Explore the Waterway that shaped America. discover the people, places, and experiences authentic to this region.

The Lakes to Locks provides 21st century wayfinding tools to offer you an experience to explore the landscape as a rich, immersive experience. Our audio journeys include everything you need to know–history, travel tools, music, drama, pictures–to become an engaged explorer.

Explore a PassagePort

 Passage Minutes Videos

  • Explore little known and interesting facts with short videos related to the region.

 Places to Go 

  • Museums and other natural attractions
  • Natural Areas and Parks
  • Towns of the Byway

Eat, Drink, Sleep, Shop

  • Accommodations
  • Food and Drink
  • Shopping
  • Farmer’s Markets

Things to Do

  • Events
  • Make A Difference
  • Recreation
  • Itineraries: Boat, Bike, Car, Hike

Getting Around 

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