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What Are The Best Rental Amenities in Oneida Lake, NY?

Oneida Lake, NY Rental Amenities

The above reveals the top rental amenities and the property numbers associated with each of them in Oneida Lake. In Oneida Lake, 171 rentals offer Internet or Wifi, 167 rentals offer Parking Available, 131 rentals offer No Smoking. So, if you need Internet or Wifi during your vacation, use the Internet or Wifi filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Pool, Hot Tub.

Which Price Range Is Considered As A Good Deal in Oneida Lake, NY Area?

Vacation House & Cottage Rental Price Information in Oneida Lake, NY

The graph shows the percentages of vacation homes in each price bucket. Oneida Lake has the largest percentage (29.12%) of homes in $100 - $150 price range.
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How Many Accommodations Are Not Pets Friendly in Oneida Lake, NY?
Pets Allowed vs Not Allowed in Oneida Lake, NY
20.63% of vacation homes in Oneida Lake are pet friendly. Make sure you select the pet friendly home filter when you are going to bring your pet(s) for the upcoming vacation.
Best Tourist Attractions in Oneida Lake, NY?
Tourist Attractions In Oneida Lake, NY

When you have only limited times to spend in Oneida Lake, we highly recommend you to visit those famous places:

Trail Recommendations in Oneida Lake, NY Area?
Top Trails In Oneida Lake, NY
The most visited trails here in Oneida Lake are: Chittenango Creek: Bridgeport to Maple Bay, Bear Trap Creek Bikeway Trail, North, Old Erie Canal (DeWitt to Canastota) Trail, Green Lake to Round Lake Trail, Great Swamp Conservancy Trail, Old Dam Trail, Verona Beach, Forest Park Trail, Erie Canal Park Trail.
Any RV Campgrounds in Oneida Lake, NY?
Top Rated Campgrounds In Oneida Lake, NY
The best RV campgrounds here in Oneida Lake are: Streamside Campground, The Landing Campground, Mayfair Campground, North Bay Campground, Whispering Woods Campground, Oneida Pines Campground, Cherry Grove Campground, Trails End Campground, Herkimer Diamond KOA, Adirondack Gateway Campground.
How Many Airports in Oneida Lake, NY?
Top Airports in Oneida Lake, NY

2 airport(s) close to Oneida Lake are:

Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Oneida Lake, NY?
Art & Culture Places

The Cicero Historical Society manages three structures on its site which include the Stone Arabia Schoolhouse, the Log House along the Museum and Learning Center. The schoolhouse was built in 1854 for grades one through eight and is open to the public during warm months. The log house was originally the second story of a tavern built between 1790 and 1810. It was discovered as the tavern was being demolished and removed, piece-by-piece before being reconstructed on the historical society site. The museum includes many artifacts from bygone eras, providing a history of the area. Exhibits include tools and equipment used by farmers as the area was once a thriving agricultural community. The site is about 20 minutes from Oneida Lake at 6453 State Route 31 in Cicero.

How to get around in Oneida Lake, NY?
Transportations

The closest airport to Oneida Lake, New York, is Syracuse Hancock International Airport, about 30 minutes from the lake. Although it is possible to use rideshare or a taxi to get to the lake, renting a car will allow you to visit the many attractions in the area.

What are the travel peak seasons in Oneida Lake, NY?
Peak Seasons

The average monthly temperature in the Oneida Lake region is as follows:

  • January – low of 10F (-12C); high of 29F (-2C)
  • February – low of 11F (-11C); high of 32F (0C)
  • March – low of 21F (-6C); high of 42F (6C)
  • April – low of 33F (0.5C); high of 56F (13C)
  • May – low of 44F (7C); high of 69F (21C)
  • June – low of 52F (11C); high of 76F (24C)
  • July – low of 57F (14C); high of 82F (28C)
  • August – low of 56F (13C); high of 80F (27C)
  • September – low of 48F (9C); high of 73F (23C)
  • October – low of 38F (3C); high of 60F (16C)
  • November – low of 31F (-0.6C); high of 48F (9C)
  • December – low of 19F (-7C); high of 35F (2C)

The area gets around 47 inches of rain each year and 108 inches of snow on average.

What are the activities in Oneida Lake, NY that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

Sylvan Beach Amusement Park is perfect for both adults and children. Unlike sleek, modern parks, Sylvan Beach brings back the classic amusement park feel with a classic “pretzel ride” through the dark that is scary despite being low-tech, a Galaxi coaster, bumper boats, and a vintage Kiddieland. The amusement park has access to the beach as well. Be sure to check out the classic arcade games like Skeeball and ride the big slide sitting on the burlap bags. The park is located at 112 Bridge Street in Sylvan Beach, about a five-minute ride from Oneida Lake.

Boating on the lake is a fun family experience. There are several locations where you can rent a boat for the day for fishing, sunbathing, or just relaxing. Boats are available for sport, fishing, and even pontoons for a larger group of people. If you want a quieter day on the water and your family is into adventure or fitness, rent kayaks or canoes to explore the small rivers and creeks around the lake.

The Wild Animal Park is located on 14 acres near the Village of Chittenango. It is a zoo that offers a unique opportunity for you and your family to learn more about a variety of animals. The park has a large collection of animals, both domestic and exotic, from all over the world. There is a lion encounter program where you can meet Lovou Zuri and Zayda. Watch Kiara, a female Bengal, and Oden, a male rare white Bengal, during their feeding and as they play in their watering hole, snooze in the sun, or chase each other as part of the tiger experience. There is a Gator Show and Cheetah Talk as well. The park is located at 7621 Lakeport Road in Chittenango, about 10 minutes from Oneida Lake.

The Great Swamp Conservancy has a mission to foster environmental, cultural, and natural history education, offering walking paths through restored wetlands at their Nature Center. There is a Great Blue Heron Rookery that can be viewed from the trail. There is also a catch-and-release fishing area. The conservancy also offers a number of programs for adults and children. Find them at 8375 North Main Street in Canastota, about 10 minutes from Oneida Lake. Be sure to wear shoes that you don’t mind getting muddy as all the trails in the swamp are muddy.

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Oneida Lake, NY?
Trip Planning

Start your first day with breakfast at Flo’s Diner and enjoy that 10-cent cup of coffee. Then head to the Sylvan Beach Amusement Park for some retro fun at the throwback park. Have lunch at Fisher Bay before heading to the Boxing Hall of Fame and Fort Brewerton as well as the Cicero Historical Society site. Enjoy dinner at Brio’s and then try your luck at the Point Place Casino.

The next day, grab breakfast at Annette’s Lakeside Country Kitchen. Get one of their delicious barbecue chicken platters to go and head out for a day on the lake. Be sure to take chairs and blankets to relax on Frenchman Island with your lunch from Annette’s then head to the Great Swamp Conservatory and the Wild Animal Park. Taste some wines, ciders, and craft beers at Grace Tyler Estate Winery before heading to Barado’s on the Water for dinner and cocktails.

What are the must-visit places in Oneida Lake, NY?
Must See Attractions

Chittenango Creek is one of the most scenic waterways in New York with a 167-foot waterfall. It is also one of the most popular trout fishing locations in Central New York, Although fishing is prohibited close to the falls due to safety reasons, there are areas above the falls where fishing is allowed. The falls can be found at 2300 Rathbun Road in Cazenovia, about 25 minutes from Oneida Lake.

One must-see attraction for any boxing fan in the Oneida Lake region is the International Boxing Hall of Fame, located in Canastota. The organization honors boxers, trainers, and others who have contributed to the success of boxing around the world. Inductees into the Hall of Fame are selected by the Boxing Writers Association of America. The organization began in 1990 when Ed Brophy wanted to honor Carmen Basilio and his nephew, Billy Backus, Canastota’s world boxing champions. It is located at 360 North Peterboro Street in Canastota, about a 15-minute drive from Oneida Lake.

The Fort Brewerton site offers the Blockhouse Museum on the grounds of what was once a 17th-century fort, placed on a land bounty of Barent I. Staats. In 1788, Oliver Stevens, the first white man to settle in the Brewerton area, arrived from Canaan Connecticut, and leased land from Staats, building a house large enough for his wife and three children. The family took in trading merchandise in order to accommodate travelers in the area. In 1794, Stevens was granted permission to build a blockhouse for protection against Indian attacks. The blockhouse eventually became a barn, then a cider mill until Fort Brewerton Inn was constructed. At that time, Stevens used the blockhouse as a tavern, trading furs with native Americans and serving the travelers who used the lake for transport. The blockhouse has been restored and the original earthworks of the fort are still visible. The site is located at 9 US Route 11 in Brewerton, about half an hour from Oneida Lake.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Oneida Lake, NY?
Hidden Gems

Frenchman Island is only accessible by boat but it is worth the trip if you are looking for quiet seclusion. There are no picnic tables, toilets, or campsites, just a trail through the woods and a lighthouse. The island just recently opened to visitors after being closed in the 1990s. More than a century ago, the island was a small resort with a two-story hotel and bowling alley, the foundations of which can still be seen along the trail. There are also beautiful daylilies and ferns which indicate where stunning gardens used to exist.

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Oneida Lake, NY?
Local Events & Festivals

In June, the Cicero Plank Road Chamber of Commerce holds a Festival of Cars that features live music, food, entertainment, and raffles. A portion of the proceeds goes to Meals on Wheels. Awards are given for best custom interior, best paint job, best engine compartment, and best in show. The show is held at 5988 East Taft Road in Syracuse, about 20 minutes from the lake.

The Mohawk Valley Blues Society holds the Annual Blues Picnic at Sylvan Beach in July. The event is free and features live blues on the eastern shore of the lake. Although the event is free, donations are accepted. Bring chairs, food, and beverages. The organizers ask that visitors bring enough food to share with others, although it is not required and the event.

In August, Canalfest Weekend begins with the opening of Canal View Garden. There is live music and an amusement district, a vendor and crafter show, bounce houses, waterslides, face painting, and more at the three-day event.

What are the nightlife spots in Oneida Lake, NY?
Nightlife Spots

You can always try your luck at the Point Place Casino, offering slots and table games. There is also sports betting at the casino. Enjoy great food at Burgers of Madison County, Wicked Good Pizza, or the Perfect Pour Café. Beer, wine, and cocktails are available from the Lounge and the Fireside Lounge as well. They are located at 450-452 NY-31 in Bridgeport, about 10 minutes away.

The Canalview Café features a stunning oak beer and wine bar with local favorites. These include Finger Lake’s Thirsty Owl Riesling and Thousand Island Winery’s North Country Red. Craft beer options include Middle Ages Brewery, Ithaca Beer co., Utica’s Saranac, and more. There is indoor and outdoor dining as well as a full menu.

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