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)
Faces of Astarte is a full service salon using and selling only the cleanest, all natural and certified organic products. We specialize in plant pigment hair coloring, mixing henna, amla, cassia and indigo. We also offer henna body art and a variety of exceptional, all natural facials, including Chocolate & Roses, Aromatherapy & Acupressure.
People say it is the "Best fish around." and "Best ever." Find out for yourself - they are right! Great fish, seafood, burgers, chicken and more.
This 697-acre State Forest was named after George W. Featherstonhaugh who practiced scientific farming, crop rotation, held county fairs with agricultural competitions and served as the first US geologist and agricultural commissioner. He is also considered the father of the steam railroad. Recreational opportunities include hiking, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, hunting, fishing, trapping and wildlife viewing.
Overlooking Otsego Lake, the Fenimore offers changing exhibitions by renowned artists – this summer featuring Ansel Adams, Toulouse-Lautrec, and James Whistler. Collections include the Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, as well as American folk art, fine art, and photography.
Only 3 miles from Cooperstown, this historic, water-powered cider mill offers a huge shop of foods and gifts. Daily tastings of over 40 specialty foods. Tour the mill and relax on the observation deck with a farm-fresh lunch from the restaurant and bakery. A Cooperstown Beverage Trail Partner.
The village is situated at the former Mohawk village of "Caughnawaga." The village Fonda is named after the Fonda family when they settled in New Netherland in the seventeenth century. The European settler village was founded in 1751 at the site of Caughnawaga.
Our hops in every drop!
Started in 2001 to promote the rebirth of the hops industry. Farm brewery opening 2016. Sample beer made with local ingredients and tour the hopyard to learn hops history. Purchase homebrewing supplies and local products in the brewshop/tasting room.
Restored, fortified homestead constructed in 1750 in the Mohawk Valley and site of a moved, restored Dutch barn, 19th century schoolhouse, blacksmith shop.
The village is in a region where a branch of the Mohawk had four major villages. In 1738, the governor of New York built a stone house for the use of his sons. Other early settlers included Palatinate Germans. The village is built at the foot of the hill where the fort once stood. It was a Revolutionary War fort.
Preserving and interpreting the site of Revolutionary War Fort Plain/Fort Rensselaer. The museum houses both Revolutionary War era and Native American collections. Visitors can explore the fort's outdoor exhibits on a walking tour of the adjoining 20 acre hilltop park.
Holy Trinity Monastery, a Russian Orthodox monastic community, was founded in 1930 in Jordanville, NY. The Foundation of Russian History Museum, located on the grounds of Holy Trinity Monastery, offers a fascinating glimpse into the history, art, and culture of Russia and the Russian immigrant community.
A country store located on a working dairy farm in The beautiful Mohawk Valley... The Adirondack adventure starts here.
The Town of Frankfort is located in the southern section of Herkimer County. The land on which the present village stands was once the land of the Mohawk Indian Tribe. The land was bought by the Dutch who established patents encompassing a large area in the Town of Frankfort.
The Premier Visitor Center of Upstate New York
A unique shopping venue and the premier visitor center in upstate NY! On the Erie Canal at Thruway Exit 30. Promoting and selling products made in central NY. Experience the recreational, historic, commercial and natural resources of the region.
Rock Solid Fun!
Herkimer and its neighboring communities is home to some real gems - literally. Gems Along the Mohawk is a unique shopping attraction right on the Erie Canal. Along with products from more than 80 local manufacturers and businesses, visitors can pick up brochures and flyers from destinations throughout the region. Also in the Gems building is the Waterfront Grille with its superb original menu.