Travel Media Showcase 2018 | Niagara Falls USA | September 11-14, 2018

Welcome to Niagara Falls USA!

Here you can experience a natural wonder of the world, explore acres of pristine hiking trails and scenic terrain, immerse yourself in outdoor adventure and taste the simple goodness of orchards and award-winning wineries.

With over 400 acres of lush landscape waiting to be explored, Niagara Falls State Park, America’s oldest state park brings you closer than you ever thought possible to the grandeur of the Falls.

Soak in the memories and the views aboard the iconic Maid of the Mist, or enjoy a thrilling walk on the Cave of the Winds and feel the rushing torrents of the Bridal Veil Falls. Ride the Niagara Scenic Trolley for an historic overview of this Frederick Law Olmsted designed park, or explore the park’s scenic terrain and stunning views by foot. From day to night, see Niagara Falls come alive with seasonal fireworks and a colorful illuminations display year-round.

It’s a view that’s usually only reserved for the birds soaring over Niagara Falls. However the helicopter tours offered by Rainbow Air Inc. allow you to experience this one-of-kind view. As you leave the heli-deck, catch your first glimpse of the rapids and the natural beauty of the Niagara Falls State Park. Then things take a turn for the dramatic as you bank lower to experience the cascading Falls from up above.

Hike and bike the Niagara Gorge Trail System or at one of eleven New York State parks covering nearly 3,000 acres. Skim across the mighty Niagara River in a high-speed jet boat through Class V rapids. Depending on how big your thirst for adventure is, you can choose from covered boat options or completely open to the elements.

Cast a line with a charter boat captain and get hooked on world-class fishing that boasts a long list of freshwater fish available year-round. And with numerous waterways and a thriving ecosystem, Niagara Falls USA is a birding paradise. Known as a globally significant Important Bird Area (IBA), the Niagara River is famous for its gulls and other migrating birds. Must-see spots for birders along the Niagara River include Goat Island, Whirlpool State Park, Artpark and Fort Niagara State Park.

Tempt your palate at one of the many wineries, breweries and cideries along the Niagara Wine Trail, USA. You will find a diverse selection of traditional vinifera style, native, late harvest and ice wines, as well as unique styles such as award-winning fruit wines, meads and ciders.

When you come to Niagara Falls USA, you’re visiting a place steeped in history. Sit back as Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises guide you through Locks 34 & 35, the only set of double working locks on the historic Erie Canal. Or zip-line over the Erie Canal at speeds up to 40 mph on the Niagara Zipper.

Brace yourself for a musket firing at Old Fort Niagara, one of the longest active military sites in the United States. Tour through original 18th century buildings and take part in living history programs as you immerse yourself in this authentic experience.

Learn how the power of Niagara Falls plays an integral role in producing hydroelectricity at Niagara Power Vista - NYPA Niagara Power Project with interactive exhibits and a seat-gripping 4D simulated ride.

Whatever adventure you choose, you’re certain to be moved by the sights, sounds and soul of Niagara Falls USA.