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"Beautiful from beginning to end." That's how a young Englishwoman described Oneida County as she traveled along the Erie Canal in 1832. Today, Oneida County remains abundant in natural charms. Located in the heart of New York State, Oneida County (Utica-Rome) is home to exciting attractions, delightful accommodations, world-class museums, and bountiful shopping opportunities.
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County. The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, built in 1960, features a permanent collection, rotating exhibitions and community art education. The Institute also hosts a 2-year art college. The Utica Memorial Auditorium is a 4,000 seat multi-purpose arena. Stanley Theater is a fully restored 2,945 seat Mexican-baroque movie palace, built in 1928.
Utica is home to a series of parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted who also designed the Washington Zoo. The Utica Zoo is located in one of these parks.
For hundreds of years, the area occupied by the modern City of Rome, NY has enjoyed great strategic and commercial importance. The city is built astride the Oneida Carrying Place, known to the Six Nations or Haudenosaunee people, as Deo-Wain-Sta, or The Great Carrying Place. These names refer to a portage road or path between the Mohawk River to east and Wood Creek to the west, leading to Lake Ontario. Located within the modern city limits, this short portage path was the only overland section of a trade route stretching over a thousand miles between Lake Ontario and the lower Hudson. Boats coming up the Mohawk River from the Hudson had to transfer their cargo and boats overland between 1.7 and six miles (depending on the season) to continue west to Lake Ontario.
Looking for something to do??. All of the attractions we have in New York... hiking trails, hang gliding, kayaking, ziplines, wineries, race tracks, white water rafting, museums, historical sites, gardens... you name it and here in New York you can find it!
The Finger Lakes Region of west/central New York State which encompasses 14 counties with 11 lakes, ranging in size from 11 to 40 miles with more than 650 miles of shoreline. The Finger Lakes Region is located between the triangle cities of Rochester, Syracuse and the Corning/Elmira area, the region is bordered by the Pennsylvania border to the south and Lake Ontario to the north. The larger lakes... read more...
Close to New York City, the Catskills region features legendary mountains and splendid accommodations ranging from world-famous resorts to dude ranches. Free from the maddening crowds, Catskill activities are for all seasons - antiquing, historic sites, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, canoeing, skiing, snow shoeing. Ski resorts offer entertainment year round, from art fairs to music and ethnic dance celebrations.
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