Day: November 22, 2013

Maid of the Mist: North America’s Oldest Tourist Attraction

By: Megan Pasche As far back as 1834, the only way to cross the Niagara River was by boat, so small rowboats were commonly used to shuttle passengers from shore to shore, but it wasn’t until 1846 that somebody saw this as a moneymaking opportunity. Building a bigger and stronger boat would allow people, as …

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Seriously Pink – Where to Find the Best Wine

by Andrea Kaiser Growing up a winemaker’s daughter, you would think that I would always be eager to try new wines, but truth be told, I too have my standbys. Sauvignon Blanc and sparkling wines are generally my refreshments of choice, and when Jackson-Triggs released their Entourage Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, it was like the stars …

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Niagara’s Cycling Circuit: Exploring the Natural Area

It has been said that there is no better way to experience a new travel destination than by bike. The intimacy with the environment afforded to the cyclist by the lack of walls and the slower pace of travel are beyond compare. Imagine priming your senses with the smell of grapes as you ride through …

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Niagara Unbound: Admire the Astonishing and the Ethereal with Magnificent Tours

by Richard Nicol “At last, a fortissimo!” – Gustav Mahler, upon his visit to Niagara Falls, 1910 Though it isn’t completely clear what famed Austrian composer Gustav Mahler meant when he shouted this exclamatory phrase over the explosive boom and raucous rumble of Niagara Falls, one thing is clear: this wonder of the western world …

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