Howard Johnson Express Niagara Falls
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Niagara Falls
... this vast expanse of water, which seemed endless. Approaching Niagara, I was getting more and more excited and we drove right up to the American Falls without really realising it. I was trying desperately not to look, as I love the anticipation, the rumbling sound, change in atmosphere and temperature as you approach. Unfortunately I would have had to close my eyes completely to miss it, as you can drive alongside. Not really knowing where ...
... or fog. Before getting on the wheel, I could even feel the cool and refreshing mist as a breeze past by. It smells damp and musky, like a fresh, spring rain, and I imagine it tasting quite earthy and sweet. The falls are as big and tall as a large city building, and look so mighty and fierce compared to the small Maid of the Mist boat that passes by frequently. The water rushes fast at jet speed, and varies in beautiful shades of green and blue. Never ending waves ...
... so wet from the mist that kept blowing our way, they had to move to different tables. One lady used her umbrella to eat, others put napkins on their heads!
We decided to see if we could take a ride on the Maid of the Mist. Rich saw the line and said he would prefer not to wait 2 hours for a boat ride. I agreed that the line was way too long, so we continued walking and just enjoying the falls.
... I didn't see the police car! He lit the blues and pointed for me to pull over. He then asked to see my licence and I thought ok hopefully it'll be just a warning. But then he asked me to get out of the vehicle.... It was then I thought he going to cuff me! After a good talking to and me apologising about 20 times he gave me a warning and sent us on our way! Phew. As I remember Mr Down has also been ...
... plenty of room to move around in our big blue garbage bag-like raincoats as we steamed down to the roaring Horseshoe Falls. If they'd seemed intimidating from above, observing safe and relatively dry from the edge, then they were awesome and even a bit terrifying from below. If you'd stood right at the front of the boat, you may as well have just turned a hose on yourself and be done with it, I've never heard so much screaming when people are obviously enjoying ...