Buffalo August 07, 2019
America’s Longest Underground Boat Ride Is Near Buffalo And It Will Take You On An Unforgettable Adventure
There are plenty of outdoor adventures to enjoy here in Buffalo, just take this
scenic boardwalk trail, for instance! If you’re looking for an adventure that will truly keep you on your toes though, it’s time you make the drive just north of the city to the charming town of Lockport. It’s filled with local history and fascinating finds! Keep reading to see what it’s like to go for a ride on the country’s longest underground boat tour!
Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride is located in Niagara County, only 40 minutes northeast of Buffalo.
Along the Erie Canal, you'll get to walk down the waterfront as you enjoy a tour of Western New York’s fascinating history.
Before you know it, you’ll be standing before an entrance that will make you feel like you’re one of "The Goonies" (from the 1985 movie) as your underground cave adventure begins.
Entering the cave may feel like you're in another world as you make your way through dimly lit tunnels that will bring out the inner adventurer in you.
Blasted out of solid rock back in the 1800s, Lockport Cave is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience a walk through history.
You’ll want to bundle up as you make your way through this 1,600-foot underground water tunnel. This underground grotto stays a cool 65-degree temperature all year round.
In total, you'll spend just over an hour exploring the Lockport Caves — ending with a boat ride that you'll always remember.
While you may initially be intimidated by such a unique underground adventure, all that's required of you is a sturdy pair of shoes to explore with!
If you've yet to experience the longest underground boat ride in the U.S., then it's time to start planning a trip up to Lockport Caves as soon as possible.
To find out more about Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Tour,
and be sure to follow their official
Hours: Open Daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Address: 5 Gooding Street, Lockport, NY, 14094
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