- Our list of the best things to do in Rome, New York, features the top 34 nearby activities — including 11 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Rome, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Rome, NY , followed by 16 popular activities in nearby cities, including Utica
A restored Revolutionary War fort and museum, the Fort Stanwix National Monument displays original artifacts from the revolutionary era. Exhibits in the museum cover the American Revolution, the Iroquois Confederation, and New York history.
The only remaining station of original design, the H.P. Sears Service Station Museum features a nostalgic exterior and educational interior. The museum is home to authentic 1929 service pumps, oil changing station and various artifacts used by the servicemen of the 20's and 30's,
A family entertainment center, Peterpaul Recreation Park provides activities that include go-karts, bumper boats and batting cages. The park has a pavilion for private events, arcade game machines and a snack bar with food and drinks.
At Fort Rickey Children's Discovery Zoo, hands-on, engaged activity with animals is on the menu. Home to lemurs, tortises, llamas and more, the zoo also has seasonal festivals with activities like wagon rides, deer feeding and more.
Located on the historic site where Erie Canal construction began, Erie Canal Village features historical timelines, artifacts, and recreations of moments in the canal's history. It is a reconstruction of a 19th century village.