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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Syracuse. The hottest month in Syracuse is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -7 ˚F. The wettest month in Syracuse is March with 6.88 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.23 inches of rain.
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Find the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and many more. AllTheRooms has 320 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Syracuse, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Syracuse is available at $20 per night. A typical rental in Syracuse costs on average $96 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Syracuse can choose from 97 places to stay that provide WiFi. 18 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 14 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to Syracuse by car, be sure to choose from 94 accommodations that provide parking. We track 6 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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