- TripBuzz found 28 things to do with kids in or near Utica, New York, including 18 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rome and Cooperstown.
- From Utica Zoo to Children's Museum of History, Science & Technology, the Utica area offers 35 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Bowling, Zoos and Movie Theaters.
- Located in the Mohawk Valley, Utica, NY is situated at the junction of the Erie and Chenango Canals. Utica is full of history; having been home to Iroquois Indians, settled in 1773 before the revolution, and home to Fort Schuyler that was destroyed in the Revolutionary War, history buffs will find plenty to see in Utica.
Recreational activities for families of all ages are offered at Cooperstown Fun Park. Guests have access to a 17-car go kart track, bumper boats, a scenic miniature golf course, 9-stall batting cage, and a vast arcade.
Many different activities are available through the Clark Sports Center which is open to the public. There are adventure-based obstacle courses, aquatic recreation, athletic-based arrangements, bowling, tennis courts, and fitness classes.
Leading groups through Moose River, Whitewater Challengers offers a variety of adventure trips with inflatable rafts and kayaks. It also offers packages where visitors can go whitewater rafting, camping, and more over the course of a few days.
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3649 Erie Blvd. E. #B201, Syracuse, NY 13214 MoreLess Info
A 4500 square foot performance space located in Shoppingtown Mall, the Central New York Playhouse showcases local talent. They present a variety of drama, comedy, and musical performances throughout the year.
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8408 Button Road, Cicero, NY 13039 MoreLess Info
Big Don's Wile River Mini Golf is an outdoor fun center that offers a wide array of activities for all ages. The park, known for their resort-style mini golf, also offers outdoor laser tag, gemstone painting, treasure hunt adventures and more.
Mountainman Moose River Rentals is an outdoor sports rental company that offers ski rentals, boot rentals, snowshoe rentals, and kayak rentals. The company also has canoe and kayaking trips on the Moose River.
Featuring all the amenities and excitement as a 'touristy' ski resort, McCauley Mountain, offers enthusiasts 21 trails for all levels of skiers. During non-winter months, hikers and nature lovers can enjoy the mountain's breath-taking scenery and wildlife.
Housed in a restored turn-of-the-century home, complete with barn and ice house, the Town of Webb Historic Association houses the Goodsell Museum. The museum features historic exhibits on such topics as technology and taxidermy.
Featuring a variety of choices for touring the first four lakes of the Fulton Chain, Old Forge Lake Cruises is your choice for sightseeing in the Adirondacks. Cruises can take up to 3 hours and guests are treated to the most breath-taking vistas Old Forge has to offer.