Binghamton Vacation Packages
Located in a valley where two rivers come together, Binghamton has an abundance of natural beauty. Visit the city for everything from strenuous hikes and wildlife spotting to local history and artistic masterpieces.
The city has many art galleries and studios presenting works of local and international artists. View paintings and sculptures from all over the world at the Binghamton University Art Museum. Appreciate art from the Africa Diaspora at Africa House. The New York Art Collection features major artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso. Viewings are by appointment only.
Devote some time to exploring Binghamton’s other cultural riches. Examine fossils at the Roberson Museum and Science Center and see stars inside its planetarium. Study period furniture and paintings while touring the Phelps Mansion, built in 1870.
Binghamton has parks, playgrounds and more for children. At Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, observe hundreds of animals including leopards, tigers, wolves, pandas and snakes. Next door is the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier, offering hands-on activities and a story garden featuring characters from children’s books.
Experience the green spaces in and around Binghamton. Hike the trails of Chenango Valley State Park, then cool off in one of its lakes. Come back in the winter for cross-country skiing. Look for birds, butterflies and mammals such as coyotes, beaver and deer as you walk through the Binghamton University Nature Preserve. Cycle along the Binghamton River Trail and relax among the flowers of the Cutler Botanic Garden.
If you are in Binghamton between Memorial Day and Labor Day, enjoy a free ride on an antique carousel. The six large wooden amusements are located in six parks and were a gift from a wealthy businessman in the first half of the 20th century. He insisted that civic authorities never charge for the rides.
To reach Binghamton, fly into Greater Binghamton Regional Airport and stay for the beautiful scenery, wildlife and culture.
Accommodation in Binghamton
With 33 Binghamton tourism and business accommodations listed on Expedia's extensive travel database, you can choose a Binghamton hotel that offers the optimal amenities for you.
Some of the more upmarket Binghamton stays are the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Binghamton, at 864 Upper Front St, and the Traditions at the Glen Resort and Hotel - Binghamton, at 4101 Watson Blvd. If those don't tickle your fancy, be sure to check out the Residence Inn By Marriott Binghamton University, at 4610 Vestal Parkway East, and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vestal, at 3615 Vestal Pkwy E, two of the cheaper options in town.
The Roberson Museum and Science Center is a not-to-be-missed sight for those visiting Binghamton. If you'd prefer to stay within walking distance of this renowned attraction, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Binghamton and the Grand Royale Hotel are both great choices.