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Central New York

Good times are Central to a great vacation!

Amid rolling hills and picturesque farmland, discover famous attractions, hidden gems, fun adventures and great events!

In Cooperstown, America's perfect village, the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates heroes and heritage. Experience 1845 village life at The Farmers' Museum and see whimsical folk art at the Fenimore Art Museum. The Glimmerglass Festival presents world-class opera in a lovely lakeside setting. Tasteful stops along the Cooperstown Beverage Trail include a cider mill and award-winning breweries and wineries.

A hit with golf fans, the 2024 Dick's Sporting Goods Open tees off in Endicott in June, featuring a performance by Luke Bryan on June 21. In nearby Binghamton, the Bundy Museum highlights fascinating local history, from clock-making to hometown hero Rod Serling and his famed TV show The Twilight Zone. Binghamton's interactive Animal Adventure Park encourages close encounters with exotic animals, from alligators to zebras!

Turning Stone Resort & Casino presents championship golf, spa and salon relaxation, and top performers. Enjoy great performances and art at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica, and tour historic Saranac Brewery. Waterways offer cool options, from Erie Canal Cruises in Herkimer to canalside bike paths. See amazing rock formations in the prehistoric cave at Howe Caverns. Other geological wonders include Secret Caverns, with a 100-foot underground waterfall. Winding trails lead to a 167-foot waterfall in Chittenango Falls State Park.

Costumed guides recreate American history at Fort Stanwix National Monument in Rome. With over 2,000 dealers, the Madison Bouckville Antique Show runs along the Route 20 Scenic Byway that highlights roadside Americana, charming country inns and bountiful farm markets.

No matter what your ideal vacation looks like, look no further than Central New York.

Central New York Region Official Tourism Site 

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