How to Plan the Best Family Christmas Vacation in Niagara Falls

November 27, 2019 1:15 pm

If you are heading to Niagara Falls, Canada over the holiday, you’re in for a treat. There are plenty of things to do in Niagara Falls over the holiday weeks. Canada is a true winter wonderland, and is one of the best places for the entire family to have a great vacation. Throughout the city, there are tons of attractions designed to please both kids and adults. Need to know what to do in Niagara Falls? Below, we have listed a few of our favorite family-friendly activities that you can add to your holiday plans!.

Family Waterpark GetawayFallsview Indoor Waterpark

Ontario is known for being home to the world’s biggest falls, and the city loves to pay homage to them in many ways. One of the most exciting ways that you can feel even more connected to the falls is at one of Ontario’s renowned waterparks.  Niagara’s Fallsview Indoor Waterpark holds hours of family fun within its walls.  Home to 16 waterslides, a giant wave pool, mammoth Beach House Play Area with 1000 gallon tipping bucket and much more, the 3 acre waterpark is fun for the entire family.   We offer an amazing Hotel Waterpark Package with four waterpark passes valid for two-days of entry to the waterpark, and plenty of time to fully explore the 3 acres of waterfun.  The waterpark features direct indoor connections to the Sheraton Fallsview, Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls – Fallsview or Skyline Hotel & Waterpark.

Just beyond the Waterpark, are numerous attractions, and restaurants with something to offer everyone in the family. Where else can kids explore amazing rides and attractions and mom and dad indulge in fine dining, casinos and even spa packages, during the same vacation.

Adventure City

Adventure City offers a modern approach to the classic arcade. This massive 17,000 square-foot game center boasts more than 125 arcade style games that will bring you right back to your childhood, and is one of the most entertaining Niagara Falls activities. The space also features a Super Hero Laser Ride, and the only Bumper Cars in the Niagara Region!  There is fun for the whole family at Adventure City. Show the little ones how it’s done and earn some serious cool-parents points.

The arcade is connected to the Falls Avenue Resort hotels in Niagara Falls and is one of the most exciting places for families in Ontario. At Adventure City, you can win games to earn tickets, to be redeemed for prizes that will serve as mementos of this special time in your family’s life.

Hershey's Chocolate Covered StrawberriesHershey’s Chocolate World

Hershey’s Chocolate World Niagara Falls is the only store of its kind in Canada—it is 7,000 square-feet of chocolate heaven. This unique attraction is located within the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview and features a wide selection of decadent treats and packaged items. Hershey’s chocolate covered strawberries, mouth-watering cookies, and rich milkshakes can cure any sweet cravings. There are tons of fresh creations, but there are also many exciting and delicious souvenirs that you can take home. Hershey’s Chocolate World is a true paradise for chocolate lovers. And, who isn’t?  Time here is quality family time that is sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces, and is a delightful treat!

Hard Rock Cafe

The Hard Rock Cafe is more than Americana cuisine and music memorabilia. The restaurant has expanded into a clothing line, cafe, and much more. Niagara Falls is home to a Hard Rock Cafe and retail space that caters to music fans, Hard Rock collectors and foodies alike. The Hard Rock Cafe has made our list because of its versatile menu and exciting sights. You can bring the family for an extended afternoon of delicious food, shopping and exploration. Take photos of some of the most exciting memorabilia in the history of Rock n’roll or take a bite out of the inspired menu of classic american favourites —the possibilities are endless.

4D Motion Theatre

You can see, hear and feel the action at Iwerks 4D Motion Theatre. This special theatre features simulator style stadium seating, 3D movie technology, water jets and air blasters that create a truly sensational and fun experience. Start planning your exciting 4 dimensional experience!

Currently Showing:Iwerks 4D Moving Theatre

SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D The Great Jelly Rescue – Watch as SpongeBob fights off the Flying Dutchman and faces off against the villainous Plankton on a wildly hilarious adventure to rescue the Jellyfish!

Happy Family The Ride – Find a seat in your wagon and buckle up, because the Wünschmann family is about to experience the ride of their lives. After being transformed into monsters by the evil witch Babayaga, a normal ride on a ghost train turns into a ludicrously spooky adventure. Will the Wünschmann family find their happy ending?

Book an Exciting Hotel

A change is a good as a rest, and when planning a Niagara Falls visit to get the best of both.  Breaking away from your hometown and routine is fun for the entire family.  At Falls Avenue Resort, we offer an array of activities to the delight of all ages, and hotels that offer a selections of accommodations that will suit your style of travel.  Book a room with a view of Niagara Falls, or a family suite that sleeps up to 6 guests —no matter what you book, there will be endless memories made.