Niagara Falls: A Natural World Wonder
Take a virtual tour of Niagara Falls (Canada). Explore one of Canada's Natural Wonders.
Niagara Falls is one of the world's natural wonders. What is commonly refered to as Niagara Falls actually comprises three distinct waterfalls. The largest section is called the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and is the one most people associate with the name Niagara Falls. On the American side of the area are the American Falls as well as the Bridal Veil Falls.
The water fall is 170 feet high with 600,000 gallons of water going over the falls every second. Almost 20% of the world's fresh water supply travel's through Niagara Falls.
This natural wonder has become a popular travel destination. It gained early fame as a honeymoon destination for many people in North America. Today, the region offers many tourist attractions. Visitors can take boat trips to the base of the waterfall, go to casinos or amusement parks, and watch a spectacular light show in the evening.
Toronto is only a ninety minute drive away and one of the centers of the Canadian wine industry is only 30 minutes from Niagara Falls.