• Black and white photo of a girl and her family on a canal packet boat in Rochester, NY

    Erie Canalway

    National Heritage Corridor New York

Plan Your Visit

Opportunities abound for visiting sites within Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. A few minutes of planning go a long way toward enjoying the many resources offered here.

Please visit our official Erie Canalway website for the most up-to-date information to help you plan your visit!

Did You Know?

Image of several people on a canal boat.

The Erie Canal was the "information superhighway" of its time! While intended to facilitate faster and less expensive trade and commerce, it became the key route for the spread of news and of social reforms like abolition and women's rights.