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Are you interested in arts and culture, boating, golf, history, or nature? Do you enjoy dining out and experimenting with ethnic foods and local dishes?

Here in the Mohawk Valley, we have it all.

With a wide range of tourist attractions and outdoor activities, the Mohawk Valley is a summer playground. While you're in town, visit some of our local attractions. Or, extend your stay beyond the race to enjoy the best of what we have to offer.

We have plenty of hotels, motels, and B&B's to accommodate runners, their families, and friends.

While you're in town, be sure to check out our local restaurants. Long known for outstanding Italian cuisine, the Utica/Rome area offers a host of great options for your dining pleasure. From our unique "Chicken Riggies" and "Utica Greens" to our other local favorites, including family-owned Greek, Bosnian, and Middle Eastern restaurants, be sure to plan your dining experience while you're here.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica (Official Flagship Hotel of the Boilermaker)
102 Lafayette Street
Utica, NY 13502


Carmella's Cafe (ask for the Boilermaker Burger!)
8530 Seneca Turnpike
New Hartford, NY 13413

Babes Macaroni Bar & Grill
80 N. Genessee Street
Utica, NY 13502

Area Attractions and Events

F.X. Matt Brewing Company

830 Varick Street
Utica, NY 13502

Utica Zoo 
1 Utica Zoo Way
Utica, NY 13501

Utica Flower & Garden Show
Utica Public Library
303 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501

NY Power Authority Energy Zone (Catch them outside at the Expo July 8 & 9!)
35 Utica Zoo Way
Utica, NY 13501

For additional lodging and entertainment options, visit Oneida County Tourism or the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce

If you're interested in listing your organization on this page, call Scott Gwilt at the Boilermaker at 315-731-3703.