Niagara Falls, Canada is a city in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario.
The official languages are English and French and the local currency is the Canadian Dollar ($CAD).
Niagara Falls is located on the Canada-US border, across from Buffalo NY, and is 130 kilometers from Toronto, Ontario.
Niagara Falls is a traditional holiday destination for visitors from around the world, and features one of the world’s largest waterfalls.
- Niagara Falls is easily accessible through both Toronto, ON, Canada and Buffalo, NY, USA
Niagara Falls’ most famous attraction and namesake is one of the largest waterfalls in the world.
The falls can be viewed on the Canadian side while walking the Niagara River Recreational trail, accessible to the conference hotel, which ends at Queen Victoria Park.
Fun fact: The falls have an average flow rate of 2,400 m3/s (85,000 ft3/s).
The area surrounding Niagara Falls hosts some of Canada’s finest wineries, including makers of world-renowned ice wine.
Canada is the world’s largest producer of ice wine.
Wine tours can be easily arranged (and enjoyed) directly from the conference hotel.
- The nearby town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is well known for its peaceful atmosphere, shopping, fine dining, and historic sites and is a frequent stop between visits to nearby wineries.
- The falls is also home to many tourist attractions including Clifton Hills, Niagara Casino Botanical Gardens, and other nature attractions hosted by Canada Parks and Recreation.
- Air temperature averages between: 22°C (Summer) and -5°C (Winter), with average temperatures of a crisp 10°C in November, when the conference will be held.