Welcome Center

The Central New York Welcome Center, located at Destiny USA, offers visitors and locals alike the opportunity to explore interactive I LOVE NY displays, purchase Syracuse area and regional Taste NY products and learn more about what New York State and the Syracuse area has to offer, from things to do, where you should visit and what you should try!

Snap a selfie at our I LOVE NY stations. Tag #CNYWelcome to be featured below!


Local Syracuse Products and Taste NY

The Welcome Center store offers a variety of seasonal and everyday products, many from right here in Syracuse!  The Welcome Center is also the only place in the Syracuse area to purchase the iconic  I Love NY products. Check out some of our favorites below.


Sweets & Treats

Enjoy delicious Upstate options including maple treats from Dutch Hill Maple, chocolate covered sweets from Chocolate Pizza Company, Speach Family Candy, wine gummies from Arbor Hill Winery and more!

Spices & Sauces

Stock your pantry with locally-made food products that add a dash of 'Cuse to your dish. Check out artisan salt blends from Syracuse Salt Co., gourmet hot sauces from Hot Stuff, Syracuse's staple mustard from Hofmann and sauces known to the region like Riggie Sauce from Nelson Farms. 

I Love New York Merch

Score licensed I Love New York products including shirts, magnets, travel mugs and more. This is the perfect gift to take home to your out of state friends and family. 

Syracuse Staples

Pick up some Syracuse swag, a specialty scented Witty Wicks candle, artisan soap from Syracuse Soapworks, Alpha Honey lotions or grab some scenic Syracuse postcards for family and friends.

Start Planning Your Next Adventure and Discover Things to Do

I LOVE NY Interactive Displays

Take a break from shopping and explore the camping-themed displays that offer information about all the exciting things to do in the Syracuse area. The full-size Airstream trailer shows videos that will inspire your travel around New York State.