As I was sitting in a comfortable seat in the Avalon Theatre in the Fallsview Casino and Hotel in Niagara Falls on a warm, clear June evening, I had to ask myself a few times over the course of two hours if I was really watching what I was seeing on the stage in front of me.
Since opening in June the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort has been a hot topic. Staff writer Christopher Heard initially wrote about the experience when the facilities debuted to the media, but since then it seems people want to know more about what the hotel has to offer. With that in mind I recently took a weekend trip through the Niagara region - ending with a stay at the Fallsview that I must admit, impressed me in almost every way. It's inevitably a great trip for anyone looking to gamble a bit, see the scenery, and enjoy one of the nicest areas in Southern Ontario.
Niagara Falls has long been a favorite destination for end of the school year class trips, for inexpensive honeymoons, and of course as the location of one of the Seven Wonders of the World. But lately it has also become a gaming destination mainly because of Casino Niagara, a large casino that attracts a considerable amount of US dollars from eager gamblers pouring in from across the border. Now, with the official opening of the stunning new Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls has taken a huge step towards making Niagara Falls a mini Las Vegas right here in Ontario.