• 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


Weather along the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor can vary greatly from one end of the Corridor to the other. Lake effect snows in winter from Buffalo to Syracuse may only be flurries by Utica, and merely cloudy skies in Albany. Clearing skies in Rochester may be the wake of a heavy thunderstorm that has moved on to Saratoga Springs.

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Did You Know?

An 1890s image of a family on a canal boat in Rochester, New York.

Rochester, NY was America’s first inland boom town. The stone aqueduct carried the enlarged Erie Canal over the Genesee River. It now supports the Broad Street bridge.