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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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  • August 15, 2017
    Our friends from Niagara drove us to the canal, we saw a big ship go through one of the gate. After he brought us to a small museum , I believe it was at gate four, there was a free museum with a smal...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    I live in Welland and, some would say, that my review is biased. That being what it may, the "olde Welland Canal" offers a peaceful respite or an energetic venue depending on your personal reason for ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    it is a beautiful place..welland just has to make it more tourist friendly....and more things happening would be nice but they are starting to do that lately...  more »

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