Things to Do in Niagara Falls with Kids and Family Reunion Activities

Father and son taking pictures of Niagara FallsIf you’re planning family reunion activities, Niagara Falls is the perfect destination to get your brood together. There’s nature. There are world wonder sights. There are wineries and breweries for the adults. And there are countless things to do in Niagara Falls with kids, from midway carnival games to waterparks.

For whatever you and your family are interested in doing, Niagara Falls has fun-filled options. For help with family reunion planning, use this Niagara Falls guide.

First: Stay at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel

The Sheraton on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls is the best place for the whole family to book. We have a ton of affordable packages for visitors coming in from out of town, including packages for spring break if that’s when your reunion is, and waterpark packages that are perfect for families.

Rooms at Sheraton on the Falls Hotel are clean, spacious and comfy. It’s nice to have the whole family together in one place, so you can go to your destinations as a group and hang out in your rooms on your down time.

Our friendly concierge team will be here for you every moment you’re planning family reunion activities. We can help you connect with local businesses for group discounts, get you to where you need to go safely, and provide recommendations for anything you and your family are into.

Here are some group activities that are great things to do in Niagara Falls with kids, too.

Splash Around at the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark

Family in swimming poolAll year-round the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is a blast to visit. It’s located right in the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, so it’s super-convenient to plan some time with the kiddies whenever you’d like.

The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is the largest indoor waterpark in North America, with water slides galore, a giant wave pool, two adults-only Jacuzzis, a food court and more. All you have to do is plan to go, and there’s always a way to have a good time here.

Take a Tour to See Landmarks

The waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls are awe-inspiring to see in person. Make it easy for the whole family to get around by booking a Niagara Falls tour.

The Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat ride is a wet and wild adventure that takes you up close to the falls. Journey Behind the Falls is a walking tour that takes you down to see the rushing waters. Amble along the White Water Walk, a boardwalk near the Niagara River rapids. And hop on the Whirlpool Aero Car for a stunning aerial view of the Niagara River.

Check Out Wildlife at MarineLand

MarineLand is a cool place to see marine wildlife in Niagara Falls. Home to the largest collection of beluga whales in the world, your group can feed marine creatures and check out marine life up close in underwater viewing centres. Head here to see dolphins, sea lions, walruses and more.

Explore Nature

There’s so much more nature in addition to the Niagara Falls water falls. The Niagara Floral Clock is a gorgeous landmark in the Botanical Gardens, consisting of 16,000 carpet bedding plants. It’s an actual working clock, too!

Kids will love visiting the Butterfly Conservatory, home to more than 2,000 butterflies from 45 different species. The gardens and conservatory are easily walkable for all types of fitness levels in your family.

Embrace Your Inner Tourist

Checking out novel and thrilling attractions is a great way to bond. Visit Clifton Hill for some of the most stimulating attractions Niagara Falls offers.

Here you’ll find the Great Canadian Midway, with more than 300 games, interactive rides, a bowling alley and more. Ride the Niagara Falls Skywheel, and learn some of the history of Niagara Falls. Visit the Movieland Wax Museum to see celebrities re-created in wax. And visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum for an interactive learning experience, with more than 500 rare artefacts. There are tons of dining options to choose from and walk to in the area, too.

Be Amazed at a Magic Show

A thrilling event for the whole family to experience together is a magic show at the Greg Frewin Theatre. Greg Frewin is a world-renown magician who features real tigers, exotic birds and death-defying stunts in his show. Get VIP access to take a behind-the-scenes tour of the show, meet the animals and check out some of the props Frewin uses.

Have Some Fun Adult Time

While the kiddos are having fun at any of the family-friendly activities mentioned here, grab the adults in the family for some vino tasting. Check out more than 50 Niagara Falls wineries on your very own Niagara Falls winery tour. Stop at spots like Jackson-Triggs Winery, Inniskillin, Trius Winery at Hillebrand and Chรขteau des Charmes to taste the diverse wine variety Niagara Falls has to offer.

Get Help Planning Family Reunion Fun

There are so many other exciting ways to connect with family and have an awesome time in Niagara Falls. Most activities are group-friendly, so you can bring a few or a dozen family members to whatever activity you’re in the mood for.

Contact the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel to book rooms and start planning family reunion itineraries the whole crew will be talking about for years to come.