Visiting Niagara: The Welland Canal and the Inn at Lock Seven

Millions of visitors each year make their way to view the spectacular Niagara Falls. If you’re looking for something else to do in the Niagara area the Welland Canal is just 15 minutes or so from the falls and is a fascinating way to spend some time watching ships, large and small, pass through the…

Lake Erie Circle Tour Journal: Day #1 Ohio Coast to Windsor

It was our longtime friends, Rory and Kay, who first proposed the idea of making a drive to circumnavigate the entire 629-mile coastline of Lake Erie. For a few months the idea floated in the back of our heads.  We juggled the maybes and kicked around the how-tos. The pondering and possibilities grew until one…