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Best Blogs on Things to Do with Kids in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a “must-see” for travelers. It is a delight for people of all ages. Viewed by boat, air, or observation tower, Niagara Falls is sure to be a memorable family vacation destination. The large waterfall system (a group of three waterfalls total) straddles the American-Canadian border. On one side is New York, and on the other side, Ontario. In addition to the falls, there is a wonderful array of activities to do in the Niagara area. If you have a passport, it’s worth bringing it to see both sides! However, you might find more kid-friendly activities on the Canadian side. Either way, this is our list of best blogs on things to do with kids in Niagara Falls.

We hope this list helps you “fall” in love with planning a trip to see Niagara Falls!

The Best Way to See Niagara Falls

Baby & Life’s Best Views of Niagara Falls U.S.A

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Not sure which side to view the falls from?  Take it from someone who’s seen Niagara Falls from every angle!  Yashy contends there is “no bad angles and each experience will leave you mesmerized”.  Through personal stories and videos, this blog shares detailed advice on where to find the best view of Niagara Falls during your visit.  Read more here!

World Travel Family’s The Best Way to See Niagara Falls

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On a whim, Alyson and her family went to Niagara Falls.  They saw it from both the American and the Canadian side.  Alyson shares her advice and lessons learned on seeing it from all sides.  She also shares her favorite view of the falls – the Niagara Sky Wheel. The blog includes tips and pricing for the Niagara Sky Wheel.  Read more here!

Justin + Lauren’s 4 Incredible Ways to Experience Niagara Falls

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With so many pictures, this blog will provide an exceptional view on what to expect at Niagara Falls – and help you choose the best angle and experience for your family.  Lauren has always enjoyed Niagara Falls and grew up near the falls on the Ontario side. She shares her tips on the four best ways to see the falls. Her detailed writing and pictures are sure to help readers plan their own travels to Niagara Falls.  The blog also includes additional things to do and places to stay. Read more here!

What to Do at Niagara Falls with Kids


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This beautifully done, comprehensive post offers a lot of information about what to do in Niagara Falls with kids. Brittany, the mom behind October Acres recommends the Maid of the Mist boat ride, a walk across Rainbow Bridge, a hike in Whirlpool State Park, and a drive through Ontario via the Niagara Scenic Parkway for some beautiful views. Brittany also offers tips on parking in the area, should you be travelling there by car. Read more here!

What to with Kids in the Niagara Falls Area

Wanderlusting K’s The Ultimate Guide to Niagara Falls: An Honest Guide to Niagara Falls by a Resident

The title of this blog is not misleading!  It truly is the ultimate guide to Niagara Falls.  We love this blog for its honest reviews, detailed tips, links, and bonus off-line map at the end.  Karen takes readers step by step in their planning: why to go, what to do, best viewpoints, where to stay, itinerary guides, what to pack, safety tips, and more!

This thorough guide is sure to make planning a breeze for families traveling to Niagara Falls.  We love this blog for its intense detail and honesty – and unique offerings like the packing list and safety tips.  Of all the blogs included in this list, it truly is the best place to start. Read more here!

Gone with the Family’s Top 10 Things for Families To Do In Niagara Falls

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For families going to the Canadian side, we highly recommend Lisa’s blog on the top 10 things for families traveling to Niagara Falls.  This is a great blog to start thinking about or planning a trip to Niagara Falls. Lisa outlines the best in the area and how to visit each site with kids.

With enthusiasm and family photos, Lisa shares her tips and advice for visiting Niagara Falls from the Canadian side.  Readers can tell that Lisa and her family truly enjoyed their time in Niagara Falls and the surrounding area, which is exciting for families in the midst of planning a trip!  Read more here!

Toddling Traveler’s Guide to a Weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

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Looking to embrace Niagara Falls for a short visit and then relax nearby?  This is the blog for you! Amanda shares her advice on staying at Niagara-on-the-Lake, a short 26-minute drive from Niagara Falls.  Amanda describes Niagara-on-the-Lake as a perfect getaway for adult trips and family trips alike. With its quaint neighborhood vibe, easy access from the Canadian and American side, and it’s selection of fresh food and wine, it is sure to please travelers of all ages!  Amanda’s blog includes her favorite places to stay, wineries, restaurants, and activities. Read more here!

Patsey Family Travels’ Visiting Niagara Falls with Kids

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Truly a family-run blog, Amanda provides great tips and pictures from their family vacation to Niagara Falls.  Amanda also includes information on when they want, what they did, and where they stayed. She is humble in her writing and readers can tell what an amazing family vacation they had.  Amanda also includes some notes on her kid’s experiences and their thoughts on the trip. Read more here!

Happy Planning!

Niagara Falls and the surrounding area is sure to please the whole family!  With access to nature, good food, and a plethora of activities, it is no wonder that Niagara Falls has been a family destination for decades.  This list of best blogs on things to do in Niagara Falls is sure to provide exceptional tips for an outstanding family trip. Happy planning!

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The Families Love Travel Team has a zest for life and an even bigger passion for globetrotting! Comprised of real-life travel professionals, we work hard behind the scenes to provide dynamic solutions for adventuring with children. Our enthusiastic team understands the challenges that often accompany traveling with kids and is committed to making Families Love Travel an inclusive space to convey these experiences.
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