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Binghamton Attractions

Our housing offers easy access to Binghamton's vibrant scene and the surrounding area, catering to all types of lifestyles.


Robinson Museum & Science Center

Roberson Museum and Science Center is the area’s premier destination for community events, interactive exhibitions, and engaging education programs in art, history and science education.


Whether you’re a life-long resident of the area or just passing through, Roberson Museum and Science Center is a must-stop. The engaging events and exhibitions will help you experience everything Binghamton has to offer.


Roberson’s full-dome digital Planetarium seats 50 people. Go beyond the world you know through a variety of spectacular shows for children and adults, and experience galaxies, under water ecosystems, and Earth's past.

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

Under the Southern Tier Zoological Society, Ross Park has undergone tremendous changes. What was once asphalt, concrete and steel bars is now winding wooded paths with naturalistic exhibits housing over 100 different species. A strong emphasis on conservation education has created an outreach program that serves over 20,000 people in New York and Pennsylvania.


Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound. Within two miles, the glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. Campers and day-visitors can enjoy the Olympic-size pool, scheduled summer tours through the gorge, tent and trailer campsites, picnic facilities and excellent fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek, which is renowned for its annual spring run of rainbow trout.

Finger Lakes

How the Finger Lakes were formed is a story in itself. More than 550 million years ago, the lakes were formed during the Pleistocene Ice Age. Glaciers crept through the area and carved deep slices into the land. The ice pushed the land and rocks south. Gradually the ice melted and the glaciers receded, leaving shale valleys of water, which are now the Finger Lakes. This is one story.


The other story surrounds Native American culture rooted in this area. According to Native American legend, the lakes were formed when the great Spirit laid his hands on the land to bless it. His fingers left imprints that filled with water, hence the name “Finger Lakes.”


The Cayuga-Seneca Canal connects New York's legendary Erie Canal to Seneca Lake in Geneva. Port Gibson is the only area in Ontario County with access to the original Erie Canal.


Ithaca Falls

Experience one of Ithaca's secret waterfalls, a great place to stop and enjoy a picnic lunch or just relax with a good book.   With a 150 ft cascading fall, watch Fall creak's final plunge to Cayuga Lake.  


With a drop of 150 ft and width of 175 ft, Ithaca Falls is the region's most powerful and most impressive.  By 1817, a half dozen mills were operating here, their ruins are still visible on the south bank.  The plunge pool is famous among anglers for lake-run trout and salmon

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