A Day Out in the Niagara Peninsula

The Niagara region is best known for Niagara Falls, but it's also home to numerous wineries.

The Niagara region is best known for Niagara Falls, but it’s also home to numerous wineries.

Niagara is a famous place in North America for obvious reasons. But Niagara Falls isn’t the only excitement that can be found in the Niagara Peninsula, just south of Lake Ontario and Toronto. Discovering all the wonders of the Niagara Peninsula can be a daunting challenge for a daylong visit.

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Getting Swept Away at Niagara Falls

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“Brace yourself, and whatever you ┬ádo don’t drop the phone,” I told myself as the exhilarating rush and roar of the water from the Falls rushed over my body, drenching every ounce of my being.

I expected to get wet, but I didn’t think I would feel like I was standing in a cold shower with the water literally taking my breath away. Sure, the thin poncho they gave to everyone before boarding the Maid of the Mist was a hint, but it still didn’t prepare me for what was to come.

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