The city of Niagara Falls is surrounded by smaller towns, each with plenty to offer.
To the south, check out Grand Island, home to two state parks, golf courses, marinas and plenty of walking and biking trails.
To the north, Lewiston is a quaint town featuring plenty of restaurants and shops along Center Street. Lewiston offers concerts, festivals and access to the Niagara Gorge on foot or by Jet Boat tours.
Northeast of Niagara Falls showcases Lockport, where you can experience first-hand the famous Erie Canal.
The Tonawandas, feature of variety of activities from museums and markets to waterfront parks and golf courses.
Lastly, travel to Youngstown to experience history at Old Fort Niagara. Enjoy the parks and fishing along the edge of Lake Ontario.