Lockport Locks & Erie Canal ToursStep back into American history with a tour of Lockport on the Erie Canal. Built to connect the Hudson River with the Niagara River, the 363-mile Erie Canal comprises 35 locks that navigate some 571 feet of elevation to allow boats to travel across New York state.
Shopping & Dining in Lockport Erie Canal.Lockport, New York offers dozens of interesting shops and many excellent restaurants in and around the canal. The Market Street Art Center features artist studios, galleries and a gift shop. The 25-acre Kenan Center, a former estate built in the 1850s, is set amidst stunning public gardens and features a free art gallery. Wine lovers can visit the Niagara Wine Region and its 12 boutique wineries, located minutes from Lockport Erie Canal.
Our well-appointed Batavia, New York, hotel is located only 30 miles from Lockport, NY. For more information on visiting Lockport on the Erie Canal, go to www.lockportlocks.com.