Erie Canal Discovery Center

Erie Canal Discovery Center

Photo of a river lock

Explore the History of Western New York at Lockport Inn & Suites



Discover the rich history of Lockport, NY area when you decide to stay at Lockport Inn & Suites. Beyond our affordable motel rooms that let you relax in comfort at a reasonable rate, guests are encouraged to visit the Erie Canal Discovery Center.

Located less than 5 minutes from our affordable hotel, and a 30-minute drive from Niagara Falls and Amherst, NY, travelers from both the US and Canada visit Lockport throughout the year to learn more about life during the construction of the locks and the Erie Canal in the 19th century. With interactive multimedia exhibits and a tour through Locks 34 & 35, visitors can enjoy learning the fascinating history of the Lockport area, and the engineering feat that is the Erie Canal from those who lived during its construction. With plenty of opportunities for entertainment, tours also include simulated boat ride in a 19th-century packet boat. To learn more about the center’s hours and admission visit Erie Canal Discovery Center.

A must-see attraction for families on vacation or those traveling for work, the Erie Canal Discovery Center is conveniently located near our affordable hotel. Whether you are from out of town or planning a day trip to Amherst, Niagara Falls, or the Buffalo, NY area, Lockport Inn & Suites is the perfect place to rest your head. We are proud to offer some of the most comfortable and affordable hotel rooms in the area. Book your stay with us today and enjoy a relaxing evening in our affordable motel rooms with a greater appreciation for our area’s local history.

To learn more about the features our hotel has to offer, call Lockport Inn & Suites today.