The city of Syracuse is centrally located with an intersection of 2 major interstate routes which is the north-south interstate 81 and east-western New York State. Some of the top attractions of the city are as follows:
- Rosamond Gifford Zoo: a must see for animal lovers
The zoo situated at Burnet Park is one of the top attractions for tourists here. It was set up in the year 1914 and started as a tiny 4 acres of educational area. It is now over 43 acres with numerous animals. The best part about this zoo is that it’s open throughout the year.
- Erie Canal Museum: come experience the American adventure story
The museum is dedicated to exhibiting and preserving the National Register Weighlock Building, which is the last structure remaining of its kind. You will find a replica of a full size canal boat which is a must see for people of all age groups.
- The Salt Museum: a unique history & experience
The museum is situated neat Onondaga Lake and offers artifacts, exhibits and real pieces that were used to turn salt water into salt on boiling blocks. At one time, Syracuse was known for supplying salt to the entire country.
- Landmark Theater: a cultural theater you cannot miss
A beautiful place to visit, Landmark Theater, which was opened to people in 1928, is a luxurious space to catch a show or an event. It is indeed noted not only for its historic but cultural significance as well. The theater has skilled staffs that manage the place and show quite well.
- Beaver Lake Nature Center: a paradise for nature lovers
The center has something to offer people almost every day of the week in addition to over nine miles of trails. There is a whole lot to see which includes over 200 bird species and 800 variants of plants. The 200 acre glacial lake is a stopping point for Canadian geese in the migration season.