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Address: 290 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608-2707
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River cruise

Highly reccomend doing the river cruise to see the other side of New York. Well organized to hop on or off up & down the hudson river.

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Lisa H
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I called the number listed on the City of Rochester website and online and tried to access the website for the Mary Jemison cruise and both are disconnected. Looks like the Sam Patch cruises are still running, but that is not in the city, it is in Pittsford.

1 Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Highly reccomend doing the river cruise to see the other side of New York. Well organized to hop on or off up & down the hudson river.

Thank Lisa H
Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is no longer running. The only boat tour still running in Rochester is located in Pittsford, The Sam Patch

6 Thank 12345abc1234
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

The captain and crew were outstanding, very knowledgable, and shared valuable information regarding the canal, community, and the historical boat. The crew actually had formal backgrounds in history and professional presented programs identifying unique aspects of the community and canal. The captain invited us into the pilot house and shared many interesting facts and stories of the Erie Canal. We... More 

2 Thank 1adventour
Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, United States
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Our experience on the Mary Jemison was delightful. We did the Friday evening dinner cruise on what turned out to be Greek night. The catered food was very nice if not exactly gourmet. The cruise started on the Genesee River and headed away from downtown, past Rochester University and other pleasing eye candy. We took a right onto the Erie... More 

1 Thank Les K
Canandaigua, New York
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

We took the Mary Jemison cruise on the Erie Canal, leaving from Rochester, NY. The captain was Bud Webb and we traveled with four children ages 1-6. They had a great experience, learned some interesting history, saw some great views of Rochester, and had a one on one discussion with the Captain. He and his crew were wonderful.

2 Thank Joan P
Kent, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We road on the Mary Jemison (spelling?) on July 4. We had all the ice cream we could eat, a large cookie, and soft drink and traveled on the Genese River to watch fireworks. On the 4th of July. The crew were very nice, the weather good and excellent ice cream. My only fault is that all of the food... More 

2 Thank DarwinOhio

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