What to do and see in Welland, Ontario: The Best Places and Tips

Welland (2016 population 52,293) is a city in the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Southern Ontario, Canada.

1. The Welland Canal

West Street, Welland, Ontario L3K 4E3, Canada Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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4.5 based on 287 reviews

The Welland Canal

Reviewed By Gramcracker2013 - PennsylvaniaPennsylvania

Great for us engineering nerds!

Try to visit when there are ships passing thru the locks, it is truly fascinating to watch. We thought we would be bored but we were anything but. It's pretty amazing to see how a big ship actually makes it through from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie which are

2. Merritt Island

Merritt Island, Welland, Ontario L3B 3E9, Canada Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Biking Trails, Jogging Paths & Tracks More
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4.5 based on 100 reviews

Merritt Island

Reviewed By Brian H - Welland, CanadaWelland, Canada

Enjoyable walk

With friends visiting from England who like walking we enjoyed a quiet walk on the Merritt Island walkway. The path is paved and very flat. The path is shared with cyclists so it is important to be aware of their presence. Unfortunately, some do not have

3. Welland Farmers Market

50 Market Sq, Welland, Ontario L3B 6A6, Canada Food & Drink, Shopping, Farmers Markets
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4.5 based on 72 reviews

Welland Farmers Market

Reviewed By Lisa R - San Antonio, TexasSan Antonio, Texas

Great Farmers Market

Lots of fresh produce. Also indoor area where you can buy sausage and meat. A couple places to grab a bite to eat. Had a sausage on a bun and it was excellent! Beautiful flowers to buy. Assortment of pastry as well. Enjoyed our Saturday morning at the Mar

4. Welland Bridge 13

Welland, Ontario L3B 3W7, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Bridges, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 70 reviews

Welland Bridge 13

Historical Bridge 13 was constructed in Bridge 13 between 1927 and 1930. It was a lift bridge that allowed ships to pass through. Following the closure of the canal at the end of the 1972 shipping season, Bridge 13 was locked permanently in the lowered position. On July 1st, 2015 Bridge 13 lit up in its new LED colour changing lights.

Reviewed By Jessica M - Welland, CanadaWelland, Canada

Very Pretty

Looks fantastic all lite up at night and even better from the water via boat, kayak, paddleboard. If you are in Welland during the evening/night then it's worth driving by or through but I wouldn't travel too far as you will spend a minute or 2 checking i

5. Chippawa Park

128 Fitch St, Welland, Ontario L3C 4V3, Canada Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 27 reviews

Chippawa Park

Reviewed By David B - Welland, CanadaWelland, Canada

A jewel in Welland

To get away from the busy life plan to walk around Chippewa Park.In season the rose garden is a joy to behold.Sit on the tribute to the founder of Leon's Furniture, feed the goldfish in the small pond or go fishing in the larger one, watch a game of lawn

6. Welland International Flatwater Centre

16 Townline Tunnel Rd, Welland, Ontario, Canada Fun & Games, Sports Complexes
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4.5 based on 22 reviews

Welland International Flatwater Centre

Reviewed By gillandjohn4 - Parry Sound, CanadaParry Sound, Canada

Great facility to watch Dragon Boat races

We visited this Centre over the weekend while our son was competing in the Canadian Dragonboat Championships. We have been here before and improvements have been made since our last visit. They now have flush public bathrooms instead of porta potties and

7. Memorial Park

405 Memorial Park Drive, Welland, Ontario L3B 1A5, Canada Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

Memorial Park

Reviewed By Robby G C - Toronto, CanadaToronto, Canada

Refreshing and Relaxing

This park is a great place during the hot summers. There is a swimming pool to enjoy, as well as a splash pad for younger kids. There is even a wading pool for young and old.This is the place where churches, groups and families picnic. There are a lot of

8. Battle of Cooks Mills National Historic Site

Lyons Creek Road, Welland, Ontario, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Battlefields
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4 based on 5 reviews

Battle of Cooks Mills National Historic Site

Reviewed By Robby G C - Toronto, CanadaToronto, Canada

We prefer Peace

In this little village, there had been a war between the Americans and the British. The British won! There is now a massive monument dedicated to this battle . A few years ago, they even had an reenactment about what had happened in Cook's Mills. That was

9. Welland Museum

140 King St | L3B 3J3, Welland, Ontario L3B 3J3, Canada Museums, Specialty Museums
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4 based on 20 reviews

Reviewed By davechardon - Chardon, OhioChardon, Ohio

The hockey and lacrosse museums are wonderful

Worth spending an hour or two looking through the museum. Even has an indoor lacrosse area with nets for kids or adults to enjoy.

10. Seaway Mall

800 Niagara St, Welland, Ontario L3C 5Z4, Canada Shopping, Shopping Malls
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3 based on 37 reviews

Seaway Mall

Reviewed By Safechoice2014 - St. Catharines, CanadaSt. Catharines, Canada

Cinaplex Odean

If you want to see a good movie, not pay expensive fees and enjoy watch the movie in a beautiful leather recliner, this is the place for you!!! My son and I decided to check this Welland Cineplex out and was very surprised. You sit in the comfort of luxur

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