Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
690 Old Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
Phone: (607) 724-1341
Fax: (607) 773-8287
Cutler Botanic Garden was set up for teaching horticulture and environmentalism. The purpose of setting up this garden was to help visitors know how to grow plants with minimal negative effect on the environment. It is spread over 3.5 acres (1.4 hectares) and offers several paid guided tours. The garden also has facilities for wedding and other social events at nominal rates.
Surrounded by fresh air and greenery, the Otsiningo Park welcomes you to enjoy their walking trail, softball fields and picnic spots. It is the perfect place to spend a day in the great outdoors.
Spread over 5634 yards (5.15173 km), Ely Park Golf Course offers a panoramic view of the surrounding area. Take in the beauty of nature as you engage in a great game on this expansive golf course.
The Phelps Mansion is a monumental house that dates back to 1870. The mansion is brilliantly structured and has its aesthetics intact. It is incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places. This landmark now operates as the Phelps Mansion Museum that highlights the architectural details and fine art collection of this historic home.
Bundy Museum of History and Art is set in the historic home of Harlow E. Bundy. The building is a fine example of the Queen Anne Victorian style of architecture. This unique museum gives a glimpse into the lives of the Bundy brothers as well as the local history. Check out their African Gallery and Open Art Gallery to know more about Fine Arts. While their exhibit of Southern Tier Broadcasters Hall of Fame honors the beacons of that era.
The George W. Johnson Park is a West Side gem which includes shaded walking trails, a playground, swimming pools, baseball fields, tennis courts and a glass enclosure. It is more widely known for its historic Allan Herschell carousel. The George F. Johnson Recreation Park Carousel was built in 1925 and features 60 jumping horses, standing four alongside, chariots and the original Wurlitzer Military Band Organ. Located in its authentic carousel house cupola, it is one of the six merry-go-rounds that were donated by George F. Johnson to the Broome County. The George F. Johnson Recreation Park Carousel were added on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. Don't miss the carousel rides which are open to the public from Memorial Day through labor Day when in the city.
Built by C. Edward Vosbury for Alonzo Roberson in 1904, the Roberson Mansion was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Now forming a part of the Roberson Museum and Science Center, the house is said to be haunted by Alonzo Roberson's ghost, and many tourists stop by just for the supernatural value.
Binghamton Visitor Center is not only a place to for tourists to find about the city with maps and other information. It is also a facility for everyone to enjoy local heritage. Besides being the base to the Roberson Museum and Science Center, it also houses a Susquehanna Heritage Gallery and a small theater.
Recreation Park opened in 1925 and spreads across 18 acres (7.28 hectares). This urban park is most famous for its carousels. The Recreation Park features trails, a playground, athletic fields and a bandstand.
Stretching across the Susquehanna River, the South Washington Street Parabolic Bridge is a lenticular bridge. Though the bridge is closed for vehicles, one can certainly take a stroll here and enjoy the great view of the free flowing river.
The Goodwill Theatre is a historic theater located in Johnson City, New York. The three floored structure was built in 1920 in Late 19th Century Revival and Late 20th Century Revival style architecture and features a pedicated portico with pillars, dividing the entrance into three equal parts. The theater hosts a number of events all year like music concerts, stand up comedy shows and much more.
Binghamton Zoo is spread over 90 acres (36 hectares) of land in Binghamton, New York. It is the fifth-oldest zoo in the United States of America and is open only from April to October. The zoo has been accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Apart from a rich variety of plants and animals, the zoo also has roller coaster rides, swings, and organizes band concerts. There is a nominal entry fee to enter the zoo.