Tours, Trails & Experiences


Erie Canal & Empire State <span>Trails</span>

Erie Canal & Empire State Trails

The Mohawk River Valley is the official birthplace of the Erie Canal. The “Old Erie Canal” started here in Oneida County with the first dig on July 4, 1817 near Rome NY. Today’s Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor stretches from Albany, in the east, to North Tonawanda at the mouth of the mighty Niagara River in the west, offering… Read more

Experience <span>Passes</span>

Experience Passes

We can’t wait for you to experience our destination and all we have to offer in Oneida County.

Heart of NY Craft Beverage <span>Trail</span>

Heart of NY Craft Beverage Trail

Join us and raise a glass as we explore some of the best beverage destinations in CNY along the Heart of New York Craft Beverage Trail. As of December 2023, the beverage trail has shifted to a mobile passport program which will allow visitors and locals to experience the beverage trail in a new and exciting way!

Oneida County Mural Trail

Oneida County Mural Trail

Welcome to the Oneida County Mural Trail! We’re so happy you’re interested in exploring our beautiful, diverse murals and cities. The goals of the trail are simple. We wish to provide visitors and locals with a free way to view public art; we want to shine a light on the artists involved, many of whom are… Read more

Path Through <span>History</span>

Path Through History

This Region played a pivotal role in human settlement and the Revolutionary War, mainly due to its strategic, natural transportation route — the Mohawk River valley.



Oneida County is a premier sledding destination. Home to 12 all-volunteer clubs, the Oneida County Area Snowmobile Association maintains nearly 600 miles of groomed trails connecting to trail systems in the Tug Hill Plateau and Adirondack Park for endless sleadhead fun!

Tug Hill Recreation <span>Guide</span>

Tug Hill Recreation Guide

The best way to experience the 2,100-square mile Tug Hill region is to think of yourself as an explorer wandering through the many trails and along the riverbanks inside of the “last untouched wildernesses” in New York State. Tug Hill Falls between Lake Ontario and the Adirondacks, covering parts of Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and Oneida… Read more

Utica’s Olmsted <span>Trail</span>

Utica’s Olmsted Trail

When heading across Upstate New York’s east-west corridor by car, bike, or boat, consider stopping in Utica, a small “Olmsted City” with an outsized architectural heritage—in addition to an array of marvelous restaurants and one of the finest art museums in the country.

Getaway Blog

Get away to it all.