Southern Hills

Getaway to the Southern Hills

Home to Oneida and Brothertown Indians, the scenic Southern Hills area is rich in history, agriculture, and natural beauty. Retrace the footsteps of the ancient tribes. Enjoy the garden and nature walks at historic Root Glen. Tour the local architecture, the campus of Hamilton College, the quaint shops and old fashioned farmers' market on the Clinton Village Green. Visit the windmill farms of the southern tier, at the forefront of green energy. View agri-businesses like the dairy farms of Oneida County that produce 48 million gallons of milk annually. See exhibitions by local and world famous artists at the Kirkland Arts Center. Shop the boutiques and antique stores. Tee off on an emerald green, hike, bike, fish, or bird-watch. Tour state parks or National Register historic sites. Ski, sled, and snowmobile. Enjoy fine dining or casual fare. Visit a nature sanctuary. There’s something for everyone!

Alex Haley began work on his famous book “Roots” while a writer in residence at Hamilton College in Clinton.

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