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New York Travel

Statewide Resources

  • Erie Canalway
    National Heritage Corridor
    The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor covers 524 miles in Upstate New York, including four navigable waterways: Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca; sections of the first Erie Canal; and over 200 municipalities adjacent to the canals. The New York State Canal System is the most commercially enduring and historically significant canalway in the United States, having helped open up western America for settlement and for many years transporting much of the Midwest's agricultural and industrial products to domestic and international markets.
  • I Love New York State
    The Official New York State Tourism Website that provides information on Attractions, Recreation, Events, and Accommodations.
  • Maple Weekend
    The New York State Maple Producers Association sponsors two Maple Weekends in March so that the public can see how maple products are produced, from tree to table, and taste and purchase maple products.
  • New York Canals
    This website of the New York State Canal System will provide you with useful information to plan your visit to the New York State Canal System and the communities located within its Corridor.
  • New York State Citizen Guide
    Click on Recreation and Tourism for links to Arts & Entertainment, Camping, Destinations, Highway Information, Historic Sites, Hunting and Fishing, Libraries, Museums and Archives, Maps, New York State Fair, Recreation Activities, State Parks, Vacation Planning Information, and Winter Sports.
  • Parks & Trails New York
    Find out about Greenways & Rail-Trails NY and other trail activities in New York State, like the annual eight-day, 400-mile bicycle tour from Buffalo to Albany, New York along the historic and scenic Erie Canal.
  • Uncork New York!
    Covers information about New York wine country: Lake Erie, Finger Lakes, Central New York, Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island. From the New York Wine & Grape Foundation.



Niagara Falls

  • Info Niagara
    A comprehensive vacation guide for Niagara Falls with information on accommodations, dining, and attractions.
  • Niagara Falls State Park
    Topics include Attractions & Adventures, Discover the Falls, Plan Your Trip, Dining.
  • Niagara Parks Commission
    This is the Canadian side of the park maintained by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Recreation.


  • City of Rochester
    Besides city information for residents, this website includes links to visting and leisure information.
    Everything there is to do for kids and families in the Rochester, NY area. Includes a comprehensive, searchable calendar, Rochester Loves Kids series of seasonal articles, pediatrician listing, virtual playground tour, kid-friendly restaurants, places to go, outdoor activities
  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
    Daily newspaper offering information on events and restaurants
  • Visit Rochester
    A website for the visitor from the Greater Rochester Visitors Association, Inc.

Western New York

  • The Chautauqua Institution
    Chautauqua, New York
    For nine weeks each year, from late June through late August, the Institution offers a rich blend of arts, programming and recreational activities.
  • Lake Erie Wine Country
    You can select from a dozen wineries and they will map out a trail for you with driving directions.
  • Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway
    The mission of the Friends is to establish and maintain a public, multi-use trail and natural greenway corridor along the abandoned Genesee Valley Canal and its successor, the Pennsylvania Railroad, Rochester Division, from the Erie Canal Heritage Trail in Rochester, NY to Hinsdale, Cattaraugus County, NY.
  • Tour Chatauqua
    A website from the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau with information about this historic resort on the shores of Chautauqua Lake.