Without question, the best waterfalls in North America – and always ranked among the top five in the world – is Niagara Falls. This spectacular phenomenon has been on your bucket list forever. Now is the time go! You can experience this gushing display of power from Niagara Falls, New York in the United States (seen in the background) or across the river in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. With a passport and enough time, you can savor the perspectives from both cities. This travel guide focuses on the Canadian side. Your first glimpse of the falls will probably be as you rush down the hill on Murray Street. This common access point is at the base of the tall, slender Skylon Tower.