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How Did the Maid of the Mist Get its Name?

Updated: Aug 18

Since its maiden voyage in 1846, the world-famous Maid of the Mist has been thrilling riders of all ages by taking its passengers right near the cascading water, and thunderous roar, of the falls. You can catch the boat on the American side in the Niagara Falls State Park at the entrance to the Observation Tower.

Out of the 2 million visitors Niagara Falls gets each year, the majority of them ask two questions.

1. Where does all of the water come from?

2. How did the Maid of the Mist get its name?

Explore Niagara Tours has the answer in the video below.

Explore Niagara USA is an Online Travel Agent that provides unique experiences. It allows you to see Niagara Falls in a more intimate setting and on your own terms.

They have several packages demonstrated by guides with years of experience that offer you insights and information about the area that you simply cant find anywhere else.

Their top tours include:

Maid of the Mist/Cave of the Wind Adventure Tour Package

Maid of the Mist Boat Ride with Adventure Tour

Cave of the Winds Express - Pass and Adventure Tour

The Mobsters and Mayhem Tour

About the owner:

Nick Hurd is rated the #1 Tour Guide in Niagara Falls and Winner of the Golden Buffalo Award for “Best Tour Event in America.”

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