Get into an Empire State of Mind on a Visit to Syracuse University
Syracuse University, in Upstate New York, comprises thirteen different schools and colleges and is home to over 22,000 students. Syracuse has lots to offer in terms of things to see and do, and opting for accommodation near Syracuse University will help you make the most of the attractions both on and off campus.
Hotels and Places to Stay Near Syracuse University
Useful information for your visit to Syracuse University
The city of Syracuse is compact and easy to get around, with most of the main attractions within easy striking distance of University Hill. Venture outside the city and you're just a few miles from the shores of Lake Ontario. Whatever the time of year, Syracuse is the ideal location for a city break with a difference.
1. Getting to Syracuse University
Binghamton is the area's main transport hub, and long distance buses and trains to Syracuse all connect through the city's regional transportation hub. Local Centro buses run through Syracuse city center and out to the University, as well as connecting with local points of interest such as Destiny USA mall and sports center.
2. Great New York State Fair
Held at the end of August every year, the Great New York State Fair is a 13 day extravaganza of agricultural competition, food, drink and all the fun of the fair. It's a showcase of the very best New York produce, and an event which isn't to be missed.
3. Erie Canal Museum
This innovative museum in the center of Syracuse tells the story of the Erie Canal, which runs from Albany to Niagara Falls. Step inside a full-sized canal boat and learn about the lives of the people who lived along the canal or worked on the boats. Entry is free. The museum is family-friendly, and the kids will love dressing up in historic costumes, putting on a puppet show or trying out traditional toys and games.
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