Book cheap Utica (UCA) car rental and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Hire a rental car in Utica, take the road less traveled, and discover more about the attractions in and around Utica!
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is a gem from both inside and outside. It is housed inside a windowless bronze and black Canadian granite building built in International style in 1960. On its inside, it features more than 25000 American and European paintings and decorative arts dating back to 18th century. The institute is flanked by a Victorian-era Italianate mansion called Fountain Elms, which is home to another superb collection of decorative artworks.
A step beyond normal zoos that offer animal exhibits, the Utica Zoo in the city offers several up-close experiences called ‘encounters’ with regional animals like African lions, California sea lions and red pandas. It also celebrates some themed events like Wine in the Wilderness (in June), Brewfest (in August) and Holiday Hoot (in December) besides offering a free night every month.
Children's Museum of History, Natural History & Science (or the Utica Children's Museum)
The Utica Children's Museum is a more than 50 year old interactive museum housed in a historic building in Ultica. The Museum offers a superb experience of nearly 60 exhibits for children, mostly for children under four years of age.
The Utica Marsh Wildlife Management Area is a wetland area shared by Utica between the Mohawk River and the New York State Barge Canal. It offers hiking, bird watching and nature study to the visitors through its 213 acres of lush spread that is home to a wide range of plants, birds and animals. It has observation towers, platforms, walking and bike trails, water control dikes and boating facilities.