Plan Your Visit
Part of the mission of the Route 20 Association is to work to protect, preserve, interpret and promote the assets of the 108 miles of the Route 20 Scenic Byway and within the 6,500 square miles of the Scenic Byway Corridor. With open land, historic communities, unique architecture and beautiful views bring such significant assets, our work is centered on increasing the awareness and sustainability of the wonderful communities and unique businesses throughout one of the most scenic areas and along one of the most historic drives in New York State. We are thankful for the support of our members and particularly grateful to the many businesses that sponsor our efforts. We encourage you to support our members and sponsors in every way you can.
- Sports & Recreation (12)
- Culture & Entertainment (15)
- Educational (13)
- Outdoors (16)
- Family Fun (15)
- Railroads (2)
- Heritage & History (30)
- Museums (25)
charitable consignment and donation shop
The Key is a charitable consignment and donation shop. It has provided quality previously owned clothing and household goods since 1960. A member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Family Ministries.
Located on the shore of Canadarago Lake just south of Route 20 - a perfect place to enjoy lunch, dinner, or drinks overlooking the lake. Rooms are available at two sites. Have a great meal, relax & make a memory. Check out the summer concerts on the Outdoor stage on the Lake!
2,000 years of history: an Egyptian mummy, Native American and global artifacts, rare birds and wonders of the natural world. Also maps and paintings depicting the local area.
”Winner of Otsego 2000 Award ”
This historic landmark was built in 1828 and restored keeping the original fixtures, including the double forge. Our Shop sells unique items made by local artisans.
Eaton - Hamlet
Eaton, settled in the early 1790's, is the site of Madison County's first clearing and was home to authors, missionaries, inventors, and Wood, Taber & Morse Steam Engine Works. The Old Town of Eaton Museum invites you to visit and learn the rich history of this historic town.
Gallery & Clay Studio
The Smithy Gallery is a seasonal gallery that is free and open to the public from May 15th to September 3rd, 2017 Daily 10 - 5pm, Sundays 12 - 5pm and Closed on Mondays. We are located at 55 Pioneer Street in Cooperstown, NY 13326. Please call (607) 547-8671 or visit www.smithyarts.org
The Smithy Clay Studio is located behind the original building at 1 Otsego Ct. in Cooperstown, NY 13326. Our state of the art, year-round workspace offers many affordable pottery classes and workshops for people of all ages and skill levels.
Probably the most well known landmark and roadside attraction and gift shop along Route 20. Breathtaking 100 mile views of the Mohawk Valley and Adirondack Mountains. Part of Americana past.
The Town of Pompey Historical Society is located on Route 20 and the Pompey Center Road. Its mission is to collect, preserve and disseminate its history with exhibits, publications and programs.
56 full-services comfortable guest rooms in downtown Little Falls just off State Route 5. Hair dryers, coffee makers, restaurant and lounge on site and adjoining movie theater. Walk to shopping and antique centers.
An arts venue in downtown Fort Plain, is the refurbished and renamed Universalist church (built 1896). Its vibrant red brick tower-the tallest village structure-is visible from all directions. We host our first summer music series (schedule on our website) in 2015.
Long considered the socioeconomic hub of Oneida County, the City of Utica offers its residents and visitors small-city charm, abundant industry, affordable housing, ample recreational opportunities and a diverse cultural and ethinic community.
Houses early colonial artifacts, furnishings, and 19th century images of historic sites by Rufus Grider; and highlights the extraordinary history of the c. 1730 Van Alstyne house in Canajoharie, NY.
Nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Adirondacks sits the busy Village of Vernon. It is centrally located between Syracuse and Utica, just off exit 33 on the N.Y.S. Thruway (Rte 90) and is home to 1155 people in this rural community.
Maps located in the Mohawk Valley Regional Visitors Center, 89 Church St., Canajoharie, NY • 518-673-4711
Warren is named after General Joseph Warren, who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The town was first settled prior to 1776. The Town of Warren was created in 1796 from the Town of German Flatts. It is home to two small lakes, Weaver Lake and Young Lake. The town’s Hamlet of Jordanville is home to Holy Trinity Monastery of the Russian Orthodox Church, an active community with impressive buildings.