Table Rock

Niagara Falls

The prime falls-watching spot is Table Rock, poised just meters from the drop of Horseshoe Falls, the main attraction of the Niagara Falls. Though it can get crowded with photographers and people taking selfies, the crowd moves quickly. To avoid the crowd altogether, arrive early in the morning.

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