Utica-Rome-Verona & Sylvan Beach
Utica, Rome, Verona and Sylvan Beach define Central New York’s Getaway Region. Situated in the foothills of the Adirondacks, easily accessible via NYS Thruway (I-90) Exits 31 to 34, and AMTRAK train service direct to Utica’s historic Union Station.
History. National Parks. Unique culinary. Legacy brewing. Sports. Cultural diversity. The arts. If you’re a lover of any of these, Utica and Rome are the destinations for you. Vegas-style gaming, entertainment, world-class spas and PGA ranked golf courses await at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Sylvan Beach delivers old-fashioned family fun with two miles of sandy beaches, boating, fishing and more on eastern shores of Oneida Lake.
Countless outdoor adventures are on offer year round. Historic Erie Canal excursions, Empire State Trail, Adirondack Rail Bikes, Herkimer Diamond Mines, Utica Zoo, hiking and cycling trails, waterfalls and state parks deliver exceptional encounters with nature. Agritourism is bountiful and easily accessible at local farmer’s markets, u-pick farms, Wagner Farm Sunflower Fields, Oneida County Barn Quilt Trail, Heart of NY Craft Beverage Trail and Central NY Cheese Trail.
Relax and enjoy a getaway immersed in cities bustling with international flair, quaint villages, year-round attractions, events and activities for the perfect Central New York getaway. #ocnewyork