Enjoy the scenery as you travel to Binghamton in your RV rental from RVshare! Ranked as the 9th best Green City by Better Homes and Gardens, the city of Binghamton exemplifies the beauty of the cities located in the Upstate New York area. It is also known as the Carousel Capital of the country as it is the home of 6 antique carousels, out of the 150 that are still operational all over the nation. Although the city is the financial and cultural hub of the Greater Binghamton Metropolitan Area, it has preserved its charms with its lush green landscape. In fact, the city has been named Tree City by the National Arbor Day Foundation, and gained international recognition as a finalist for Philips Livable Cities Award for its Design Your Own Park program.
There are numerous cities located in New York State, which are more popular tourist destinations, so we have put together a list of attractions, and places to stay in an RV rental in Binghamton, NY, which we hope would entice you to visit the city.
The 18 acres where the Recreation Park is situated, was donated to the City of Binghamton in October 1921 by George F. Johnson of Endicott-Johnson Shoe Corporation, whose only stipulation was that the park must remain public, improved and maintained. The park is now enjoyed by both the locals and tourists, who want to unwind, relax or enjoy the park’s numerous amenities including a baseball field, tennis courts, picnic area and other recreational structures. One of the highlights of the park is the Herschell Carousel, which was added to the park in 1925. The Carousel is housed in a wooden pavilion and features 60 horses standing four abreast, each of which is a "jumper," and two chariots. The carousel, which has been beautifully restored, is meant to be enjoyed by both the old and the young alike. It will bring back memories for the old and create memories for the young! Don't hesitate to visit Recreation Park and Herschell Carousel in an RV rental Binghamton NY!
A hands-on interactive children’s museum just a few minutes away from the heart of Binghamton, the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier is a must visit for kids of all ages. It is located in Ross Park and adjacent to the Binghamton Zoo. The center features interactive exhibits, which cultivates creative thinking, and builds self-esteem through hands-on settings and play. One of the highlights of the center is its Story Garden where kids enjoy interactive experiences featuring their favorite children’s books characters. Aside from its exhibits, the center also offers summer and creative expression workshops, and early childhood adventures. It is a fun place to bond and enjoy fun time with the kids in your RV rental Binghamton New York.
One of the best ways to learn more about a city and its history is to visit a museum, and the Bundy Museum of History and Art is your best option in Binghamton. It is not only packed with exhibits that depict the history of the city; it also pays tribute to the Bundy brothers who established the Bundy Manufacturing Company, which eventually became IBM. The museum, housed in the home of Harlow Bundy, showcases 5 permanent exhibits, an open art gallery, symposiums, film festivals, an open drum circle, and lectures.
The Lakeside Campground located in Windsor is just a short drive to the city of Binghamton. It is a very well-kept and beautiful family oriented campground where you can enjoy water activities such as boating, swimming and fishing. It is also an excellent place for picnics, family reunions, parties and even weddings! The campground has 110 RV sites all equipped with water and electric hookups, picnic tables and fire rings. Amenities and services include restrooms and showers, game room, recreation hall, playground, internet access, and boat rental. The campground is a great option for a camper rental in Binghamton NY. The campground is open during the months of May through October for your motorhome rental Binghamton.
Located about 17 miles from Binghamton, the Belden Hill Campground is your best option for a motorhome rental in Binghamton, NY. You can enjoy the numerous attractions in Binghamton, Harpursville and its surrounding areas. The campground exudes a laid back and homey atmosphere with large trees surrounding the campground, nature trails for your hiking needs, and a pond where you can go fishing. If you are into golf, the campground is just across a golfing range and an 18-hole golf course. The campground has 123 RV sites equipped with electric, water & sewer hookups. The campground is open from May to October for any camper rental Binghamton NY.
Nestled among the rolling hills of Endicott Village, the Pine Valley RV Park & Campground is just a few minutes away from Binghamton. The RV Park is set in a wooded area, and is an ideal home base if you want to check out the numerous attractions in your motorhome rental in Binghamton. The campground has a private six-acre lake where you can enjoy a swim, a boat ride or fishing. Open from May through September, this big rig friendly RV Park has more than 130 RV sites which are all equipped with a picnic table and a fire ring for your motorhome rental Binghamton NY. It is fully packed with modern camping amenities that you might just spend more days in the campground instead of checking out its surrounding areas!
The downtown area of Binghamton is where the action is. If you visit the city during the baseball season, you can watch the Binghamton Mets play at NYSEG Stadium. If you are a foodie, why not savor the delectable dishes served in its top restaurants such as Crepe Haven, Whole in the Wall, Jones Humdinger and Friendly’s. Want to watch a concert or a world-famous musical? Head out to the Boom County Forum Theater where there are shows scheduled throughout the year.
Drawing thousands of people from all over the country, the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally is an annual event, which features the best Spiedie recipes, and hot air balloon rallies. This three day event held at the beautiful Otsiningo Park, features more than 35 hot air balloons, a Spiedie cooking contest, live music, a car show, a 5K run/walk, a volleyball tournament, silent auctions, and a family tent which houses numerous family and kids’ activities.
Binghamton is teeming with attractions and activities, which you and your family can enjoy. It would not be a surprise if you will leave your heart in this city once you pay it a visit. Book that RV rental to Binghamton, New York and enjoy the drive!
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