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Erie Canal

Fairport, NY
+1 800-422-6254
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Definitely a must visit. The history is fascinating, as is the engineering. I cannot imagine how... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tony d
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What a fantastic way to see the country! Traveling by boat across NY state. You see things you... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Fairport, New York
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Fairport, NY
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely a must visit. The history is fascinating, as is the engineering. I cannot imagine how they dug these canals by hand in the 1800's!! These are a work of art.

Thank Tony d
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic way to see the country! Traveling by boat across NY state. You see things you would never see from a car. Rent a canal boat. It comes with bikes to ride on the tow-path.

Thank Jfrapp
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Over 400 miles of trail along the scenic Erie Canal allows you to see towns, villages and farms. Stop by the shops and restaurants and explore. Some of the path is paved, some is cinder, some is lit. Fishing, parks and an active boating venue...More

Thank tjnkraus
Reviewed 1 March 2017

There are very nice parks along the canal in the Rochester area and probably throughout the state. I thoroughly enjoy kayaking various segments of the canal especially in Fairport NY area.

Thank GrammaTripper
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Nice stroll and beautiful view. Places to park are plenty. Wonderful array of restaurants to dine at once you're done walking.

Thank Becky D
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Whether you are running, hiking, blading or biking, the Erie Canal is the perfect spot to do it! The scenery is beautiful with sparkling waters dotted with weeping willows and woodlands that afford views to all kinds of ducks and wildlife. It really is a...More

Thank Lilyfire41
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very people oriented. Very peaceful scenery beautiful and lots of boats in the summer Many restraunts nearby 2 fabulous ice cream stores In the fall the foliage is beautiful as well

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had read and viewed documentaries of this masterpiece of civil engineering. Interesting to see how it has become a part of the landscape. Without signs it could be mistaken for a natural river. The thing that made NYC so important.

Thank RepUSA
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Erie Canal in Fairport is a wonderful place to stroll around and see the sights. There are a lot of good restaurants in the area, and it's also fun to just walk around and look at all the old sights. Very historic as well!...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A quaint town but the Canal trail has bike and walking along canal! You can take boat tours beautiful to see in fall. Be sure to take a sweater. you can also eat and get adult beverages. Fantastic for all families, wheel chairs',

Thank dawn227
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