The city of Lewiston is only 11 kilometers north of Niagara Falls and about 25 minutes north of the city of Buffalo. The city is located on the Niagara River, just across from Canada. Visitors to Canada can use the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge to cross the Niagara River.
If you want to get out of town and take a day trip, Lewiston is your place to stay.
The historic village of Lewiston is as picturesque and charming as it is lively. It hosts festivals almost every weekend during the summer; the best are the “Arts and Crafts Fest”, the “Jazz Fest” and the “Peach Fest”. There are concerts, restaurants, bars and cafés, as well as a magnificent view of the Niagara River.
Here is a list of the most exciting attractions and activities to enjoy an unforgettable day in Lewiston:
- Hiking in the Niagara Gorge: You can’t visit the picturesque city of Lewiston without enjoying a little nature. The Niagara Gorge Hiking Trail is one of the best in Western New York State, with easy to moderate trails and scenic views that are difficult to beat. The trails are easy to access; they are located right next to Robert Moses Parkway.
- Concert in Artpark: Artpark is one of the best concert halls in Western New York where you can listen to your favorite bands. It also houses many sculptures and artistic objects. Stroll and enjoy public art before the concert begins.
- Fishing: an attraction that also attracts visitors 365 days a year. River waters attract a wide variety of fish species, including salmon, trout, bass, walleye, muskellunge and much more. The entire section of the river downstream of the falls and in Lake Ontario is a perfect habitat for these underwater torpedoes.
If you want to save time by visiting several places, take a food tasting or a historical tour of the City with a guide who knows enough about the history and gastronomic culture of the city to entertain you for hours by stopping at several places.
During your stay in this city rich in culture and history, remember to plan a list of must-see places to enjoy the various panoramic landscapes that the city offers to its visitors.