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“A must experience”
Review of Maid of the Mist

Maid of the Mist
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US$134.94*
and up
Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
Ranked #1 of 23 Tours in Niagara Falls
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Maid of the Mist will open for the season on Saturday April 1st. Maid of the Mist-America's Most Monumental Experience Since 1846. Trips depart every 15 minutes from Prospect Point, Niagara Falls State Park in Niagara Falls New York. Take a ride to the base of Niagara Falls for an experience to remember. Souvenir rain ponchos are provided.
Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A must experience”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls is a must experience. The boat takes you as close to the falls more than you can imagine. Do not go to Niagara Falls without taking home this breathtaking, awe-inspiring, humbling experience.

Visited August 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great Ride!”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

If you are in the area... this is the thing to do! You can't get any closer to the falls than this. It's beautiful. You WILL get wet though! Also - dress warm if you go this time of the year because it was rather chilly!

You can purchase tickets in advance online on their website... but it doesn't really do you any good because you still have to stand in the same line as everyone else, and still have to exchange the voucher for an actual ticket at the same place that you buy them. So it seems kind of pointless to me to purchase them in advance when it doesn't save you any time anyhow.

Visited May 2014
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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Maid of the Mist boat ride”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

An awesome perspective of Mother Nature! Worth every penny! Make sure to walk the trails around and over the falls to see them from all angles.

Visited May 2014
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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Amazing experience”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

It was a wonderful experience going on the maids of the mist tour , which takes you almost near the gigantic falls. I could feel the mist in true sense and the amazing feeling when the ferry stopped near the falls is terrific. one of the must watch/do things in Niagara. I have been to this place in May 2013 and was there on the first day of the season.

Visited June 2013
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Corning, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Fun for the Entire Family!”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

If you don't want to get wet, don't go on this boat. The whole group we traveled here with loved the entire trip. One word of advice, don't take any cameras or cell phones out of your bags, and if you don't want anything to get wet, be sure to put them inside your poncho. The day we went was windy, and a little chilly, so make sure the weather is going to be warm because you will get soaked!

Visited September 2013
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