Maid of the Mist makes history

Posted at 11:25 AM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 11:25:09-04

The Maid of the Mist is ready for earliest launch in history.

The 132nd consecutive season begins Saturday, April 1st, the earliest date in the storied history of one of North America's longest running tourist attractions.

The 2017 season runs from April 1 - November 5th.

"Maid of the Mist VI and Maid of the Mist VII are ready to navigate the waters of the
Lower Niagara River to the Maid of the Mist Pool at the base of the Horseshoe Falls," said
Christopher Glynn, president of Maid of the Mist. "Our captains, crew members and
associates are prepared to welcome guests from around the world as we build on last year's
record season, when 1.6 million visitors boarded our iconic vessels."

Beginning April 1 through May 19, tours will operate 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(weekdays) and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (weekends).