Best ships in Buffalo

Check out the top ships in Buffalo, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Canalside
1. Canalside
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51 local reviews
44 Prime St, Buffalo
+1 716-436-7100
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Meghan Starr
Canalside was renovated a few years ago and houses a large sand box for children, comfy chairs for soaking up…
Katie
Fun place to visit on a sunny day. You are right on the water. Enjoy relaxing in one of the many free…
Nia
This is the up-and-coming place in downtown Buffalo with a TON of events, outdoor activities, naval ships, and…
1. Canalside
1. Canalside
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51 local reviews
44 Prime St, Buffalo
+1 716-436-7100
Meghan Starr
Meghan Starr
Canalside was renovated a few years ago and houses a large sand box for children, comfy chairs for soaking up the sun and every Thursday has…
Katie
Katie
Fun place to visit on a sunny day. You are right on the water. Enjoy relaxing in one of the many free Adirondack chairs. The naval ships are…
Nia
Nia
This is the up-and-coming place in downtown Buffalo with a TON of events, outdoor activities, naval ships, and a great restaurant on the…
2. Welland Canal Lookout
2. Welland Canal Lookout
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3 local reviews
Welland Canal Lookout, St. Catharines
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Gayle
The Welland Canal is a ship canal in Ontario, Canada, connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. It forms a key…
Tom And Rina
A great place to watch the ships travel between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. A viewing platform for excellent,…
Sivakumar
Boats, ships and locks
2. Welland Canal Lookout
2. Welland Canal Lookout
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3 local reviews
Welland Canal Lookout, St. Catharines
Gayle
Gayle
The Welland Canal is a ship canal in Ontario, Canada, connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. It forms a key section of the St. Lawrence…
Tom And Rina
Tom And Rina
A great place to watch the ships travel between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. A viewing platform for excellent, close up views.
Sivakumar
Sivakumar
Boats, ships and locks
3. St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre
3. St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre
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9 local reviews
St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre, St. Catharines
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 905-984-8880
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Sandi
Daily 9a-5p : Winter Weekend hours- 11a-4p The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is the most…
Sandra
Distance: 22 minute drive (27 km) Trip Advisor: 4.5/5 (203 reviews) The St. Catharines Museum & Welland…
Minda
See the ship passing by.
3. St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre
3. St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre
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9 local reviews
St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre, St. Catharines
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 905-984-8880
Sandi
Sandi
Daily 9a-5p : Winter Weekend hours- 11a-4p The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is the most popular place to watch ships as…
Sandra
Sandra
Distance: 22 minute drive (27 km) Trip Advisor: 4.5/5 (203 reviews) The St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre is located at Lock 3…
Minda
Minda
See the ship passing by.
4. Welland Canal
4. Welland Canal
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7 local reviews
Welland Canal
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Brigid
This is where the ships climb the mountain, bringing them between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. There is a…
Gayle
The Museum is located at Lock 3 where you can watch the ships traverse the canal from Lake Erie to Lake…
Sharleen
Watch the tall ships go by and walk along the canal.
4. Welland Canal
4. Welland Canal
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7 local reviews
Welland Canal
Brigid
Brigid
This is where the ships climb the mountain, bringing them between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. There is a bike/walking trail along the canal…
Gayle
Gayle
The Museum is located at Lock 3 where you can watch the ships traverse the canal from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario and vice versa.
Sharleen
Sharleen
Watch the tall ships go by and walk along the canal.
5. St.Catharines Museum
5. St.Catharines Museum
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6 local reviews
St.Catharines Museum, St. Catharines
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
(905) 984-8880
MuseumEstablishment
Yi
This museum has a lot of history for the area, especially the Welland Canal, world wars, etc. It's also the…
Leslie
A must see, the Welland canal. Ships from all over the world travel through this canal from lake Ontario to…
Jennifer @ Dalhousie Cottage
In season great viewing of the ships in the canal. Some fun local history in the museum.
5. St.Catharines Museum
5. St.Catharines Museum
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6 local reviews
St.Catharines Museum, St. Catharines
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
(905) 984-8880
Yi
Yi
This museum has a lot of history for the area, especially the Welland Canal, world wars, etc. It's also the site of the Lacrosse Museum (and…
Leslie
Leslie
A must see, the Welland canal. Ships from all over the world travel through this canal from lake Ontario to Lake Erie to deliver goods to…
Jennifer @ Dalhousie Cottage
Jennifer @ Dalhousie Cottage
In season great viewing of the ships in the canal. Some fun local history in the museum.
6. Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
6. Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
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11 local reviews
1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 716-847-1773
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Adam & Emily
You can board and walk through three Navy museum ships. There's a cruiser (USS Little Rock), a destroyer (USS…
Cory
Great for children to run around on ships and inside submarines and interesting to historic or military buffs.
Natalie
Tour the the military ships. This is seasonal so check their website.
6. Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
6. Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
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11 local reviews
1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 716-847-1773
Adam & Emily
Adam & Emily
You can board and walk through three Navy museum ships. There's a cruiser (USS Little Rock), a destroyer (USS The Sullivans) and a…
Cory
Cory
Great for children to run around on ships and inside submarines and interesting to historic or military buffs.
Natalie
Natalie
Tour the the military ships. This is seasonal so check their website.
7. Lock 7 Viewing Complex
7. Lock 7 Viewing Complex
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6 local reviews
50 Chapel St S, Thorold
(905) 680-9477
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Jennifer @ Dalhousie Cottage
A great place to view the ships going through the Welland Canal. There is also a good museum there.
Rebekah
Hike along the locks, watch the ships pass through
7. Lock 7 Viewing Complex
7. Lock 7 Viewing Complex
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6 local reviews
50 Chapel St S, Thorold
(905) 680-9477
Jennifer @ Dalhousie Cottage
Jennifer @ Dalhousie Cottage
A great place to view the ships going through the Welland Canal. There is also a good museum there.
Rebekah
Rebekah
Hike along the locks, watch the ships pass through