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Day trip to Canada while under ESTA

My wife and I are planning a trip to the US in April. We are UK citizens, so will be travelling under the ESTA program. While in the States we will primarily be staying with a friend of ours who is a ...
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Entering Canada, Niagara border

I will be working in Canada this summer under the "Global Skills Strategy" program. While the invitation letter of the institution hosting me as a "NOC 4012 - Visiting Scholar, Award ...
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Night travel Niagara Falls to NYC

I want to travel from Niagara Falls, Canada to New York City by bus (or train) overnight. The plan is to leave on April 29th in the evening and arrive thursday morning. So far I could only find a ...
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Toronto to New York by bus - what to expect? [closed]

I am thinking of taking bus from Toronto to New York at the end of September and back by plane. I'd like to sight-see a bit of the cities and countryside on the way. I see that the bus passes by ...
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Is it possible to see the US side of Lake Ontario from the top of the CN Tower?

I know you can see Toronto from Niagara-on-the-lake but if that's possible then you should be able to see Niagara-on-the-lake from the CN tower, right? I just wanted to know because I plan on going up ...
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Toronto to Niagara Falls - Public transport or hire car?

I have read the answers to a similar question about travelling from Toronto to Niagara Falls. However that question was asked a few years ago and the train systems and traffic congestion in Toronto ...
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I booked with "free cancelation" but have been charged; what can I do?

I booked a hotel with agoda travel on "no risk free cancellation" for 03/06/2019. I cancelled the booking, and agoda sent me the confirmation that I cancelled 29/01/2019. The hotel took full payment ...
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Is Niagara Falls accessible in mid-November?

From reading some useful answers on this site and following links helpfully provided, it appears that Niagara Falls all but shut down after the first week in November. I did see that they are not ...
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How to get to Niagara Falls (Canada side) from Toronto airport during a layover?

I'm a French citizen traveling from Vancouver to Paris, but happen to have quite a lengthy layover in Toronto (5:50am to 7pm), and I thought this would be an excellent opportunity to see Niagara Falls....
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Crossing rainbow bridge by foot from Canadian side to US side without a visa [duplicate]

In October I will be going from Europe (Germany) to Canada and then continuing to Buffalo before flying to Miami. I will leave my rental car at the Canadian side of Niagara Falls and cross the rainbow ...
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How much time is required to cross the Niagara International Border?

I am Pakistani passport holder with multiple entry visa for USA and Canada. I intend to travel from the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls to the USA side and then continue on to New York. How much ...
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Labor Day Monday - Niagara or DC? [closed]

I'm travelling with a colleague in US for the next week and cannot change schedules. From midday Sunday (4 Sep 2016) we need to travel with a rental car from Detroit to NYC until Tuesday afternoon. We ...
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Planning a trip to Niagara Falls on US side only (Amtrak)

We will be taking the train to visit Niagara. Following is the plan which we have created. We will be taking the Empire Service from New York Penn to reach Niagara Falls. If, the train reaches on time,...
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Is the amount of water going over Niagara Falls very different in September compared to summer?

I am in Maple Shade, New Jersey and would like to visit Niagara Falls, NY (US side) by this month, after which it will get very cold and I would wait till the summer next year. Will the fall have ...
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I have a US A-2 visa. Can I go to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls?

I am travelling in the United States on an A-2 visa (foreign government officials and employees). I want to see Niagara Falls, but heard that the view from the Canadian side is better. Can I go to ...
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Where's the closest free parking for the Canadian side of Niagara Falls?

Specifically, I'm only interested in visiting the Canadian side of Niagara Falls; hereafter, just refer to it as Horseshoe Falls. I know that the closest parking is priced, and so any free parking ...
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Affordable taxi service from BUF Airport to Niagara Falls on the Canadian side

I live in Washington DC and would like to go to Niagara Falls on the Canadian side. I am planning to buy a flight ticket and book a taxi, which can take me from BUF Airport to Niagara Falls on the ...
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Where can I buy a Niagara USA Discovery Pass on the ground in Niagara?

The on-line pass has a service fee of $2. Also, due to travel uncertainties, I'm not sure exactly how long I'd get once I'm there at Niagara Falls. So, once I reach Niagara, where can I buy the ...
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Crossing the US-Canadian border and back

My wife and I, citizens of Italy, will be traveling to New England for sightseeing. We will arrive and leave at/from New York JFK and rent a car. Since we would like to see Niagara Falls, we will need ...
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Crossing from US into Canada as a European tourist with a rental car

My wife and I, citizens of Italy, will be travelling to New England for sightseeing. We'll have an ESTA (US visa waiver). We will arrive and leave at/from New York JFK and rent a car. Since we would ...
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What are my options to get an bird's eye view of the Niagara falls?

What options do I have to see the Niagara Falls from a bird's eye view?
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Do I need a visa to walk over the Rainbow bridge?

Suppose I'm in Canada visiting the Niagara Falls. Now I want to walk over the Rainbow bridge to visit the American side of the falls. Do I need a visa for this? Or is there any special onsite visa for ...
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Do I need a visa to go to Canada from America if I have a Green Card?

I am planning to drive to Niagara Falls to see it from the Canadian side. I have heard good things about seeing it from the other side. So, I want to stay in Toronto for a day, see Niagara Falls and ...
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Suggestions Regarding Roadtrip from Milwaukee to Niagara Falls

Next summer (end of July 2012) I'll be attending a wedding in Milwaukee. My wife and I have never been to any of the states up around the Great Lakes and were wondering where our time would be best ...
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How can I go from the American side to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls?

My friends told me that Niagara Falls look better from Canada but my bus will stop at the American side. Can I walk over a bridge or take any public transportation to the other side? Also, as a non-...
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