Many of our guests come to us from Canada or leave us and travel on to Canada, so we get a lot of questions about what is required to cross. We cannot give you legal advice but we can point you to the websites that will.
The three main websites that will help you in most circumstances are
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection www.cbp.gov
The Canadian Border Services Agency www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission www.niagarafallsbridges.com
Millions of people cross the border every year and this can result in wait times. You can save yourself a lot of frustration if you thoroughly read up on the requirements needed before you attempt to cross. You can check the
You can check the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Website for hourly updates on wait times at the border. You can also learn of traffic conditions, trucker services, toll costs & vehicle definitions, and your choice of bridges to take. It is a very useful website to visit before you get there and can reduce any confusion you may experience if you have never crossed the border at that point before.
Many people travel back and forth, enjoying the difference between both countries and cultures. We share a lot of the same goals and challenges with our Canadian neighbors and it is always nice to see them.