We had lunch at the Secret Garden, which looked promising from the outside. The floral work around the building was extensive and very beautiful. The menu looked decent so we decided to eat there. It helped that we got a 10% discount because we were part of a tour. The food was decent, but I said that the ‘secret’ was that they took a trip to Costco and heated up some of the food from there. We had stuffed shells, which tasted far from fresh, and the Cesar salad tasted like lettuce in a bag.

After eating, we went into the gift shop and purchased a couple of small items. Then we went to the casino that was across the street because Leon felt lucky. We were there for about 45 minutes, and unfortunately we didn’t win anything, but we only lost $20 Canadian, so it wasn’t bad.

The next thing on our tour was the Maid of the Mist boat ride. This was a boat that goes by both the American and the Canadian side of the falls, and stops at the Canadian side for a minute or two to bathe everyone in the mist. The legend goes that those who are in the mist are purified and will have good luck. We’ll see. After this short ride, we went up to the gift shop where they had the picture they took of us on sale. Leon almost made off with it without paying the rediculous $25 for two pictures. It wasn’t worth the money by any stretch of the imaginiation.

We went to see the “Floral Clock” next, which was a bunch of flowers as the face of the clock, and hands made out of tubular metal. Nothing too exciting.

Then we went to the IMAX theater to see a movie about Niagra Falls. It was kinda interesting, but didn’t go into as much detail as I would have liked about the people that jumped off the falls.