We have listed some of our favorite links to other sites below. We hope you find these to be both informative and entertaining.
*The Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride makes no claims as to the validity of the content of any site linked below. Any opinions contained on these sites are solely those of the sites owner.
THINGS TO DO:
The Kenan Center
Community Center with art, education and recreation programs. Travelers in search of history and culture will find the Kenan Center an intriguing site to visit! Located in historic Lockport, New York, a short distance from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Rochester, and southern Ontario, the Kenan Center is the perfect stop or starting point to a tour of all the Buffalo Niagara region has to offer.
Niagara County Historical Society
This is a non-profit society dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of historic artifacts of the people in Niagara County, Lockport and the Erie Canal.
Erie Canal Discovery Center
Canal displays and historic artifacts and information on the construction and bulding of clintons ditch.
Market Street Art Center
Visit artist studios and gift shops.
Official Niagara County Tourism web site.
Old Fort Niagara
300 Years of history …. just minutes from Niagara Falls! The site of historic battles and sieges, trading and conquest, Old Fort Niagara is an exciting place where the past lives on! Preserved as they stood in the 1700′s when France and Britain controlled Niagara, the Fort’s structures include the oldest building in the Great Lakes region.
Erie Canal Museum
A small museum located at the base of Locks 34 & 35 on the Erie Canal in downtown Lockport. Contains lots of pictures and artifacts and most of the time there is someone available to answer any questions you may have about the canal. Admission is Free!!
Lockport Car Cruise Nights
Family, Fun and Free. Antique car show downtown Lockport. Monday nights 6-9pm.
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours
The ultimate destination is a jet boat ride through the legendary Whirlpool, just a half-mile below the tumbling waters of one of the wonders of the world, the mighty Niagara Falls! An experience you will never forget!
Maid of the Mist
Standing at the bow, swathed in rain gear, you feel the Niagara Falls mist lightly spray on your face, you hear the rumble of the water, you sense the vast power of it all.
The Tonawandas yearly Erie Canal celebration.
Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Cruises
A Unique 2 hour cruise on the Erie Canal in Historic Lockport, NY. The relaxing, narrated cruise allows you to experience “Locking through” Locks 34 & 35 as you are lifted 49 feet to the top of the Niagara Escarpment. Cruises run daily May through November, rain or shine!
Lockport Free Canal Concert Series.
Country Cottage Bed & Breakfast
Nestled in Western New York’s famous Niagara County fruit & wine belt, this charming, intimate, country Cape Cod home embraces comfortable style and timeless good taste.
Lockport Inn & Suites
315 S Transit Rd. Lockport, NY 14094
Lockport Holiday Inn
515 S Transit Rd. Lockport, NY 14094
Lake Ontario Motel
3330 Lockport-Olcott Rd. Newfane, NY 14108
ERIE CANAL & LOCKPORT HISTORY LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Lockport Main Street
Encouraging economic development in the Downtown Lockport, NY District within the context of Historic Preservation in ways appropriate to today’s marketplace.
Erie Canal Journeys
Visit the Canal Communities in Niagara, Orleans and Erie Counties…
A fire hydrant collectors organization with info on Birdsill Holly, Lockport inventor, fire hydrants.