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Revamped Maid of the Mist boats set sail for new season in Niagara

Maid of the Mist tours set sail once again.
Maid of the Mist tours set sail once again. Image by mararie / CC BY-SA 2.0

On Friday Maid of the Mist tour boats set sail to Niagara Falls for the tour company’s 130th consecutive season. Departing from the New York shore, the steamship-style boats take passengers to the bottom of the falls. According to the president of the tour-boat company, the ships were upgraded in the off-season, improving passenger loading to accommodate extended hours. Read more: canada.com