New York State's Seaway Trail connects the shorelines of Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario, and the St. Lawrence River. This historic limestone building, an old hotel built after the War of 1812, houses a series of interactive kid-oriented exhibits exploring different aspects of the trail. Natural history, war history, maritime history, recreation, and agriculture are just a few areas covered; it's worth at least a half-hour's stop. There's a nature room where you can listen to bird songs, a section highlighting some important figures from the area -- Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Remington, George Eastman -- and, wait for it, a talking cow. Really, who among you can resist a talking cow? We can't.