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Address: West Street, Welland, Ontario L3K 4E3, Canada

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History, nature and modern transportation

Even before the railways opened up our country, the Welland Ship Canal was a major doorway to the western part of the Great Lakes and our expanding country. Now there are waking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Welland, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Even before the railways opened up our country, the Welland Ship Canal was a major doorway to the western part of the Great Lakes and our expanding country. Now there are waking paths, observation decks, picnic areas and of course, ships to heighten our interest and pleasure. It is not just one location, but you can visit many places along... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Every time I go to the Welland Canal I think about how fortunate I am to live so close to such a beautiful location. I have used the canal to go for a walk with my family and sit on a bench to enjoy an ice cream, ride my bike, walk my dog and also take my kayak out for... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It is something special to watch one of those big ships go from top to the bottom. I recommend making the trip atleast once since the experience will be worth it. There is lots of other things to do and walking trails to enjoy.

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Welland, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

unique part of history that is celebrated in this city.There is a museum at Lock 7 that is worth the trip.

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Welland, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Watching a boat go through the locks is amazing. To think this system was built with no heavy machinery is unbelievable. The old bridges are also a classic. Visit lock seven, there is a museum there also.

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Welland, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It is good to have multiple waterways in this city. The Welland Canal not only has a tremendous amount of history, but it also attracts much wildlife to the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Great walks, the parks and walking trails are kept very clean and safe, great place to walk the dog, jog or ride your bike

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Fenwick, Ontario
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lock 7 is a beautiful place to visit, both to watch the huge ships coming through the locks, and to see the whole history of the canal in the museum. It is a small park all around the area and is very scenic

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Niagra Falls
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

lock 7 is a great place to go see ships pass through the locks and read about the canals historygive yourself a little time as ships are not always there.......

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Welland, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
12 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

What waste of a water way made for boats! This city is back wards, should have condos built on the coast lines with shops in all of them, Welland needs to get with the times

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