- Our list of the best things to do in Utica, New York, features the top 35 nearby activities — including 11 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Utica, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Utica, NY , followed by 19 popular activities in nearby cities, including Rome and Cooperstown
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Advancing the enjoyment, understanding, and appreciation of the arts since 1919, the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is world renowned. Featuring an impressive permanent collection, to hosting performance art and a nationally accredited college program.
A family brewing company since 1888, F.X. Matt Brewing Company, has grown to become one of the largest craft breweries in the United States. Now focusing on their Saranac brands of craft beers, brewery tours and tastings are offered six days per week.
Originally built as a movie theater in 1928, the Stanley Center for the Arts has been making memories for visitors ever since. This historic venue features a full slate of Broadway shows, live music, and comedy acts.
Since opening in 1914, the Utica Zoo has grown to over 40-acres and has 200 animals on display to entertain kids young and old. Featuring habitats for animals native to Africa, Asia, Canada, and South America, this charming zoo, is waiting to be explored.
Since being established in 1992, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad has been delighting train enthusiasts ever since. Featuring train excursions to various sites throughout New York State surprise your family with a trip today.
Founded in 2010, the Adirondack Distilling Company is a distillery that produces spirits made 100% from corn. Visitors have the opportunity to tour and sample the products of the distillery, including the bourbon, gin, and vodka varieties.
Founded in 1876, the Oneida County Historical Society is devoted to preserving, celebrating, and enhancing awareness of local and regional history and culture. The society hosts a research library and a museum, and presents weekly programs.