Make yourself at home in our hotels in East Syracuse, New York. You’ll soon be browsing boutiques and galleries in the Armory District in downtown Syracuse and tasting your way through the Finger Lakes wine region.
Guests of our hotels in East Syracuse can easily spend a day exploring the museums and historic buildings of neighboring Syracuse. Abstract, Impressionist and Hudson School paintings share gallery space in the I. M. Pei–designed Everson Museum of Art. Provocative prints and drawings by contemporary artists are the specialty of the Syracuse University Art Galleries. Stroll the waterfront promenades of Onondaga Lake and peek into the Salt Museum. This small lakeside collection displays artifacts from Syracuse’s heyday as America’s largest salt producer.
A short drive from our East Syracuse hotels is the Armory District in downtown Syracuse. Redbrick 19th-century factory buildings trimmed in carved limestone now house designer shops and art galleries. Follow up a dinner of New York strip steak and a slab of cheesecake with a concert in the gilded 1920s Landmark Theatre. Sip a locally brewed beer at the Syracuse Suds Factory or catch a Syracuse University Orangemen basketball game on the big screens in a downtown sports bar.
Stay in our Holiday Inn Express® hotels in East Syracuse to explore the Finger Lakes wine country. A hundred boutique wineries produce crisp Rieslings and golden Gewurztraminers from vineyards blanketing the hills above a dozen glittering lakes. In summer, enjoy boating and hiking through the countryside or the parties, tastings and live music of the Finger Lakes Wine Festival. In autumn, the entire region glows red and orange as the maple leaves change color with the season. Year-round, guests of our East Syracuse hotels can savor free or low-cost wine flights in scenic tasting rooms.