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USA Niagara Falls State Park (FREE): There’s no closer place to feel Niagara’s flow!

Niagara Falls State Park Vacation Get Closer to Niagara! A North American natural wonder, Niagara Falls flows with scenic might through Niagara Falls State Park. And just beyond its waterfall vistas, Niagara is filled with splendid discoveries and fantastic attractions. Pictures are great, but getting close enough to touch Niagara Falls inspires genuine awe. Millions of gallons of water rocket over Niagara Falls every minute – about 750,000 gallons each … Read more »

Dufferin Islands (FREE) – Quiet, secluded small islands & A great place for BBQ

Dufferin Islands are a group of scenic man-made islands located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, approximately 1/2 mile south of the Horseshoe Falls. The islands are known for their quiet seclusion and nature trails. This popular area is 10 acres of paradise – a quiet, secluded park containing several small islands connected by small bridges and footpaths. This area is home to the “Winter Festival of Lights” from November to January … Read more »

Lakeside Park Antique Hand Carved Carousel in Port Dalhousie (JUST 5 CENTS A RIDE)

About Lakeside Park Carousel The smiles and laughter which the Lakeside Park Carousel inspire are a century-old tradition! For 5 cents a ride, you can experience the carousel’s magic and its wonderful ability to bring out the child in all of us. The carousel is a timeless tradition connecting our past, present and future generations. The Lakeside Carousel is a Charles I.D. Looff original, carved between 1898 and 1905 in … Read more »

Olcott Beach Carousel Park – New York State (25 cents a ride)

On the south shore of Lake Ontario in N.Y. State, you’ll discover the quaint Hamlet of Olcott Beach. In the shadow of Olcott’s famous Lighthouse is a wonderful vintage amusement park. It features a 1928 style Hershell-Spillman two row carousel. Five vintage kiddie rides, and a wonderful 1931 Wurlitzer band organ. Come relive fond memories as your children and grandchildren scream in delight and giggle with laughter! About Olcott Beach … Read more »