Thundering water, swirling fog and countless colourful rainbows: Niagara Falls, on the border between the US and Canada, is a breathtaking show of nature. This amazing natural wonder is easily accessible from Toronto, just 1.5 hours by car.
Niagara Falls actually encompasses 3 waterfalls: Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. With an average height of 50 metres, these are not the highest waterfalls in the world but they are certainly the most powerful. More water flows through these falls per second than any other waterfall in the world. The Niagara is not just any old river; it’s a narrow passage from the enormous Lake Erie to the lower-lying Lake Ontario.