feel of Niagara Falls.
  • Journey Behind the Falls: Explore tunnels behind the falls and step out onto an observation deck that offers an experience in which water thunders around you.
  • Boat Tour: No visit is complete without a boat tour that takes you into the incredible mist.
  • White Water Walk: Here, you will enjoy a walk along a boardwalk that parallels some of North America's fastest rapids.
boat ride thru Niagra Falls

At this point, you will be wrapping up your day and preparing to head back to Lancaster or Depew. Head back to Table Rock Centre, and spend some more time exploring this space or checking out the nearby Floral Showhouse.

Restaurants in Niagara Falls

Spending a day in Niagara Falls means you will be enjoying a meal or two while you're there. For a quick, casual meal, consider Grand View Restaurant, which offers terrific views of Niagara Falls on the American side. Otherwise, Queen Victoria Place Restaurantpromises a locally sourced menu, craft beer, and a terrace overlook of the falls. Round out your day at Table Rock House Restaurant, which pays tribute to the historic roots of the area with a modern touch.

Additional Niagara Falls Tips

Given that you don't have much time to spend at Niagara Falls, keep these tips in mind as you navigate the area for your day there.

  • Take advantage of timed ticketing to skip lines.
  • Consider the Adventure Pass, so that you can book everything at once, even lunch and dinner reservations!
  • Use the hop-on, hop-off WEGO bus to make your way around.

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At Basil Ford, we can't wait to hear how your day in Niagara Ford goes! Don't hesitate to pay us a visit, or get in touch if you want more local recommendations or help finding the perfect Ford model for road trips.