Niagara Falls is a premier holiday destination with spectacular scenery, plenty of activities and instant access to a wide expanse of wine country and regional treasures. It’s a good choice for a romantic getaway – and for marriage proposals, it provides an unforgettable backdrop to a defining moment.
Here are the Three Best Places to Propose in Niagara Falls
Popping the question at an altitude is also a classic and effective way of getting your loved one’s attention – the hot air balloon is the typical method of getting off ground, but Niagara has other options. The Niagara Skywheel can take guests 175 feet into the air, offering a 360˚ view of both the city skyline and the natural wonders. Have your coach stopped at the top to provide the setting for the big question.
Terrapin Grille Fallsview Restaurant
The classic scenario is the dinner proposal, and Niagara has the culinary range to deliver. A local favourite is the Terrapin Grille on Fallsview Boulevard, offering world-class gourmet meals and an extensive list of local wines (including the best local Icewines).
Finally, is there any doubt as to one of the most popular features to the Niagara proposal? There are many, many spots in front of or around the falls themselves, or lookout points with the surging water as the main background feature, that suit for popping the question. The lookout points along Niagara Parkway; around Queen Victoria Park; aboard the ferries that drive right up to the base of the falls (especially at night, in tandem with a fireworks display); in Niagara Falls State Park, overlooking the American Falls; overlooking the waterfalls from Terrapin point or the other observation decks on Goat Island. The falls can accompany an unforgettable moment from just about any angle.
There are many more options, either within Niagara or nearby, such as – the Botanical Gardens or any of the multitude of winemaking estates will add the right atmosphere to any proposal – but Niagara has always been a favoured backdrop for asking the big question, simply by offering so many ways to make the moment just right.
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