Because you deserve it. Full family fun for over 20 years, let The Colonial Belle Erie Canal Tours in Fairport, NY, transport you. While traveling west between Fairport and Pittsford, just 20 miles outside of Rochester, cruise past traditional landmarks along the scenic Erie Canal. Be it full family fun on our Sunday afternoon Erie Canal Chicken Dinner Cruise, a relaxing lunch cruise, or any one of our many themed cruises: the rich history of Rochester awaits. As the largest boat that operates on the Erie Canal, The Colonial Belle has the capacity for 149 passengers with a fully enclosed lower deck that provides dining and a full service bar. For scenic viewing, passengers flock to our open-air top deck. Travel about 15 miles down the Erie Canal (14-16 mile tours), or 2-3 hours, with historic narration all along the way. Great food and fun entertainment bring history alive. We also offer a variety of cruises to customize to your private event. Open Mid-May through October, come aboard and live history today.