Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls

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.

50th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated at Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls

HPIM1473Althea and Joe T. recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a return trip to Niagara Falls and their favourite Hotel Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls. Althea and Joe were guests at the Clifton Victoria Inn and were greeted upon their arrival by Hotel General Manager Nancy Wales and her staff along with Ms. Barbara Greenwood. Nancy and her staff made the Taylor’s 50th Anniversary an unforgettable experience with a beautiful Cake, Wine Gift and a lovely card. The Taylor’s also celebrated with their family members while enjoying another visit to there favourite Hotel in Niagara Falls for a number of reasons.

‘One of the best hotels you could ever stay at. Clean, comfortable rooms. Friendly management and staff. Great free breakfast, and free parking. Walking distance to the Falls and main attractions.” said Althea.

Althea and Joe are continuing their 50th Wedding celebrations with a special trip to Europe.

 

Romantic Niagara Falls Getaway at Clifton Victoria Inn

romanceWith the crisp weather setting in, it’s time to enjoy the beauty that the Niagara region has to offer during this magnificent time of year. The Clifton Victoria inn has a couples package designed perfectly for a relaxing romantic getaway.

Prior to your arrival, your choice of red or white wine is placed in a Jacuzzi suite accompanied by delicious Hershey kisses. The Niagara region has plenty to offer in the fall season including breathtaking views and fall festivals to share with your loved one. To conclude a day of sight seeing and discovering the beauty of Niagara, a romantic dinner for two awaits at your choice of the Fallsview restaurant or the Rainbow Room by famous chef, Massimo Capra.

All guests also receive complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet, free parking and wireless internet access.

Hotel Impossible Host Visits Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls

hotelimpossilbleThe Host of Hotel Impossible was a recent guest at Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls. Host Anthony Melchiorri and his team were in Niagara Falls filming an area Hotel for an upcoming episode for the hit show which is carried on the Travel Channel in the United States.

Hotel Impossible is a reality television program from Travel Channel in which struggling hotels receive an extensive makeover by veteran hotel operator Anthony Melchiorri and his team.

Hotel Impossible was renewed by the Travel Channel for a second season in September 2012.  A special titled After Anthony aired on February 4, 2013, featuring a look back at the hotels visited in the first season. The third season will start August 12, 2013.