Cycling the Erie Canal

Cycling Erie Canal
9:17 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Day 4 of Canal Ride: CNY History and Successes, Beautiful Local Scenery

Seneca Falls' busy downtown shows how tourism has boosted the economy, where manufacturing, which utilized the Seneca-Cayuga and Erie Canal, once flourished
Chris Bolt/WAER News

Riders in Cycling the Erie Canal traveled from tourism location Seneca Falls through CNY natural beauty to the historic Camillus Erie Canal Park Wednesday. 

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Cycling Erie Canal
9:58 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Canal Ride Day 2 shows examples of how trail connects with history

Strip of downtown Medina similar to many canal towns hoping to thrive
Chris Bolt/WAER News

Day two of Cycling the Erie Canal offered a cool and dry day for the most part, until some thunderstorms drenched some riders and others' tents and belongings (such as one radio reporter).  The ride started in the Village of Medina, which has a historic section of downtown (see pictures in slideshow), including Bent's Opera House, from 1864.

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