Tag: Canal

Welland Ontario

The “Rose City” at the center
of the world famous Welland Canal

The small city of Welland Ontario is located almost smack dab in the centre of the Niagara Region in southern Ontario. While not a tourist destination in its own right it is very close to many interesting communities that draw visitors from around the globe.

A little over an hour away from the City of Toronto it is also within easy traveling distance of Hamilton, Niagara Falls, St. Catherines, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Port Colbourne and Buffalo. New York. Centered on the Welland Canal from which it derives its name, its history and development is almost entirely due to this supremely important body of water that ties Lake Erie to Lake Ontario thus bypassing the spectacular cataract at Niagara Falls.

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Kingston Ontario

Kingston Ontario
Historic and beautiful, it marks the
beginning of the famed Thousand Islands

Kingston Ontario is a beautiful medium sized city located in Eastern Ontario on the banks of Lake Ontario. It is of significant historical importance due to its strategic location at the mouth of the Cataraqui River at the meeting point of Lake Ontario and the mighty St. Lawrence River.
Known as the “Limestone City” due to the fact that many of its older buildings were constructed of locally quarried limestone it is located at almost the halfway point between Montreal and Toronto.

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