Greater Binghamton is a region rich in scenic beauty, enchanting villages and lively cities. Our central location, first class hotels, state of the art meeting and exhibit space and sports venues make Binghamton the perfect place for your next vacation, convention or event!
Binghamton is home to six antique carousels the largest collection in the world, the Roberson Museum & Science Center, Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, the Discovery Center – a hands on museum for children, the Annual Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally, top ranked golf courses, Binghamton Mets Baseball, AHL Binghamton Senators and the Division I Binghamton University Bearcats!
The Binghamton Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin exploring the culture, local heritage and exciting activities that the “Triple Cities” community has to offer. This facility offers visitors and residents alike a brief orientation to local historic districts and explores the significant contributions this area made to the industrial development of a nation. The visitor center is open 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm Friday and closed to the public Monday and Tuesday. Educational groups can schedule morning visits.
You can canoe through the spectacular and historic Catskill Mountains and Susquehanna River Basin. Or camp in the country where campsites on a private island are reserved just for canoe campers. You can canoe through the spectacular and historic Catskill Mountains and Susquehanna River Basin. Or camp in the country where campsites on a private island are reserved just for canoe campers.
Walk, jog, bike, drive…our path is waiting for you
If you ever need to clear your head while traveling, youre in luck when you visit Greater Binghamton. You can get your heart pumping or your motor running on our many tracks, pathways and roadways.
The City of Binghamtons Rivertrails enable you to take a brisk walk, jog or ride while surveying the splendid scenery. Plus, not far from your lodging, there are several neighborhoods with broad sidewalks and green spaces made just for the traveler. If youre in the commercial district along the Vestal Parkway, take a health break on the Rail Trail. Then, just minutes from center-city, our magnificent county and state parks add a wide and deep variety of idyllic settings for you to enjoy.
Cyclists love that our rolling hills and winding valleys put them and their equipment to the test. And trust us, you wont have to worry about the traffic. Plus, for the cycling addicts, theres a professional cycling tour event that passes through our town each summer.
And for those who would rather cruise the roadways, we have something for everyone from the sports car enthusiast to the plain old Sunday driver. Take an afternoon during your stay, and chart a motor course through sleepy hamlets, past lovely old churches, across classic bridges, and along shimmering streams.
Find out where youre going only when you get there! These are American scenes some folks only ever glimpse on their wall calendars, but for us, theyre only a short ride away.
Dont forget the off-road experience, where you can ride mountain-bikes, ATVs, and dirtbikes at many choice locations where the trails are just waiting to be explored!
If youre a kayaker, the waterways of Greater Binghamton are heaven on earth.
Roberson Museum: Nationally recognized regional Museum and Science Center featuring art history, folk life, and technology exhibits and programs. It is home to the Link Planetarium and the Heritage Area Visitor Information Center and Binghamton Visitor Center too. The museum is open 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm 1st Friday of each month, FREE admission after 5:00 pm. Closed to the public Monday and Tuesday. Link Planetarium public programs Friday at 8:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday at 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm. Educational groups can schedule morning visits.