Easy scenic cycling can be expected on this trip
Pedal along the Erie Canal Trail and be entertained by the changing views
Enjoy the cycling and meet like-minded adventure seekers on tour
Get to know the story behind America and the Erie Canal

Erie Canalway Trail

10 days
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$2,959 USD

Relish 10-days of pure cycling ecstasy with over 400-miles along the historic Erie Canal. This fully-supported trip will take you from Buffalo to Albany, New York. Along the way, visit charming waterfront villages, kayak on the canal, visit the Utica Zoo with their adorable red pandas or check out the Erie Canal Museum. One thing's for certain, it'll be an epic time cycling the Erie Canal Trail!

  • Category
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    1 - Easy
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    389.6 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    39.8 miles
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Embark on a captivating 10-day exploration of the Erie Canal, traversing the picturesque upstate New York countryside. Your adventure commences in Buffalo, guiding you along the scenic Niagara River and Tonawanda Waterfront, leading you to the Gateway of the Erie Canal. As you pedal through charming communities like Medina, Albion, and Holley, don't miss the delightful detour to Holley Falls for a scenic quarter hike.

The Erie Canal, a historic waterway connecting the Great Lakes to New York City via the Hudson River, unfolds its fascinating tale. Dive into its rich history and impact on America by visiting the Erie Canal Museum or enjoying a movie night featuring "Erie, The Canal That Made America."

This 10-day journey promises over 400 miles of cycling bliss along the Historic Erie Canal, showcasing enchanting lift bridges, aqueducts, locks, and serene canal parks. Discover the beauty of Upstate NY's countryside, marvel at the wonders of the Finger Lakes, explore Revolutionary War history in Central NY, and be captivated by the breathtaking landscapes of the Mohawk Valley and the Capital Region.

Prepare for a truly unforgettable experience, filled with surprises and charming places waiting to be explored.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodations
  • Daily luggage transport
  • Breakfast daily
  • Pizza night
  • Canal dinner cruise
  • End of tour dinner celebration
  • 9 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Complete on-ride support and ride guides
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
2 tour add-ons available