Fleeton Year of Adventure travel blog

The US Falls

The Horseshoe, or Canadian Falls

THe Maid of the Mist boats

Heading towards the Canadian Falls on the Maid of the Mist, BEFORE...

The Skylon observatory tower

The Canadian falls from above

The giant spotlights used to light up the falls after dark

The US falls from above

The Rainbrow Bridge at night, beside the US falls

Skylon Tower at night

The giant flood lights

US falls at night

Fireworks over by the Rainbow Bridge


What can I say - I've put in too many photos, but its so hard to decide!

Weather wasn't the greatest - cloudy most of the day. We went on the Maid of the Mist early in our visit, which was a mistake. We apparently had one of the wetter rides and got drenched, so our baggage had to do some drying out afterwards, as did our sandals and hair and everything else, even with the slickers provided. It was lots of fun though!

We also went up the Skylon Tower to see the falls from above, which was good, and it also let you see into New York State on the other side of the River, and over as far as Buffalo. We went back to the motorhome to rest for part of the afternoon, then went our for a nice dinner, before getting out the tripod and going over for the evening lights. It was a lovely warmish evening and had a good time sitting at the edge of the walkway trying out things with the camera, waiting for the fireworks to start.

After the fireworks were over, we got the motorhome and drive a bit south to Fort Erie on the edge of Lake Erie, where we spent another WalMart night.



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