A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.Lindsay DeDario—Reuters
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.
A snow-covered landscape is seen around the frozen Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Feb.17, 2015.
A family walks through the snow near the frozen Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Feb. 17, 2015.
A rainbow appears over the partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures in Niagara Falls Ontario
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015.
Visitors view frozen Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York, Feb. 17, 2015.
A partially frozen American Falls in sub freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 17, 2015
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Lindsay DeDario—Reuters
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Here's What Niagara Falls Looks Like Frozen

Feb 18, 2015

Frigid temperatures by the Great Lakes are giving tourists a whole new reason to visit Niagara Falls.

The famous waterfalls by the Canada-U.S. border were partially frozen this week as temperatures in the area hit 13 degrees below zero on Monday. Though the falls were hardly frozen solid—water continued to flow—layers of ice built up, giving the impression of a winter wonderland amid its icy mist and surrounding snow.

Temperatures aside, the cold weather doesn't deter necessarily tourists. Last year, the site received more visitors during a week in early March than the average winter week as word (and photos) of the falls' frozen appearance spread, USA Today reported.

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