Day 1 - Sunday June 9: Niagara Falls
Today, we arrive in Buffalo where our professional tour guide & motorcoach will greet us and we will transfer to our hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario where will stay for the next four nights.
Day 2 - Monday June 10: Niagara Falls (B, D)
Today we will tour the Niagara Falls area including Horseshoe Falls, the Great Whirlpools, Niagara Parks Floral Clock, Upper Canadian Rapids, and Queen Victoria Park. And for a special highlight… we will see the wonders of the Falls up close like never before as we experience one on the most thrilling IMAX adventures ever – “Niagara: Miracles, Myths and Magic.” This afternoon we will enjoy a thrilling boat trip to experience the force of this phenomenon on the Hornblower Cruise, as it pours millions of gallons or water on the rocks 289 feet below. The cruise gives a truly close-up view of the falls, flying spray, bubbling surf and its thunderous roar from the safety of a boat. The sheer magnitude of the falls inspires the same awe as it has for three centuries (or if unfavorable weather conditions exist we will make a visit to the tunnels behind the cascading water, which lets us observe the full force of Niagara’s spectacle). We will visit the Skylon Tower, Niagara’s most famous landmark. On a clear day visitors can see close to 8,000 square miles of Canada and the United States, including the skylines of Toronto and Buffalo. We will enjoy dinner at Skylon Tower before retiring for the night.
Day 3 - Tuesday June 11: Toronto day trip (B)
This morning after breakfast we will depart Niagara Falls to acquaint ourselves with the treasures of Toronto! Just ninety minutes away, we will arrive for a city tour, including all the highlights: CN Tower, Parliament Buildings, High Park (the city’s largest), the clamshell blocks of New City Hall, the enormous downtown banking district, the ultra-modern Sky Dome Stadium and the St. Lawrence Market. We will step back in time as we enter a world of imperial grace and splendor at Toronto's majestic landmark castle, Casa Loma. Spanish for "Castle on the Hill" Casa Loma is the former home of Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt. Canada's foremost castle is complete with decorated suites, secret passages, an 800-foot tunnel, towers, stables, and beautiful 5-acre estate gardens. After lunch on our own we will enjoy some more touring as well as some free time before heading back to Niagara Falls. This evening we will enjoy a delicious dinner on our own.
Day 4 - Wednesday June 12: Niagara-on-the-Lake (B, D)
After taking in the panorama that the Falls have to offer, we will travel 15-miles away to Niagara-on-the-Lake, the prettiest town in Canada and best known for the 40-year-old Shaw Festival it is a charming village offering a respite from modern day. Here we can amble through the Old Town, explore the streets and lanes and browse the shops on Queen Street. We will have lunch on our own in Niagara-on-the-Lake. This afternoon we will stop at Inniskillin Winery for a tour and tasting! Established in 1975 by Karl J. Kaiser and Donald Ziraldo, Inniskillin was founded upon and dedicated to the principle of producing and bottling outstanding VQA wines. We will return to Niagara Falls and have a fabulous dinner buffet at the Casino after which the remainder of the evening is free to explore on our own. Discover the unique atmosphere created by the illumination of the falls, try your luck at the casino or check out the Clifton Hill entertainment area.
Day 5 - Thursday June 13: Home (B)
This morning, we will have breakfast and depart for our return journey home, via Buffalo airport, leaving with the most pleasant memories of our Canadian neighbors – truly a memory of a lifetime!
SAMPLE TOUR COST PER PERSON - All Land Arrangements (airfare not included yet)
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