MIAMI AND ERIE CANAL, Piqua, Ohio: $7 gets adults a ride on a replica of a mule-drawn canal boat, entrance to the Historic Indian and Canal Museum and access to the restored home and farm of John Johnston, who served as canal commissioner. (937) 773-2522.
DELAWARE CANAL, New Hope, Pa.: For $10, adults get an hourlong ride on a canal boat, which holds up to 80 people. Riders can bring food and nonalcoholic drinks on the vessel. Delaware River Canal Boat Co. (215) 862-0758, http://www.onthecanal.net/; Friends of the Delaware Canal http://www.fodc.org/
OHIO AND ERIE CANAL, Canal Fulton, Ohio: $6 gets adults a ride on a canal boat. Hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking are available on the Tuscarawas River, which runs next to the canal. http://www.discovercanalfulton.com/