Maid of the Mist

The experience

When you set sail on the Maid of the Mist, you’re not just getting amazing views. You’re also taking the ride of your lifetime.


The entrance to Maid of the Mist is located at 1 Prospect St. Niagara Falls, New York. This classic Niagara Falls cruise takes you to the base of Niagara Falls through the Niagara River, starting and ending on the American side of the Falls.


The Maid of the Mist is North America’s oldest tourist attraction. Departing from Niagara Falls, New York this cruise will take you up close to the American and Bridal Veil Falls and into the dense mist of the Horseshoe Falls (also known as the Canadian Falls). The tour passes briefly through Ontario before returning back to the American side of Niagara Falls.

Fun Fact: This classic cruise has hosted many famous guests including, celebrities, world leaders and even royalty!

A trip to Niagara Falls, New York is not complete without a ride on this classic cruise where you will be able to feel the refreshing mist on your skin.

This attraction is wheelchair accessible.

*Thanks to the cold winters in New York State, this boat operates seasonally. Exact dates may vary annually depending on weather but it is typically operational from mid-May to early November.

The Maid of the Mist is featured in several of our Niagara Falls, USA tours including our:

  • Best of Niagara Falls, USA Tour
  • Best of Niagara USA Plus Helicopter and Lunch
  • Niagara Falls USA, Day and Night Combo Tour
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