|Buffalo Niagara Heritage Trail North|
|Buffalo Niagara Heritage Trail South|
|Family Fun Tour|
|Water Fun Tour|
|Let's Get Wild Tour|
|Architectural Tour of Buffalo|
|Niagara River Magic|
|Erie Canal Tour|
|Lake Country Tour|
|Pedals to Petals Tour|
|Dessert & History Tour|
|Outdoor Excitement in Genesee Tour|
|Gaslights & Steam Engines Tour|
|Back to Nature Tour|
|Freshwater Fishing Tour|
|War of 1812 Tour|
|Historic Southtowns Tour|
|Underground Railroad Tour|
MYSTERY & BEAUTY:
BUFFALO NIAGARA HERITAGE TRAIL NORTH
From downtown Buffalo
go north on the I-190 and proceed to the Peace Bridge exit. Cross the
Peace Bridge to Fort Erie, Ontario. After clearing Customs, turn right
onto Goderich Street and go two blocks to Queen Street, turn right and
proceed three blocks to the Niagara Parkway, one of the worlds
great scenic drives. Take a left on the Parkway and head north towards
Continue into the
city of Niagara Falls. Stop and take a cruise on the Maid
of the Mist, for an up close view of the thundering cataract. Continue
northward on your journey and youll come across one of the highlights
of any trip along the Parkway the Niagara Parks Botanical
Gardens and the Butterfly Conservatory.
on the Parkway, youll pass through Queenston with its distinctive
memorial to General Sir Isaac Brock, a British hero of the War of 1812,
and by vineyards and fruit stands selling locally-grown produce, jams,
honey and baked goods. As you prepare to enter the quaint and historic
village of Niagara-on-the-Lake, youll pass the Fort
George National Historic Site, a restored British fort.
From Niagara-on-the-Lake return to New York State via the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge and head north along the Robert Moses Parkway to one of the jewels of the Great Lakes Old Fort Niagara. Old Fort Niagara includes the oldest building on the Great Lakes and is a National Historic Landmark and New York State Historic Site.
Continue on to
the final leg of the Trail along Route 18F North to Route 18 East along
Lake Ontario through the pleasant lakeside towns of Wilson and Olcott.
At Olcott, turn right (south) on Route 78 (Lockport-Olcott Road). Then
turn right onto Wilson-Burt Road. The second left is McClew Road. At
2402 McClew Road youll find Murphy Orchards, a privately-owned
fruit farm that is believed to have been an Underground Railroad
Murphy Orchards, turn right onto McClew Road. At the end of the road
turn left onto Ide Road. At the second right proceed onto Route 78.
Go through Newfane to Lockport. At a fork in the road, bear left and
pass over the Canal. Turn right onto Market Street and proceed to the
foot of the hill. Stop at the Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Cruises
(210 Market Street) for the opportunity to travel 15 miles on
the Erie Canal the way 19th century settlers moving west did.
This narrated cruise along the Old Erie Canal takes a visitor along
historic sites and through five original 1825 locks.
the Lockport Locks, proceed on Market Street. Make a right on Main Street
and then a left on Route 78. Go to Millersport Highway (Route 263).
Proceed to I-990 South to I-290 East to I-90 West to Route 33 East to
the Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Proper documentation is required to cross the Canadian/US border.
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