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3 Day Niagara Falls and Toronto Tour from New York

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Apr – 31 Oct: Sunday

  • Duration

    3 Days /2 Nights

  • Start time

    Start time: 07:00am
    Duration: 3 Days /2 Nights

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Manhattan Grayline Visitor Center at Port Authority Bus Terminal 42nd St. (btw. 8th & 9th Ave.) ,New York at 6:30am

    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. .

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • You will have plenty of time to experience the majestic Niagara Falls including an after-dark visit and the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride
  • In Toronto you will have an introductory sightseeing tour as well as time to explore on your own
  • Start your return journey to New York with a cruise through the 1000 islands of the St Lawrence River


See the roaring waters of Niagara, the great city of Toronto, and the islands of the St Lawrence River on a three-day trip from the US to Canada and back again.

Travel through forests and mountains to the massive Niagara Falls. See thundering torrents cascading down the American Falls, Bridal Falls and Horseshoe Falls. Marvel at the foaming water brilliantly illuminated at night.

The next day you will take the world-famous boat ride The Maid of the Mist through the mist and spray for a close-up look at the Falls.

See the highlights of Toronto, the largest city in Canada, before moving on to the vast waterway of the St Lawrence.

On your third day, cruise the water wonderland of the 1000 Islands and glimpse the mansions of the great and famous.

Return to New York refreshed, and eager to tell your friends about your Canadian adventure!


Day 1: New York - Finger Lakes - Niagara Falls

Your exciting three-day Excursion to Niagara Falls, Toronto and 1000 Islands from New York takes you from the US into Canada and back again. 

With your English-speaking guide, you will depart the Big Apple and head north. You will drive through forested mountains past the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region.S

Stroll through Watkins Glen and can take a stroll through the gorge to the famous waterfalls. Afterwards, you will continue your journey passing Seneca Lake on the way. You will arrive at Niagara Falls in the late afternoon.

You will tour the American Side of the Falls including the American Falls, Goat Island, and Three Sisters Islands. Goat Island is a delightful wooded island with spectacular views of the Falls. Three Sisters Islands are three small islands linked by bridges. Experience the power of Niagara aboard the Maid of the Mist.

At night you can see the spectacular sight of Niagara Falls illuminated in glowing colors. Overnight: Niagara Falls – Ramada by Wyndham

Day 2: Niagara Falls - Toronto - 1000 Islands

After breakfast, you will visit Horseshoe Falls (largest of the three falls) for a close-up look at thundering Niagara.

In spring, you will omit this part of the tour and go straight to Toronto.

In Toronto, you will see the stunning modern architecture of City Hall, the fine Parliament building, and Eaton Center shopping complex .

In summer, you will leave Toronto and travel east along Lake Ontario for an evening arrival at the 1000 Islands area. You stay overnight at Gananoque – Clarion Inn, a three-star hotel with restaurant, indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center. The hotel is located in the beautiful Bay of Quinte tourist region and the comfortable rooms have all modern amenities.

In spring, the schedule is slightly different. You will return to Niagara Falls from Toronto, and Overnight Gananoque – Comfort Inn (April- Niagara Falls – Ramada by Wyndham)

Day 3: 1000 Islands - New York

Start the day with a cruise through the 1000 Islands along the St Lawrence River. As you sail through this garden of woods and water, look out for the houses of the rich and famous perched on private islands.

You will head to New York State. On the way, you can enjoy a shopping excursion at a large outlet mall, where there are amazing bargains on brand name goods.

In the evening, you will return to New York and will be dropped off at the starting point at New York Airport Service.


  • 2 nights’ hotel accommodation (including tax)
  • Sightseeing in Niagara-falls and Toronto
  • 45-minute Maid of the Mist boat ride (01 May to 31 Oct), or 1 hour Scenic Tunnels visit (01 Apr to 30 Apr)
  • 1.5-hour 1000 Islands cruise (01 May to 31 Oct)
  • Transportation in deluxe air-conditioned vehicle (van, mini-bus or coach)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Continental breakfast


  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Meals (except where hotels offer complimentary breakfast)
  • Languages available in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Japanese and Chinese

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Please carry valid travel documents while entering or leaving the US. Please make sure in advance that the Canadian visa requirements are met. Luggage is limited to one piece and a small carry on per person.  Prices are based on 2 people sharing the same room and if a 3rd person shares the room no extra bed will be provided

All customers must book this tour using their full name, as seen on their government issued ID/passport along with their birth date and gender. This information will also be required for customers under the age of 18.

Maid of the Mist only operates between May-October.

Additional info

Requirements for entering Canada:Native born U.S. citizens must carry identification papers showing their citizenship such as birth certificate, visa or passport. In addition to these forms, picture ID such as driver's license is recommended. Proof of residence may also be required. You must have birth certificates for all children. PleaseNote: effective January 1, 2008, all U.S. citizens will be required to present a passport to cross the border and return to the USA.Naturalized U.S. citizens should carry a naturalization certificate or some other evidence of citizenship. Legal, permanent residents of the United States who are not U.S. citizens are advised to carry their Alien Registration Receipt Card (U.S. form I-151 or form I-551)Persons under 18 years of age who are not accompanied by a parent or guardian should bring a notarized letter from a parent or guardian giving them permission to travel to Canada - in addition to their birth certificate. If only one parent is traveling with the child, that parent must possess a notarized letter from the other parent giving permissionAll persons other than U.S. citizens or legal, permanent residents of the United States require valid passport or an acceptable travel documentThe confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    Joseph our tour guide was excellent - exceeded our expectations. He kept everything on time and was extremely knowledgeable of everywhere we visited and even many places in between. We could not have asked for better. Because of Joseph I would definitely recommend this tour to friends.
    09/29/2015 Michelle Rolston, United Kingdom
  • 4
    Great Experience
    07/23/2014 Agnes Foo, Australia

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