Boat the Erie Canal

Visit this section often to learn more about boating on the Erie Canal.  This section will include detailed information on how to get the most out of a vacation on the water.   Articles about the best destinations for boaters.  Articles about the marinas along the more than 524 miles of navigable waterways.  Articles about destinations along the water front, from wineries to museums.

Boating News & Articles

  • NYS Canal Corporation announces schedule for 2021 Navigational Season

    NYS Canal Corporation announces schedule for 2021 Navigational Season

    The NYS Canal Corporation has announced the navigation schedule for 2021 Season Mariners are advised that, conditions permitting, all portions of the New York State Canal System are scheduled to open Friday, May 21, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. for the 2021 navigation season.  This proposed schedule of operations could be impacted by the COVID pandemic […]
  • 2019 Navigation Season on the Erie Canal

    2019 Navigation Season on the Erie Canal

    The New York State Canal Corporation has announced the operational hours and dates for the 2019 Navigation Season for the entire canal system. Boaters are advised that, conditions permitting, all portions of the New York State Canal System are scheduled to open Friday, May 17, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. for the 2019 navigation season. There […]
  • Lyons NY Peppermint Days

    Lyons NY Peppermint Days

    Peppermint Days, Lyons NY 2018 If you like parades, fireworks, concerts, food, car shows and small-town charm then you want to be in Lyons NY from July 13th – July 15th. 2018. Lyons celebrates its heritage as the Peppermint Capital of the world. In 1841 E.G. Hotchiss located his essential oils business to Lyons where […]
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