Niagara River Inn
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... yes, its GPS' fault!), all 60' of us is in a traffic nightmare...Good news, GPS is telling us the casino is off the next exit, Honey surveys the area down below while we're at a dead stop on the freeway up above..he says.."that looks like the projects down there", I say well we're not getting anywhere up here, GPS says the casino is down there (and we could actually see it), how bad can it be!! Well, let me tell you how bad, we were not in a good ...
... and sight up close is pretty indescribable and truly breathtaking - getting soaked is all part of the experience! Next up our 2nd favourite meal of the trip so far - a restaurant with 20 hot wing options! Food heaven #2 - before onwards for the long schlep towards Cleveland. A slight en route delay after getting pulled over for speeding! Me? Surely not. A brief ticking off later we were back on our way, luckily no ...
... back on the surface we continued on to Terrapin point. This was a viewing point which took you out over the Horseshoe Falls. Although you could see the whole falls from the Canadian side this was still a good viewing point. We sat down and enjoyed the views. Then we continued back over to where we had started in the morning. This gave us an opportunity to visit the observation desk which was the only point on American side you could see both waterfalls together. ...
... br> We headed back to the campground and the kids played in the pool till dark.
Next morning we headed to Niagara Falls. We parked and decided to take the advice of some people who said to make sure you check out the falls from the Canadian side. It was quite a novelty for us all (especially Blossom) to walk in to Canada. We actually walked through our border and over the bridge which is built across the Niagara River and walked into the pedestrian part of ...
... in the French & Indian War, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812. Cliff spotted some small British flags on sale in the gift shop and was on his way to buy several when Christine pointed out that it was the flag of 1759, not the current Union Jack.
Our final stop of the day was at Lockport to see the Erie Canal and lock gates. As it had by now started to rain we decided to head on back to the campground.