If you’re searching for out-of-this-world shopping (outlets included!), farm-to-table dining, craft breweries, hands-on history and museums, countless cultural opportunities, access to waterways, affordable golfing or endless festivals – you’ll find it here. From Syracuse University’s iconic Carrier Dome to the vibrant Armory Square neighborhood, Syracuse offers a refreshed getaway during any of its four fabulous seasons.

Here are just some of our top picks for your visit to Syracuse.

Destiny USA

The largest enclosed shopping, dining and entertainment destination in New York State (and the 6th largest in the country)!

Orange Pride

Watch the Orange take on all new ACC rivals with 50,000 of your closest friends at the Carrier Dome, the largest domed stadium in the Northeast.


From fresh and local to funky food trucks, you’ll never go hungry in Syracuse. Don’t miss nearly a dozen “As Seen On TV” choices, including award-winning Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.

Onondaga Lake Park

The “Central Park” of Central New York, featuring miles of paved parkway for outdoor adventure. Plus, learn about one of the world’s largest water clean-up projects at the Onondaga Lake Visitors Center.

Connective Corridor

A signature strip of cutting-edge cultural development connecting the Syracuse University Hill and Downtown Syracuse via bike lanes and (FREE) bus routes.

Onondaga Creekwalk

A multi-use recreational trail stretching 2.6 miles from our vibrant downtown center to Onondaga Lake.

Inner Harbor

Live music, food festivals and fireworks. A great place to park your boat. A new mix of residential, retail and recreational space, coming soon.