Niagara Falls Shopping Tour, Niagara Falls (Self Guided)

If you are in search of special souvenirs or want to buy some gifts, Niagara Falls offers a great assortment of memorabilia, hand made presents, artwork, fresh-made sweets and other original souvenirs. Browsing stores like MGM Studios, WWE Retails, Canada Trading Company, The Hershey Store will make your visit to Niagara Falls brighter.
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Niagara Falls Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Niagara Falls Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Canada » Niagara Falls (See other walking tours in Niagara Falls)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Author: Stella
The Hershey Store in Niagara Falls

1) The Hershey Store in Niagara Falls

On Falls Avenue, The Hershey Chocolate Store in Niagara Falls is created in a modernized retro style, with classic pictures and souvenirs decorating the interior. The huge brand characters hanging around the store as well as famous chocolate sweets, tasty baked cookies and special gifts will make your children's vacation wonderful.
Mounted Police Trading Post

2) Mounted Police Trading Post

Mounted Police Trading Post is a small gift store on Falls Avenue in Niagara Falls. Run by Barry Hickman, the shop carries a wide selection of authentic RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) souvenirs and presents. The collection includes figurines, hats, shirts and plenty of other nice souvenirs.
Canada Trading Company

3) Canada Trading Company

Canada Trading Company is situated on Clifton Hill. It is one of the most impressive gift stores in Niagara Falls. If you're searching for special Canadian Souvenirs, this is the perfect place to stop by. It displays unique items like handicrafts and artwork, as well as native souvenirs like totems, dream catchers and others. The store is open daily.
National Geographic Store

4) National Geographic Store

If you're looking for special educational items for children, National Geographic Store is the right place to be. The store is housed by the IMAX Theatre in Niagara Falls. It offers books and magazines for sale, toys and games, exclusive DVDs, minerals and gemstones, all providing support for National Geographic's education imperatives.
OK Gift Shop

5) OK Gift Shop

OK Gift Shop is located on Fallsview Boulevard. The store carries a wide selection of holiday gifts, various presents and souvenirs, jewelry, candy and chocolate, and much more, all manufactured in Canada. Operating hours: 9 am - 9:30 pm.

Walking Tours in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Create Your Own Walk in Niagara Falls

Create Your Own Walk in Niagara Falls

Creating your own self-guided walk in Niagara Falls is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums in Niagara Falls

Museums in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls has museums that showcase great wax figure collections from movie or rock music celebrities and world famous personalities to infamous criminals and gangsters. Take this tour to learn more about Lundy's Lane Battle at Niagara Falls History Museum, have a picture taken with your favourite celebrity at Louis Tussaud's Waxworks Museum or Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars....  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

It is only natural that whoever visits Niagara Falls is eager to get the best possible view of the Falls itself. Luckily, there are quite a few spots in the city - such as Skylon Tower, Embassy Suite Hotel Tower, Konica Minolta Tower and Niagara Sky Wheel - offering exactly that. However, if the landmark waterfalls isn't just the only thing you want to observe in Niagara Falls, follow this...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Niarara Falls Family Entertainment

Niarara Falls Family Entertainment

The main tourist district is located in downtown Niagara Falls and offers a lot of fun, interactive family activities. Have a great time at Clifton Hill's fun spots like Great Canadian Midway, Brontos Adventure Playland, Ripley's 4D Moving Theater or Fun House. Sweeten your children's vacation at Fudge Factory and try the wettest attraction at Fallsview Indoor Aqua Park. Kids will...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
Niagara Falls Historic Architecture

Niagara Falls Historic Architecture

Take this tour to find out more about Niagara Falls' historic treasure. There are various architectural styles to be found, from Gothic Revival to Classical. The old banks of the town, Railway Station, Bampfield Hall, Park Place, Ellis-Taylor House and others, are eye-catching attractions for tourists coming to Niagara Falls, especially for those who want to learn about the town's...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Niagara Falls for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Niagara Falls has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Niagara Falls, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.