Themed Itineraries

The following suggested themed itineraries for the Erie Canalway Trail are grouped by subject, and include the Erie Canal, parks and the environment, famous people, and arts and culture. Use the dropdown menu below to select and view these itineraries.

Erie Canal

Buffalo to Rochester


The Erie Canal Discovery Center
24 Church Street - Lockport
Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises and Heritage Center
210 Market Street - Lockport
Only Road Under the Erie Canal
Medina
Genesee River Aqueduct
Rochester



Rochester to Syracuse


Schoen Place Shops
Pittsford
Aldrich Change Bridge
Palmyra
Mud Creek Aqueduct

Macedon/Palmyra
The Nine Mile Creek Aqueduct
Camillus
Sim's Store Museum
5750 Devoe Rd - Camillus
Erie Canal Museum & Heritage Area
328 Erie Boulevard East - Syracuse



Syracuse to Little Falls


Old Erie Canal State Historic Park
Ardus Road - Kirkville
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
7010 Lakeport Road - Chittenango
Erie Canal Village
5789 Rome New London Rd - Rome
Historic Canal Place
S Ann Street - Little Falls



Little Falls to Albany


Nellis Tavern & Canal Locks Restoration
Route 5 - St. Johnsville
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
129 Schoharie Street - Fort Hunter
Guy Park Manor/Lock 11 Park
366 W Main Street - Amsterdam
Peebles Island & Erie Canalway Nat'l Heritage Corridor Visitor Center
Waterford
Enlarged Erie Locks
Cohoes

Parks and Environment

Buffalo to Rochester

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge   1101 Casey Road - Medina
Genessee Waterways Center   Genessee Valley Park Boathouse - Rochester
Ellwanger Garden   625 Mount Hope Avenue - Rochester



Rochester to Syracuse

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge   Route 89 - Montezuma
Cayuga Lake State Park   Garden Street - Seneca Falls
Howland Island Wildlife Management Area   Route 38 - Port Byron
James Pass Arboretum   Avery Avenue & Salisbury Road - Syracuse



Syracuse to Little Falls

Green Lakes State Park   7900 Green Lakes Road - Fayetteville
Chittenango Falls State Park   2300 Rathburn Road - Chittenango
Great Swamp Conservancy Nature Center   8375 N Main Street - Canastota
Verona Beach State Park   Route 13 - Oneida
Delta Lake State Park   8797 State Route 46 - Rome
Oriskany Flats Wildlife Management Area   River Street - Oriskany
Utica Marsh State Wildlife Mgmt Area   Utica
Plantation Island Wildlife Mgmt Area   Herkimer - Lock 18



Little Falls to Albany

Rock Climbing at Moss Island and the Dihedrals   Little Falls
Canajoharie Gorge   Wintergreen Park Road - Canajoharie
Glimmerglass State Park   1527 County Hwy 31 - St. Johnsville
Peebles Island State Park   Deleware Ave off Ontario St - Cohoes
Cohoes Falls Overlook   School & Cataract St. - Cohoes

Famous People

Buffalo to Rochester

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site   641 Deleware Avenue - Buffalo
Frank Lloyd Wright (Darwin D. Martin House)   125 Jewett Parkway - Buffalo



Rochester to Syracuse

Susan B. Anthony House   17 Madison Street - Rochester
George Eastman House Museum   900 East Ave - Rochester
Joseph Smith Home & Sacred Grove   863 Stafford Road - Palmyra



Syracuse to Little Falls

L. Frank Baum Museum   227 W Genesee Street - Chittenango
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Home   32 Washington Street - Seneca Falls
Herkimer Home State Historic Site   200 State Route 169 - Little Falls



Little Falls to Albany

Shaker Heritage Society   Albany Shaker Road - Latham

Arts and Culture

Buffalo to Rochester

Albright-Knox Art Gallery   1285 Elmwood Avenue - Buffalo
Kleinhans Music Theater/Buffalo Philharmonic   71 Symphony Circle - Buffalo
George Eastman House Museum of Photography & Film   900 East Avenue - Rochester
Eastman Theater   26 Gibbs Street - Rochester

 
Rochester to Syracuse  
Everson Museum of Art   401 Harrison Street - Syracuse
Landmark Theater   362 S Salina Street - Syracuse

 
Syracuse to Little Falls

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute   310 Genesee Street - Utica



Little Falls to Albany


The Arkell Museum   3 Erie Boulevard - Canajoharie
Proctor's Theater   432 State Street - Schenectady
The Egg - NYS Performing Arts Center   Empire State Plaza - Albany
Empire State Plaza Art Collection   2978 Corning Tower - Albany
Albany Institute of History & Art   125 Washington Avenue - Albany

 
   


 
 
 
 
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