Oneida County (aka the “Getaway Region”) is a beautiful area in upstate New York where delicious dining, waterside recreation, and relaxation abound. Go to to start planning your trip today.


The Delta Lake Inn welcomes groups for a casual, yet refined dining experience in the former Delta Dam Hotel in Rome. Located on the edge of the Delta Reservoir, the restaurant can seat up to 30 guests in the Tuscany Room and accommodates up to 60 guests in the Lakeview Dining Room.

Savor oysters, lobster rolls, and jumbo scallops at Ocean Blue Restaurant & Oyster Bar. This seafood restaurant has an expansive outdoor patio overlooking downtown Utica and serves up handcrafted cocktails and fresh seafood. Also in Utica, Saranac Brewery is a local and traveler favorite for its double-stacked burgers and best-selling hazy Clouded Dream IPA.

Saranac Brewery Brewers
Credit: Oneida County Tourism


Built in 1928, The Stanley Theatre has hosted some of the biggest names from Broadway to Hollywood, including Martina McBride, Tony Bennett, The Jersey Boys, and Jerry Seinfeld. Today, the theater brings a diverse mix of entertainment, from Broadway musicals to internationally recognized bands.


On Oneida Lake, soak up the sun at Sylvan Beach, a 2-mile stretch of sandy paradise. Enjoy lakeside views with your meal at Canal View Cafe or Captain John’s Restaurant & Tiki Bar, or chow down on a local favorite: the hot ham sandwich from Eddie’s Restaurant.

Ocean Blue Restaurant
Credit: Oneida County Tourism


Browse local goods, antiques, and collectibles around Oneida County. In Barneveld, Foothills Mercantile sells antiques and heirlooms at booths from over 50 hand-selected vendors, while Almost Local, located in downtown Clinton, sells home goods, clothing, and handmade art.

Main Image: The Stanley Theatre; Credit: Oneida County Tourism