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Clifton Hill

Clifton Hill The most "Fun by the Falls!" Welcome to Clifton Hill, one of Niagara's top destinations for attractions, restaurants, entertainment, and more! Clifton Hill is located on the Canada side of Niagara Falls, just 1 block away from Horseshoe Falls. It is sometimes referred to as the 'world famous street of fun', and trust…
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Nash House Museum

Nash House Museum The Buffalo Nash House, otherwise known as Rev. Edward Nash House Museum, is the "home where a community was built," located adjacent to downtown Buffalo. This historic house served as the humble home of Reverend J. Edward Nash, Sr., from 1925 to 1987. Reverend Nash was a highly influential African American rights…
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Murphy Orchards

Murphy Orchards [caption id="attachment_14231" align="alignright" width="425"] Apple Orchard Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Start your New York morning off right with a visit to the historic, local, and fiercely fresh Murphy Orchards, located about 12 miles north of Lockport and three miles south of the shore of Lake Ontario. This 65-acre family-owned and operated fruit farm hold…
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The Silo

The Silo The Silo, a highly popular Lewiston restaurant, has won several local awards plus a major debut as a featured stop on Travel Channel’s Man V. Food. While the food, awards, and architecture of The Silo are all points of extreme interest and notoriety, perhaps the most interesting to us is the history! In…
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Freedom Crossing Monument

Freedom Crossing Monument Many students across the nation have delighted in the assignment of reading Margaret Clark’s popular and historically famous book, Freedom Crossing, and will delight even further in the opportunity to visit the actual spot evident in the epic novel. Freedom Crossing is the iconic historic site in Lewiston, New York, that holds the final…
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Marble Orchard Ghost Walk

Marble Orchard Ghost Walk The Marble Orchard Ghost Walk is a Lewiston classic attraction that combines the very best of history, education, and thrills all in one. Here's a seasonal after-dark stroll through Niagara’s history that will leave you feeling a bit unsettled and a lot informed. The Ghost Walk only takes place from September…
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Cave of the Winds

Cave of the Winds [caption id="attachment_27084" align="alignright" width="425"] Cave of the Winds Credit Danielle Bopp[/caption] Put your adventure pants on and get ready for the wildest Niagara experience, a visit to the one and only Cave of Winds. This natural cave is located directly behind Bridal Veil Falls, the closest point you can get to…
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Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley

Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley [caption id="attachment_40774" align="alignright" width="425"] Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley Credit Niagara Falls USA[/caption] The Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley is an amazing transportation and tour guide tool that your group should most definitely utilize while visiting Niagara Falls State Park or the surrounding area. This vintage style trolley is a fantastic opportunity for educational…
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History Center of Niagara

History Center of Niagara Get ready for some more interesting Erie Canal history as you and your group head over to the History Center of Niagara County, otherwise known as the Niagara County Historical Society Headquarters. The main building of the history center is the Outwater Memorial building, a bright brick red historical home located…
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Locks and Canal Street

[caption id="attachment_40761" align="alignright" width="425"] Lockport Locks Credit Niagara Falls USA[/caption] Locks and Canal Street Next stop, the Locks, as you and your group explore a small portion of the over 500 miles of navigable waterway containing access to over 200 unique communities across the canal. See all the history and culture you just learned about…
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