camping upstate ny

Experience camping upstate NY in a way you never have before by diving into the rich heritage of Central New York.

If you’re interested in visiting historic sites, halls of fames, famous landmarks and exciting events, rest assured that Central New York campgrounds will offer you an experience like no other.

Baseball fans will find themselves right at home when visiting the world-famous Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum located in Cooperstown, NY. This nonprofit pays tribute to the all-American favorite sport, bringing the history of baseball to life. Here, you can travel through time by exploring thousands of unique artifacts including gloves, bats, balls, uniforms, 250,000 baseball photos and 14,000 hours of moving images and sound recordings. This Hall of Fame is home to over 300 famous baseball players, inducting new big-name players every year, making it the most well-known sports shrine in the world.

If you’re not the biggest sports buff, there are other notable destinations located near Central New York campgrounds that can offer you other experiences that you’ll love, truly offering a little something for everyone to enjoy.

With over 65 breweries, distilleries, craft-focused pubs and wineries located throughout Central New York, beer connoisseurs and beverage enthusiasts will have plenty of brew tours to check out. Just to name a few, Brewery Ommegang, Saranac Brewery and Empire Brewing Company offer unique brew-focused tours for you to experience during your next trip.

But, if you’re looking for something a little more family-friendly, the Utica Summerfest happening from June 21 – 23 brings together a combination of performers, musicians and street vendors for a full weekend of fun. For this three-day event, specific bands are selected just to ensure that you’re truly getting a top-notch entertainment experience.

And for those of you looking to dive into the history of Central New York, you can find the Northeast Classic Car Museum located in Norwich, NY, the Erie Canal, Fort Stanwix National Monument, the International Boxing Hall of Fame and more.

Whether it’s sports, food and beverage, history or family-fun, camping upstate NY offers it all. To learn more about Central New York campgrounds and all of the other exciting attractions in the area, read our regional focus blog post.


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