Getaway Guide

Oneida County Tourism Hosts 35th Annual Meeting, Honors Rob Esche and 20 local businesses

Oneida County Tourism (OCT) hosted their 35th Annual Meeting on October 24 in Utica, NY at the new Irish Cultural Center.

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Rome’s Capitol Theatre Offers More Than Just Theatre!

I recently attended a tourism marketing workshop that said the infamous phrase, “We have something for everyone” doesn’t set destinations apart any longer.

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October Events in Oneida County

Organized into five categories: Spooky, Family-Friendly, Arts/Culture/Music, Food & Beverage and Community/Feel-GoodWhat does fall mean to you? For us, it’s pumpkin-picking, apple cider donut-eating, wine-sipping, beer-drinking and just about everything else...

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Visitor Spend Tops $1.6 Billion in Oneida County in 2018

VISITOR SPEND TOPS $1.

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Eddie’s at Sylvan Beach Celebrates 85 Years!

I have vivid memories of being a little kid and begging my parents to take me to the Sylvan Beach.

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Discover the Fun at Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo! Fun for everyone! (You know we had to do that)

If you grew up in the area, there’s a high probability you spent time at Fort Rickey, located in Rome, as a child.

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Utica Zoo announces Limited Edition “Lion’s Roast” coffee collaboration with Utica Coffee, Supports African Lion conservation efforts

At the Utica Zoo’s annual Member Appreciation Night and Annual Meeting, the zoo announced their newest collaboration with Utica Coffee Roasting aimed at supporting conservation efforts for African Lions.

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Take a Ride Aboard the Adirondack Scenic Railroad!

Something we love about Oneida County is our location.

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Rockefeller Institute Announces Community Engagement Sessions for Reimagine the Canals Initiative

Community Members Will Help State Task Force Identify Ways to Strengthen Economies, Recreation, and Environmental Resilience along the Erie Canal  The Rockefeller Institute of Government will launch a series of community...

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National Travel & Tourism Week: A Wrap-Up!

Back in May, we celebrated something very close to our hearts. From May 5-11, it was National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW).

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