Tag Archives: New York state

Erie Canal bike ride: We reach Albany on Day 7

We did it! 360 miles after leaving Buffalo (plus a detour to Seneca Falls), we reach Albany! Continue reading

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Too much pie on the Erie Canal from Utica to Amsterdam

This was the prettiest segment of our Erie Canal bike ride. Also our longest. Continue reading

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Erie Canal bike ride: Syracuse to Utica on day 5

Today was history day for me. Continue reading

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Erie Canal bike ride: Seneca Falls to Syracuse

Look for the references to 19 in Seneca Falls —we spotted signs for the right to run 19 (that’s a 19k run) and had breakfast (and a great conversation with two locals) at Cafe 19.

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Erie Canal day 3: Rochester to Seneca Falls

This is the day we started seeing lots of people – and boats – along the Erie Canal. Continue reading

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Erie Canal bike ride day 2: A wet day from Buffalo to Medina

Today we coped with rain and grime. The best part of the day, though, came at the end. Continue reading

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I’m planning a bike ride on the Erie Canal — your must-sees?

Four people, four bikes but no mules, going the other way instead of from Albany to Buffalo. Continue reading

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Empire State Trail bike ride day 5: Elmsford to New York City

Wow, this was an easy way into Manhattan!

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Empire State Trail bike ride day 4: Poughkeepsie to Elmsford

The long day. Continue reading

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Empire State Trail bike ride day 3: New Paltz to Poughkeepsie and the Culinary Institute

I love the trails on both sides of the Walkway Over the Hudson. Continue reading

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