Destination guide

Travel to lively Syracuse

Enjoy the area's festivals, live music and museums with a rental holiday home in Syracuse. Renowned for its university setting, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Museum of Science and Technology, Erie Canal Museum or Everson Museum of Art. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Syracuse

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Syracuse has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • 5 Wits Adventure (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • WonderWorks (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • New York State Fairgrounds (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Brooklawn Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Clark Reservation State Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Syracuse

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Syracuse is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Onondaga Lake Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • E.M. Mills Rose Garden (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Thorndon Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Burnet Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Rand Track Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lake Onondaga (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Syracuse

Fly into Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Cortland, NY (CTX-Cortland County), which is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center or New York State Fair Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Syracuse?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 471 holiday rentals near Syracuse. From 254 Houses to 149 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Syracuse for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Syracuse?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Syracuse. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Central New York Regional Market: 152 holiday rentals
  • Syracuse University: 163 holiday rentals
  • E.M. Mills Rose Garden: 161 holiday rentals
  • Onondaga Lake Visitors Center: 141 holiday rentals
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo: 157 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Syracuse listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Syracuse?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 254 Houses in Syracuse. Our other popular types of Syracuse holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 149 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 149 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 30 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Syracuse?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Syracuse. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.