Up to 6 million cubic feet of water plunges over the crest of the Niagara Falls every minute, making it the most powerful waterfall in North America, not to mention a perennial favorite destination for honeymooners and families alike. The Niagara Falls are actually two sets of falls, separated by Goat Island into the American Falls and the Horseshoe Falls, on the Canadian side. Observe the power of the falls from one of the well-placed platforms in Queen Victoria Park, or check out the underground walkways that make you feel like you’re standing within the torrent of the falls themselves. Those seeking a bird’s eye view should visit the observation decks at the nearby Skylon Tower or Minolta Tower, both of which have a great view of Toronto as well.
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