Niagara Falls is one of the best rated tourist destinations of the world. Situated on the Canadian side of the American and Canadian border, the waterfalls are also known to some as Canadian waterfalls. The place draws tourists from all across the world, and thousands of people travel many miles to see the glimpse of the magnificent waterfalls. The beauty and majesty of the Niagara Falls make them one of the worlds most well known waterfalls and attract thousands of visitors every year. Actually Niagara Falls are the world's most visited water falls of the world.
To many who have not visited the Niagara Falls the name itself may deceive them to believe it, to refer to one water fall, actually Niagara Falls are a combination of three waterfalls. These are named as the American Falls, the Bridal Falls and the Veil falls. Physically the Niagara Falls are such a huge water feature that effectively 160,000 cubic meters of water flows down its immunity crest line in just one minute.
The region enjoys all four seasons and thus enjoys the full verity of weather conditions. The weather in Niagara Falls is quite similar to the weather conditions in Boston, Massachusetts, and therefore it has very cold winters a beautiful spring season, and a cozy warm summer. However, the best time to visit the region is the autumn as the fantastic landscape and the changing leaves make the tour a truly unforgetable experience.
The temperature variation in the region is very amazing, as it may go from as low as 15 degrees Fahrenheit to as high as 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The colder temperatures generally occur from the early days of November to the later days of March. In November the temperatures range from 22 degrees Fahrenheit to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. A similar pattern in temperatures is displayed in the month of March however in the month of January the temperatures are significantly lower then these ranges, and usually averages around 15 degrees Fahrenheit. Snow is also a common feature and the temperature starts to get warm during late March to mid May, however brisk changes in temperature are quite common. Towards the end of May the temperatures are comfortable and generally average around 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
Niagara Falls is not the tallest waterfalls of the world as they are only 170 feet high and about 2200 feet in width yet they are special in many ways, the sheer volume of the water gushing through the waterfalls is astonishing. It is estimated that about 600,000 gallons of water flows over the brink in just one second. Beside the main attraction ie the waterfalls the Niagara Falls offers many other opportunities around the Falls to enjoy. These include the Niagara Parks Butterfly conservatory, biking and hiking opportunities and the bird kingdom. Beside these Niagara Falls also offer two Vegas-style gaming casinos and world renowned ice wines. Niagara Falls also offers many elaborately designed Parks and gardens featuring bird watching and Butterflies for nature enthusiasts.