Arriving in Niagara Falls on the Greyhound bus from Toronto, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the bus driver had gotten lost and stopped to ask for directions. It looks rather like you’ve stopped on an abandoned film set, with derelict buildings everywhere. Where are the fancy fallsview hotels, the casinos, the children’s entertainment, the falls? C’mon, make with the motherf*ckin’ water!
The Greyhound bus station is as uninspired as its surroundings, with not even a sandwich shop to make spending time there a little more bearable.
One of the doors featured this particularly charming piece of information:
Considering the Greyhound station and its surroundings are the first impression a lot of people will get of the town, to say that it’s getting your trip off to a bad start is a ridiculous understatement. The local council or tourism board really ought to up their game.
Luckily, after escaping the dilapidated backwater area, Niagara Falls itself actually isn’t bad – the good stuff is coming up in my next post…