Syracuse is a large city in the state of New York and is located next to the Onondaga Lake. Downtown Syracuse is an economical hub, many companies, industries and establishments are located in this area. The history of Syracuse is interesting as it was first settled and explored in the mid 1600s and but not fully settled and populated until 1820. Soon after, the local men discovered that the area is full of great amenities and geological features and industries started to bloom. Syracuse is full of amazing landmarks, sights to see, museums, parks and also beach amenities since the lake has excellent features during the hot summer days. The Syracuse Hancock International Airport is also an excellent way to access the city.
For one the greatest museums in the area, visit the Erie Canal Museum -- a fascinating museum with an real canalboat on display, and the place to learn about the history of the area. Elsewhere, the Museum of Science and Technology is home to over 35,000 square feet of exhibitions. Many of these are interactive which makes it great for children to explore. Additionally, the Everson Museum of Art is a must-visit place if you're interested in fine arts, particularly as ceramics are one of the specialties in the museum.
For great outdoor fun, visit the Rosamond Gifford Zoo where there's an impressive range of wildlife and information about habitats and conservation. Equally, the Onondaga Lake Park and State Park is ideal for getting active on your vacation. Go on a hike, explore the various biking trails, kayak and canoe on the lake, swim, fish and much more. There are also designated playgrounds for children, picnic areas and barbecue spots too.
The best area to stay in Syracuse is the lakefront area where amazing views and even better vacation rentals await visitors. Plus, there are lots of restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, landmarks and attractions are only a few miles from here. Vacation home rentals in Syracuse tend to feature full kitchens, living rooms, and more than 2 bathrooms -- great if you are traveling with family and friends. Pet-friendly vacation rentals are also available, as well as short term and long term homes.
The summers in Syracuse are long and very warm, while the winters are wet and freezing. The average temperature between May and the end of September is 78 degrees and the rest of the year is pretty chilly, dropping below 40 very fast. You can expect some rainfall all year around but only a couple of inches each month. The best time to visit Syracuse is July when the weather is most pleasant and ideal for exploring outdoors.
At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Agoda, priceline and many more. We have 324 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Syracuse ranging from low-cost options to extravagant places to stay. A trip to Syracuse can be affordable - the cheapest price vacation rental is available at $15 per night. The average price of an accommodation is $116 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 87 accommodations in Syracuse that have WiFi. 20 places to stay include a morning meal. Choose from 14 places to stay that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Syracuse? Then choose one of the 80 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included.
If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to choose one of the 20 pet-friendly accommodations available.
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