Family Fun at Clifton Hill

Family Fun at Clifton Hill

Clifton Hill famous the world round, known as major entertainment spot known for tourist attractions, museums, arcades, and kitsch shops.

Located close to the Queen Victoria Park and the Rainbow Bridge in, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Clifton Hill is a long street that stretches from River Road on the Niagara Parkway to the intersection at Victoria Avenue. Filled with shops, video arcades, restaurants, museums, nightclubs and various other attractions, Clifton is well known for its night life and is a huge draw with tourists. There’s something for everyone here, especially couples looking for a fun time, children or teenagers.

Family Friendly Activities


Families with children have a lot of entertainment options around the entire area. Play miniature golf at Dinosaur Adventure Golf surrounded by gigantic dinosaur models that look very realistic. A simulated active volcano on a mountain with a waterfall is one of the areas you will come across in this pre-historic setting that has two 18-hole courses. Head to the Niagara Skywheel if you are in the mood for a fun ride with an incredible view. This giant wheel takes you 175 feet above the ground as it turns round and round for around 12 minutes.

Kitsch Museums and Attractions

People who enjoy going to wax museums will love this street as Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks is located here. Modelled on the Madame Tussauds wax museum in London, this place has over 100 wax figures of famous people from all walks of life, fictional characters and theme based sections. Check out Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Batman and more at the museum. Clifton Hill is also home to a couple of other wax museums like the Movieland Wax Museum and the Rock Legends Wax Museum which features wax sculptures of famous rock musicians. The Guinness World Records Museum as well as the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum are also located on this street.

Falls Avenue Resort


Falls Avenue Resort, which has an entrance point along lower Clifton Hill, features a multitude of attractions, including Adventure City, a large 17,000+ square foot arcade with rides, mini-golf and over 125 arcade games. Crock A Doodle allows younger family members to create interesting designs and pottery; items dry and can be picked up in a few hours while guests visit other area such as the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark (the #1 Tripadvisor Rated Waterpark in all of Canada) or Hershey’s Chocolate World.

Quick Eats


With so many shops and entertainment destinations, nightlife on Clifton Hill is highly enjoyable. The highlight of nightlife hotspots are its restaurants and hotels and this street has multiple options, from theme restaurants to fine dining. Ruby Tuesday, Burger King, Boston Pizza, Dairy Queen and Kelsey’s are just some of the dining options here. Those looking for retail therapy can shop to their heart’s content on this street and also head to outlet malls situated close to Clifton Hill. Gift and souvenir shops like the Canada Trading Company plus game and toy shops like the Fun Factory are also popular with tourists.

Experiencing the spectacular waterfalls is a must for every visitor who comes to Niagara Falls but don’t bypass Clifton Hill if you're interested in unwinding with fun, games, quick dining and more.

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Marriott on the Falls Niagara Falls Hotel