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Erie Canal Trail  - WEST ONLY

Erie Canal Trail - WEST ONLY

At 11 days and over 400 miles of cycling, our Erie Canaway tour sure lives up to its Epic designation, but for those looking for a more leisurely experience, we offer half tour options. You can elect to cycle either the WEST HALF - Buffalo to Syracuse; or the EAST HALF - Syrcuse to Albany.  


On Demand:  This tour is also available for custom dates for groups of 4 or more. Please call to discuss dates, details and availability.


    WEST Only:        Double Occ: $2189          Single Occ: $2589

    A deposit of $500 per person is required at time of reservation. You will be invoiced for balance, including any discounts or adjustments, in 2 separate installments. Final balance due 90 days prior to tour.


    WEST HALF ONLY                                
    Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
    Difficulty: Easy
    Total Miles: 220 miles       Avg. Daily Miles: 40 - 50
    Meals: 6 Breakfasts; 2 Lunches; 1 Dinner


    Download Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1: Arrive Buffalo

    If you arrive Buffalo early, check in then spend time at Canalside where you can explore this vibrant waterfront complete with a Naval and Military Memorial Park.

    Day 2: Buffalo to Lockport

    Cycling                   33 miles

    Our cycling begins in Buffalo with a beautiful ride along the Niagara River and the Tonawanda Waterfront where we enter the Gateway to the Erie Canal. We stop for lunch at a lovey trailside ice cream and sandwich shop before continuing on to wonderful Lockport with the impressive Flight of Five Locks, and oh yeah, Lake Effect Ice Cream! After visiting Flight of Five, we’ll make our way to charming Lockport Inn and Suites!

    Day 3: Lockport to Brockport

    Cycling                   45 miles

    Leaving Lockport we enjoy easy, scenic cycling on the awesome ECT we pass through the charming communities of Medina, Albion (and lunch) and Holley. In Holley we take time to drop the bikes for a short 1/4 mile hike to lovely Holley Falls, before continuing on to Brockport, our stop for the day.

    Day 4: Brockport to Macedon

    Cycling                        40 miles

    Dinner                        Pizza & Movie Night

    Today’s ride of 40 miles with a gentle downhill slope makes for an easy, relaxing day and the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely lunch either of the charming waterfront villages of Pittsford and Fairport, both offering plenty of food options. In Fairport you have the opportunity to  jump in a kayak to spend some time paddling on the canal. From Fairport we continue making our way to Macedon where a fun night awaits as we host you for pizza and movie night showing “Erie, The Canal That Made America”.

    Day 5: Macedon to Seneca Falls

    Cycling                        45 miles

    Today we’ll cycle through the beautiful countryside of upstate NY making our way to Seneca Falls with many points of interest including the Women’s Rights National Park, the Knitting Mill civil war historic site, beautiful Cayuga Lake State Park, and several other museums, shops and great restaurants. In the evening enjoy dinner then stroll the Ludovico Sculpture Trail and lovey waterfront of the Seneca-Cayuga Canal.

    Day 6:  Seneca Falls to Syracuse 

    Cycling                        48 miles

    Leaving Seneca Falls enjoy the beautiful scenery as we cycle through Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge making our way back to the Erie Canalway Trail. Along the trail are several canal parks including Jordan Aqueduct Park and Nine Mile Creek Aqueduct which has been historically reconstructed to its original glory. In Syracuse you’ll visit the remarkable Erie Canal Museum and grab dinner at one of the many great area restaurants.

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