Cycle the Erie Canal and you'll see the engineering marvels that made water travel across the state possible—the series of locks which lift the boats to higher elevations, moveable dams and guard gates to control water flow, and lift bridges that carry traffic over the canal—most of which are still in operation today.

 Buffalo

Canalside

  44 Prime Street
  (716) 574-6728
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Buffalo Harbor Cruises

  79 Marine Drive
  (716) 856-6696
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Spirit of Buffalo

  1 Naval Park Cove
  (716) 796-7210
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 Lockport

Erie Canal Discovery Center/ Lockport Visitor Center

  24 Church Street
  (716) 439-0431
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New York State Erie Canal Museum (Lock 34/35)

  80 Canal Street
  (716) 434-3140
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 North Tonawanda

Canal Princess Charters

  5176 Tonawanda Creek Rd.
  (716) 308-3961
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The Shores Waterfront Restaurant and Marina

  2 Detroit Street
  (716) 693-7971
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 Rochester

Genessee Waterways Center Canoe & Kayak Rentals

  149 Elmwood Avenue
  (585) 328-3960
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 Spencerport

Spencerport Depot and Canal Museum

  16 East Avenue
  (585) 395-2796
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