New York Bucket List ~ Central New York Region

Today we begin to explore the central part of New York state.

Canajoharie

  • Wintergreen Park and Gorge: Small village park that features a gorge and waterfall.

Canastota

  • Oxbow Falls Country Park: Area of rugged terrain that features a 100 ft waterfall.

Cazenovia

  • Chittenango Falls State Park: Parks features is a gorgeous cascading waterfall.

Chenango Forks

  • Chenango Valley State Park: Park that features two kettle lakes in the valley.

Cooperstown

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame: THE place to go and visit for all things baseball.

Fort Hunter

  • Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site: Contains ruins of the old Erie Canal where it ran over Schoharie Creek.

Fort Johnson

  • Old Fort Johnson: This fort dates back to the French and Indian War.

Howes Cave

  • Howe Caverns: Tour this fun cavern.

Oriskany

  • Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site: Marks the site of one of the bloodiest battles in the American Revolution.

Peterboro

  • Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark: Home of Gerrit Smith: social reformer, abolitionist, and presidential candidate.
  • National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum: Museum that honors all abolitionists and their struggle as they fought to end slavery.

Remsen

  • Steuben Memorial State Historic Site: Site honors Baron von Steuben, the “Drillmaster of the American Revolution.”

Rome

  • Fort Stanwix National Monument: Reconstructed fort known as “The Fort that Never Surrendered.”

Schoharie

  • Old Stone Fort Museum: Originally built as a church, this building was barricaded in with the impending American Revolutionary War.

Verona Beach

  • Verona Beach Lighthouse: Located on the shores of Oneida Lake, the largest body of water located entirely in New York state.

All attractions found at iloveny.com

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