We drove to Niagara Falls straight from rainy Catskill Mountains, it took us 6 hours to do 300 miles. The weather changed dramatically into sunny and very warm. At the planning stage, we read quite a lot about this place, so we knew more or less what to expect. But as usual we were positively surprised. First of all, the falls were amazing, it shows how diverse the North America is and how the nature is the integral part of US and Canada. We saw the falls from both sides Canadian and American and yes, the Canadian side has more spectacular views but we would never advice to skip the American side. It is very nice and unique in its way. We stayed in Rodeway Inn, the motel that is very close to the Rainbow Bridge. We totally recommend the Indian Restaurant called Zaika with its fantastic food, which also demonstrates the ethnic and food diversity in the town. For more of our personal experiences and views we encourage you to read the short descriptions beside the pictures.