Super 8 Niagara Falls
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Had buffet breakfast next door at Golden Griddle (complimentary with our ticket). Boarded coach at 8.15am to Tabletop Viewing Area which provided a fantastic close up view from Canadian side of Falls.
Boarded coach to again go through customs to America where we walked down through the crowd …
Up early, checked two bags in at Hotel Beacon and cabbed down to Grayline Buses to go to Niagara Falls two day trip departing at 7.00am. Boarded bus with ensuring we had our passports. Tour commenced with tour guide Marc on the English speaking bus (we also had four Isralians), tour guide gave commentary in English and then spoke in Hebrew - other …
... a look around, then headed off down the river to Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Fort George, a National Historic Site.
It was built to protect Upper Canada from marauding ... Americans ... and sorta did and sorta didn't in the War of 1812 ... defended, taken by the US, retaken by the British ... and was important because it had a clear field of artillery fire across the mouth of the river connecting Lake Erie with Lake Ontario.
... because of some snow - second mistake.
We got in the lift by 3:45am and got to the ground floor (we are on level 16), walked towards the front doors and were shocked - not only by how much snow was sitting on the cars outside but the speed of the wind and we hadn't even got outside yet - I almost said to Bill "lets go back upstairs to bed" but we had paid a lot to experience this, especially if Niagara Falls were partly frozen, how amazing hey, ...
... in hand and our blue ponchos that made everyone look like blue rubbers- we boarded the Maiden of the Mist, a boat that goes out on the water all the way close up to the American and Canadian falls. It was definitely a highlight for us both. We then walked a little further to walk behind the falls (Journey beyond the falls) and watch an animated movie on the creation of the falls (Niagara's Fury) This was followed by a ...
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Very clean and spacious, close enough to attractions
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