- 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.
Opening in 1923, the Strand Theatre in Old Forge, harkens back to much simpler times. Still featuring first run and independent movies to this day, take a step back in time and spend an evening watching movie magic at the Strand.
Since they were first established in 1983, Adirondack River Outfitters have been guiding whitewater adventure seekers ever since. Featuring trips down four different rivers, there is an adventure waiting for rafters of all levels.
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Opened in 1979, Tickner's Moose River Canoe Trips is a service that offers canoe rentals and tours on the scenic Moose River. Visitors commonly enjoy exploring the river on by-the-hour, half-day, or full-day trips with the rental boats provided.
Kids of all ages will love their visit to Calypso Cove, featuring games, rides, and attractions for everyone. Try the zip-line adventure, Go-Karts, rock climbing wall, and more, for a day your family won't soon forget.
Featuring 50 rides and attractions, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, is New York's largest water-themed amusement park. Now featuring 32 wet and wild water rides, book your visit to Enchanted Forest today.
The Palace Theatre is a family owned business since 1922, and is a venue that hosts and has hosted film premieres, comedy shows, seminars and a multitude of other events. The catering department also provides cuisine unique to each event.
Home to more than 150 animals, including tropical birds, butterflies, lizards, tortoises, and others, the Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory, is a charming, family friendly destination. Visitors of all ages enjoy the near tropical conditions and unique exhibits.
Founded in 1984, the Orpheus Theatre is a community theater that offers workshops for children and teens, teaches acting lessons, and provides live plays to the public. The theater has a board of directors that consists of 5 people.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Victorian Wilber Mansion was built in 1875, and purchased in 1999 by the Community Council of the Arts. Today, the landmark property contains three galleries, a studio classroom, and a library.