Niagara Falls USA
Immerse yourself in the sights and stories that helped shape our country right here in Niagara Falls USA. Hear stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists, cruise the historic Erie Canal, or explore the oldest continuously occupied military site in the United States.
Points of Interest
Niagara Falls played a significant role in the history of the Underground Railroad due to its close proximity to Canada. Located inside the former 1863 U.S. Customs House, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is an experiential museum where you can learn about the pivotal role the city played and the modern connections to history.
Embark on a scenic narrated cruise with tour outfit, Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises. Soak up the city’s engineering marvel while being raised and lowered 50 feet in Locks 34 & 35, the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal.
Overlooking Lake Ontario, Old Fort Niagara is more than 300 years old and played roles in the American Revolution and the Civil War. Tour original 18th century buildings including the French Castle, witness musket and artillery demonstrations, and take part in living history programs.