Destination guide

Travel to artsy Utica

Enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Utica. This city's university setting, restaurants and museums draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Utica

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Utica a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Utica Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Valley View Golf Course (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Holland Heights Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Whisper Wind Equestrian Center (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Woods Valley Ski Area (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Mohawk Valley Country Club (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Utica

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Utica is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Delta Lake State Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Burke Park (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Eastern Park (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Adirondack Park (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)

Traveling to and around Utica

Fly into Rome, NY (RME-Griffiss Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.), which is 44.5 mi (71.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Utica Station or Utica Union Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Utica?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 22 vacation rentals near Utica. From 12 Houses to 4 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Utica for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Utica?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Utica. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • National Distance Running Hall of Fame: 33 vacation rentals
  • Utica College: 27 vacation rentals
  • Mohawk Valley Community College: 29 vacation rentals
  • Valley View Golf Course: 27 vacation rentals
  • Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute: 31 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Utica?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Houses in Utica. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Utica include:

  • Cottages: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Utica?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Utica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.