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Reviewed today

Have been through this bridge many times but mainly to cross from Canada to Buffalo and back. Never managed to stop our car midway to take photos of the falls (never get jammed probably because we always chose the off peak hours to cross). But...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed yesterday

There are some interesting views of the falls from the bridge, so we wanted to go out and take a look The problem is the bridge is also the border between Canada and the USA, so there's the issue of having to cross the border....More

Thank Charlie_Hotlanta
Reviewed 4 days ago

We crossed the border on the Rainbow bridge at 12:30 in the morning, it was a great first peak of the falls all lit up

Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walking across Rainbow Bridge is fantastic. Watch for the old marker in the middle of the bridge when you cross the border. You MUST have your passport. Canadian customs smiles and welcomes you to Canada. US Customs will keep you in a holding pen, just...More

1  Thank AllyG520
Reviewed 6 days ago

The idea is to walk this bridge walking to get the best photos of this wonder. It takes about 6/7 minutes.

1  Thank MinistryGM
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge was built in 1943, replacing the original bridge that was destroyed by ice in 1938. A passport is required for crossing the bridge.

Thank Ilanfreedman
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk across this bridge from the US to Canada (or vise versa). You MUST have your passport though, as you will have to meet with a border agent each time you cross. But the views of the falls are spectacular from the bridge....More

Thank ABBusa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started out on the US side. Cave of the Winds and the Maiden Mist were great. Took the tour which I highly recommend. Decided to walk across the Rainbow Bridge to the Canadian side. The view for the Falls from the Canadian side is fabulous...More

Thank Celeste F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view of the falls while traveling across. I'd recommend walking across to get some great pictures.

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish we'd walked it instead of driving over it in a van. The view of the falls was great. I can only imagine that it would be better when walking over it.

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cmk089
24 August 2018|
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Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
Distance-wise you are about 26 miles from the airport. And it should take you about 35-40 minutes in driving. Rush hour is probably going to be the issue. You can cross the bridge/border during the night, so wait times... More
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mrs_b-doctolero
19 August 2018|
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Response from TheGatesClan | Reviewed this property |
As others have indicated, if walking, you can leave the US and re-enter the US without entering Canada by just staying on the bridge. You can walk all the way to the Canadian side, just don't go through the Canadian exit... More
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Susan W
20 July 2018|
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Response from Catherine H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking on the American side by the Rainbow bridge and you will need a passport if you plan on walking over it to the Canadian side.
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