The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is celebrating National Plan For Vacation Day

Jan 24, 2022

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- The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is celebrating National Plan For Vacation Day on January 25 with the release of seven new multiday itineraries that make it easy to plan a trip along the New York State Canal System and Canalway Trail. We would love you take a sneak preview and help us promote these new trips on or after 1/25/22. The full press release is attached. https://eriecanalway.org/itineraries

Here are a few things to know:

  • The itineraries feature cycling, paddling, and sightseeing options with plenty of opportunities for visitors to enjoy regional foods and beverages.
  • Information about accessibility is included to make it easier for people of all abilities to experience the canals.
  • Trip options include Erie Canal Samplers in greater Rochester, Syracuse, and Albany; a Village-to-Village tour of canal towns; multiday cycling trips in western and eastern New York; and paddling and sightseeing excursions along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal and Seneca Lake.
  • Development of the itineraries was supported by the National Park Service and by Market New York through I LOVE NY, New York State's Division of Tourism, as a part of the State's Regional Economic Development Council awards.

Please see below for sample social media posts; image options are attached. Feel free edit or adapt these and add appropriate hashtags.

Experience New York's extraordinary canals. Find exciting new itineraries with options for cycling, paddling, sightseeing, and accessibility that make it easy for everyone to plan a trip at www.eriecanalway.org/itineraries

Find what you love along New York's extraordinary canals. Plan your trip with exciting multiday itineraries that include options for cycling, paddling, sightseeing, and inclusive recreation. www.eriecanalway.org/itineraries

Happy National #NationalPlanForVacation Day! How many times over the last two years have you said, “I need a vacation?" This time around, make it happen! Check out new multiday itineraries that make it easy to plan a trip to New York's extraordinary canals.
www.eriecanalway.org/itineraries

Discover some of the best communities, food, attractions, and hidden gems along New York's extraordinary canals with new itineraries from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Options for cycling, paddling, sightseeing, and accessibility make it easy for everyone to plan a trip.www.eriecanalway.org/itineraries

Vacation made easy! Discover some of the best communities, food, attractions, and hidden gems along New York's extraordinary canals with new multiday itineraries. Choose from Erie Canal Samplers in greater Rochester, Syracuse, and Albany; a Village-to-Village tour of canal towns; and multiday cycling, paddling, and sightseeing trips. www.eriecanalway.org/itineraries

logo-3.jpgJean Mackay
Director of Communications and Outreach
Erie Canalway Heritage Fund, Inc.
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
P.O. Box 219, Waterford, NY 12188
518-237-7000 x 222
518-925-6721 (cell)

Press Release & Social Media Resources:

Press Release  (565.5 KB)