Description - The construction of the Ohio & Erie Canal in 1825 drastically changed the people and pace of this region. Many byway visitors travel this route in order to learn about the development of the pre- and post-canal eras. Early industrial development is still evident in the northern section of the byway. Also, the route offers an impressive display of historical sites, and there are many opportunities for hiking, biking, and water sports.
- The CanalWay Ohio Scenic Byway is known for it's Archeology, Cultural, Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.
Directions from : In Cleveland, take I-71 north to the Innerbelt. Exit at Ontario Street, and travel approximately %BC mile north to Eagle Avenue. Turn left on Eagle Avenue and travel approximately 1/4 mile west to the intersection of Carter Road where the Scenic Byway begins.
In Dover/New Philadelphia, from I-77, use Exit 83 and proceed east on SR 211. You're on the byway!