Ideas for Logging Miles

There are many great adventures in store when you hit the trail or get out on the water. Try one of our recommended cycling or paddling half-day and full-day trips. Or plan a multiday trip with one of our recommended itineraries. Discover favorite places to visit and recommendations for local food and beverages with Hot on the Trail. A few miles at a time will start to add up!

2024 Events

Beers, Bikes & Barges: Fayetteville

July 25   >>   Canal Landing Park, Fayetteville
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TRAID on the Trails

July 26   >>   Inner Harbor Creekwalk, Syracuse
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Beers, Bikes & Barges: Camillus

August 1   >>   Local 315 Brewing Company, Camillus
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Beers, Bikes & Barges: Lockport

August 8   >>   Lock 32 Bar and Grill, Lockport
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18th Annual Cardboard Boat Races: Great Explorations

August 10   >>   Fort Hardy Park, Schuylerville
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Beers, Bikes & Barges: Rochester

August 15   >>   Swiftwater Brewing Company, Rochester
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Beers, Bikes & Barges: Syracuse

August 22   >>   Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse
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Beers, Bike & Barges: Troy

August 29   >>   Troy
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Color Wayne

August 31   >>   T. Spencer Knight Park, Newark
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Beers, Bikes & Barges: Amsterdam

September 12   >>   Lorenzo’s Southside, Amsterdam
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Roc River Ride

September 14   >>   Genesee Waterways Center, Rochester
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Beers, Bikes & Barges: Chittenango

September 19   >>   Chittenango
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Brink of the Canal

OCTOBER 5   >>   Canal Street, Canastota
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Exploring Diversity, Social Reform, and Innovation along the Erie Canal

October 7   >>   Buffalo
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Canalside Walking Tours

May - October   >>   Canalside, Buffalo
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