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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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  • I love watching the boats go through the canal from huge ships to small craft. There is a special viewing park in Port Colborne and St. Catherines plus an information and display building.  more »
  • After we visited the museum, we drove around along the canal and watched(little parking areas at various locks) these unbelievable behemoths thread the needle in these locks.. Always thought I was a.....  more »
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  • NEVER BE EN THERE YET BUT WOULD LLIKE TO SOME TIME
  • Great to bring visitors to, nice for passing the time and relaxing
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