There are many local attractions near The Collins Homestead. We've listed just a few points of interest below.

Utica, NY (10 minutes)

Val Bialas Ski Center at the Memorial Parkway, Utica, NY. Where winter comes to play! 210 Memorial Parkway, Utica, NY 13501 - (315) 266-0453

Saranac - Matt Brewing Company - Brewers of Saranac Beers including 12 Beers, American Pilsener, Adirondack Amber , and Black Forest. 811 Edward Street Utica, NY 13502 - (315) 624-2400

Stanley Center for the Arts - Community Arts, The Stanley Theatre, Arts in Education. Utica, New York. An arts organization serving Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties of New York. Includes the Stanley Theater, Arts in Education Institute, and Arts Council. 259 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13501 - (315) 724-4000

Valley View Golf Course, or 'the View' as referred to by locals is an exciting and challenging course that offers even the most accomplished player a quality match and yet is very playable for the beginner. (315) 732-8755

The Utica Zoo has grown from its small beginnings with three fallow deer to its present collection of over 200 animals. Of the 80 acres of land set aside for the zoo's use, 35 are presently developed. 99 Steele Hill Road, Utica, NY 13501 - (315) 738-0472

Children's Museum of History, Natural History, Science & Technology - open year round, an educationally enjoyable environment for kids from 1 to 101 - Chartered by the NYS Board of Regents in history and science, member of Museum Association of New York & National Association of Museums in D.C., the only children's museum adopted by NASA and the Office of Science, declared a NYS and Federal Historic Building. Families, schools, daycares, scouts, seniors, tourists interact w/100's of hands-on exhibits on our 4 floors for hours of exploring fun! 311 Main Street, Utica, NY 13511 - (315) 724-6129

Snowfari the LARGEST winter party, created to celebrate the winter recreational paradise that is Central New York. 220 Memorial Parkway Utica, NY 13501

Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute. Regional fine arts center serving diverse audiences through four program divisions— Museum of Art, Performing Arts, School of Art and PrattMWP. 310 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13502 - (315) 797-0000

City Of Utica, NY Attractions - a list of additional attractions Utica. NY has to offer

Clinton, NY (15 minutes)

Hamilton College is sometimes referred to as the "College on the Hill", owing to its location on top of College Hill, just outside of downtown Clinton. Hamilton College is one of the "Little Ivies", and is considered one of the nation's most prestigious liberal arts colleges. The 2010 U.S. News and World Report ranked Hamilton 18th in the nation among National Liberal Arts Colleges. 198 College Hill Road Clinton, N.Y. 13323 - (315) 859-4011

Herkimer, NY (15 minutes)

Herkimer Diamond Mines - Museum, shopping, campground, and activities centered on mining quartz crystals that mimic diamonds. 4601 State Route 28, Herkimer, NY 13350 - (315) 717-0175

Erie Canal Cruises - Erie canal sightseeing cruise in Herkimer, New York through historic locks with tours & boat charters. Day Trips from Cooperstown, Albany & Syracuse. 800 Mohawk Street Herkimer, NY 13350 - (315) 717-0350

Cooperstown, NY (25 minutes)

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. 25 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326 - (888) 425-5633

Additional Cooperstown, NY Attractions

Verona, NY (25 minutes)

Turning Stone Resort Casino & Golf is nestled in the heart of Central New York's scenic Mohawk Valley. 5218 Patrick Road Verona, NY 13478 - (315) 361-8696

Howes Cave, NY (35 minutes)

Howe Caverns is one of the best Upstate NY attractions. 45 metre entrance elevator leads to a walking tour culminating in a boat ride. Choose one of their affordable tours and experience the underground adventure. 255 Discovery Drive Howes Cave, NY 12092 - (518) 296-8900

The Iroquois Indian Museum introduces the public to Iroquois by featuring their art, past and present, as a window into their culture. 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY 12092 - (518) 296-8949