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Fairport Town Dock, Liftbridge Lane West, Fairport, NY

Southeast of Rochester, Fairport is handy to public transportation and the many attractions of this cosmopolitan region. The bustling village welcomes canallers to its lively waterfront. It's a great spot to spend time meeting other canallers. You'll be treated like a celebrity by friendly, courteous people everywhere!

Cruise west on the Erie toward Rochester and Buffalo. The original towpath serves as a hiking and biking trail for over 100 miles, from Macedon to Lockport. In Lockport, two huge locks gently lift you nearly 50 feet, where you'll be able to see the original flight of five locks built in 1825. North Tonawanda is the western boundary and only a short cab ride from Niagara Falls.



Seneca Falls Canal Harbor, Seneca Falls, NY

Schoen PlaceSeneca Falls lies on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Explore Seneca and Cayuga Lakes for excellent fishing, national parks and wineries. Cruise west to Waterloo's Lock 4 and Seneca Lake, or east through VanCleef Lake to the double lock chambers. Dockage, electricity, and water is free in Seneca Falls.

You'll join the Erie Canal just beyond the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (keep the binoculars handy!). Cruise west discovering postcard-perfect canal-side towns and villages like Lyons, Palmyra, Fairport, and Pittsford; or, head east through remote wooded stretches. Bald eagles may greet you at Cross Lake as you cruise on toward Baldwinsville. At Three Rivers, turn north on the Oswego Canal to the Lake Ontario Port of Oswego and discover good fishing, museums, and a lively city.


Choose Half-Week Cruises on the Erie Canal

Some of our canallers have limited vacation time and require a shorter cruise schedule. For this reason, we offer special half-week packages.

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