Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls

Summer of Thrills & Buskerfest in Niagara Falls

NFHorseshoeMCIf you really want to add some excitement to your summer be sure to check out Summer of Thrills and Buskerfest this year. These two events are a must for anyone planning on staying at the Clifton Victoria Inn.

Summer of Thrills

Starting in July, Summer of Thrills will be performing shows in Niagara Falls’ Clifton Hill District five days a week until the end of summer! These thrilling shows include the Wheel of Fate where acrobats balance and perform death-defying tricks on a giant rotating wheel located at the top of the Clifton Hill! If you’re staying at the Clifton Victoria Inn you can enjoy the show right from the hotel!

Buskerfest

This year’s Buskerfest features night shows and extended hours due to the popularity of last year’s event. The bigger and better Buskerfest will also have more food vendors and merchandise, so you have even more to choose from! The event takes place in downtown St. Catharines, about 15 minutes from Niagara Falls.

The Clifton Victoria Inn has packages for families staying at the hotel, which nicely compliment Buskerfest’s upgraded Kid’s Zone that now includes mini-golf.

Both of these events offer a great place to bring your family during your vacation in Niagara Falls and the Clifton Victoria Inn has great deals for families, making it an ideal hub for all of your Niagara Falls’ sight seeing. Kids are able to eat free which makes dining easy and stress free and the hotel offers free parking and WiFi.

The Ultimate Golf Getaway Weekend

golfcventgolfcventgolfcventgolf landscapeFor the golf enthusiasts looking for a new hot spot to indulge in, Niagara Falls offers PGA tournament course designs, world-class amenities and beautiful scenery. Choose from golf courses next to the Niagara Whirlpool or the historical site of the 1814 Battle of Chippawa – the options are practically endless in Niagara.

A two-night getaway to Niagara Falls can make for a perfect weekend full of golf, dining and entertainment.

Two Night Getaway Package Includes:

  • Two nights accommodations
  • Dinner for two overlooking the falls on one evening of your stay at the Fallsview Buffet or the The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra ($50.00 dining credit)
  • $10 Dining Card for Hard Rock Cafe (with minimum food purchase of $40)
  • 2 Free Cocktails at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Free High Speed Wireless Internet

Enjoy your first evening with a dinner overlooking the Falls at The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra. The beautiful view and delicious food makes for an incredible way to spend the evening. After dinner make your way to the Niagara Parkway and take an evening stroll enjoying the beautiful Horseshoe Falls up close.

Wake up early the next day and make your way to the golf course for a round of golf and appreciate the natural scenery at one of the many golf courses in Niagara Falls. After your game a visit to the Christienne Fallsview Spa is in order. Indulge in one of the many packages offered at the spa and relax after a day out on the course.

After dinner opt for a trip to Casino Niagara and test your luck at the 95,000 square feet of gaming and entertainment. With the hotel a short distance from most attractions found at Falls Avenue Resort and the Falls, you won’t have to go far to enjoy yourself.

If you love golf and are in need of a quick weekend away The Two Night Getaway Package is the perfect option for a relaxing and satisfying trip.

Come Getaway With Us This Summer at Clifton Victoria Inn

WP_ExteriorIf you’re looking for the perfect getaway this summer come enjoy a stay at the Clifton Victoria Inn. Only during the summer can you take advantage of our special waterpark and room package that is perfect for a memorable family vacation.

With vouchers to Niagara Falls’ popular attractions and dining options, you won’t have to worry about planning where to go.

Summer Waterpark & Room Package includes:

  • One night hotel accommodations at the Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls
  • Four two-day Fallsview Indoor Waterpark passes
  • Kids eat free dinner at Fallsview Buffet, Planet Hollywood or the Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra $65 VALUE
  • “Passport to Fun”
    • 4 tickets to 4D Motion Theatre $55 VALUE
    • 4 tickets to Wild Safari Mini Putt $25 VALUE
    • 4 tickets to Traffic Slam Bumper Cars $30 VALUE
    • 4 tickets to Tour Bus SWAT Team Interactive Ride $30 VALUE
    • 4 tickets to Pink Panther Balloon Ride $25 VALUE
  • Hershey Chocolate World Gift $10 VALUE
  • Free Handprint tile at Crock A Doodle $10 VALUE

This package is perfect for those looking to explore Niagara Falls with the family without having to worry about planning all of the details. With everything located on the Falls Avenue Resort you won’t have to go far to take advantage of your package and to have fun family fun!

Couple the package with the fireworks shows and live music at the Table Rock Welcome Centre and you can enjoy a beautiful view and a fun concert all for free during your trip!

Your Guide To Shopping In Niagara Falls

dblrainbowhorseshoeNiagara Falls offers a unique shopping destination for visiting tourists. If you want to take something home that you can’t find anywhere else then make sure you check out the small boutiques, gift shops and shopping centres that can be found all throughout the city.

For outlets mall shoppers Niagara is home to two of the best – Niagara Falls’ Canada One Factory Outlet and The Outlet Collection in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

The Canada One Factory Outlet has more than 40 brand name stores and is close to the tourist district of Niagara Falls. Outlet stores at this mall include Danier Leather, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Nine West, Coach, Lululemon and much more.

For an even bigger discount shopping experience, visit the Outlet Collection in Niagara-on-the- Lake. More than 100 brand names stores make up this mall that just opened last month. Stores at this outdoor mall include J. Crew, Fossil, Pandora, Adidas, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Lacoste and tons more!

If you want some unique finds then make your way to Clifton Hill where you can find all your favourite Niagara Falls souvenirs. The street is full of fun for the whole family with tons of attractions and gift shops. If you are looking for a one-stop shopping experience, the Falls Avenue Resort located at the base of Clifton Hill also contains a bunch of great shops to browse through when you’re not hitting the gaming floor at the nearby Casino Niagara.

Some stores to look out for include:

  • Always Refreshing Soda Shop: Pick up Coca-Cola memorabilia and enjoy an ice-cream float at this throwback to an old-fashioned soda shop.
  • Hershey’s Chocolate World: A chocolate lover’s paradise, Hershey’s Chocolate World contains freshly made in-store items as well as all of the traditional Hershey’s chocolate packaged goodies that you can imagine.

Crock A Doodle: This unique shop allows you to make your own souvenir to bring back home. Craft a pottery item and watch it go through the glazing and kiln firing process all before your eyes. A great spot for kids and adults alike, make something one-of-a-kind on your next trip to remember your visit.

Pick Safari Niagara As Your Next Family Outing

safari-niagar_logoWhether you want to make a day trip with the family or are looking to fill your daily itinerary during your stay in Niagara Falls,  is worth the trip! Close to the Falls and easy to get to, this attraction is suited for the entire family.

Safari Niagara is on a mission to provide people of all ages the opportunity to meet animals and birds up close. If you’re fascinated by animals Safari Niagara is a great option to discover more about these amazing creatures from around the world up close. The organization hopes to create a future filled with naturalists and conservationists through their attraction and educational programs, which make it easy and fun for the whole family to learn and enjoy.

This 150-acre nature park is home to more than 750 animals, reptiles and birds, an outdoor amphitheatre, shaded picnic areas, activities and much more. Visitors to the park can learn more about the habitats and animals through complimentary learning programs, such as:

  • Free, educational guided walking tours;
  • An educational, narrated ride/tour;
  • Interactive, educational demonstrations including presentations on birds of prey and threatened species;
  • Petting farm yard;
  • Catch-and-release fishing.

Take your trip to another level by participating in the many activities Safari Niagara has to offer. After you visit the animals, there are tons of things to do at the park that will keep your family busy throughout the day. Some of the activities at Safari Niagara include:

  • Ropes course;
  • Safari Rides;
  • Bungee;
  • Paddle Boats;
  • Kite-flying;
  • And much more.

After you’ve been tuckered out with all of the activities, your family can enjoy a relaxing live concert at the outdoor amphitheatre or a chance to check out some of the awesome exhibits.

Golfing In Niagara Includes A Stay At Clifton Victoria Inn

golf landscapeWith tons of courses to choose from, all offering a different scene and challenge, be sure to bring your clubs on your next visit to Niagara Falls.

Make it a weekend getaway with your special someone and get out to the golf course in between visits to the spa and wineries or do a girls or guys weekend away and see how many courses you can hit during your time in Niagara Falls.

Niagara is home to dozens of different courses but below is a list of just some of the ones found in Niagara Falls.

Whirlpool Golf Course: Surrounded by the historic grounds of the 1814 Battle of Chippawa, this beautiful course was designed by famous golf architect Stanley Thompson. Considered by many to be one of the country’s premier courses, the Whirlpool Golf Course is one of the most highly rated public golf courses in Canada.

Legends on the Niagara: With more than 1,000 acres of perfectly landscaped grounds, the two 18 hole championship courses as well as a nine hole option make Legends the perfect option for pros or amateurs, and everyone in between.

Niagara Falls Golf Club: This 18 hole course offers a challenging but fair play for golfers of all skill levels. The rolling, fully mature layout offers sand and water elements among the manicured fairways and sweeping, mature tress.

Oak Hall: This par three course is a great place to practice your short game, or for anyone looking for a scenic spot to get in a few swings while on vacation. With the falls only a short distance away, you can easily squeeze in a quick game and not be too far away from the rest of the fun in Niagara Falls.

The Nature That Surrounds Us

motherdayNiagara Falls is known for many things, one of them being the beautiful natural landscape that surrounds the city. Full of trees, unique plants and flowers bursting with colour, Niagara Falls has become a hot spot for nature enthusiasts.

With the upcoming changes in weather, Niagara Falls will have some colourful and cheerful events arriving in the late spring and early summer. Make sure to check them out if you’re looking for some fresh outdoor ideas that take advantage of the beauty of nature.

Floral Showhouse Annual Hydrangea Display

There isn’t much time left to catch this display but if you hurry to the Floral Showhouse you can enjoy all the blues, pinks and whites of the annual hydrangeas. Produced in spring, May is a great time to get one last glimpse of these beautiful and popular flowers!

Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

More than 40 hectares of gardens make up the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens. Thousands of plants and flowers are found throughout the grounds but the shining jewel might just be the rose garden, which contains more than 2,400 roses.

Floral Showhouse Regal Geranium Show

Check out amazing displays of geraniums, fuchsia, caladiums and many others that are bursting with colour in the Floral Showhouse. With over 400 species of geraniums, you will definitely want to check this show out!

Niagara-on-the-Lake Shaw Garden Tour

Channel your inner green thumb at this annual fundraising garden tour. Travel through the secret gardens in the Old Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and see all the plants, trees and flowers unique to the area.

If you need a colourful spring pick me up, one of these attractions will do the trick! Filled with trees, plants and of course the beautiful flowers, you won’t want to miss these inspiring displays!

Romance in the Summer

CliftonVictoriaInn_ExteriorThe summer is a great time to indulge in a romantic getaway with that special someone. Niagara Falls is named the “Honeymoon Capital of the World” and this title holds true. With tons of activities, attractions, events and concerts to enjoy, this city is filled with romance.

Reserve one of our Romantic Getaway Packages and you won’t be disappointed.

Package Includes:

One night accommodation

Dinner for two for one night at either the Fallsview Buffet or the The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra ($50.00 dining credit)

Complimentary Hot Breakfast

Wine & Kisses Basket

Free On-Site Parking

Free High Speed Wireless Internet

With everything you would need in a romantic getaway in the package, you won’t have to worry about a single thing. Enjoy a dinner for two at the Fallsview Buffet or for a locally focused culinary choice overlooking the Falls at Windows by Jamie Kennedy. Don’t let the fun stop there and enjoy a night out on the town. With casinos nearby, concerts every weekend and a romantic walk along the parkway, you will be in awe of the beauty and fun of Niagara Falls during your trip.

Book a package this summer and whisk that special someone away with a perfect weekend in Niagara Falls.

Greg Frewin Theatre

greg-frewinEveryone wants to have a magical vacation, so why not check out the world-class magic show at the Greg Frewin Theatre! The World Magic Awards called Frewin the “Best magician in world!” and his show in Niagara Falls is proving to audiences from around the world exactly why he was given that unique distinction.

While Frewin now calls Niagara Falls home, over the course of his career he has been a star at the Flamingo Hilton, Caesar’s Palace and The Tropicana, displaying his amazing magical talent.

If you enjoy living life on the edge, then you simply have to experience the special features of this event. Greg’s magic show involves the use of live tigers as well as other wild animals. After the show you even get the opportunity to have your picture taken with one of the magnificent creatures.

An evening performance at the Greg Frewin Theatre also includes a full buffet dinner option to go along with the world-class magic show.

For magic fans and even skeptics, Frewin’s show is an incredible performance that will definitely leave you wondering how he did that at the end of the night.

For an extra special treat, the Greg Frewin Theatre offers a VIP experience that allows you to meet and get to know Greg Frewin backstage. This experience will let you to tour the theatre and meet the entire crew that make the wonderful experience possible. Top that off by getting an autographed picture of you with Greg and you’re magical night will be complete!

Plan your family summer travels with us

Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls in Niagara Falls

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If you need some inspiration for your summer getaway then look no further than a stay at Clifton Victoria Inn in Niagara Falls. In addition to seeing the wonder of the Horseshoe Falls, the city is full of attractions that the whole family will love.

To get the most out of your next visit, take a look at the Waterpark Getaway Package, offering kid-friendly food and attractions when you stay with us!

Waterpark Getaway Package:

  • One or two nights accommodations
  • Four Fallsview Indoor Waterpark passes
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free high speed wireless internet

Restaurant Options:

  • Perkins Restaurant and Bakery
  • The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra
  • Windows by Jamie Kennedy
  • Fallsview Buffet
  • Niagara Falls Rainforest Café
  • Niagara Falls Hard Rock Café
  • Planet Hollywood Niagara Falls

Book a stay with us and enjoy family friendly fun and surround yourself with all of the unique attractions found in Niagara Falls.