Sightseeing in Oswego

Up to 56% Off Winery Tasting and Tour

By Chadsey's Cairns Winery & Vineyard

C$56 C$28

Specializing in grapes that thrive in cool climate, wines crafted onsite include lively, mineral-forward riesling and dry chenin blanc

Up to 53% Off Wine Tasting

Wellington

C$20 C$10

Each participant can sip on five 1-oz. pours

Up to 51% Off Haunted Walking Tour

Downtown Kingston

C$33.34 C$16.50

A cloaked guide leads tours by lantern, narrating thoroughly researched tales of infamous hangings and haunted houses

Up to 53% Off a Two-Hour Winemaking Class

Multiple Locations

$154 $75

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Visitors learn to make wine and get a kit to take home; the class also includes wine tasting and gourmet pizza

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Central Business District

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to 60% Off Urban-Race Entry

Murphy's Law Pub

$50 $20

Teams race on foot past city landmarks, solving clues and tackling obstacles for a chance at cash and other prizes

50% Off Season Passes at Pickering Museum Village

Greenwood

C$45 C$22.50

At 19 heritage buildings, costumed educators demonstrate how rural Ontario residents lived from the mid-1800s through 1920

Up to 41% Off Erie Canal Sightseeing Cruise

Erie Canal Cruises

$38 $23

Sail past historic churches, pristine natural beauty, and through a century-old lock

Up to 52% Off Visit to the JELL-O Gallery

Le Roy

$27 $13

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Museum-goers explore the history of the jiggly dessert, including an exhibit that details Bill Cosby’s 30-year relationship with the company

Up to $1,001 Off Round-Trip Winery Tour

Multiple Locations

$180 $115

Visit to upstate winery includes tastings of fruit wines, pairings of local Amish cheese, lunch, and round-trip transportation

Up to 50% Off Exotic Animal Zoo Visit or Day Camp

Oxford Station

C$129 C$65

Explore unusual critters from around the globe amid a friendly, gardenlike, privately owned farm; Zoonique days let kids feed animals

Select Local Merchants

• For $17, you get a single membership (a $35 value). • For $25, you get a family membership (a $50 value).

318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse,
NY
US

Art isn't merely housed at Artisan Works—it's born here. The 40,000-square-foot facility includes galleries showcasing thousands of regional artists as well as onsite studios where creators pour their imaginations onto canvas, wood, and clay. You can watch them while they work as you check out the paintings and sculptures in the galleries. A non-profit organization, Artisan Works relies on individual and corporate support for funding.

565 Blossom Rd
Rochester,
NY
US

With thousands of frame and mat samples, The Great Frame Up can satisfy any and all framing fantasies. The expert framespeople can make diplomas radiate (diploma framing starts at around $100), personalized jerseys glisten (starting around $300), and dorm-room movie posters sparkle (24" x 36" pieces are under $100). The design wizards can also find a home for any prized possession, such as shoebox photos, baby booties, ticket stubs, medals, and really good pot roasts. The Great Frame Up’s no-hassle guarantee and assurance that all work is done on-site means your frameables won't be subject to mistreatment at underground commercial framing facilities.

3349 Monroe Ave
Rochester,
NY
US

In 1872, Susan B. Anthony performed a courageous act. She voted, determined to prove that the 14th and 15th Amendments gave women the legal right to vote. The immediate result wasn't encouraging, though—a US marshal arrested her in her parlor, and then a federal judge fined her $100. But despite the resistance, Anthony's volition continued to inspire the suffrage movement, not to mention the abolitionist movement and the fight for equal educational opportunities for women.

More than a century later, the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House educates visitors on her life—from the many relationships that impacted her thinking, such as her friendship with slave-turned-abolitionist Frederick Douglass, to her acts of civil disobedience, such as refusing to pay the $100 fine for voting. The home, where Anthony lived from 1866 to 1906 in what were arguably her most politically active years, has undergone extensive restoration to look as it did when Anthony lived there. This ongoing effort has breathed new life into everything from the third-floor workspace, to the house’s foundation, to Anthony’s basement kickboxing gym. Designated a National Historic Landmark, the home welcomes guests for both self-guided visits and tours with tea and lunch.

17 Madison St
Rochester,
NY
US

Men in heavy aprons hammer iron inside smoky wooden stores, and women in bonnets mingle in front of inns and churches. An octagonal house's shingled roof and windowed cupola soak up the sun as they've done since the 1870s. Genesee Country Village & Museum and its historical interpreters immerse visitors in the daily life of a 19th-century village. Interpreters may discuss the lives of their characters or participate in up to a dozen live demonstrations of old-fashioned trades such as pottery throwing and blacksmithing. They travel among more than 68 historical buildings such as farmsteads, a brewery, a printing office, and a one-room schoolhouse. In the kitchens of many of these buildings, staffers cook historical meals suited to each building's time and its owner's socioeconomic status; visitors can sample the food during tastings and hands-on classes.

The village’s newly renovated Wehle Gallery encompasses four centuries of wildlife and sporting art by American artists. An old carriage and oil paintings share space with early sculpture castings and pieces from the Taos art colony. Other rooms contain interpretive exhibits on 19th-century life, such as a Lincoln Log room filled with craft activities. Inside other buildings, adults and children can take part in indoor classes in textiles, cooking, and foreign languages; outside, a network of nature trails leads visitors through natural fields, woodlands, and wetlands.

1410 Flint Hill Rd
Mumford,
NY
US

Friday and Saturday evenings from sundown to 11:00 p.m., visitors can traverse the cursed trails of Swamp Road to encounter the spectral remains of its permanent residents. Paranormal sightings begin in the parking area and extend through a spirited outdoor romp down a wooded trail, guided by staffers that spook visitors by wearing skeleton costumes and spook each other by talking about their first day of middle school. Daring participants visit the twisted home of a doll maker constructing figurines from unidentified parts, and lumbering shadows of werewolves and swamp creatures lurk in one's peripheral vision. The disturbed ground of a cemetery houses the restless spirits of lost lumberjacks, and a homicidal clown endlessly searches for souls and size 31 shoes.

1187 County Route 37
Central Square,
NY
US