Take a tour around Binghamton in a New York bus charter
Plan your itinerary around Binghamton’s art galleries, beautiful gardens, carousels and more
Binghamton was first known for being an important railroad hub in New York state and was a manufacturing center in the region. Previously known as a hub for cigars, shoes and computers, it was also called the Carousel Capital of the world because this is where you can find 6 unique, antique carousels. Binghamton has a moniker of ‘Valley of Opportunity’ for being centralized and its ever-growing manufacturing industry.
Those visiting this tourist-friendly city will also be enchanted with amazing views of Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers. Historically known to be a part of Greater Binghamton or Triple Cities, today, downtown Binghamton is the region’s art and cultural center. Visitors will get the chance to explore important landmarks like Cutler Botanic Garden and Phelps Museum. There are many kid-friendly locations all around downtown metropolis but be sure to make a short visit to Discovery Center and Center for Technology and Innovation.
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Have fun in amusement parks, museums, art galleries, arcades and more
There is something for everyone in Binghamton despite being known for its commercial successes. Take your time exploring points of interest like discovery centers, parks, museums and dine in at a leisurely pace at Binghamton’s top restaurants. We recommend taking the charter bus for unprecedented views from any one of Binghamton’s 11 bridges.
- Entertainment & Amusement Parks — Whether it is Beethoven or Peter Boyer, Binghamton Philharmonic is the classic example of where you should visit when it comes to classical music. On top of featuring a talented orchestra with a long list of performances, the Philharmonic occasionally bring in soloists like Jill and Jake Gardner, Michael Roll, Markus Placci and many more. Looking for a place to bring young children in Binghamton? Check out the special carousel at Recreation Park Carousel or the neighboring Ross Park Carousel for a few hours of fun. The best place in Binghamton for indoor fun is Robot City Arcade, the country’s biggest arcade with more than 70 arcade games so, let your hair down and your inner child out for endless rounds of excitement.
- Arts & Cultural — The art scene in Binghamton have grown exponentially over the years. Fueled by a new generation of enthusiastic artisans and organizations, the region’s art scene is not only growing but have become one of the more pervasive ones. The movement is the very reason for the First Friday Art Walk, an event organized and held by groups of local artists and merchants in downtown Binghamton. Most art galleries are centered around the city’s downtown area and they include Atomic Toms Gallery, Salati Orazio Studio and Gallery, Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts, Co-op Gallery, The ART Mission and Theater, Connelly Gallery.
- Restaurants & Shopping — Binghamton is the place of origin for a highly unique dish known as the spiedie and they can be found in many markets, restaurants and cafes all around the city. There are two types to be found - the Southern Tier and Central New York variations
- Historic Sites & Landmarks — Previously known as The Monday Afternoon Clubhouse because the club, a women’s civic organization, purchased it, Phelps Mansion may only be 3-floors tall but within its walls contains history that dates all the way back to the 1870’s.Sherman D. Phelps was a rich and very successful businessman, banker and had a connection with Abraham Lincoln. It wasn’t until 2005 that the New York State Board of Regents decided to turn the former mansion into a museum. Roberson Museum and Science Center doubles up as both a place to learn about Binghamton as a city and an educational center for kids of all ages. Available are local gifts and items like inexpensive souvenirs. For younger kids and toddlers, The Discovery Center might be the better option.
- Parks & Outdoor Activities — Recreation Park, as simple as the name may make you think it is, is a nice, spacious green lung in the middle of Binghamton. It offers residents and tourists lots of space to play tennis, engage in a quick games of softball, soccer, swim or run. Occasional dance or yoga classes are held at the park and when the season and weather permits, visitors will get the chance to sleigh or toboggan too. And another surprising fact is that local residents are rather big on sports, having produced some of the best international-level sportsmen and facilities. If you get the chance, try to get tickets to baseball games, football matches, golf courses like En-Joie Golf Course, NCAA and youth sports, hockey, tennis and motorsports too. Motocross Championship organized by American Motorcyclist Association have been held at Broome-Tioga Sports Center in the past. Visitors who are coming to Binghamton during fall are encouraged to make a day visit to Apple Hill for some apple-picking, sampling of delicious donuts cider, its haunted barn and animal-feeding session. Binghamton’s Otsiningo Park provides ample space for biking, hiking, jogging, picnic area and a large play area for everyone.
- Zoos & Aquariums — The locals would organize group trips to Ross Park Zoo during the weekends for a quick visit to some of the zoo’s animals. A short drive away is Nature’s Best Fish and Reef, a small-scale aquarium.
- Other Sites of Interest - Events and festivals are held all year round, for instance, the city’s very popular St. Patrick’s Day parade which is typically held around March. Check out July Fest, a fantastic summer event which includes lots of musical entertainment, arts and crafts and jazz music. In September, there is Blues on the Bridge to look forward to. The event is held on South Washington Street Bridge. Other festivals and parades to look out for are Columbus Day Parade, Italian Festival and Festival of Festivals.
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