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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 international travel planner, Welland attractions like The Welland Canal can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A quiet place with a nice view. You can walk and exercise and enjoy nature.
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  • We used the paved path alongside the Welland Canal from St Catherines past Thorold to get exercise and watch the enormous ships go through the Locks. Fascinating to see those large ships navigate thro...  more »
  • Before you go, check out their website to see what ships are coming through for that day and the time. We arrived just in time and had experienced how the canal operates- quite efficient. After viewin...  more »

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