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Nearby Destinations

Power Vista Observation TowerThere are a number of interesting destinations in the vicinity of the  Power Vista, starting with the Falls and Niagara Falls State Park leaving NYPA Web, America's oldest state park.  And while you're at the Falls, you can enjoy the view from the Maid of the Mistleaving NYPA Web.  The Aquarium of Niagaraleaving NYPA Web, in Niagara Falls, offers a variety of daily activities and special events.

The Castellani Art Museum leaving NYPA Web, adjacent to the Power Vista at
Niagara University, displays a distinguished collection of contemporary art.

Art Park TrailArtpark leaving NYPA Web, a picturesque New York State Park located high atop the Niagara River Gorge, not far from the Power Vista, celebrates the arts, offering Broadway musicals, swinging big band concerts and celebrity performances in its Mainstage Theater and free concerts, music and cultural festivals in the Outdoor Amphitheater.

Old Fort Niagara leaving NYPA Web, overlooking Lake Ontario at the entrance to the Niagara River in nearby Youngstown, is a National Historic Landmark and New York State Historical Site.

At the Lockport Locks leaving NYPA Web, just 20 miles from Niagara Falls, you can enjoy a unique two-hour boat cruise which includes "locking through" and being raised the 49 ft. elevation of the Niagara Escarpment in the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal.

Murphy Orchards leaving NYPA Web,  25 miles east of the Falls, has a country store and tea room and offers visits to its barn, which was a stop on the "Underground Railroad" for people escaping from slavery during the 1850s and 1860s.

Buffalo MuseumThe Buffalo Museum of Scienceleaving NYPA Web, on Humboldt Parkway, has a number of interesting exhibits, as well as special events. A Power Authority-installed solar photovoltaic system is located on the museum's roof.