Cycle the Erie Canal

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8 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
400 Miles
avg 50 Miles
Hosted

Description

Join cyclists from across the country and around the world for the 18th annual Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour. Enjoy beautiful scenery, fascinating history, and a one-of-a-kind cycling experience on this fully supported eight-day ride across New York between Buffalo and Albany. Along the way, learn about the people, places, and events that shaped the Erie Canal and its vital role in American history. Cycle the Erie Canal attracts riders of all ages and abilities, from beginners and families to experienced cyclists.

Information

Tour Location

Country:
USA
Region:
Mid-Atlantic States (NY to VA)
From:
Buffalo
To:
Albany

Tour Information

Guiding:
Hosted
Duration:
8 Days
Level:
Easy-Moderate
Terrain:
Flat (mostly)
More Options:
Camping
Tour Language:
English

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
400 Miles
Riding Days:
8
Month(s):
July

Additional Information

Special Deal

Riders and drivers who volunteer enjoy a discounted registration fee. Become a Cycle the Erie Canal Trailblazer and fundraise to help PTNY Close the Gaps in the Erie Canalway Trail! Registration is only $100

Inclusions

Camping accommodations every evening with showers and toilet facilities. Some campsites include pools or lakes for swimming.
Eight hearty breakfasts and six delicious dinners
Two daily refreshment stops, stocked with fruit, snacks and beverages
Evening entertainment, including music and historical presentations
Guided tours of the Canal, historic sites, museums, and other attractions, including the Women’s Rights National Historic Park, Erie Canal Museum and Village, Fort Stanwix National Monument, and a boat tour through the Lockport locks
Kick-off reception and end-of-tour celebration
Cycle the Erie Canal t-shirt and water bottle
Baggage transport
SAG wagon and mobile mechanical support
Daily maps and cue sheets
Painted and arrowed routes
Pre-departure info packet, including training tips
Recognition as a Cycle the Erie Canal End-to-Ender
Amenities (for an additional fee) including fresh daily towels, gourmet morning coffee, tent and air mattress rental and set up, and evening massage

Options

For those cyclists who prefer a little assistance with their camping accommodations, for a fee Comfy Campers offers rentals of:

    tents (includes setup and breakdown)
    air mattresses (includes setup and breakdown)
    camp chairs
    daily fresh towels

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