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About Syracuse

The city of Syracuse has a variety of attractions and restaurants to fit any taste. In the heart of the city or out towards the Finger Lakes, there are plenty of things to offer to provide a fun and unique experience during your visit.

Things to Do


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Armory Square

Located in downtown Syracuse, Armory Square offers restaurants, shops,  bars, and nightclubs within walking distance from each other and only a few minutes drive from campus.  Learn more.

Destiny USA

Destiny USA is one of New York State's largest shopping centers. With over a dozen sit-down restaurants, more than 200 retailers, and entertainment ranging from go carts to a ropes course to various nightlife locations, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Visit today!


Finger Lakes

There are over 100 wineries in the Finger Lakes Wine Country. Many wineries participate in wine and beer trials and various wine and food weekend events. Most wineries offer tastings between $2 - $5. Learn more about the Finger Lakes Wine Country here.

Syracuse Area

Lakeland Winery - 877 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209

Ashley Lynn Winery - Located in Destiny USA

Greenwood Winery & Bistro - 6475 Collamer Rd, East Syracuse, NY 13057