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Central New York has lots of child-friendly places -- like amusement parks, science and discovery centers, and children's museums -- that you can visit. So if you have a bunch of kids, get a sprinter van rental in New York City and head to the Central NY region where they would surely enjoy.


Here's a few venues worth visiting with the kids. Most of these suggested places are educational, so it would be nice if you can take the children to as many of these venues via a sprinter van rental in New York City.


Kopernik Observatory & Science Center
698 Underwood Road
Vestal NY 13850
(607) 748-3685
Web site


This is the NY State's first science laboratory facility that was designed for K-12 teachers, as well as students and their families. The facility boasts of 3 Observatory Telescopes, a 20-Acre Dark Site, a Physics/Laser Lab, a computer Imaging lab, and an earthquake station, among many others.


Children's Museum of Utica
311 Main Street
Utica, NY
(315) 724-6129
Web site


This is a three-storey hands-on learning center that takes pride in giving kids an educationally enjoyable environment. The museum focuses on local history, the arts, and environmental science.


The Science Discovery Center of Oneonta
State College
Oneonta, NY
(607) 436-2011
Web site


Children just love hands-on learning, so this science museum is another hands-on one. Kids of all ages can explore science in a fun, unique, and enlightening way.


Roberson Museum and Science Center
30 Front Street
Binghamton, NY
(607) 772-0660
Web site


This learning center features various creative, hands-on learning experiments. It also boasts of a science gallery and a variety of exhibits.


The Discovery Center
60 Morgan Road
Binghamton, NY 13903
Phone: 607-773-8661
Web site


The Discovery Center offers kids the opportunity to develop their physical, intellectual, and even their emotional well-being through participatory programs and exhibits. These exhibits challenge the mind, engage the senses, and offers children a diverse framework for discovery in the Arts and Sciences and the Humanities.


Other venues where kids will have tons of fun include:


Fort Rickey Children's Discovery Zoo
5135 Rome-New London Road
Rome, NY
(315) 336-1930


Sylvan Lake Amusement Park
112 Bridge
Sylvan Beach, NY
(315) 762-5212
Web site


Utica Zoo
99 Steele Hill Road
Utica, NY
(315) 738-0472
Web site


These are but a few of the countless places you can take your children in Central New York. There are a lot more fun and exciting venues worth checking out. Just get a sprinter van rental in New York City to make sure you and the kids travel comfortably and conveniently.


Central New York is a also great place to be if you and your friends or family are seeking excitement and adventure or are in the lookout for sporty activities. That's because the region is home to many venues where you can play or just learn something related to sports. And with a sprinter van rental in New York City, getting to these places is easy, comfortable and hassle-free.

So get your sprinter van rental in New York City and check these venues out:


Broome-Tioga Sports Center
50 Shaffer Rd.
Richford, NY
(607) 849-4438


This is an off-road racing facility that promotes various events like Music Concerts, Motorcycle Motocross, ATV Motocross, Motorcycle & ATV Hare Scramble, Snowmobile Grass & Snow Drags, Snowmobile Sno-Cross, Automobile Demolition Derbies, and Car & Street Rod Shows.


National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
25 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY


Baseball fans will have fun looking at baseball artifacts, as well as works of art, photographs, literature, memorabilia, and other materials that focus on the history of baseball, its players, and those who have been elected to the Hall of Fame.


International Boxing Hall of Fame
1 Hall of Fame Drive
Canastota, NY
(315) 697-7095


This place is dedicated to honoring and preserving the rich heritage of boxing. It also chronicles the achievements of boxing greats and provides educational experience for visitors.


Gilbert Lake State Park


(607) 432-2114

Gilbert Lake State Park's lake and its three ponds are located in the foothills of the Catskills. Aside from cabins and campsites built on the park's wooded, hilly terrain, there's also more than 12 miles of interconnecting trails that hikers, snowmobilers, and skiers will truly love. The park also has playgrounds and disc golf course, as well as a haven for swimming, boating, and fishing.


Stonegate Golf Course
500 County Highway 19
West Winfield, NY
(315) 855-4389
Web site


The golf course is an 18-hole regulation course at the Stonegate Country Club at Summit Lakes facility. Visiting golf enthusiasts will love this as it has an 'Open to Public' guest policy.


So go on a detour and insert something active or sports-related to your trip around Central New York. Get a sprinter can rental in New York City now!



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