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The Welland Canal, Welland

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The Welland Canal, a ship canal connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, allows ships to bypass Niagara Falls and played a major role in the development of Toronto through international shipping. Choose from a number of ways to experience the canal, starting with a relaxing jog or stroll on the pathway along the water and green lawns. Watch people kayak, or get on the water yourself and take a boat tour through the canal and docks. If you need to escape the heat and take a refreshing dip, you can do so by swimming near the boat launch. Using our online itinerary creator, Welland attractions like The Welland Canal can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This channel is found in walking or Niagara On The Lake, we were heading the hosting and we have the pleasant surprise of seeing how the drawbridge and the passage of two ships through the canal took us a short wait while he returned to get off the bridge but was something out of the ordinary, I've learned that you can do some watersports or ride a bicycle in place It is advisable to explore something different. Unfortunately the application does not allow video sharing.
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  • Highly recommended. This rail is very well maintained and is so beautiful and peaceful. We rode from St. Catherine's on the trail one day but there are are few steep hills in that area so you may want...  more »
  • Cruising through the Welland Canal from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie was a nice adventure on our recent cruise of the 5 Great Lakes. There were parts where it was easy to forget that you were in a canal ...  more »

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