The One Minute Geographer: Touring the Erie Canal Corridor

A houseboat you can rent to tour the canal. Photo from

If you don’t live in New York State, you may not be familiar with all the vacation and tourist opportunities that the Erie Canal Corridor provides. The Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Corridor so that website is a good place to start

Did you know you can take a cruise ship through the Erie Canal? Here’s a map showing the route of one…



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Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.