Apple Hills Farm Link
* U-pick strawberries, blueberries, raspberries & apples with wagon rides
to fields
* Critter Corral- pet goats, donkeys & sheep
* Apple Dumpling Cafe - breakfast, lunch, desserts
* Farm Market- fresh foods, gift items, large selection of spices & sprinkles
* Corn Maze in the fall
The Press & Sun Bulletin (pressconnects.com)
This is the area newspaper.  Follow this link to see more events in the area.
* Broom County Arena. Circus, Expos, etc, schedule of events
Ross Park Zoo Link
* Special Events throughout the year, such as Boo at the Zoo
* Carousel
Carousels Link  Greater Binghamton has the only carousel collection of this kind in the world. Of the fewer than 170 antique carousels
remaining in the United States and Canada, six are in Greater Binghamton, New York
The Cider Mill

* Watch them make homemade donuts & cider, then purchase some to take home.
Discovery Center Link
* Hands on museum for children.
Stand inside a giant bubble, pilot a plane, drive a firetruck, etc
Windy Hill Candle Factory Link
* All about candles and candy.  Learn how to make candles, buy supplies, browse & purchase a wide variety of candles.
Black Bear Farm Winery
* Take a wine tour & taste a variety of fruit wines & hard ciders.
Parks
* A variety of parks with activities ranging from canoeing to cross country skiing.
* Indoor ice skating at
BCC, Chenango Ice Rink
Friend Keegan & Kyle picking blueberrries 2006
Brian picking blueberries 2007
Kyle choosing a pumpkin for Halloween 2005
Kyle, Clay & Daddy in the corn maze 2007
Clay & Kyle 2005
Air Show Link
* Held once each summer, it's a great show you don't want to miss
* Get up close to a large array of military planes, jets, helicopters & other aircrafts
* Watch
air show performances by a variety of aircrafts involving AMAZING aerobatics,
including parachute jumps
* Vendors provide summer food, drinks, treats, bounce houses, kiddie tattoos...
Attractions over an hour away from Binghamton
Salt Springs Link
* Walk through the gorge, up waterfalls, past a salt spring & through a grove of virgin hemlocks.
* Stop at the barn to see the llamas.
* Make special arrangements for a private
llama hike
Kyle 2007
2007
Scott, Kyle & Clay 2007
Clay 2007
Kyle & Clay 2007
Dorney Park Link
* Amusement park with rides, childrens rides & thriller rides
* Wildwater Kingdom- lots of water rides & activiites
2006 Kyle & Brad picking apples
Critter Corral sheep 2007
2004 Walking the gorge
2004: Mike, Lisa & Alex in the water
2004 Jason & Mollie
2004: Climbing a water fall
2005: Tilt a whirl
Howe Caverns Link
* Take an elevator ride 156 feet down below the earths surface to view amazing underground caverns.
*
Traditional Tour, Lantern Tour, Adventure Tour
2004: Kaylyn, Zac, Kyle in a narrow passage of the cavern
2004: at the KID WASH
2004 at the waterpark
2005
2004: looking at a lion
2004: Zachery on the carousel
2004: Lisa & Al at Ross Park Carousel
2004: Kaylyn at Ross Park Carousel
2004: Zachery & Clay at Ross Park Carousel
2004 Picking apples.  MiMi, Clay & Kyle
2004: Madeline at Highland Park
Watkins Glen State Park
* The glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls.
2003 Al & Kaylyn
2003 Clay, Scott & Kyle
2003 Knewasser Cousins
2003 Steph, Scott, Clay & Kyle
2003 Kyle & Daddy
Treman State Park
Enjoy nine miles of hiking trails, or swim in a stream-fed pool beneath a waterfall.
"In the end we will remember not the words of our
enemies but the silence of our friends."
* Binghamton has the best Italian restaurants!!  A few favorites: Little Venice, Cortese, Tony's, Nick's
* Binghamton is so good at making pizza, that they sell it in sheets (when we moved out of the area, I was surprised sheet pizzas weren't available).  A few
favorites:
Rossi's, Nirchi's (several locations), Brozzetti's, Cortese, Tony's, Nick's, Pudgies
* Binghamton is the birth place of Spiedies (see Spiedie Fest).  The buildings aren't high end, but the sandwich is amazing. Lupos
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