Bucket List Roads: Great Lakes Seaway Trail

Aug 01, 2019 View Comments by

Great Lakes Seaway Trail, Niagara Falls

The Great Lakes Seaway Trail is  series of designated roads in Pennsylvania and New York that closely parallels two Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River through a region brimming with American history, splendid scenery, and cool breezes.

Scenery: Expansive views of Lakes Erie and Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, the Thousand Islands area, charming villages, 29 lighthouses, War of 1812 historical sites, the Seaway Trail Discovery Center, Boldt Castle, Fort Niagara, the Antique Boat Museum, extensive waterfowl, Niagara Falls, Niagara Gorge and more.

My Favorite Points of Interest:

  1. Niagara Falls: www.tinyurl.com/niagara-activities
  2. Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site: www.tinyurl.com/old-fort-niagara
  3. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum: www.sodusbaylighthouse.org
  4. Cape Vincent: www.capevincent.org
  5. Antique Boat Museum: www.abm.org
  6. Boldt Castle: www.boldtcastle.com/visitorinfo

Curves: Limited
Traffic: Generally light except in larger towns and cities
Distance: Approximately 500 miles
Time Required: 3 to 5 days, depending on time spent at various stops
Technical Difficulty: Easy ride, not technical

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