Howard Johnson Express Niagara Falls
Travel Blogs from Niagara Falls
... through Chippawa county where they live there are corn and soya bean farms, horses, beautiful big homes along the Welland River that we drive by and suburbia housing estates a mixture of everything.
Parked in the driveway at the Rapidsview WEGO Bus Terminal as we didn't know where to park I ran in looking for the entry with a very nice chap (Bus Driver I think) saw I looked confused. He told me the bus didn't leave ...
... it almost took away some of the grandeur of mother nature. We wiggled in between the crowds to get a good shot with the falls behind us and then headed back to the car and toward the nearby town Niagara-on-the-Lake.
This town was very quaint. An old-fashioned colonial town it had a sleepy feel and had not been ruined by lots of tourists. The setting was far more peaceful and there were plenty of old-style buildings to admire. We stopped on ...
... puffing under control and then hand over $136 (again, more than our day’s budget) and get on the bus. The 'Chariots of Fire’ bus. And yes, they did play the Chariots of Fire theme song on more than one occasion. Niagara Falls, here we come!
The drive out to Niagara Falls must have been a couple of hours. Having not slept well with the bed bugs last night, we were sort of in and out of it on the way there. As we neared the Falls, we ...
... early before the day crowds show up so first I went down to the Journey behind the Falls. Here you also get a plastic raincoat, yellow this time, and take an elevator down 150 feet to behind the horsehoe falls where there are tunnels with several portals you can look out of directly behind the falls (but you really cannot see anything) and also a two level viewing platform right beside the bottom of the falls where you can see lots ...
... bus tour of the downtown area so we could get our bearings and decide what we to make sure to do. The shuttle stuck to the hotels and casinos, so we kept a sharp eye out the windows. By the time the trip ended, we had decided to go on the Maid of the Mist, the Imax History of Niagara Falls, the Botanical Gardens and the Butterfly Experience (Donna's choice...) It may take us another day here to get even part ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed