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

  • 2024 Navigation Season on the NYS Canal System

    2024 Navigation Season on the NYS Canal System

  • Electric Houseboats Cruising the Erie Canal

    Electric Houseboats Cruising the Erie Canal

    The E-Houseboat is being designed and built to be the first all-electric propelled and powered houseboat commercially available within the US. The design team at East Coast Houseboats has been actively working on a completely unique way of building houseboats, and the E-Houseboat will be the first to benefit from this method.  Starting with […]
  • 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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