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Things to Do in Nearby Oswego NY

Attractions In and Around Oswego

Located just 30 minutes from Oswego, NY Cherry Grove Campground is conveniently located for day trips to this historic city. Below is a list of fun things to do and attractions to see in Oswego. 

Historic Attractions

Fort Ontario State Historic Site
Fort Ontario is built on the ruins of three forts that date to the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812 as well as a refugee camp for Holocaust survivors during World War II.

Richardson-Bates House Museum
Experience a glimpse of how the wealthy lived in Oswego during the 19th century in an Italian style villa.

Safe Haven Museum
This museum was once a shelter used for Holocaust survivors who fled from Europe during World War II.

H. Lee White Marine Museum
A harborfront maritime marine museum with a collection of exhibits, thousands of artifacts, images and archives.

Family Fun

The Children’s Museum of Oswego
The Children’s Museum of Oswego offers a variety of exhibits focused around physical and intellectual development for children of all ages.

Ontario Orchards
Looking for a variety of delicious local food, sauces and treats? Ontario Orchards is the perfect place to go for apple picking, pumpkins, or a Christmas tree depending on which season you visit.

Breitbeck Park
Take advantage of the gorgeous lake front scenery of Upstate New York with a playground and picnic area. Also home to Harborfest in July for food, fun, and more!

Oswego Speedway
Built in 1951, the Oswego Speedway is an asphalt race track, most famously known for the former Budweiser International Classic.

Lighthouse Lanes
Lighthouse Lanes is a bowling alley located in Oswego, NY and is a great activity for a group of family and friends.