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Things to Do in Nearby Syracuse NY

Attractions In and Around Syracuse

Located in Wolcott NY, Cherry Grove Campground is conveniently located for camping near Syracuse. Just about an hour away from Cherry Grove Campground, Syracuse is easily accessible for a day trip and has lots to offer. Following is a listing of some of the fun attractions in and around Syracuse.

Rosamond Gifford Zoo
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park is open all year and includes more than 43 acres with hundreds of animals. It is ranked among the top Syracuse attractions.

Destiny USA
Destiny USA is the largest shopping center in New York State. It not only offers stores and restaurants, but entertainment such as bowling, laser tag, movie theater, comedy club, raceway, and more!

Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology
Located in Armory Square, the science and technology museum is a hands-on attraction for people of all ages. The museum also features the only domed IMAX theater in New York State with a variety of movies.

Everson Museum of Art
The Everson features more than 11,000 pieces of art including paintings, sculpture and video. It was the first museum to be dedicated to American art and have its own permanent collection of ceramics.

Erie Canal Museum
The Erie Canal Museum includes artifacts from the time of the Erie Canal, and information on its history and impact on Central New York.

The Salt Museum
Known as "Salt City", Syracuse has a history of supplying the entire one country at one point with all salt through its salt springs. The Salt Museum features exhibits, artifacts and other items that would have been used to turn salt water from the springs into just salt.