Many people who choose cheap hotels in Syracuse, New York are visiting the area because of Syracuse University. However, this metropolitan area of about 750,000 people has plenty to offer anyone who stays in a budget hotel in Syracuse. The city is the educational, economic, and cultural hub of the Central New York region and it is the fifth largest city in the state. Each year the city is home to the Great New York State Fair, which takes place at the Empire Expo Center to the west of the city.
With over 170 parks and recreation areas, you will be sure to enjoy the green space in Syracuse. Burnet Park is the site of the United States’ first public golf course. The Onondaga Lake and Park offers the Lights on the Lake holiday light show and the park closes to vehicles on Sunday afternoon to let the runners, hikers, and bikers take over the roads. Museums in Syracuse include The Emerson Museum of Art, the Erie Canal Museum, and the unusual International Mask and Puppet Museum.