Two Day Options

The recommended option is the standard two day ride. This ride starts at 10 am at the Erie Canal Village in Rome, NY on September 23, 2017 and ends at the Inner Harbor in Syracuse, NY on September 24, 2017. The overnight is in the Village of Canastota. Camping is included in entry fee (no additional cost to camp). Alternatively, participants can choose to stay in nearby hotels or B&Bs (additional cost; riders make arrangements on own). All riders are welcome to participate in the activities taking place near the campsite including the live entertainment. The total mileage is 36 miles with an option to add a 10 mile guided ride from DeWitt to the Syracuse Inner Harbor. This guided ride will be on urban streets where an extension of the Erie Canalway trail is being planned. Riders will have the unique opportunity to hear about the project from planners working on bridging the gaps of one of the longest continuous historic trails in the United States. The route will also cover historic canal sites and landmarks through Syracuse. Riders will end at the Syracuse Inner Harbor, where they will join the ongoing World Canals Conference kick-off celebration.  $20 adult /$15 kids ($30 after September 1st)

One Day Options

A single day option is also available. This ride starts at 8 am in Canastota, NY on Sunday, September 24, 2017 and ends at the Inner Harbor in Syracuse, NY later that day. The total ride is 18 miles with the option to add a 10 mile guided ride from DeWitt to the Syracuse Inner Harbor. This guided ride will take riders through urban streets where an extension of the Erie Canalway trail is being planned. Riders will have the unique opportunity to hear about the project from planners working on bridging the gaps of one of the longest continuous historic trails in the United States. The route will also cover historic canal sites and landmarks through Syracuse. Riders will end at the Syracuse Inner Harbor, where they will join the ongoing World Canals Conference kick-off celebration.  $20 adult /$15 kids ($30 after September 1st)

 
STANDARD TWO DAY OPTION: RIDERS WHO CHOOSE THIS OPTION WILL EXPERIENCE THE FULL 46 MILES STARTING IN ROME AND ENDING AT THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. THIS RIDE INCLUDES 36 OFF-ROAD MILES, AN OVERNIGHT IN CANASTOTA AND A 10 MILE ON-ROAD GUIDED GROUP RIDE FROM DEWITT TO THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. DURING THE GUIDED ON-ROAD PORTION, GUIDES WILL DISCUSS PLANS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BIKE TRAIL THROUGH THE CITY AND POINT OUT HISTORIC CANAL LANDMARKS. RIDERS ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE KICK-OFF CELEBRATION AT THE END. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS

STANDARD TWO DAY OPTION: RIDERS WHO CHOOSE THIS OPTION WILL EXPERIENCE THE FULL 46 MILES STARTING IN ROME AND ENDING AT THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. THIS RIDE INCLUDES 36 OFF-ROAD MILES, AN OVERNIGHT IN CANASTOTA AND A 10 MILE ON-ROAD GUIDED GROUP RIDE FROM DEWITT TO THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. DURING THE GUIDED ON-ROAD PORTION, GUIDES WILL DISCUSS PLANS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BIKE TRAIL THROUGH THE CITY AND POINT OUT HISTORIC CANAL LANDMARKS. RIDERS ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE KICK-OFF CELEBRATION AT THE END. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS

TWO DAY OPTION ENDING IN DEWITT: riders who choose this option will experience a 36 MILE off-road RIDE FROM ROME TO DEWITT INCLUDING an OVERNIGHT IN CANASTOTA. HOWEVER, these riders WILL END IN DEWITT INSTEAD OF JOINING A GUIDED GROUP RIDE BETWEEN DEWITT AND THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. RIDERS SHOULD COORDINATE THEIR OWN transportation TO THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR FROM DEWITT IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE kick-off CELEBRATION. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS

TWO DAY OPTION ENDING IN DEWITT: riders who choose this option will experience a 36 MILE off-road RIDE FROM ROME TO DEWITT INCLUDING an OVERNIGHT IN CANASTOTA. HOWEVER, these riders WILL END IN DEWITT INSTEAD OF JOINING A GUIDED GROUP RIDE BETWEEN DEWITT AND THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. RIDERS SHOULD COORDINATE THEIR OWN transportation TO THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR FROM DEWITT IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE kick-off CELEBRATION. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS

standard ONE DAY OPTION: RIDERS who choose this option WILL start in canastota AND RIDE 18 off-road MILES TO DEWITT. This ride includes An additional 10 mile GUIDED GROUP RIDE FROM DEWITT to the syracuse inner harbor on city roads. DURING THe guided on-road portion, GUIDES WILL DISCUSS PLANS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BIKE TRAIL THROUGH THE CITY AND POINT OUT HISTORIC CANAL LANDMARKS. RIDERS are invited to PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE kick-off CELEBRATION AT THE END. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS

standard ONE DAY OPTION: RIDERS who choose this option WILL start in canastota AND RIDE 18 off-road MILES TO DEWITT. This ride includes An additional 10 mile GUIDED GROUP RIDE FROM DEWITT to the syracuse inner harbor on city roads. DURING THe guided on-road portion, GUIDES WILL DISCUSS PLANS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BIKE TRAIL THROUGH THE CITY AND POINT OUT HISTORIC CANAL LANDMARKS. RIDERS are invited to PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE kick-off CELEBRATION AT THE END. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS

ONE DAY OPTION ENDING IN DEWITT: RIDERS who choose this option WILL start in canastota AND RIDE 18 off-road MILES TO DEWITT. these riders WILL END IN DEWITT INSTEAD OF JOINING A GUIDED GROUP RIDE BETWEEN DEWITT AND THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. RIDERS SHOULD COORDINATE THEIR OWN transportation TO THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR FROM DEWITT IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE kick-off CELEBRATION. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS

ONE DAY OPTION ENDING IN DEWITT: RIDERS who choose this option WILL start in canastota AND RIDE 18 off-road MILES TO DEWITT. these riders WILL END IN DEWITT INSTEAD OF JOINING A GUIDED GROUP RIDE BETWEEN DEWITT AND THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR. RIDERS SHOULD COORDINATE THEIR OWN transportation TO THE SYRACUSE INNER HARBOR FROM DEWITT IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE kick-off CELEBRATION. $20 ADULT ($30 AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST) / $15 KIDS