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When a vessel is shown on a special event away from our Lock C5 location, that vessel will not be available on the date noted at Lock C5 for the regular seasonal schedule.


2017
~ Day Trips ~
Saratoga to Waterford (and back): TBA

We sail through 5 canal locks to the Federal Lock in Troy. Enjoy Lunch on board as we cruise south on the Hudson River/Barge Canal through beautiful rural scenery. We stop in Waterford to pick up additional passengers and sail to the Troy Lock to join the Tug Boat Parade for the trip up river into Waterford Harbor. Enjoy the Dixieland sounds of Skip Parsons and a piper on board a neighboring boat, the antique Tugboat URGER. As we sail north to Waterford, numerous water cannon from the shore salute the parade of Tugs. Wave to the spectators along the way!!

Once our vessel is secured at the dock in Waterford Harbor, our van will take you back to your vehicle at lock 5 in Saratoga (Schuylerville).

Friday:
Saratoga to Waterford
Lunch on board, with van return the same day
Monday:
Vessel Repositioning: Waterford to Saratoga
Lunch on board, with van return the same day

A 50% deposit is due as soon as possible with the balance due 10 days before departure.


Call (518) 636-6146 for reservations.

2017
~ Overnights ~
Third Weekend Overnights: July, August, & September
Saratoga to Whitehall (Hudson River to Lake Champlain)

Embark: Saratoga, Saturday morning
Return: Saratoga, Sunday afternoon/evening

The Champlain Canal takes us north to the very bottom of Lake Champlain in Whitehall, the birthplace of the American Navy. Our trip takes us through the most rural, remote, and picturesque country running along the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Its scenery is unparalleled. Sail with us through six locks and under 19 country bridges, some with only inches to spare for our sternwheeler. Enjoy the canalside as our vessel passes within a few yards of rock walls where the canal was cut through the hills and outcroppings. The canal rises to its highest elevation at one point, 140 feet above sea level, then lowers to match Lake Champlain. In Whitehall, enjoy the museum, its many antique shops, and a visit to the Skene Manor Castle. Later, join us for dinner at one of the fine local restaurants. Afterward, you may return by bus to our home port or spend the evening in Whitehall at a comfortable country inn.

The next morning, join us for breakfast as we get underway. Catch some of the wildlife and scenery you may have missed on the way north. You may get the opportunity to wave “hello” to Amtrak’s MONTREALER as it passes the vessel just a few feet away where its track run close to the canal for several miles in the middle of nowhere. Whatever you do, don’t forget your camera!

Choose round trip or one way.

The Best Mini Vacation in New York


Call (518) 636-6146 for reservations.
Customize a cruise to suit your budget.

 

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