Binghamton Vacations & Travel Packages!
The county seat of Broome County, New York, United States, Binghamton is a city located in the state's Southern Tier region in proximity to Pennsylvania border. The city lies in a bowl-shaped valley at the confluence of the Chenango and Susquehanna Rivers. Binghamton stands as a cultural and political hub of the Greater Binghamton area. The affluent Victorian history of the city is well-preserved offering tourists a glimpse back in time. Binghamton is also conveniently located in the proximity to the forests and lakes that render New York its popularity for being a picturesque gateway for nature lovers. From unique antique shops, mesmerizing museum tours, and exciting cider mill visits, to unmatched trips to the planetarium and wonderful walks through the botanical gardens, the attractions in the city keep visitors coming back again and again.
Places of Interest in Binghamton
Roberson Museum and Science Center
A culmination of science, history, and arts, the Roberson Museum and Science Center boasts an art and cultural center, a heritage center, science center, planetarium, and Roberson's historic mansion. The planetarium uses a star projector to show the replica of night sky in educational and public programs. It is one stop destination for history buffs, science lovers, and art freaks.
Chenango Valley State Park
Located near Binghamton, Chenango State Park is an environmental wonder created by glaciers. This beautiful park includes two kettle lakes, formed by the buried ice in the last glacier of the total area that was left behind. Chenango Valley State Park is outstanding for birding, featuring warblers, ducks, woodpeckers, and herons. Fishing buffs can find bass, bullhead, perch, and trout in Chenango Lake. Tourists can also explore hiking trails, ice skating, sledging, cross-country skiing and an 18-hole golf course. On the park grounds, there are 216 campsites and 24 cabins.
An excellent place to visit for history buffs, Victorian Museum features permanent exhibits of Asian and African artifacts. The open art gallery at the museum presents works by established and upcoming artists of the region. Visitors can relive the Victorian era through one of the Bundy's Victorian Tea Parties or through exploring the preserved vintage barbershop of the museum.
Cutler Botanic Garden
A botanical garden located in Binghamton, Cutler Botanic Garden is a beautiful place to relish nature's beauty. The garden is open daily in summers, without charge. The garden is an outdoor classroom for teaching environmentalism and horticulture.