Canal region

Erie Canal


The Erie Canal is famous in song and story. Proposed in 1808 and completed in 1825, the canal links the waters of Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east. An engineering marvel when it was built, some called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. Estimated distance: 12 miles

Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises

210 Market Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(800) 378-0352
Much remains the same on the Erie Canal today as it was in the 1800's. Hand-dug to connect the Hudson River with the Niagara River, the 363-mile Grand Old Erie Canal is truly a great engineering feat. Estimated distance: 12 miles

Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Rides

(716) 438-0174
The Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride in Lockport, NY, on the Erie Canal, is just a 20 minute drive from Niagara Falls (via Route 31 East), offers the public an exciting 70-minute guided tour through America’s past. Estimated distance: 12 miles

Kenan Center
433 Locust Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 433-2617
Situated on 25 beautiful acres in Lockport, New York located in Niagara County, the historic Kenan Center campus is only a short drive from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Rochester and southern Ontario. Named for its benefactor, William Rand Kenan, Jr., the Kenan Center serves as a regional community center providing visitors and the community with arts, education and recreation programs. Estimated distance: 13 miles
Market Street Art Center247 Market Street
Lockport, NY 14094
( 716) 478-0239
The Market Street Art Center complex provides a friendly atmosphere where regional artists can create and display their work. Artwork encompasses all media including watercolor, oil, pastels, acrylic, pencil, photography, portraits, pottery, jewelry, chainsaw sculpture, embroidery, printmaking and puppetry. Estimated distance: 12 miles
Lockport Trolley Tours24 Church Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 439-0431
Trolley shuttle to Lockport attractions in July and August. Call for information on a discount to all ticketed attractions in Lockport. Estimated distance: 12 miles
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