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Erie Canal Cruises

Experience the historic waterway on an entertainment yacht, complete with commentary about historic sites along the route, and area wildlife.

Erie Canal Cruises

Erie Canal Cruises offer many ways to enjoy the sights and sounds of a trip down the Erie Canal! Their most popular cruise is the sightseeing cruise. Daily sightseeing cruises are 90 minutes long and travel east on the Erie Canal through Lock 18. Pass by the Fort Herkimer Church, one of the oldest in the state, while listening to an award-winning narration about the past, present and future of the Erie Canal.

According to, during the tours, you’ll pass through guard gates, the Historic Fort Herkimer Church, the Plantation Wildlife Management Area and Lock 18.

Don’t miss out on these amazing tours!

Sightseeing cruises are offered 7 days a week from mid-May through Columbus Day.

Take Amtrak to Erie Canal Cruises

Experience Erie Canal Cruises via Amtrak to Utica Station in Utica. Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Utica Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car! Click here to reserve your car or call the Utica office today at: 315-736-0002.